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Birley, Anthony 1937-

Overview
Works: 98 works in 567 publications in 4 languages and 15,028 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Juvenile works  Military history  Pictorial works  Conference proceedings  Guidebooks  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Translator, Dedicatee, Redactor, Author of introduction
Classifications: DG297, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anthony Birley
Marcus Aurelius a biography by Anthony Birley( Book )
94 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of Marcus Aurelius as an individual, as the philosophic author of the "Meditations", and as master of the Roman Empire, 161-180 A.D
Septimius Severus the African emperor by Anthony Birley( )
40 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 2,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this well-illustrated and stimulating biography, Anthony R. Birley looks at the multi-faceted and sometimes conflicting character of this strange and enigmatic emperor
Hadrian : the restless emperor by Anthony Birley( Book )
37 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hadrian's reign (AD 117-138) was a watershed in the history of the Roman Empire. Hadrian abandoned his predecessor Trajan's eastern conquests - Mesopotamia and Armenia - trimmed down the lands beyond the lower Danube, and constructed new demarcation lines in Germany, North Africa, and most famously Hadrian's Wall in Britain, to delimit the empire. The emperor Hadrian, a strange and baffling figure to his contemporaries, had a many-sided personality. Insatiably ambitious, and a passionate Philhellene, he promoted the 'Greek Renaissance' extravagantly. But his attempt to Hellenize the Jews, i
Agricola and Germany by Cornelius Tacitus( )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian and the last major writer of classical Latin prose, produced his first two books in AD 98. He was inspired to take up his pen when the assassination of Domitian ended 'fifteen years of enforced silence'. These first products were brief: the biography of his late father-in-law Julius Agricola and an account of Rome's most dangerous enemies, the Germans. As governor for seven years, Agricola had completed the conquest of Britain and much of Tacitus' biography is devoted to the country and its people. Germany is the only surviving specimen from the ancient world of an ethnographic study. Each of these early works has had immense influence on our perception of Rome and the northern 'barbarians'." "This newly translated edition reflects recent research in Roman-British and Roman-German history, including recently discovered evidence on Tacitus' early career."--Jacket
Life in Roman Britain by Anthony Birley( Book )
48 editions published between 1964 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Picture of the times and daily life of individual Britons during the more than 400 years that Rome occupied their island province
Lives of the later Caesars : the first part of the Augustan history : with newly compiled Lives of Nerva and Trajan ( Book )
18 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Augustan history was written by an anonymous fourth century author pretending to be a team of six much earlier biographers. Historical fact about the Roman emperors from Hadrian through Heliogabulus is mixed with apocryphal anecdotes. Birley has bridged the gap between this text and Suetonius by including brief lives of Nerva and Trajan
The people of Roman Britain by Anthony Birley( Book )
20 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Septimius Severus : the African emperor by Anthony Birley( Book )
19 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman papers by Ronald Syme( Book )
13 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anatolica : studies in Strabo by Ronald Syme( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Ronald Syme (1903-89) is internationally known as one of the greatest Roman historians of this century. After his death, the massive manuscript for a practically complete, major work on ancient Turkey was discovered among his papers. Written during the war, while the author was himself in Turkey, it offers a fascinating insight into the development of a great historian, and is itself a masterly, original, and splendidly written study of the peoples and places of Asia Minor under Persian, Greek, and Roman rule
The fasti of Roman Britain by Anthony Birley( Book )
14 editions published between 1961 and 1982 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Roman government of Britain by Anthony Birley( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This work contains biographical entries for all the Roman higher officials who served in Britain from A.D. 43 to c. 409. It is a completely revised edition of the author's The Fasti of Roman Britain (1981), taking account both of newly discovered governors, legionary legates and tribunes, procurators, and prefects of the fleet, and of new information about the origin, family, and career of previously known officials. In each entry the evidence, literary and epigraphic, is quoted in full and - unlike in the first edition - translated. A further change is that the evidence for imperial visits to Britain or involvement in the island's affairs is also quoted and discussed
The provincial at Rome : and, Rome and the Balkans 80BC-AD14 by Ronald Syme( Book )
13 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Onomasticon to the Younger Pliny : letters and panegyric by Anthony Birley( Book )
11 editions published in 2000 in English and German and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Imperial Rome by Alan Sorrell( Book )
5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Garrison life at Vindolanda : a band of brothers by Anthony Birley( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biographie und Prosopographie : internationales Kolloquium zum 65. Geburtstag von Anthony R. Birley, 28. September 2002, Schloss Mickeln, Düsseldorf by Internationales Kolloquium zum 65. Geburtstag von Anthony R. Birley( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in German and English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hadrian's Wall; an illustrated guide by Anthony Birley( Book )
26 editions published between 1963 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Universal Rome: a selection of articles from 'History Today' ( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Locus virtutibus patefactus? : Zum Beförderungssystem in der Hohen Kaiserzeit by Anthony Birley( Book )
6 editions published in 1992 in German and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Birley, A. R.
Birley, A.R. 1937-
Birley, A. R. (Anthony Richard)
Birley, A. R. (Anthony Richard), 1937-
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Languages
English (373)
German (35)
Latin (1)
Italian (1)
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