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Caligula : the abuse of power

Author: Anthony Barrett
Publisher: London : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.
Series: Roman imperial biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"In this book about Rome's most infamous emperor, expert author, Stephen Dando-Collins' chronicles all the palace intrigues and murders that led to Caligula becoming emperor, and details the horrors of his manic reign and the murderous consequences brought about at the hand of his sister Agrippina the Younger, his uncle Claudius and his nephew Nero."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version:
Named Person: Caligula, Emperor of Rome; Caligula, Emperor of Rome
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Barrett
ISBN: 9780415658447 0415658446 9780415576857 0415576857 9780415576864 0415576865
OCLC Number: 641536902
Notes: First edition: London : B.T. Batsford, 1989, with title Caligula : the corruption of power.
Description: xxiii, 384 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Simplified family tree of the Julio-Claudians --
Outline of significant events --
Named victims of Caligula --
List of abbreviations --
Introduction --
Family --
Succession --
Private pursuits --
The new emperor --
Signs of strain --
Conspiracy --
North Africa --
Britain and Germany --
Divine honours --
Caligula and the Jews --
Caligula the builder --
Assassination --
Aftermath --
Fit to rule? --
Coins, inscriptions and sculpture.
Series Title: Roman imperial biographies.
Responsibility: Anthony A. Barrett.

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"Barrett first turned his attention to the emperor Gaius Caligula in 1990, with his Caligula: The Corruption of Power. Now, 25 years later, he has produced a thoroughly revised new edition, with the Read more...

 
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