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Hadrian : the restless emperor

Author: Anthony Richard Birley; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2000. ©1997.
Series: Roman imperial biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biography draws together inscriptional and literary evidence, as well as academic research, in order to examine the reign and politics of the emperor Hadrian. In examining both his private and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Hadrian, Emperor of Rome; Hadrian, Emperor of Rome; Hadrien, (empereur romain ;; Kaiser) Hadrian (Römisches Reich
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Richard Birley; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
ISBN: 0415228123 9780415228121 041516544X 9780415165440
OCLC Number: 44540261
Description: xvii, 399 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface. List of illustrations. List of maps. Introduction: The Emperor Hadrian. 1. A Childhood in Flavian Rome 2. The Old Dominion 3. The Military Tribune 4. Principatus et Libertas 5. The Young General 6. Archon at Athens 7. The Parthian War 8. The New Ruler 9. Return to Rome 10. To the German Frontier 11. Hadrian's Wall 12. A New Augustus 13. Return to the East 14. A Summer in Asia 15. A Year in Greece 16. Pater Patriae 17. Africa 18. Hadrianus Olympius 19. Death in the Nile 20. Athens and Jerusalem 21. The Bitter End Epilogue: Animula Vagula Blandula Stemma. Abbreviations and Notes. Bibliography. Index: (Persons; Peoples & Places; Subject)
Series Title: Roman imperial biographies.
Responsibility: Anthony R. Birley.

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