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A history of Rome under the emperors

Author: Theodor Mommsen; Barbara Demandt; Alexander Demandt; Thomas E J Wiedemann
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
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Theodor Mommsen's History of Rome, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1902, was never completed. The manuscript of the fourth volume, the History of Rome under the Emperors, was burnt in a fire in Mommsen's house in 1880, and subsequently never published. Even though Mommsen lectured on the topic extensively from 1863 to 1886, it was believed that the lost volume could never be reconstructed. Alexander
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodor Mommsen; Barbara Demandt; Alexander Demandt; Thomas E J Wiedemann
ISBN: 0415101131 9780415101134
OCLC Number: 33161586
Notes: German ed. originally published : Munich : C.H. Beck'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1992.
Description: ix, 642 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Alexander Demandt --
Mommsen, Rome and the German Kaiserreich / Thomas Wiedemann --
The Berlin Academy Fragment --
A history of Rome under the Emperors I From Augustus to Vespasian Winter Semester 1882/3 [MH. I]. 1. Augustus (44 BC-AD 14). 2. Tiberius (14-37). 3. Gaius Caligula (37-41). 4. Claudius (41-54). 5. Nero (54-68). 6. The Year of Four Emperors (68-69). 7. Vespasian (69-79) --
A history of Rome under the Emperors II From Vespasian to Diocletian Summer Semester 1883 [MH. II]. 1. General Introduction. 2. Domestic Politics I. 3. Wars in the West. 4. Wars on the Danube. 5. Wars in the East. 6. Domestic Politics II --
A history of Rome under the Emperors III From Diocletian to Alaric Winter Semester 1885/6 and Summer Semester 1886 [MH. III]. 1. General Introduction. 2. Government and Society. 3. A History of Events.
Other Titles: Römische Kaisergeschichte.
Responsibility: Theodor Mommsen ; based on the lecture notes of Sebastian and Paul Hensel, 1882-6 ; German edition by Barbara and Alexander Demandt ; English translation by Clare Krojzl ; edited, with the addition of a new chapter, by Thomas Wiedemann.
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