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The Roman emperors : a biographical guide to the rulers of imperial Rome, 31 BC-AD 476

Author: Michael Grant
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Roman Emperors were the men who wielded ultimate power over the vast empire stretching from Britain to the Sahara and from the Atlantic to the Euphrates -- one of the greatest multui-racial states the world has ever known, to which we owe innumerable features of our lives today ... Almost two thousand years later, it is no easy task to reconstruct the truth about the careers and characters of these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Grant
ISBN: 0297785559 9780297785552
OCLC Number: 38350635
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xiii, 367 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Michael Grant.

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This text uses ancient writings, coins, medallions, inscriptions and archaeology to fill in the gaps in our knowledge about the Roman Emperors. The result is a collection of biographical cameos,  Read more...

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