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Septimius Severus : the African emperor

Author: Anthony Birley
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Series: Roman imperial biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biography looks at the multi-faceted and sometimes conflicting character of this strange and enigmatic emperor.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Lucius Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome; Lucio Septimio Severo, Emperador de Roma; Lucius Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome; Septime Sévère, empereur romain); Septimius Severus, Römisches Reich Kaiser.; Lucius Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Birley
ISBN: 0415165911 9780415165914
OCLC Number: 40589135
Description: xii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations, Preface, 1. The Emoria, 2. Lepcis Magna: From Free State to Colonia, 3. Life in Roman Tripolitania, 4. The Broad stripe, 5. Into the Emperor's Service, 6. A Caesar Born to the Purple, 7. The Great Marshall, 8. Julia Domna, 9. The Conspirators, 10. The Year 193, 11. The War Against Niger, 12. The War Against Albinus, 13. Parthia and Egypt, 14. Return to Africa, 15. The Years in Italy, 16. Expiditio Felicissima Brittanica, 17. Aftermath and Assessment.
Series Title: Roman imperial biographies.
Responsibility: Anthony R. Birley.
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"In this excellent book, [Septimius Severus] is rehabilitated as an able if ruthless leader and a remarkable man."-"The Independent "A Surprisingly rich picture of the emperor's times."-Ramsey Read more...

 
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