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Septimius Severus : the African emperor

Author: Anthony Birley
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
History
Biography
Biografieën (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Birley, Anthony Richard.
Septimius Severus.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1999
(DLC) 00269156
(OCoLC)40589135
Named Person: Lucius Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome; Lucius Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Birley
ISBN: 0203171454 9780203171455 0203028597 9780203028599 9780415165914 0415165911 9786610332489 6610332487
OCLC Number: 50482171
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 292 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Chapter 1 THE EMPORIA --
chapter 2 LEPCIS MAGNA: FROM FREE STATE TO COLONIA --
chapter 3 LIFE IN ROMAN TRIPOLITANIA --
chapter 4 THE BROAD STRIPE --
chapter 5 INTO THE EMPEROR'S SERVICE --
chapter 6 A CAESAR BORN TO THE PURPLE --
chapter 7 THE GREAT MARSHAL --
chapter 8 JULIA DOMNA --
chapter 9 THE CONSPIRATORS --
chapter 10 THE YEAR 193 --
chapter 11 THE WAR AGAINST NIGER --
chapter 12 THE WAR AGAINST ALBINUS --
chapter 13 PARTHIA AND EGYPT --
chapter 14 RETURN TO AFRICA --
chapter 15 THE YEARS IN ITALY --
chapter 16 EXPEDITIO FELICISSIMA BRITTANNICA --
chapter 17 AFTERMATH AND ASSESSMENT --
chapter Abbreviations used in Appendices and Notes --
chapter 1 Ancient Sources and Modern Scholarship --
chapter the Julii of Emesa, and their connections --
chapter References and Notes --
chapter Bibliographies.
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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