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Vespasian

Author: Suetonius; Brian W Jones
Publisher: London : Bristol Classical Press, 2000.
Series: Bristol classical paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The emperor Vespasian (AD 69-79) is universally regarded as one of the "better" Roman emperors. Coming to power after the demise of Nero and bitterness of a year-long civil war, he restored the empire's finances and inaugurated a period of peace and prosperity. Tacitus, Pliny and Josephus had a high regard for Vespasian, portraying him as an astute commander and an excellent emperor. In comparison with the comments  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Latin prose literature
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Early works
Biography Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Suetonius, approximately 69-approximately 122.
Vespasian.
London : Bristol Classical Press, 2000
(OCoLC)697899760
Named Person: Vespasian, Emperor of Rome; Suetonius; Vespasian, Emperor of Rome; Suetonius; Vespasian, Emperor of Rome; Vespasian, Emperor of Rome.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suetonius; Brian W Jones
ISBN: 1853995843 9781853995842
OCLC Number: 45740132
Language Note: Text in Latin; introduction and commentary in English.
Notes: "Monograph in Bristol classical paperback series"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xviii, 142 pages ; 21 cm
Series Title: Bristol classical paperbacks.
Other Titles: Divus Vespanianus.
Responsibility: Suetonius ; edited with introduction, commentary, and bibliography by Brian W. Jones.

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The emperor Vespasian (AD69-79) is universally regarded as one of the better Roman emperors. This edition of Suetonius' biography (the first since 1930) offers a newly revised text with a general  Read more...

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