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Caligula : a biography

Author: Aloys Winterling; Deborah Lucas Schneider; Glenn W Most; Paul Psoinos
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2015. ©2011
Series: Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback printingView all editions and formats

The infamous emperor Caligula ruled Rome as a tyrant who ultimately became a monster. An exceptionally smart and cruelly witty man, Caligula made his contemporaries worship him as a god. He drank  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biografieën (vorm)
Named Person: Caligula, Romeins keizer is Caius Caesar Augustus Germanicus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aloys Winterling; Deborah Lucas Schneider; Glenn W Most; Paul Psoinos
ISBN: 9780520287594 0520287592
OCLC Number: 1023432140
Notes: 1e druk: 2011.
Description: VII, 229 pagina's : illustraties ; 21 cm.
Contents: List of Abbreviations Introduction: A Mad Emperor? 1. Childhood and Youth 2. Two Years as Princeps 3. The Conflicts Escalate 4. Five Months of Monarchy 5. Murder on the Palatine Conclusion: Inventing the Mad Emperor Epilogue to the English Edition Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Responsibility: Aloys Winterling ; translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider, Glenn W. Most, and Paul Psoinos.


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"Seeks to rehabilitate one of the most infamous Roman emperors, commonly believed to have been deranged." New Yorker "A persuasive new Caligula emerges from this elegant revision: not mad at all, but Read more...

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