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Trajan : optimus princeps : a life and times

Author: Julian Bennett
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Series: Roman imperial biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Did Trajan really deserve his reputation as the embodiment of all imperial virtues? In this important new study, Dr Bennett reassesses the epigraphic and archaeological evidence, as well as the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Trajan, Emperor of Rome; Trajan, Emperor of Rome; Trajan, Römisches Reich Kaiser; Kaiser) Trajan (Römisches Reich
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Bennett
ISBN: 0415165245 9780415165242 0253332168 9780253332165
OCLC Number: 36023965
Description: xvii, 317 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, plans, portrait s ; 25 cm
Contents: The making of a new aristocracy --
The rise of the Ulpii --
Imperial expansion and crisis --
Domitian's general --
Nerva's heir --
The new ruler --
A public ideology --
The inauguration of a new era --
Dacicus --Optimus princeps --
Law, finance and literature --
Pater patriae --
'Redacta in formam provinciae ... ' --
Parthicus --
A perfect prince? --
Dio's account of the Dacian Wars.
Series Title: Roman imperial biographies.
Responsibility: Julian Bennet.


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