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Chronicle of the Roman Emperors By Chris Scarre

Chronicle of the Roman Emperors
by Chris Scarre

A book focusing on the 80 rulers of Imperial Rome, giving information about who built the Colosseum and when Rome was sacked by the Goths. There are biographical portraits of each emperor, balancing contemporary judgements with information based on modern research.
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Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial Rome by Chris Scarre

A book focusing on the succession of 80 Roman emperors, using timelines and visual aids. Information such as who built the Colosseum and when Rome was sacked by the Goths is provided. There are biographical portraits of the 56 principal emperors from Augustus to Constantine, with a concluding section on the later emperors. Contemporary judgements made by writers such as Suetonius and Tacitus are balanced by character assessments made in the light of modern research. The famous and the infamous emperors are all looked at, including Caligula and Claudius, Trajan and Caracalla. Each emperor is introduced by a coin portrait, a bust and a datafile listing information about their lives.

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About Chris Scarre


Chris Scarre is Professor of Archaeology at Durham University. He is a specialist in European prehistory, but has broad interests in the archaeology of other regions of the world. He is the author of many books and has directed excavations at prehistoric sites in France, Portugal, and the Channel Islands. He has recently taken over as editor of the leading UK archaeology journal Antiquity.

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GOR001238400
Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial Rome by Chris Scarre
Chris Scarre
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
1995-10-01
240
0500050775
9780500050774
N/A
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