Emperor of Rome : ruling the ancient Roman world / Mary Beard.
- ISBN: 9780871404220
- ISBN: 0871404222
- Physical Description: xvii, 493 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
- Edition: First American edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton Company, 2023.
- Copyright: ©2023
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 412-457) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The main characters -- Maps -- Welcome -- Prologue: Dinner with Elagabalus -- One-man rule : the basics -- Who's next? : the art of succession -- Power dining -- What's in a palace? -- Palace people : the emperor in his court -- On the job -- Time off? -- Emperors abroad -- Face to face -- 'I think I am becoming a God' -- Epilogue: The end of an era -- What's in a name? -- Further reading and places to visit -- List of illustrations -- Timeline.
The best-selling author of The Fires of Vesuvius presents a comprehensive history of the social and political world of the Roman emperors including Julius Caesar, Nero, Alexander Severus, Caligula, and Marcus Aurelius.
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