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Tragic Tyrant, 1st Edition

By Pat Southern


184 pages

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This is the first ever study to assess Emperor Domitian from a psychological point of view and covers his entire career from the early years and the civil war AD through the imperial rule to the dark years and the psychology of suspicion. Pat Southern strips away hyperbole and sensationalism from the literary record, revealing an individual who caused undoubted suffering which must be accounted for.

About the Author

Pat Southern is co-author of Roman Cavalry and The Late Roman Army (both by Batsford). She is head librarian at the Literary and Philosophical Society, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Ancient / General