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From Tiberius to the Antonines (Routledge Revivals)

A History of the Roman Empire AD 14-192, 1st Edition

By Albino Garzetti


216 pages

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The first two centuries of the Christian era were largely a period of consolidation for the Roman Empire. However, the history of the heyday of Roman imperium is far from dull, for Augustus’ successors ranged from capable administrators - Tiberius, Claudius and Hadrian - to near-madmen like Caligula and the amateur gladiator Commodus, who might have wrecked the system but for its inherent strength.

Albino Garzetti’s classic From Tiberius to the Antonines, first publishedin 1960, presents a definitive account of this fascinating period, which combines a clear and readable narrative with a thorough discussion of the methodological problems and primary sources. Regarding difficult historical questions, it can be relied upon for careful and reasonable judgments based on a full mastery of an immense amount of material. Nearly three hundred pages of critical notes and a comprehensive bibliography complement the text, ensuring its continuing relevance for all students of Roman history.

Table of Contents

Translator’s Preface Part I: The Julio-Claudian Dynasty 1. Tiberius 2. Gaius 3. Claudius 4. Nero Part II: Crisis and Renewal: From Galba to Trajan 5. The Principate’s First Crisis 6. Vespasian and Titus 7. Domitian 8. Nerva 9. Trajan Part III: Hadrian and the Antonines 10. Hadrian 11. Antonius Pius 12. Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus 13. Commodus Appendices Part 1: Critical Notes; Part 2: Addenda to the Critical Notes; Part 3: Bibliography; Indexes

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Ancient / General
HISTORY / Ancient / Rome
HISTORY / Europe / Western