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    Caligula (Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History) (Paperback) By (author) Sam Wilkinson

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    DescriptionSam Wilkinson provides an accessible introduction to the reign of Caligula, one of the most controversial of all the Roman Emperors. Caligula's policies have often been interpreted to be those of a depraved tyrant. This study provides a reassessment of this controversial reign by scrutinising the ancient literary sources that are so hostile to Caligula, and by examining the reasoning behind the policies he enforced. Key topics discussed include: * Caligula's early life and accession to power * Caligula's relationship with the Senate * how far Caligula's domestic and foreign policies can be judged to be a success * why Caligula was assassinated in AD 41, only four years after his accession to power. With a guide to primary and secondary sources, a chronology and a detailed glossary, Caligula is an invaluable study of the reign of this fascinating Emperor.


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    Title
    Caligula
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sam Wilkinson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 174 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415341219
    ISBN 10: 0415341213
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020, HIS030000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15530
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000
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    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAR
    DC22: 937.07092, 937/.07/092
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: DG283 .W55 2005, DG283.W55
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NHB, NHC
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    3 b&w line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    04 August 2005
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgements List of Illustrations List of Abbreviations Introduction 1. Upbringing and Accession 2. Domestic Policy 3. Foreign Policy 4. Conspiracies and Assassination 5. Gaius and the Senate Conclusion Appendix 1: The Sources Appendix 2: Glossary of Latin Terms Appendix 3: Chronology Bibliography