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    DescriptionThe founding of the Roman Principate was a time of great turmoil. This book brings together a set of important Latin inscriptions, including the recently discovered documents concerning the death of Germanicus and trial of Cn. Piso, in order to illustrate the developing sense of dynasty that underpinned the new monarchy of Augustus. Each inscription is supplied with its original text, a new English translation, and a full introduction and historical commentary that will be useful to students and scholars alike. The book also provides important technical help in understanding the production and interpretation of documents and inscriptions, thereby making it an excellent starting point for introducing students to Roman epigraphy.


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    Title
    Death and Dynasty in Early Imperial Rome
    Subtitle
    Key Sources, with Text, Translation and Commentary
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) J. Bert Lott
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 380
    Width: 174 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 780 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521677783
    ISBN 10: 0521677785
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.7T
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC classification: DG
    Abridged Dewey: 937
    DC22: 937.07
    BIC subject category V2: 3D, 1QDAR, LAFR
    DC23: 937.06
    BISAC region code: 1.5.3.0.0.0.0
    Ingram Theme: INDS/CLASSI
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3C
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAR
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    31 b/w illus. 1 map
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    31 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Author Information
    J. Bert Lott is Professor of Greek and Roman Studies at Vassar College. He is the author of The Neighborhoods of Augustan Rome (Cambridge University Press, 2004) and has been teaching epigraphy to undergraduates for over ten years.
    Table of contents
    1. Introduction; 2. Texts and translations; 3. Commentary; 4. Excerpts from Tacitus, Annals; 5. Princes' biographies.