Emperors of Rome: The Story of Imperial Rome from Julius Caesar to the Last Emperor

Emperors of Rome: The Story of Imperial Rome from Julius Caesar to the Last Emperor

Hardback

By (author) David Potter

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  • Publisher: Quercus Books
  • Format: Hardback | 255 pages
  • Dimensions: 225mm x 285mm x 24mm | 1,288g
  • Publication date: 28 January 2009
  • ISBN 10: 1847240100
  • ISBN 13: 9781847240101

Product description

In 27 BC, after the civil war that followed the assassination of Julius Caesar, Octavian was proclaimed emperor by the Roman Senate and given the title 'Augustus'. "Emperors of Rome" charts the 500 years that followed the death of Caesar and eventual triumph of Augustus, an era during which Rome reached heights of economic prosperity and cultural achievement, but also plumbed depths of anarchy, cruelty and chaos.

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