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    DescriptionA History of Rome Under the Emperors provides an authoritative survey of four centuries of Roman history, and a unique window on German thought in the last century. It caused a sensation when it was published in Germany in 1992, and was front page news in many newspapers. Now in an English paperback edition, this book represents the great lost work of Theodor Mommsen (d. 1903) -- one of the greatest Roman historians of the nineteenth century, and the only one ever to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. A History of Rome Under the Emperors is the work that would have concluded Mommsen's history of Rome, but was never completed. This transcript of his lectures given from 1863 to 1886, made by two of his students, was discovered in 1980. It has now been edited to provide the authoritative reconstruction of the book Mommsen never wrote.


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    Title
    A History of Rome Under the Emperors
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Theodor Mommsen, Edited by Barbara Demandt, Edited by Alexander Demandt, Introduction by Thomas Wiedemann, Translated by Clare Krojzl
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 656
    Width: 158 mm
    Height: 233 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 844 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415206471
    ISBN 10: 0415206472
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Libri: I-HP
    DC21: 937.06
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Approval Code: A14202040
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    DC22: 937
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAR
    Thema V1.0: NHB, NHD, NHC
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    maps, bibliography, notes, index
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 July 1999
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Alexander Demandt is a Full professor of Ancient History at the Free University, Berlin. Barbara Demandt is a teacher at the Gymnasium for ancient languages in Berlin-Zehlendorf. Thomas Wiedemann is Reader in Ancient History at the University of Nottingham.
    Review quote
    "This precious volume will undoubtedly remain a major tool for the historians of Rome!."-The Journal of Indo-European Studies "Those readers wishing detailed examination of Roman struggles for territory or political power will not be disappointed. [Mommsen's] analysis of the response to barbarian incursions in the fourth century is particularly compelling....the publishing of this great historian's views is an invaluable contribution to classical historiography."-"Booklist "A magnificent discovery."-Rolf Hochhuth, "Die Welt ..."a new valuable edition far more complete than any past work."-"The Bookwatch
    Review text
    Mommsen, the grand old man of Roman history, won the Nobel Prize for his major work - although in fact it was never finished. This is a recreated version of the missing volume on the emperors, put together 150 years after the first was written. The modern introduction is fascinating and the text a masterpiece in the clarity of its storytelling. Despite Mommsen's own unease with the period, his explanations remain very crisp and compelling. (Kirkus UK)
    Table of contents
    List of maps. Introduction. Alexander Demandt, Mommsen, Rome and the German Kaiserreich Thomas Wiedemann Abbreviations and Bibliography. The Berlin Academy Fragment A history of Rome under the Emperors I From Augustus to Vespasian Winter Semester 1882/3 [MH.I] 1. Augustus (44 BC-AD 14) a) The consolidation of the monarchy b) The princeps c) The institutions of government d) The provinces e) The imperial family and domestic politics 2. Tiberius (14-37) 3. Gaius Caligular (37-41) 4. Claudius (41-54) 5. Nero (54-68) 6. The Year of Four Emperors (68-69) 7. The Vespasian (69-79) A history of Rome under the Emperors II From Vespasian to Diocletian Summer Semester 1883 [MH.II] 1. General Introduction 2. Domestic Politics I a) Peoples and languages b) Monetary and fiscal matters c) The army d) Administration 3. Wars in the West a) Britain b) The Rhine Frontier c) Gaul d) Spain e) Africa 4. Wars on the Danube a) The garrison b) The Dacian War c) The Marcomannic War d) The Gothic Wars 5. Wars in the East a) Conflicts with the Prhtians b) Conflicts with the Sasanids and Palmyrans 6. Domestic Politics II a) The Emperor and the court b) The army and Senate A history of Rome under the Emperors III From Diocletian to Alaric Winter Semester 1885/6 and Summer Semester 1886 [MH.III] 1. General Introduction 2. Government and Society 3. A History of Events a) Diocletian (284-305) b) Constantine (306-337) c) The sons of Constantine (337-361) d) Julian and Jovian (355-364) e) Valentinian and Valens (364-378) f) From Theodosius to Alaric (379-410) Notes. Index.