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    Vespasian (Roman Imperial Biographies (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Barbara Levick

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    DescriptionFrom a pre-eminent biographer in the field, this well-documented and illustrated biography examines the life and time of the emperor Vespasian and challenges the validity of his perennial good reputation and universally acknowledged achievements. Examining received opinions on Vespasian, Barbara Levick examines how this plebeian and uncharismatic Emperor restored peace and confidence to Rome and ensured a smooth succession. Outlining how he gained military experience and political skills, Levick goes on to explore how Vespasian coped with the military, political and economic problems of his reign, and his evaluation of the solutions to these problems, before she finally examines his posthumous reputation. Part of the bestselling Roman Imperial Biographies series, Vespasian will engage, enthral and inform both students of classical studies and history, and the general classical enthusiast alike.


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    Title
    Vespasian
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barbara Levick
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 376
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415338660
    ISBN 10: 0415338662
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: HBG, BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC21: 937.06
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDA
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    DC22: 937.06
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020, BIO010000
    LC classification: DG
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000
    Abridged Dewey: 937
    BISAC V2.8: BIO008000
    T&F Categories: , , , , , , , , ,
    Thema V1.0: NHB, DNBH, NHC
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    34 black & white halftones, 9 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 August 2005
    Publication City/Country
    London