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By Timothy Venning

By means of its measurement, this quantity is clearly meant for libraries the place it'd be a worthy addition to any choice of works at the Empire... it really is definitely good researched and good written... If one have been simply allowed one reference textual content on Rome's historical past, then it is going to must be this one.

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31]: the ‘star of Bethlehem’ of 5 BC. 54 H. Halfmann (1986), Itinera principum. Geschichte und Typologie der Kaiserreisen im Römischen Reich. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner. Further reading General work of reference: Oxford Classical Dictionary (Oxford, 3rd edn, 1996). Concise overviews of the entirety of Roman history: T. Cornell and J. F. Matthews, Atlas of the Roman World (London, various editions from 1982). M. , A History of Rome (Oxford, several editions from 1996). C. Freeman, Egypt, Greece and Rome (Oxford, 2nd ed.

There is a possibility of identification with a former mercenary captain, the Etruscan ‘Mastarna’ who brought the force of his late commander Caelius Vibenna to Rome to settle the ‘Caelian’ Hill, according to Emperor Claudius’ researches in ancient records. The reigns of the sixth-century kings are more likely to have been accurately remembered than those in the seventh century, though with literary embellishments. We cannot know how much of the existing tradition was transcribed rather than embellished by Livy at the end of the first century BC, given the non-survival of his sources.

98–100]. 16, 20; below p. 42–3]. 35 On which see most recently R. Rees (2000), Layers of Loyalty in Latin Panegyric AD 289–307. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 36 Kienast (1996), p. 19. O. Seeck’s (1919), Regesten der Kaiser und Päpste für die Jahre 311 bis 476 n. Chr. Stuttgart, was the first comprehensive exploitation of this aspect of the laws. 37 Kienast (1996), p. 2; R. W. Burgess (1993), The Chronicle of Hydatius and the Consularia Constantinopolitana. Oxford: Clarendon Press. The standard work of reference for the imperial consuls remains A.

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