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Frontier and Foreign Policy Augustus , the " prince of peace , ” annexed more territory to the Roman Empire than did any of the famous conquering generals of the Republic . But his conquests were based on the essentially defensive ...
May the tribes , ” prayed Tacitus , writing in A.D. 98 , “ ever retain if not love for us , at least hatred for each other ; for while the fate that overtakes empires is at our heels , fortune can grant no greater boon than discord ...
General Bibliography Included in this list are general histories of Rome during the period of the Empire and other books pertinent to all or most of that period . Books noted here are as a rule not repeated in the individual chapter ...
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Julius Caesar through Claudius had "privileges granted to the Jews of the Diaspora" (p. 395), as they did under the Persians and the Seleucids. "After the Jewish rebellion of 66-70 AD, however ... Leggi recensione completa
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I read these volumes in college while taking Roman history courses. I thought they were great companions to the introductory courses I was taking. The ably introduced documents, authors and excerpts ... Leggi recensione completa
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