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512 ) tempted him to continue Augustus dangerous policy of delaying the
dismissal of time - expired soldiers — an expedient which led to a brief but
alarming mutiny of the Rhine and Danube armies in the first year of his reign . Yet
in the face ...
In the first half of Nero ' s reign the fiscus had a surplus , which served not only to
subsidise the aerarium , but to provide special bounties for the victims of natural
calamities , according to the best traditions of Tiberius . But under the régime of ...
With equal vigour he set himself to restore discipline among the household
troops , for whom the reign of ComPertinax modus had been a continual
Saturnalia . Though he honoured their attempts claim to a donative by paying
one - half of the ...
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A History of Rome: Down to the Reign of Constantine
M. Cary,H. H. Scullard
Anteprima non disponibile - 1976