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In his campaigns he showed the same boldness of initiative , the same fertility of
resource , the same uncanny influence over his troops as Africanus and Caesar .
As a politician he ended a career of unscrupulous selfadvancement with a ...
Inheriting Severus ' despotic humour , he showed none of his father ' s
discrimination in striking down opposition . Though he could be generous where
his personal interests were not at stake , as when he remitted the punishment
inflicted by ...
Thanks to the encouragement which learning and letters continued to receive at
the hands of the emperors , scholarship and literature still showed some vitality .
But in the third and fourth centuries Latin and Latin and Greek were no longer ...
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The CONFLICT OF THE ORDERS THE FIRST STAGE
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A History of Rome: Down to the Reign of Constantine
M. Cary,H. H. Scullard
Anteprima non disponibile - 1976