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On January 3rd, 69, Fabius Valens, who had been left unrewarded for the murder
of Fonteius Capito, induced the army of the lower Rhine to acclaim its own
commander, A. Vitellius, as emperor, and the forces of Upper Germany promptly
Vitellius' troops prevent his abdication. The Danubian troops cap- iure Rome and
execute Vitellius. clutched eagerly at a straw held out to him by Mucianus, who
hastening at last to the war zone and had perhaps reached Italy by now.
Galba conferred Roman citizenship on several tribes of Central Gaul ; Otho
bestowed it upon the Lingones in Eastern Gaul ; Vitellius made lavish grants of "
Latin rights ", presumably in Spain and Africa. Though these donations were but ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - stellarexplorer - LibraryThing
This is one of my prized possessions, something that fits with what a dear friend has termed my love for "fine old things" -- most apt! The book -- and I'm sure a new reprint won't do at all (not ... Leggi recensione completa
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I do believe this stalwart -- later updated by HH Scullard -- is still the most detailed single volume. Leggi recensione completa