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But the death of Agrippa in 12 B.C., before his sons had reached manhood,
diverted the emperor's favours to his stepsons Tiberius and Drusus, who had
recently distinguished themselves in command of the Roman armies. In 1 1 B.C.
In the meantime Diocletian, perversely loyal to his own system, refused to
undertake anything more than some vain attempts at mediation ; his death in 316
passed almost unnoticed. Thus the scene was laid for another round of civil wars,
Mediterranean resulted in their bleeding to death. In the fifth century the western
empire had to bear the brunt of renewed German invasions at the same time as it
was being distracted by internal dissensions. In 406 a rebellion by a pretender ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - stellarexplorer - LibraryThing
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I do believe this stalwart -- later updated by HH Scullard -- is still the most detailed single volume. Leggi recensione completa