The histories, Books 4-5

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Harvard University Press, 1979 - History
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User Review  - sologdin - Goodreads

an illustration of the roman constitution's remarkable flexibility, insofar as the head of state is openly assassinated four times in approximately a year, with barely a hiccough otherwise. one wonders therefore if assassination is constitutionally required and peaceable succession infirm. Read full review

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User Review  - Rick Florio - Goodreads

It's nice to read primary sources to get the full perspective on Roman history. This work covers the year of the four emperors (69 AD), a very exciting and tumultuous time. This was an enjoyable read, much more so than Livy, who tends to be very formulaic. Read full review

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