Trajan

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Indiana University Press, Jan 1, 2001 - History - 329 pages
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Review: Trajan: Optimus Princeps

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Practically the only book on Trajan made (at least in the year I read it) which was rather disappointing. Still, a rather good read about a man who was probably loved by the people as much as Augustus ... Read full review

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Good review of Trajan's life with a lean towards an imperialistic concept of the Roman Empire. Read full review

Contents

THE MAKING OF A NEW ARISTOCRACY
1
THE RISE OF THE ULPII
11
IMPERIAL EXPANSION AND CRISIS
27
DOMITIANS GENERAL NERVAS HEIR
42
THE NEW RULER
53
A PUBLIC IDEOLOGY
63
THE INAUGURATION OF A NEW ERA
74
DACICUS
85
PARTHICUS
183
A PERFECT PRINCE?
205
POSTSCRIPT TO THE SECOND EDITION
214
NOTES ON THE SECOND ED1TION
215
DIOS ACCOUNT OF THE DACIAN WARS
226
List of Abbreviations
231
Notes and References
235
Bibliography
289

OPTIMUS PRINCEPS
104
LAW FINANCE AND LITERATURE
118
PATER PATRIAE
138
REDACTA IN FORMAM PROVINCIAE
161

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About the author (2001)

Bennett is a lecturer in Roman archaeology at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.

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