From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68

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Psychology Press, 1988 - 500 Seiten
Scullard's clear and comprehensive narrative covers the period from 133 BC to 69 AD, exploring the decline and fall of the Republic, and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate. More than forty years after its first publication this masterful survey remains the standard textbook on the central period of Roman history.
 

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Inhalt

ROME AT THE CROSSROADS
1
THE GRACCHI
22
THE RISE AND FALL OF MARIUS
42
THE RISE AND FALL OF SULLA
61
THE RISE OF POMPEY
85
POMPEY AND CAESAR
105
THE DOMINATION OF CAESAR
126
Germany and Britain 5554 B C
130
The Last Twentyfive Years of Augustus Princi pate
217
Princeps and Senate
219
Magistrates and Officials
224
Rome and Italy
228
Social Reforms
231
Religious Reforms
233
Virgil Horace and Livy
237
Other Writers of the Augustan Age
240

Revolt and Reconquest
131
Civil War in Italy Africa and Spain 49 B C
134
War in Greece Egypt and Asia 4847 B C
137
The End of the Civil War
140
Reform and Reconstruction
143
Policy and Administration
146
Caesars Autocracy
148
THE SECOND TRIUMVIRATE
154
The Rise of Octavian
155
The Second Triumvirate and Philippi
158
Octavians Consolidation of the West
161
Antony in the East
165
Actium
168
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL LIFE IN ITALY AND THE PROVINCES IN THE LATE REPUBLIC
172
The Aristocracy
175
The Knights
177
Other Classes
178
The City
180
The Provinces
181
ART LITERATURE AND THOUGHT IN THE LATE REPUBLIC
188
Art and Architecture
190
The Poets
193
Historical Writing
196
Oratory
200
Education and Learning
201
Law
203
Philosophy and Religion
204
THE AUGUSTAN PRINCIPATE
208
The First Settlement 27 B C
210
The Second Settlement 23 B C
213
Consolidation of the Principate
214
FRONTIERS AND PROVINCES
243
The Eastern Frontier
246
Africa Spain and Gaul
251
The Northern Frontier
254
Provincial Administration
260
Augustus
265
TIBERIUS AND GAIUS
268
Germanicus
270
The Civil Government of Tiberius
273
Sejanus
275
Provincial Affairs under Tiberius
278
Tiberius Last Years
280
Gaius Caligula
283
The Provincial Policy of Gaius
285
CLAUDIUS AND NERO
288
Claudius and the Senate
290
Claudius Centralized Administration
292
a The Provincial Policy of Claudius
295
The Conquest of Britain
299
Court History under Claudius
302
Neros First Years
304
The Administration of Seneca and Burrus
306
Nero the Artist
307
The Gathering Storm
308
The Provinces and Foreign Affairs
312
The Storm Breaks
318
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL LIFE IN
322
ART LITERATURE AND RELIGION
345
Italy 343
488
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