Ruling Roman Britain: Kings, Queens, Governors and Emperors from Julius Caesar to Agricola [NOOK Book]

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Ruling Roman Britain locates the island in the broader context of Roman imperial thought and action from the late republic and Julius Caesar to the end of the first century AD.
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Ruling Roman Britain: Kings, Queens, Governors and Emperors from Julius Caesar to Agricola

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Overview

Ruling Roman Britain locates the island in the broader context of Roman imperial thought and action from the late republic and Julius Caesar to the end of the first century AD.
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Offers a new perspective on the history of Roman Britain based on Greek and Roman literary evidence, identifying monarchy as a key issue in the history of Roman Britain. Discusses the intellectual and political atmosphere surrounding Caesar's invasions of Britain, showing how ideologies and politics in Rome shaped classical accounts of politics and society in Roman Britain. Includes b&w photos. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134676132
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/15/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 232
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of abbreviations
Preface
Acknowledgements
Map of Roman Britain
Introduction: Reading Roman Britain 1
1 The Conquest of Ocean 10
2 Kings, Governors and Emperors 24
3 Caesar: The Excitement of Invasion 41
4 Artful Commentaries: Caesar on Himself 55
5 Coins and Dynasties 67
6 From Commius to Cunobelinus 76
7 Caligula, Claudius and Caratacus 91
8 Boudica and Cartimandua 118
9 Agricola and Tacitus, Trajan and the Flavians 147
Epilogue 177
Notes 182
Bibliography 204
Index 212
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