Maximinus Thrax: From Common Soldier to Emperor of Rome

Maximinus Thrax: From Common Soldier to Emperor of Rome

by Paul N. Pearson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510708631
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 05/23/2017
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 298,327
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Paul N. Pearson is a professor at Cardiff University in the UK. This book is the product of years of research, including personal study of the battlefields and other key sites in Germany and Italy. He lives in Cardiff, Wales.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

List of Illustrations ix

Introduction xiii

Prologue xvii

Chapter I Nurs'd in Blood and War 1

Chapter II Cursus Maximini 17

Chapter III Regime Change 35

Chapter IV Duke of the Riverbank 48

Chapter V Empire's Edge 69

Chapter VI Soldier-Emperor 85

Chapter VII Echoes in Eternity 100

Chapter VIII Maximinus Augustus 109

Chapter IX Provok'd Rebellion 120

Chapter X The Noble and the Brave 130

Chapter XI Bellum Civile 145

Chapter XII A New Start 170

Chapter XIII Empire of Fortune 181

Chapter XIV The Giant's Legacy 190

Chapter XV Postscript: The Ogre in the Met 207

Appendix I Sources 221

Appendix II Chronology of 238 228

Endnotes 230

Literature Cited 268

Index 286

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