ISBN-10:
1405121777
ISBN-13:
9781405121774
Pub. Date:
08/15/2005
Publisher:
Wiley
Nero / Edition 1

Nero / Edition 1

by Jurgen Malitz

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ISBN-13: 9781405121774
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/15/2005
Series: Blackwell Ancient Lives Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jürgen Malitz is Chair of Ancient History at the Catholic University, Eichstätt. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including The Histories of Posidonius (1983) and Nicolaus of Damascus, Life of Augustus (2003). Malitz also specialises in the development of PC and Internet applications for the Classics, including Gnomon Online, Numismatische Bilddatenbank Eichstätt, and ConcEyst.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Nero's Family Tree.

The Roman Empire.

Timeline.

Part I: Augustus’ Great-great-grandson.

Part II: Heir to the Throne.

Part III: Quinquennium Neronis.

Part IV: Matricide.

Part V: “What a loss for the theatre”.

Part VI:The Princeps and the Populace of Rome.

Part VII:The Provinces of the Empire.

Part VIII: The Great Fire of Rome.

Part IX: Opposition.

Part X: Trip to Greece.

Part XI: The End of the Dynasty.

Part XII: Quo Vadis? Nero’s “Afterlife”.

Appendix: The Lives of the Twelve Caesars: An English Translation, Augmented with the Biographies of Contemporary Statesmen, Orators, Poets, and Other Associates: Suetonius.

Bibliography.

Index

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