Princeton University Library Catalog

Vespasian / Barbara Levick.

Author:
Levick, Barbara [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
  • ©2017
Εdition:
Second edition.
Description:
xxiv, 345 pages, xvii pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Roman imperial biographies. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-325) and indexes.
Contents:
A new man in politics -- Vespasian and the aristocracy: the command in Britain -- From Nero's court to the walls of Jerusalem -- Appendix: Josephus' dates for the Jewish war -- The bid for empire -- The year 69 -- Vespasian's success -- Ideology in action -- A new emperor and his opponent -- Financial survival -- Stabilization: the winning of peace -- Enhancement: the physical and moral restoration of the Roman world -- Rome and Italy -- Provinces west and east: gifts, status, 'romanization', titles -- Imperialism: Vespasian's army and the extension of the empire -- Elites -- Vespasian and his sons -- Conclusion: ideology in the aftermath.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Biography.
  • History.
ISBN:
  • 9780415708890 ((hardback ; : alk. paper))
  • 0415708893 ((hardback ; : alk. paper))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2015044016
OCLC:
928889524
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