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  1. Caligula

    The Abuse of Power, 2nd Edition

    By Anthony A. Barrett

    Series: Roman Imperial Biographies

    The Roman Empire has always exercised a considerable fascination. Amongits numerous colourful personalities, no emperor, with the possible exception ofNero, has attracted more popular attention than Caligula, who has a reputation,whether deserved or not, as the quintessential mad and dangerous...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Agrippina

    Mother of Nero

    By Anthony A. Barrett

    Series: Roman Imperial Biographies

    Agrippina the Younger attained a level of power in first-century Rome unprecedented for a woman. In this first biography of Agrippina in English, Anthony A. Barrett draws on the latest archaeological, numismatic, and historical evidence to create a startling new picture of this influential and...

    Published August 25th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Caligula

    The Corruption of Power

    By Anthony A. Barrett

    Series: Roman Imperial Biographies

    Of all Roman emperors none, with the possible exception of Nero, surpasses Caligula's reputation for infamy. But was Caligula really the mad despot and depraved monster of popular legend or the victim of hostile ancient historians?In this study of Caligula's life, reign and violent death, Anthony A...

    Published May 4th 1993 by Routledge

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