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  1. Vespasian

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Levick

    Series: Roman Imperial Biographies

    From a pre-eminent biographer in the field, this volume examines the life and times of the emperor Vespasian and challenges the validity of his perennial good reputation and universally acknowledged achievements. Barbara Levick examines how this plebeian and uncharismatic Emperor restored peace and...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Claudius

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Levick

    Series: Roman Imperial Biographies

    Claudius became emperor after the assassination of Caligula, and was deified by his successor Nero in AD 54. Opinions of him have varied greatly over succeeding centuries, but he has mostly been caricatured as a reluctant emperor, hampered by a speech impediment, who preferred reading to ruling....

    To Be Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Augustus

    Image and Substance

    By Barbara Levick

    Throughout a long and spectacularly successful political life, the Emperor Augustus (63BC-AD14) was a master of spin. Barbara Levick exposes the techniques which he used to disguise the ruthlessness of his rise to power and to enhance his successes once power was achieved. There was, she...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Julia Domna

    Syrian Empress

    By Barbara Levick

    Series: Women of the Ancient World

    This book covers Julia’s life, and charts her travels throughout the Empire from Aswan to York during a period of profound upheaval, and seeks the truth about this woman who inspired such extreme and contrasting views, exposing the instability of our sources about her, and characterizing a...

    Published May 10th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Vespasian

    By Barbara Levick

    Series: Roman Imperial Biographies

    From a pre-eminent biographer in the field, this well-documented and illustrated biography examines the life and time of the emperor Vespasian and challenges the validity of his perennial good reputation and universally acknowledged achievements. Examining received opinions on Vespasian, Barbara...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Government of the Roman Empire

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By Dr Barbara Levick, Barbara Levick

    Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

    This book reveals how an empire that stretched from Glasgow to Aswan in Egypt could be ruled from a single city and still survive more than a thousand years. The Government of the Roman Empire is the only sourcebook to concentrate on the administration of the empire, using the evidence of...

    Published September 7th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Tiberius the Politician

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Levick

    Series: Roman Imperial Biographies

    Tiberius has always been one of the most enigmatic of the Roman emperors. At the same time, his career is uniquely important for the understanding of the Empire's development on the foundations laid by Augustus.Barbara Levick offers a comprehensive and engaging portrait of the life and times of...

    Published August 26th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Women in Antiquity: New Assessments

    Edited by Richard Hawley, Barbara Levick, Dr Barbara Levick

    The study of gender in classical antiquity has undergone rapid and wide-ranging development in the past. The contributors reassess the role of women in diverse contexts and areas, such as archaic and classical Greek literature and cult, Roman imperial politics, ancient medicine and early...

    Published October 19th 1995 by Routledge

  9. Claudius

    By Barbara Levick

    Series: Roman Imperial Biographies

    Claudius became emperor after the assassination of Caligula, and was deified by his successor Nero in AD 54. Opinions of him have varied greatly over succeeding centuries, but he has mostly been caricatured as a reluctant emperor, hampered by a speech impediment, who preferred reading to...

    Published May 5th 1993 by Routledge

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