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history of the Roman emperors from Augustus to the death of Marcus Antonius

Robert Lynam

history of the Roman emperors from Augustus to the death of Marcus Antonius

by Robert Lynam

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Published by Simpkin-Marshall .
Written in English


Edition Notes

2 vols.

StatementRobert Lynam ; edited by John T. White.
ContributionsWhite, John T.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13885555M

  Roman tradition -- the patriotic narratives at the heart of Roman cultural identity -- was intensely hostile to hereditary monarchy; the Republic arose out of the overthrow of a corrupt monarchy and freedom from overbearing sovereigns was somethin.   Mark Antony was born Marcus Antonius in Rome in 83 B.C. to a well-respected Roman family. Promised an excellent education, his reckless behavior squandered much of .

Octavian was not one of the so-called five good emperors. The five good emperors were Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antonius Pius and Marcus Aurelius and . Augustus Caesar is often considered to be the greatest of the Roman emperors because he improved the circumstances of the empire to such a great .

Augustus was the first Roman emperor. As a young man he was known as Octavian. When Julius Caesar was assassinated, Octavian led his armies to victory in the battle for power over Rome. He proclaimed himself “First Citizen” and took the name Augustus. A brilliant politician, Octavian knew that the Roman people hated the idea of kings and.   Marcus Aurelius (Latin: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus Ap CE. – Ma CE.), was Roman Emperor from to CE. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from until Verus' death in He was the last of the "Five Good Emperors", and is also considered one of the most important members of the Stoic philosophers Children: Lucilla, Marcus Annius Verus Caesar, Commodus, Fadilla, Vibia Aurelia Sabina.


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