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The Resource Emperors don't die in bed, Fik Meijer ; translated by S.J. Leinbach

Emperors don't die in bed, Fik Meijer ; translated by S.J. Leinbach

Label
Emperors don't die in bed
Title
Emperors don't die in bed
Statement of responsibility
Fik Meijer ; translated by S.J. Leinbach
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • dut
  • eng
Summary
  • "Very few of the Roman emperors died a natural death. The insane Caligula was murdered after leaving the theatre; Caracalla while he was relieving himself. Caesar was stabbed twenty-three times and Ortho was dragged into the Tiber with a flesh-hook. However great an emperor's power, danger was ever present." "This book looks at each of the Roman emperors from Julius Caesar in 44 BC to Romulus Augustulus in AD 476, illuminating not only the manner of their deaths but what their final days tell us about their lives. We also hear how the most powerful position in the history of the Western world held a permanent appeal, despite its perils, with eager candidates constantly coming forward to seize the throne."
  • "Emperors Don't Die in Bed provides a clear history of the imperial succession as well as a compelling depiction of the intrigue and drama of Roman imperial politics."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
937/.06/0922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Dutch
LC call number
DG274
LC item number
.M4513 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Emperors don't die in bed, Fik Meijer ; translated by S.J. Leinbach
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-174) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • The African and Syrian emperors
  • 6.
  • The soldier emperors
  • 7.
  • Diocletian and the tetrarchy
  • 8.
  • Constantine and the struggle for power
  • 9.
  • The dynasty of Constantine
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • The late fourth century
  • 11.
  • The divided empire
  • 12.
  • The end of antiquity
  • The Julio-Claudian emperors
  • 2.
  • The year of the four emperors
  • 3.
  • The Flavian emperors
  • 4.
  • The Antonine emperors
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 183 p.
Isbn
9780415312011
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003066748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., maps, geneal. tables
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm53253233
Label
Emperors don't die in bed, Fik Meijer ; translated by S.J. Leinbach
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-174) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • The African and Syrian emperors
  • 6.
  • The soldier emperors
  • 7.
  • Diocletian and the tetrarchy
  • 8.
  • Constantine and the struggle for power
  • 9.
  • The dynasty of Constantine
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • The late fourth century
  • 11.
  • The divided empire
  • 12.
  • The end of antiquity
  • The Julio-Claudian emperors
  • 2.
  • The year of the four emperors
  • 3.
  • The Flavian emperors
  • 4.
  • The Antonine emperors
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 183 p.
Isbn
9780415312011
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003066748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., maps, geneal. tables
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm53253233

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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