The Severans: The Roman Empire Transformed by Michael Grant PDF

By Michael Grant

ISBN-10: 0415127726

ISBN-13: 9780415127721

ISBN-10: 0415620155

ISBN-13: 9780415620154

The Severans analyses the vibrant decline of the Roman Empire throughout the reign of the Severans, the 1st non-Italian dynasty. In his discovered and intriguing variety, Michael furnish describes the international wars waged opposed to the Alemanni and the Persians, and the impressive personalities of the imperial relatives. hence the reader encounters Julia Domna's alleged literary circle, or Elagabalus' curious inner most lifestyles - which integrated dancing within the streets, marrying a vestal virgin and smothering his enemies with rose petals.
With its superbly chosen plate part, maps and huge bibliography, this ebook will entice the coed of old background in addition to to the overall reader.
Michael furnish is likely one of the world's maximum writers on historic background. His past guides comprise: Art within the Roman Empire, Greek and Roman Historians and Who's Who in Classical Mythology all released by way of Routledge.

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