The Resource Dynasty : the rise and fall of the House of Caesar, Tom Holland

Dynasty : the rise and fall of the House of Caesar, Tom Holland

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Dynasty : the rise and fall of the House of Caesar
Title
Dynasty
Title remainder
the rise and fall of the House of Caesar
Statement of responsibility
Tom Holland
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Dynasty tells the story of Rome's first dynasty of emperors, from its establishment by Augustus Caesar in the last decades of the 1st century BC to its final, florid extinction less than a century later. The line of autocrats known to historians as the 'Julio-Claudians' remains to this day a byword for depravity. The brilliance of its allure and the blood-steeped shadows cast by its crimes still haunt the public imagination. When people think of imperial Rome, it is the city of Tiberius and Caligula, of Claudius and Nero that is most likely to come into their minds. In Dynasty, Tom Holland provides not only a compelling history of this fascinating family, but a portrait of the entire Roman world
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
937/.070922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Dynasty : the rise and fall of the House of Caesar, Tom Holland
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Dynasty : the rise and fall of the House of Caesar, Tom Holland
Publication
Copyright
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Padrone. Children of the wolf -- Back to the future -- The exhaustion of cruelty -- Part II. Cosa nostra. The last Roman -- Let them hate me -- Io Saturnalia! -- What an artist
Control code
ocn900913303
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
482 p.
Isbn
9781408703373
Lccn
2015026911
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
genealogical tables, illustrations (colour), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3746914
  • (OCoLC)900913303

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