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Author Salmon, Edward Togo.

Title A history of the Roman world : from 30 B.C. to A.D. 138 / by Edward T. Salmon
Edition 6th ed
Published London : Routledge, 1968
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 367 pages) : maps, genealogical table
Contents Front Cover; A History of the Roman World; Copyright Page; Contents; Italy; Part I: The Founding of the Principate; Chapter I: Augustus Princeps; 1. The Restoration of Peace; 2. The ""Restoration of the Republic, "" 27 B.C; 3. The Settlement of 23 B.C.; 4. Consolidation; 5. The Legislation of 18 B.C.; 6. The Secular Games ; Caesar-Worship; 7. The Augustan Building Programme; 8. Imperial Powers and Titles; 9. Ensuring the Succession; Chapter II: Italy; 1. The Senate and its Powers; 2. The Senatorial Career; 3. The Consulship Under the Principate; 4. Imperial Control of the Senate
10. The Phovinces Under Nero11. Boumcca's Rising; 12. The Northern Frontier; 13. Corbulo's Parthian Campaigns; 14. The Jewish Revolt; Part III: The Italian Emperors; Chapter I: Anarchy; 1. Galba; 2. Otho; 3. The Battle of Bedriacum; 4. Vitellius; 5. The Battle of Cremona; 6. The Flavian Triumph; Chapter II: Vespasian; 1. Discipline Restored; 2. The New Nobility; 3. Vespasian and the Censorship; 4. Vespasian's Administration; 5. Titus Co-regent; 6. Vespasian and the Finances; 7. The Opposition to Vespasian; Chapter III: Titus; 1. His Popularity; 2. Eruption and Fire; 3. The Death of Titus
5. Galus' Provincial Policies6. Galus and the Jews; 7. The Murder of Galus; Chapter III: Claudius; 1. A Snaky Beginning; 2. The Conqest of Britain; Maps; Roman Britain; 3. Frontier Policy; 4. Romanization and Assimilation; 5. Centralization ; the Civil Service; 6. Claudius and the Senate; 7. The Fall of Messalina; 8. Agrippina; Chapter IV: Nero; 1. A Youthful Princeps; 2. Quinquennium Neronis; 3. Matricide; 4. Capriciousness Enthroned; 5. The Fire and the Christians; 6. Extravagance ; Currency Depheciatjon; 7. The Conspiracy of Piso; 8. The Trip to Greece; 9. The Revolt of Vindex and Galba
5. The Equestrian Order6. The Plebs; 7. The Freedmen; 8. The Slaves; 9. The Garrison of Italy; Chapter Ill: The Provinces; 1. The Division of the Provinces; 2. The Senatorial Provinces; 3. The Imperial Provinces; 4. Improvement in Provincial Administration; 5. The Cities of the Empire; 6. Provincial Taxation; 7. Egypt; Chapter IV: The Frontiers and Beyond; 1. The Legions; 2. The Auxilia; 3. The Imperial Roman Navy; 4. The Eastern Frontier; 5. Egypt and Africa; 6. Spain; 7. The Alpine Areas; 8. The Danube; 9. The Rhine ; the Varian Diaster; 10. The Distribution of the Legions
Chapter V: The Literature of the Augustan Age1. The Golden Age; 2. Vergil; 3. Horace; 4. Tibullus and Propertius; 5. Ovid; 6. Livy; Part II: The Julio-Claudian Emperors; Chapter I: Tiberius; 1. The Succession of Tiberius; 2. Murder and Mutiny; 3. Tiberius' Frontier Policy; 4. Treason Trials; 5. Germanicus and Piso; 6. The Rise of Sejanus; 7. The Fall of Sejanus; 8. Government from Capreae; 9. Tiberius and the Succession; 10. Appraisal of the Reign; Chapter II: Galus; 1. The Beginning of the Reign; 2. The Divinity of Galus; 3. The Expedition to the North; 4. Tyranny
Summary Includes an account of political and military developments, and including sections on social, economic an cultural life, this book presents a survey of the Roman world at a time when the Principate was established, and the Pax Romana consolidated
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-349)
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Subject HISTORY -- Ancient -- Rome.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D
Rome (Empire)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1134963416