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Author Pettinger, Andrew, author

Title The Republic in danger : Drusus Libo and the succession of Tiberius / by Andrew Pettinger
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (280 pages)
Contents An Urgent Summons and a Terrible Charge -- The Treatment of an Enemy -- The Adoption of Agrippa Postumus and the Friends of Gaius Caesar -- Growing Pains -- The Buck Stops Where? -- Augustus Final Arrangements -- The exiles of the younger Julia, D. Junius Silanus, and Ovid -- Novus Principatus: an Imperial Co-operative -- The Hesitation of Tiberius -- "Did You Hear About Agrippa?" -- Germanicus: Successor to Tiberius or Augustus? -- Alternative Government
Summary The volume proposes a new model for understanding the end of Augustus' reign and the succession of Tiberius in the years 6 BC to AD 16. Focusing on Drusus Libo's role in an alliance between the enemies of Tiberius, Pettinger offers a comprehensive analysis of the struggle between Tiberius and the supporters of Augustus' grandsons
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Tiberius, Emperor of Rome, 42 B.C.-37 A.D.
Scribonius Libo Drusus, Marcus, -16.
Rome (Italy) -- Politics and government.
Rome -- History -- Tiberius, 14-37.
Rome -- Kings and rulers -- Succession
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191626392 (electronic bk.)
0199601747 (Cloth)
9780191626395 (electronic bk.)
9780199601745 (Cloth)