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The First Ladies of Rome

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 400 Nombre de pages
Using a spectrum of literary, artistic, archaeological and epigraphic evidence, this book uncovers the kaleidoscopic story of some... Lire la suite
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Description

Using a spectrum of literary, artistic, archaeological and epigraphic evidence, this book uncovers the kaleidoscopic story of some of the most intriguing women in history, and the complex role of the empresses as political players on Rome's great stage.

Préface
A brilliant and rich group biography of the imperial women of Rome - from an exciting young historian.

Auteur
Annelise Freisenbruch was born in 1977 in Paget, Bermuda, and moved to the UK at the age of eight. She studied classics to postgraduate level at Newnham College, Cambridge, receiving a PhD in 2004. For five of the last ten years, she has taught classics at The Leys School in Cambridge. During that time, she has also worked as a research assistant on a number of popular books and films about the ancient world, and as a research officer exploring the interface between the arts and the law, at the King's College Research Centre in Cambridge. She now lives in Dorset, where she teaches Latin. The First Ladies of Rome is her first book.

Texte du rabat

Like their modern counterparts, the 'first ladies' of Rome were moulded to meet the political requirements of their emperors, be they fathers, husbands, brothers or lovers.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: The First Ladies of Rome
Sous-titre: The Women Behind the Caesars
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Code EAN: 9780099523932
ISBN: 978-0-09-952393-2
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House UK
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 400
Poids: 310g
Taille: H198mm x B136mm x T26mm
Année: 2011

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