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Cruel control freaks, diligent workaholics or extravagant teenagers? What were the emperors of Rome really like? In her international best-seller SPQR, Mary Beard told the thousand-year story of ancient Rome. Now, she shines her spotlight on the emperors who ruled the Roman empire, from Julius Caesar (assassinated 44 BCE) to Alexander Severus (assassinated 235 CE). Emperor of Rome is not your usual chronological account of Roman rulers, one after another: the mad Caligula, the monster Nero, the philosopher Marcus Aurelius. ...

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    • Title: Emperor of Rome: Ruling the Ancient Roman World by Mary Beard
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton
    • Print ISBN: 9780871404220, 0871404222
    • eText ISBN: 9781631494109
    • Edition: 2023 1st edition
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