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Antonia Augusta: Portrait of a Great Roman Lady

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Nikos Kokkinos presents a portrait of the most influential Roman matron of her time - the daughter of Mark Antony and the great-grandmother of Nero. In addition to being pivotal to the political shifts of the Empire, Antonia was strongly involved in many aspects of business life, and thus her career has an important bearing on contemporary perceptions of the position of Ro ...more
Hardcover, 254 pages
Published December 22nd 1992 by Routledge
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Tara Calaby
Apr 23, 2008 Tara Calaby rated it it was ok
This is a fairly dry book, and I wouldn't recommend it as a casual read. Kokkinos provides a thorough survey of the ancient evidence relating to Antonia Minor, but there is little here for anyone not doing specific research.

In addition, Kokkinos refers to no fewer than SIXTEEN of his own works in his bibliography, many of which bear no relevance to the subject at hand. That makes me dubious about his academic methods elsewhere in the work.
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