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Great Women of Imperial Rome: Mothers and Wives of the Caesars

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Examining the wives, daughters, sisters and mothers of emperors, the study includes: a pregnant Roman princess who saves a Roman army through an act of personal heroism; three third-century empresses who rule the most powerful state on Earth, presiding over unprecedented social and political reform; and an empress, though revered by her husband, is immortalized in history ...more
Hardcover, 348 pages
Published December 13th 2006 by Routledge (first published 2006)
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Tara Calaby
Apr 27, 2008 Tara Calaby rated it liked it
A good basic introduction to the stories of various notable women from Imperial Rome. This is perhaps more suited to those who are new to Ancient Rome, simply because Burns generally does not question the ancient sources, instead picking and choosing between the accounts of Tacitus, Dio and Suetonius for the Julio-Claudian period. Occasionally, he provides an argument of his own, but on the whole the work is more a summary of the key primary sources.
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