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Scipio Aemilianus

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Scipio Aemilianus' background, character, and the manner of his early success are examined in this book, and his career as a whole is considered in relation to issues of foreign policy, to social problems, and to various trends in political behaviour.
Hardcover, 392 pages
Published December 1st 2002 by Oxbow Books Limited (first published March 1967)
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C. Çevik
Sep 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Scipio Aemilianus üzerine tek sağlam kaynak.
Bu ünlü Romalı politikacı ve askerin yaşamı ve düşünceleri üzerine tüm Eskiçağ kaynakları gözden geçirilmiş ve sonuna appendix olarak çeşitli metinler eklenmiş. Scipio Çevresi olarak anılan kültür çevresiyle ilgili açıklayıcı metin ve Scipio'nun sözlerinden (Dicta Scipionis) oluşan bir fragman derlemesi bunlardan ikisidir. Roma'nın res publica / cumhuriyet döneminin son iki yüzyılının en önemli figürlerinden biri olan Scipio Aemilianus üzerine çalışıyo
Mike Anderson
Jan 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: history-rome
Important work about an underrated Roman. Scipio suffered from association with great Romans which pressured him to excel. For example, he was the grandson of Scipio Africanus,the great Roman general who defeated Hannibal at the Battle of Zama in 202 B.C. Aemilianus is principally known for two things: defeating Carthage to end the Third Punic War and opposing the reforms of his brother-in-law Tiberius Gracchus. Aemilianus' resume was as impressive as any patrician, but he never gained the degre ...more
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