Claudius has 59 ratings and 5 reviews. Joe said: Claudius – Born too late for bountiful bootyIn this book, Barbara Levick offers a revisionist view of. Barbara Levick, Claudius. Second edition (first edition ). Roman imperial biographies. London; New York: Routledge, , Pp. xxiv, Barbara M. Levick (born 21 June ) is a British historian and epigrapher, focusing A Sourcebook (London: Routledge, ); Claudius (); this biography was translated into French in by historian Isabelle Cogitore. Nero ; The.

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Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The review must be at least 50 characters long. Barbara Levick’s authoritative study reassesses the reign of Claudius, examining his political objectives and activities within the constitutional, political, social and economic development of Rome.

In Levick was appointed a university Fellow and tutor for Roman History at St Hilda’s College, Oxfordand in published her first monograph, drawing on material from her doctoral thesis, which forty years after its publication was described as a “resilient classic of Roman history”.

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Account Options Sign in. And others, like his brother Germanicus. Messalina and Agrippina are given special attention in these chapters. In the first book on Claudius written in English in over fifty years, Barbara Levick provides a major reassessment of the man and his reign.

The Age of Justinian J. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x The People of Rome and Italy Drawing on recent research, Levick offers a provocative reconsideration of Claudius’s political objectives and activities within the constitutional, political, social, and economic development of Rome.

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