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Rome`s First Emperors: Augustus to Nero

This course offers an exploration of the history and culture of Ancient Rome from Augustus to the Emperor Nero.

Resources for this course

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Link Tacitus, Annals 11

This link takes you to a translation of Tacitus, Annals 11

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Link Biography of Claudius

This link takes you to a brief biography of Claudius, with a useful bibliography and notes

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Link Rome’s relations with Britain

This link takes you to a brief summary of Rome’s relations with Britain

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Link Suetonius’ Claudius

This link takes you to a translation of Suetonius’ Claudius

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Link Apocolocyntosis, Seneca

This link takes you to a translation of Seneca, Apocolocyntosis

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Image collection Bronze statue of Claudius from Herculaneum, Inscription from the Arch of Claudius, Rome, Illustration of the conquest of Britain from Aphrodisias , Illustration of the conquest of Britain from Aphrodisias , Illustration of the conquest of Britain from Aphrodisias , Illustration of the conquest of Britain from Aphrodisias

CLAUDIUS Larger than life size bronze statue of Claudius found in situ in 1741 in the Augusteum at Herculaneum, now in the Naples Archaeological...

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Image collection Wolf heads from Lake Nemi, Wolf head from Lake Nemi, Lion head from Lake Nemi

PhotosS.P. Kershaw Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome. Mussolini’s draining of Lake Nemi in the late 1920s revealed the...

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Document Caligula:mad, bad or just danerous to know

A document to help you diagnose Caligula.

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Link Text, commentary and vocabulary for Suetonius’ Gaius

This link takes you to a text, commentary and vocabulary for Suetonius’ Gaius, plus links to a translation and other useful resources

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Link Antiquities of the Jews, Book 19

This link takes you to a translation of Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews, Book 19

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Link Philo of Alexandria, On the Embassy to Gaius

This link takes you to a translation of Philo of Alexandria, On the Embassy to Gaius

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Link Biography of Gaius ‘Caligula’

This link takes you to a brief biography of Gaius ‘Caligula’, with a useful bibliography and notes

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Link Dio Cassius, Book 59

This link takes you to a translation of Dio Cassius, Book 59

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Link Is that a spintria in your pocket, or are you just pleased to see me?

An article about spintriae, enigmatic tokens with sexual scenes, named (in the 17th century) after Tiberius’ particular proclivities.

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Link British Museum spintriae images

Images of spintriae, enigmatic tokens with sexual scenes, named (in the 17th century) after Tiberius’ particular proclivities (some people may...

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Link Spintriae images

Images of spintriae, enigmatic tokens with sexual scenes, named (in the 17th century) after Tiberius’ particular proclivities (some people may...

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Link Suetonius resources

This link takes you to a some useful electronic texts and resources to do with Suetonius.

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Link Tacitus’ Annals

This link takes you to a translation of Tacitus’ Annals.

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Link From Pergamon to Sperlonga: sculpture and context

Interesting discussion about Tiberius and sculptures at Sperlonga

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Link Pilate Stone

This link takes you to the Pilate Stone (Israel Museum, Jerusalem, AE 1963 no. 104).

The text reads:

[DIS AUGUSTI]S TIBERIEUM...

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