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The Twelve Caesars

This course offers an exploration of the history and culture of Ancient Rome from Julius Caesar to the Emperor Domitian.

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2012-01-05 10:30
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Document The Roman Legions under Tiberius

A list of the Roman Legions under Tiberius, by Province.

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Link Tiberiana 2: Tales of Brave Ulysses

This link takes you to a interesting article about Tiberius and sculptures at Sperlonga

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Link De Imperatoris Romanis

This link takes you to the De Imperatoris Romanis, an on-line encyclopaedia on the rulers of the Roman empire from Augustus (27 BC-AD 14) to...

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Link Divvs Clavdivs

Interesting discussion on Tiberius.

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Image collection Coin with a portrait of Tiberius, The Cavern at Sperlonga, The villa Iovis, Capri 1, The villa Iovis, Capri 2

COIN WITH A PORTRAIT OF TIBERIUS by S.P. Kershaw
Museo Nazionale Romano: Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.

When Jesus said. ‘Render...

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Image collection Ludovisi Gaul killing himself and his wife, Ludovisi Gaul, Ludovisi Gaul's wife, Dying Gaul, Interior of the Modern Library of Alexandria, Exterior of the Modern Library of Alexandria, Mithridates VI of Pontus, The Forum of Julius Caesar, Rome

Click on each of the images to see a full size version. LUDOVISI GAUL (Gaul Killing Himself and his Wife) + THE DYING GAUL. 4 Photos © S.P....

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Image collection 1. Julius Caesar, 2. Augustus, 3. Tiberius, 4. Gaius 'Caligula', 5. Claudius, 6. Nero, 7. Galba, 8. Otho, 9. Vitellius, 10. Vespasian, 11. Titus, 12. Domitian

Click on each of the images to see a full size version. 1. JULIUS CAESAR. Photo © S.P. Kershaw, 2011. Bronze and red marble, from the Ludovisi...

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Image collection Octavia Minor, Livia Drusilla, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, Papyrus signed by Cleopatra VIII of Egypt, Augustus of the Prima Porta, original in the Vatican, Augustus of the Prima Porta, coloured cast in the Ashmolean

Click on each of the images to see a full size version. OCTAVIA MINOR Photo © S.P. Kershaw Portrait of Octavia Minor, copy from the original...

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Link Link to the De Imperatoribus Romanis website

This link to the De Imperatoribus Romanis website takes you to a biography of Augustus, plus bibliography and notes, by Garrett G. Fagan of...

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Link Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

This link takes you to an online catalogue of Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum.

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Link Article on Augustus on the BBC History Website

This link takes you to a brief article on Augustus on the BBC History Website.

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Audio From the Ides of March to Actium

Text from Kershaw, S., A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization, London: Robinson, 2010, 281-286. © S. Kershaw

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Link Article on Cleopatra on the BBC History Website

This link takes you to a brief article on Cleopatra on the BBC History Website.

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Audio The Final Settlement: Augustus' Principate

Text from Kershaw, S., A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization, London: Robinson, 2010, 286-287. © S. Kershaw

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Image collection CLEOPATRA VII, Queen of Egypt, CLEOPATRA VII, Queen of Egypt, The Forum Romanum at Rome, The Forum of Julius Caesar, Rome

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CLEOPATRA VII, QUEEN OF EGYPT 2 Photos © S.P. Kershaw
Portrait of Cleopatra...

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Audio Julius Caesar: The Die is Cast

Julius Caesar: The Die is Cast. Text from Kershaw, S., A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization, London: Robinson, 2010, 276-279.

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Audio Civil Wars, Dictatorship and the ‘Egyptian Woman’

Civil Wars, Dictatorship and the ‘Egyptian Woman’. Text from Kershaw, S., A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization, London: Robinson, 2010, 279-281...

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Image collection Caesar's Campaigns in Gaul, Flavian family tree, Julio Claudian Family Tree

Map showing Caesar's campaigns in Gaul, 1st century BC, Flavian family tree, indicating the descendants of Titus Flavius Petro and Tertulla, and...

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Link Suetonius Lives of the Twelve Caesars

This webpage reproduces one of The Lives of the Twelve Caesars by C. Suetonius Tranquillus, published in the Loeb Classical Library, 1913

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Link Plutarch

Plutarch's Lives. with an English Translation by. Bernadotte Perrin. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press. London. William Heinemann Ltd. 1919...

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