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Emperors and biography : studies in the 'Historia Augusta'.


Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1971.
ISBN 9780198143574, 0198143575

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Subjects Emperors -- Biography.
Emperors -- Rome -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Historia Augusta.
Historiography.
Rome (Empire)
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D. -- Historiography.
Scriptores historiae Augustae.
Description ix, 306 pages 25 cm
Copyright Date 1971.
Notes Continuation of Ammianus and the Historia Augusta.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-295) and index.
Also issued online.
Contents The bogus names -- Ipse ille patriarcha -- Ignotus, the good biographer -- The secondary vitae -- The nomen antoninorum -- the fame of Trajan -- More about Marius Maximus -- The careers of Maximus and Dio -- The reign of Severus Alexander -- Gordianus, Pupienus, Balbinus -- The emperor Maximinus -- Emperors from Illyricum -- From Decius to Diocletian -- Illyricum in the Epitomators -- The emperor Claudius Tacitus -- Literary talent -- Fiction and credulity.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History
Geographic Area Europe
Africa, North
Middle East
Network Numbers (OCoLC)130009
(OCoLC)ocm00130009
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Syme, Ronald, 1903-1989.
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