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Empress of Rome: The Life of Livia


Empress of Rome is a brand-new biography of one of the most fascinating, perplexing and powerful figures of the ancient world: the empress Livia. Second wife of the emperor Augustus and the mother of his successor Tiberius, Livia has been vilified by posterity (most notably by Tacitus and Robert Graves) as the quintessence of the scheming Roman matriarch, poisoning her relatives one by one to smooth her son's path to the imperial throne. In this elegant and rigorously researched biography, Matthew Dennison rescues the ...

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Empress of Rome: The Life of Livia
2011, Quercus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9780857381637

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Empress of Rome: The Life of Livia
2010, Quercus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781849161107


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