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Caesar : the life of a colossus
Caesar : the life of a colossus
Goldsworthy, Adrian Keith2006
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Main title:
Caesar : the life of a colossus / Adrian Goldsworthy.
Imprint:
London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006.
Collation:
viii, 583 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 529-533) and index.
Contents:
I. The rise to the consulship, 100-59 BC -- 1. Caesar's world -- 2. Caesar's childhood -- 3. The first dictator -- 4. The young Caesar -- 5. Candidate -- 6. Conspiracy -- 7. Scandal -- 8. Consul -- II. Proconsul, 58-50 BC -- 9. Gaul -- 10. Migrants and mercenaries : the first campaigns, 58 BC -- 11. 'The bravest of the Gaulish peoples' : the Belgae, 57 BC -- 12. Politics and war : the converence of Luca -- 13. 'Over the waters' : the British and German expeditions, 55-54 BC -- 14. Rebellion, disaster and vengeance -- 15. The man and the hour : Vercingetorix and the great revolt, 52 BC -- 16. 'All Gaul is conquered' -- III. Civil war and dictatorship, 49-44 BC -- 17. The road to the Rubicon -- 18. Blitzkrieg : Italy and Spain, winter-autumn, 49 BC -- 19. Macedonia, November 49-August 48 BC -- 20. Cleopatra, Egypt and the East, autumn 48-Summer 47 BC -- 21. Africa, September 47-June 46 BC -- 22. Dictator, 46-44 BC -- 23. The Ides of March.
ISBN:
0297846205 (hbk)9780297846205
Dewey class:
937.05937.05092
Language:
English
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Beaumaris LibraryBiography937.05 CAEAvailable
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