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By Emma Buckley,Martin Dinter

An authoritative review and worthwhile source for college kids and students of Roman heritage and Latin literature in the course of the reign of Nero.

  • The first booklet of its sort to regard this period, which has won in attractiveness in contemporary years
  • Makes a lot vital examine to be had in English for the 1st time
  • Features a stability of latest learn with confirmed serious lines
  • Offers an strange breadth and variety of fabric, together with big remedies of politics, management, the imperial court docket, artwork, archaeology, literature and reception studies
  • Includes a mixture of confirmed students and groundbreaking new voices
  • Includes distinctive maps and illustrations

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