Roman history

the early empire from the assassination of Julius Caesar to that of Domitian by William Wolfe Capes

Publisher: Longmans Green in London

Written in English
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StatementWilliam Wolfe Capes.
SeriesEpochs of ancient history
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Open LibraryOL13886376M

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—The two Philips, father and son; the thousandth year of Rome, III. —Decius suppresses an insurrection in Gaul, IV. —Gallus Hostilianus and his son Volusianus, V.—Short reign of Aemilianus, VI.