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Livia: First Lady of Imperial Rome by Anthony A. Barrett - First Edition, First Printing - 2002 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA (SKU: 450)

Livia: First Lady of Imperial Rome

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Livia: First Lady of Imperial Rome

by Anthony A. Barrett

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ISBN 10
0300091966
ISBN 13
9780300091960
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. A fine first edition, first printing, in a fine dust jacket. Charcoal paper boards with gold foil stamping on spine. No flaws. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. 424 pp. Octavo, 6 x 9 1/2 inches tall. Livia (58 BC-29 AD), the wife of the first Roman emperor, Caesar Augustus, and mother of the second, Tiberius, wielded power at the centre of Roman politics for most of her long life. Livia has been portrayed as a cunning and sinister schemer, but in this biography (the first in English devoted to her) Livia emerges as a much more complex individual. Achieving influence unprecedented for a woman, she won support and even affection from her contemporaries and was widely revered after her death. Anthony A. Barrett, author of acclaimed biographies of Caligula and Agrippina, here examines Livia's life and her role in Roman politics. He recounts the events of her life, from her early days as a member of the wealthy and powerful Claudian family through her final conflicts with the new Emperor Tiberius. Barrett also considers how Livia helped shape the pattern of Roman government that prevailed for the next four centuries. - Dust jacket

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Bookseller
Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
450
Title
Livia: First Lady of Imperial Rome
Author
Anthony A. Barrett
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0300091966
ISBN 13
9780300091960
Publisher
Yale University Press
Place of Publication
New Haven
Date published
2002
Keywords
Rome, roman, women, empire, empress
Bookseller catalogs
History & Historiography;

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Member, IOBA. Not your ordinary book store! Uncommon Works specializes in rare, odd, unique, and handmade books, with a focus on Mexico, Latin America, Native America, and the Spanish Conquest. You'll find rare, first editions and first or early printings. You'll even find a few first printings of living authors for sale. We provide services and referrals for book mending, repair, restoration, and binding.We also offer archival storage solutions for your books, photos, or family historical print items.

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