A Companion to the Neronian Age (Blackwell Companions to the by Emma Buckley,Martin Dinter

By Emma Buckley,Martin Dinter

An authoritative evaluate and worthwhile source for college students and students of Roman historical past and Latin literature throughout the reign of Nero.

  • The first booklet of its style to regard this period, which has received in attractiveness in contemporary years
  • Makes a lot very important study on hand in English for the 1st time
  • Features a stability of latest learn with proven severe lines
  • Offers an strange breadth and diversity of fabric, together with vast remedies of politics, management, the imperial court docket, paintings, archaeology, literature and reception studies
  • Includes a mixture of validated students and groundbreaking new voices
  • Includes unique maps and illustrations

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