Emperor of Rome : ruling the ancient Roman world / Mary Beard.
- ISBN: 9780871404220
- ISBN: 0871404222
- Physical Description: xvii, 493 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
- Edition: First American edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton Company, 
- Note: Illustrations on endpapers.
- Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 412-457) and index.
- Formatted Contents: The main characters -- Maps -- Welcome -- Prologue: Dinner with Elagabalus -- One-man rule: The basics -- Who's next? The art of succession -- Power dining -- What's in a palace? -- Palace people: The emperor in his court -- On the job -- Time off? -- Emperors abroad -- Face to face -- 'I think I am becoming a God' -- Epilogue: The end of an era -- What's in a name? -- Further reading and places to visit -- List of illustrations -- Timeline.
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