Caligula (Rufus, Book 1) by Douglas Jackson

By Douglas Jackson

A massive new ancient epic within the culture of Conn Iggulden combines impeccable examine and old detailing with the facility and speed of an exceptional thriller

As a tender slave, Rufus grows up faraway from the corruption of Caligula's imperial court docket the place extra, large development initiatives, the biggest gladiatorial battles Rome used to be ever to see—men and animals killed within the hundreds—conspiracies, assassination makes an attempt, and sexual scandal have been the norm. but if Rufus' transforming into recognition as an animal coach and his friendship with Cupido, one among Rome's maximum gladiators, allure the harsh gaze of the Emperor, Rufus is acquired from his grasp and brought to the imperial palace because the keeper of the imperial elephant. Rufus quickly sees that existence this is dictated by way of Caligula’s ever transferring moods—he is as beneficiant as he's merciless and he's a megalomaniac who proclaims himself a dwelling god who concurrently lives in consistent worry of the plots opposed to his lifestyles. yet Caligula's paranoia isn't lost, and Rufus and Cupido locate themselves unwittingly positioned on the heart of a conspiracy to assassinate the Emperor.

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P. 271, n. 8. 5. -H. V, op. , p. 106. 6. C. D, XLII, 28, 2 ; 48, 1–4 ; cf. W. K et R. W, op. , p. 276, n. 13 ; voir aussi chap. 8. 7. F. M, e Aerarium and its Officials under the Empire, dans JRS, LIV, 1964, p. 33 ; cf. M. C, L « aerarium Saturni » et l « aerarium militare ». Administration et prosopographie sénatoriale, Paris-Rome, 1975, p. 635 ; Lex Iul. , 45–47. 33 Praefectus Urbi (a) (b) Fig. 1 – M  L. ) Prae culum ou vase à sacri ce, avec la légende : L(vcivs) PLANC (vs) PR(aefectvs) VRB(i).

276 (praefectus classis) ; E. A. S, dans CRR, p. 200. 2. Marcus Cusinius — voir CIL, XIV, 2604 = ILS, 965 (In agro Tusculano) ; M. C, L « aerarium Saturni », p. 19–23 et 635 sq. ; M. J, op. , p. 71 ; cf. L. R. T, e Voting Districts of the Roman Republic, Roma, 1960, p. 210 ; T. R. S. B, op. , vol. III, p. 80 (cf. vol. II, p. , p. ) ; H. A. G, dans BMCRR, vol. I, p. 537, n. 1 ; Lucius Cestius — voir L. R. T, op. , p. 143 sq. 3. , 4, 1 ; voir E. K, L.

Voir F. 1(b). Généralement voir R. H, dans RE, XVI, 1, 1933, col. 545–551 (art. Munatius 30) ; L. P, dans PIR , M, 728 ; T. R. S. B, op. , vol. II, p. , p. 42 ; vol. III, p. 146 ; A. M, op. , p. 239–250. 3. G. V, Ricerche, p. 16, avec la n. 1. -H. Vogel (op. , p. ) qui cite un cas semblable de Pompée le Grand qui en 81 av. -C. a reçu le titre de proconsul ; cf. H. S, Zur Prinzipatverfassung, dans ZRG, LXIV, 1944, p. 242 ; D. R. S, e History and Coinage of the Roman Imperators 49–27 BC, London, 1998, p.

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