Tiberius, 2nd Edition
January 2005, Wiley-Blackwell
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Robin Seager has updated his classic biography of Tiberius, which focuses on the Emperor’s complex character as the key to understanding his reign.
- The most readable account available of the life of Tiberius, the second Roman emperor.
- Argues that Tiberius’ character provides the key to understanding his reign.
- Portrays Tiberius as a man whose virtues and beliefs were corrupted by power.
- Shows how Tiberius’ fears of conspiracy and assassination caused him to lose his grasp of reality.
- A new afterword discusses important new evidence that has come to light on the reign of Tiberius.