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The Death of Caligula: Flavius Josephus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319648
eISBN:
9781781387177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319648.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The emperor Gaius (‘Caligula’) was assassinated in January AD 41. It seemed that the dynasty of the Caesars was over, and republican rule restored; but a military coup by the Praetorian Guard set ... More


The Republic Restored

T. P. Wiseman

in The Death of Caligula: Flavius Josephus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319648
eISBN:
9781781387177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319648.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Sections 158-200 of the translation: Josephus reports how the Senate try to take control of the situation, with a long speech from the consul SentiusSaturninus hailing the end of the ‘tyranny of the ... More


The Claudius Coup

T. P. Wiseman

in The Death of Caligula: Flavius Josephus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319648
eISBN:
9781781387177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319648.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Sections 212-273 of the translation: Josephus returns to the story of Claudius, who has hidden in terror after the killing. A Praetorian guardsman finds him and carries him off to the main body of ... More


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