Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome by Anthony Everitt audiobook

Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome

By Anthony Everitt
Read by John Curless

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14.38 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781464044298

Acclaimed British historian Anthony Everitt delivers a compelling account of the former orphan who became Roman emperor in A.D. 117 after the death of his guardian Trajan. Hadrian strengthened Rome by ending territorial expansion and fortifying existing borders. And-except for the uprising he triggered in Judea-his strength-based diplomacy brought peace to the realm after a century of warfare.

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Acclaimed British historian Anthony Everitt delivers a compelling account of the former orphan who became Roman emperor in A.D. 117 after the death of his guardian Trajan. Hadrian strengthened Rome by ending territorial expansion and fortifying existing borders. And-except for the uprising he triggered in Judea-his strength-based diplomacy brought peace to the realm after a century of warfare.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“One gets a clear and compelling sense of Hadrian’s times.” New Yorker
“[A] skillful portrait…The author of biographies of Augustus and Cicero, British scholar Everitt now combines academic expertise with lively prose in a satisfying account of the emperor.” Publishers Weekly
“Excellent…highly recommended…a skillfully analyzed and well-researched narrative.” Library Journal

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Author Bio: Anthony Everitt

Author Bio: Anthony Everitt

Anthony Everitt, visiting professor in the visual and performing arts at Nottingham Trent University, has written extensively on European culture and is the author of Cicero and Augustus. He has served as secretary general of the Arts Council of Great Britain. He lives near Colchester, England’s first recorded town, founded by the Romans.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 14.38
Audience: Adult
Language: English