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Lives of Galba and Otho

Plutarch

Lives of Galba and Otho

with introd. and explanatory notes by E.G. Hardy.

by Plutarch

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesClassical series
ContributionsHardy, Ernest George, 1852-1925,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA4369 A33 1890
The Physical Object
Pagination289p.
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15121360M

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There are also four single Lives in our collection, Artaxerxes, Aratus, Galba, and Otho, and we get traces of twelve more that are now lost. One of the pairs is a double one, where, to match the two Gracchi, Plutarch selects the two reforming Spartan kings, Agis and Cleomenes. We have in all, therefore, fifty Lives by Plutarch. Plutarch's Lives of Galba and Otho (Latin Edition) (Book) Book Details. Title. Plutarch's Lives of Galba and Otho (Latin Edition) Author. Hardy, Ernest George & Plutarch, Ernest George. Publisher. Ulan Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping.

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Artaxerxes' Life is an unusual one since he was a Persian. Galba and Otho were the first two Emperors to declare themselves after the death of Nero. Suetonius covered them as well in a very different style.

Plutarch apparently wrote more Emperors' Lives including the other four Emperors of that year but these are the only two that survived.5/5(2). Lives of Galba and Otho; With introduction and notes [Plutarch] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.

Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book Author: Plutarch. Plutarch's "Lives of Galba and Otho" constitute the earliest surviving history of the shocking events that shook the Roman Empire in AD 68 and 69 - the rebellions against Nero, his betrayal and suicide, and Galba's disastrous reign, which ended in his murder.3/5(1).

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This is a new translation of and commentary on Suetonius' biographies of three emperors, Galba, Otho, and Vitellius, who held power for short periods in the tumultuous and confused events that encompassed and followed the end of the Julio-Claudian period in AD.

Aratus. Artaxerxes. Galba. Otho book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Plutarch (Plutarchus), ca. 45– CE, was born at Chaerone /5(1). Otho. General Index (Loeb Classical Library) (Volume XI) by Plutarch and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Lives, Xi: Aratus Artaxerxes Galba Otho General Index Loeb Classical Library Volume Xi by Plutarch - AbeBooks.

Galba, Otho & Vitellius book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Twelve Caesars, is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesa /5(2). An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Lives of Galba and Otho: With Introduction and Notes".

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London, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person: Servius Sulpicius Galba, Emperor of Rome; Marcus Salvius Otho, Emperor of Rome; Servius Sulpicius Galba, Emperor of Rome; Marcus Salvius Otho, Emperor of Rome; Galba, Emperor of Rome.; Marcus Salvius Otho, Emperor of Rome: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book.

Galba Book VII Galba • Otho • Vitellus Galba. The race of the Caesars ended with Nero. 1 That this would be so was shown by many portents and especially by two very significant ones. Years before, as Livia was returning to her estate near Veii, immediately after her marriage with Augustus, 2 an eagle which flew by dropped into her lap a white hen, holding in its beak a sprig of laurel.

Plutarch's "Lives of Galba and Otho" constitute the earliest surviving history of the shocking events that shook the Roman Empire in AD 68 and 69 - the rebellions against Nero, his betrayal and suicide, and Galba's disastrous reign, which ended in his murder.4/5(2).

Suetonius (C. Suetonius Tranquillus, born ca. 70 CE), son of a military tribune, was at first an advocate and a teacher of rhetoric, but later became the emperor Hadrian's private secretary, /5. The Lives was published by Plutarch late in his life after his return to Chaeronea and, if one may judge from the long lists of authorities given, it must have taken many years to compile.

[3] Contents [ edit ]. Plutarch's lives of Galba and Otho by Plutarch, Ernest George Hardy. Publication date Publisher Macmillan Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of California Language Latin.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user. Suetonius used a similar method to describe the life of Otho as he had used to describe the life of Galba.

Suetonius describes Otho's family, and their history and nobility. And just as Suetonius had done with prior caesars, he includes a list of omens regarding Otho's reign and suicide.

Plutarch's lives of Galba and Otho by Plutarch (Book) Vite di Galba, Otone, Vitellio by Suetonius (Book) The Karnac Library: Galba's Men: The Four Emperors Series: Book II by L. J Trafford (). The Hardcover of the Lives, Volume XI: Aratus.

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Barnes & Noble Press. Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard® Author: Plutarch. Servius Sulpicius Galba Caesar Augustus (3 BC - 69 AD) was emperor of Rome for seven months () following the death of Nero in 68 AD in the Year of the Four Emperors.

Galba was governor of Hispania Tarraconensis when news of Nero's death reached him; he seized power and proved an unpopular ruler. Galba was assassinated and replaced by Otho.Suetonius: Lives of Galba, Otho and Vitellius (Aris and Phillips Classical Texts) (Book).Origins and family life.

Galba was not related to any of the emperors of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, but he was a member of a distinguished noble origin of the cognomen Galba is uncertain.

Suetonius offers a number of possible explanations; the first member of the gens Sulpicia to bear the name might have gotten the name from the term galba, which the Romans used to describe the.