Airfix Magazine Guide 09 Ancient Wargaming by Phil Barker

By Phil Barker

Для сайта:Мир книг КнигиAirfix journal advisor. those small A5-sized books have been hardback, in black/white and consistently looked as if it would characteristic precisely sixty four pages, no matter what topic. The books have been first produced in 1974 and have been published at a time, frequently 4 a yr. a complete of 28 are recognized. They have been released through Patrick Stephens Ltd.

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E. Octavian battled forces led by Antony, who shortly afterward teamed up with Lepidus. The three men then decided to rule together, forming what was called the Second Triumvirate. Each ruled part of the empire on his own. The triumvirs still faced enemies, as two of Caesar’s assassins, Brutus and Cassius (d. ), commanded legions in the east. After defeating them, each triumvir tried to gain total control at the expense of his partners. Lepidus gradually lost influence, leaving Octavian and Antony in a struggle for power.

Once again the Praetorian Guard selected the next emperor. They made an unlikely choice, picking Caligula’s uncle, Claudius. Brother of the popular Germanicus, Claudius had struggled with physical problems his whole life and had difficulty speaking clearly. These defects convinced some Romans that Claudius was mentally ill as well. The new emperor, however, actually had a sharp mind. He also had good political skills, and promised the guards money if they supported him as emperor. Like Tiberius and Caligula, Claudius sometimes had bad relations with the Senate.

Spoils of War This relief from the Arch of Titus in Rome was erected in the Forum in 81 by the emperor Domitian to commemorate Titus’s sack of Jerusalem following a rebellion there. Roman soldiers carry off treasures from the Jewish Temple. 39 EMPIRE OF ANCIENT ROME The Five Good Emperors The Flavian Dynasty ended in 96 when Domitian was murdered by some senators and members of the imperial court. The plotters probaNero fancied himself a talented musician. He played the bly included the emperor’s wife.

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