Hadrian: Empire And Conflict

Hadrian Empire And Conflict Hadrian r AD is known for his restless and ambitious nature his interest in architecture and his passion for Greece and Greek culture This book moves beyond this image to give a new appraisal

  • Title: Hadrian: Empire And Conflict
  • Author: Thorsten Opper
  • ISBN: 9780714150697
  • Page: 146
  • Format: Paperback
  • Hadrian: Empire And Conflict

    Hadrian r AD 117 138 is known for his restless and ambitious nature, his interest in architecture and his passion for Greece and Greek culture This book moves beyond this image to give a new appraisal of this Emperor, exploring the sharp contradictions in his personality and his role as a ruthless military leader, against the backdrop of the events of his 21 year reignHadrian r AD 117 138 is known for his restless and ambitious nature, his interest in architecture and his passion for Greece and Greek culture This book moves beyond this image to give a new appraisal of this Emperor, exploring the sharp contradictions in his personality and his role as a ruthless military leader, against the backdrop of the events of his 21 year reign, in which he travelled throughout his empire As ruler, Hadrian consolidated and strengthened the empire rather than continuing the campaigns of his predecessor Trajan

    Hadrian Hadrian also developed permanent fortifications and military posts along the empire s borders limites, sl limes to support his policy of stability, peace and preparedness This helped keep the military usefully occupied in times of peace his Wall across Britania was built by ordinary troops. Hadrian Ancient History Encyclopedia Hadrian was Roman emperor from to CE and he is known as the third of the Five Good Emperors Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, and Marcus Aurelius who ruled justly.Born Publius Aelius Hadrianus, probably in Hispania, Hadrian is best known for his substantial building projects throughout the Roman Empire and, especially, Hadrian s Wall in northern Britain. Hadrian Roman emperor Britannica Hadrian Hadrian, Roman emperor ce , the emperor Trajan s cousin and successor, who was a cultivated admirer of Greek civilization and who unified and consolidated Rome s vast empire He was the third of the so called Five Good Emperors. Hadrian rescuer of the Roman Empire History Extra Prominent among the treasures on display in the British Museum s summer exhibition, Hadrian Empire and Conflict, is the so called Cyrene statue of the emperor, named after the colonial city that he founded in present day Libya. Facts About Hadrian s Wall historyhit Hadrian s Wall represented the northern frontier of the empire, marking out a section of its limites a border, typically incorporating military defences , which can still be traced in Hadrian Empire and Conflict, British Museum, London Art Hadrian Empire and Conflict British Museum, London WC, July October Like Frankenstein s monster, the emperor Hadrian, whose cult is the subject of the British Museum s magnificent

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    1. Briynne

      I’ve been looking forward to reading this ever since I came across the review for it in Choice when I was doing a little collection development recon for the humanities shelves in my library. It’s just so gorgeous to look at. It’s the size of a coffee-table book and loaded with beautiful, full-page color photography of Roman statues and artifacts. The book is a companion piece to an exhibit on Hadrian put on by the British Museum, so of course the actual history presented in the text is wo [...]

    2. Elizabeth Theiss

      In 2008 the British Museum had an exhibit on the Emperor Hadrian, a Roman ruler of the 2nd century AD. Opper's fascinating book is the catalog from the exhibit. Illustrated with artifacts from the Roman world, the book provides rich context for Hadrian's reign. Although I have read extensively about Hadrian, I learned much that was new to me.

    3. Bizzaro!

      A good book about one of my favorite emperors. A vast collection of artifacts as well as interesting insight into the work that would have gone into making the Empire as Hadrian knew it.

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