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The Resource The war that made the Roman Empire : Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian at Actium, Barry Strauss

The war that made the Roman Empire : Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian at Actium, Barry Strauss

Label
The war that made the Roman Empire : Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian at Actium
Title
The war that made the Roman Empire
Title remainder
Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian at Actium
Statement of responsibility
Barry Strauss
Title variation
Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian at Actium
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The story of one of history's most decisive and yet little known battles, the Battle of Actium in 31 BC, which brought together Antony and Cleopatra on one side and Octavian, soon to be emperor Augustus, on the other, and whose outcome determined the future of the Roman Empire"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Strauss, Barry S
Dewey number
937/.05
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DG268
LC item number
.S77 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Actium, Battle of, 31 B.C
  • Rome
  • Cleopatra
  • Antonius, Marcus
  • Augustus
Target audience
adult
Label
The war that made the Roman Empire : Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian at Actium, Barry Strauss
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A forgotten monument--Nicopolis, Greece -- Part I: The seeds of war, 44 to 32 BC. The road to Philippi: Rome-Philippi, 44-42 BC ; The commander and the queen: Ephesus-Tarsus-Alexandria-Perusia, 42 to 40 BC ; Three treaties and a marriage: Sicily-Brundisium-Rome-Misenum-Athens-Tarentum, 40 to 36 BC ; Octavian's victory, Antony's defeat and recovery: from Sicily to the Parthian Empire, 36 to 34 BC ; The coming of war: Rome-Ephesus-Athens, 32 BC -- Part 2: A plan and an attack, Autumn 32 to April 31 BC ; The invaders: western Greece, Autumn 32 BC ; The naval crown: Italy, March 31 BC ; The African king: Methone, Greece, March 31 BC ; Sitting on a ladle: western Greece, April 31 BC -- Part 3: The battle, August to September 2, 31 BC. Apollo's revenge: Actium, August 31 BC ; The clash: Actium, September 2, 31 BC: morning ; The golden ship with purple sails: Actium, September 2, 31 BC: approximately 2:00 to 3:00 P.M. ; "I preferred to save rather than to destroy": Actium-Asia Minor, September 3, 31 BC to Spring 30 BC ; Passage to India: Alexandria, September 31 to August 30 BC ; The bite of the asp: Alexandria, August 1 to 10, 30 BC ; "I wanted to see a king": Alexandria, 30 BC ; The triumph of Augustus: Rome, August 29 to January 27 BC
Control code
on1201297771
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster edition.
Extent
350 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781982116675
Lccn
2021007113
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1201297771
Label
The war that made the Roman Empire : Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian at Actium, Barry Strauss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A forgotten monument--Nicopolis, Greece -- Part I: The seeds of war, 44 to 32 BC. The road to Philippi: Rome-Philippi, 44-42 BC ; The commander and the queen: Ephesus-Tarsus-Alexandria-Perusia, 42 to 40 BC ; Three treaties and a marriage: Sicily-Brundisium-Rome-Misenum-Athens-Tarentum, 40 to 36 BC ; Octavian's victory, Antony's defeat and recovery: from Sicily to the Parthian Empire, 36 to 34 BC ; The coming of war: Rome-Ephesus-Athens, 32 BC -- Part 2: A plan and an attack, Autumn 32 to April 31 BC ; The invaders: western Greece, Autumn 32 BC ; The naval crown: Italy, March 31 BC ; The African king: Methone, Greece, March 31 BC ; Sitting on a ladle: western Greece, April 31 BC -- Part 3: The battle, August to September 2, 31 BC. Apollo's revenge: Actium, August 31 BC ; The clash: Actium, September 2, 31 BC: morning ; The golden ship with purple sails: Actium, September 2, 31 BC: approximately 2:00 to 3:00 P.M. ; "I preferred to save rather than to destroy": Actium-Asia Minor, September 3, 31 BC to Spring 30 BC ; Passage to India: Alexandria, September 31 to August 30 BC ; The bite of the asp: Alexandria, August 1 to 10, 30 BC ; "I wanted to see a king": Alexandria, 30 BC ; The triumph of Augustus: Rome, August 29 to January 27 BC
Control code
on1201297771
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster edition.
Extent
350 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781982116675
Lccn
2021007113
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1201297771

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