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And here is that moment on YouTube:
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The review I wrote a couple of days ago: I'm not at all sure who this book is aimed at. It feels the need to gloss words like 'eques' and 'gens', when they first appear but also seems to pre-suppose a quite detailed knowledge of the historical background and events in the life of Tiberius, which form the basis for very dense prosopographical discussion and exploration of such themes as the development of the legal concept of maiestas. Several times I found myself floundering over casual references to persons and events who are only discussed a couple of chapters later. The more the reader already knows about the period, the more they will get out of this book, I am sure.
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Levick was the same. I had to refer to the stemma/family tree quite often to be sure who she was talking about.
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