Tiberius, Second Edition

Tiberius, Second Edition

Author(s): Robin Seager

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405115285

Online ISBN: 9780470773871

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773871

About this Book

Robin Seager has updated his classic biography of Tiberius, which focuses on the Emperor's complex character as the key to understanding his reign.


  • The most readable account available of the life of Tiberius, the second Roman emperor.
  • Argues that Tiberius' character provides the key to understanding his reign.
  • Portrays Tiberius as a man whose virtues and beliefs were corrupted by power.
  • Shows how Tiberius' fears of conspiracy and assassination caused him to lose his grasp of reality.
  • A new afterword discusses important new evidence that has come to light on the reign of Tiberius.

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