Paperback. Pub Date: 2011 Pages: 384 Publisher: Free Press In Scandals and a power Struggles obscured by time and legend of the wives of Mistresses. Mothers. sisters and daughters of the Caesars have Been popularly Characterized as Heartless murderers. Shameless adulteresses. and conniving politicians in the high dramas of the Roman court. Yet little has been known about who they really were and their true roles in the history-making schemes of imperial Rome's ruling Caesars-indeed. how they figured in the rise. decline . and fall of the empire.Now. in Caesars' Wives: Sex. Power. and Politics in the Roman Empire. Annelise Freisenuch pulls back the veil on these fascinating women in Rome's power circles. giving them the chance to speak for themselves for the first time. With impeccable scholarship and arresting storytelling. Freisenuch ings their personalities vividly to life...
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November 2010 : USA Hardback
October 2011 : USA Paperback