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The Reluctant Emperor
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Donald M. Nicol
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-08-22 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Was the first biography in English of the Byzantine emperor and monk, John Cantacuzene.
Claudius
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Barbara Levick
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-08 - Publisher: Routledge

Claudius became emperor after the assassination of Caligula, and was deified by his successor Nero in AD 54. Opinions of him have varied greatly over succeeding centuries, but he has mostly been caricatured as a reluctant emperor, hampered by a speech impediment, who preferred reading to ruling. Barbara Levick's authoritative
A Reluctant Guest of the Emperor
Language: en
Pages: 108
Authors: Dick Tirk
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1945* - Publisher:

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Guide to Byzantine Historical Writing
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Leonora Neville
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Makes the study of medieval Greek historical writing accessible by providing fundamental orientation and information.
The Reluctant Empress
Language: en
Pages: 410
Authors: Brigitte Hamann
Categories: Austria
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

Traces the fame and adulation of one of the nineteenth century's most popular women, from her impoverished youth to her strange new life married to Emperor Franz Joseph