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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Standard Pubns Inc
Publication date September 30, 2007
Pages 232
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781604241594
ISBN-10 1604241594
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $10.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Excerpt: ...enough to decline a momentary interest in favor of a greater in reversion; and a personal object which was transient, in favor of a state one continually revolving. For a prince, with no children of his own, it is in any case a task of peculiar delicacy to select a successor. In the Roman empire the difficulties were much aggravated. The interests of the State were, in the first place, to be consulted; for a mighty burthen of responsibility rested upon the emperor in the most personal sense. Duties of every kind fell to his station, which, from the peculiar constitution of the government, and from circumstances rooted in the very origin of the imperatorial office, could not be devolved upon a council. Council there was none, nor could be recognised as such in the State machinery. The emperor, himself a sacred and sequestered creature, might be supposed to enjoy the secret tutelage of the Supreme Deity; but a council, composed of subordinate and responsible agents, could not. Again, the auspices of the emperor, and his edicts, apart even from any celestial or supernatural inspiration, simply as emanations of his own divine character, had a value and a consecration which could never belong to those of a council-or to those even which had been sullied by the breath of any less august reviser. The emperor, therefore, or-as with a view to his solitary and unique character we ought to call him-in the original irrepresentable term, the imperator, could not delegate his duties, or execute them in any avowed form by proxies or representatives. He was himself the great fountain of law-of honor-of preferment-of civil and political regulations. He was the fountain also of good and evil fame. He was the great chancellor, or supreme dispenser of equity to all climates, nations, languages, of his mighty dominions, which connected the turbaned races of the Orient, and those who sat in the gates of the rising sun, with the islands of the West, and the...

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About: Donna Hurley has done a sterling job in providing us with both an Introduction to Suetonius and a translation of The Caesars that we can confidently recommend to students.
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About: The condition of the Roman Emperors has never yet been fully appreciated ;nor has it been sufficiently perceived in what respects it was absolutely unique.
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9781603843133 | details & prices | 370 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Donna Hurley has done a sterling job in providing us with both an Introduction to Suetonius and a translation of The Caesars that we can confidently recommend to students.
from Bibliolife (February 28, 2009)
9781103391325 | details & prices | 300 pages | List price $18.99
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About: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
from Indypublish.Com (October 30, 2008)
9781437852745 | details & prices | 152 pages | List price $35.99
About: The condition of the Roman Emperors has never yet been fully appreciated ;nor has it been sufficiently perceived in what respects it was absolutely unique.
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Large print edition from Bibliobazaar (January 31, 2008)
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from Dodo Pr (January 31, 2008)
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About: Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859) was an English author and intellectual, best known for his book Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1822).
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