1. The triumviral period Christopher Pelling; 2. Political history, 30 BC to AD 14 J. A. Crook; 3. Augustus: power, authority, achievement J. A. Crook; 4. The expansion of the Empire under Augustus Erich S. Gruen; 5. Tiberius to Nero T. E. J. Wiedemann; 6. From Nero to Vespasian T. E. J. Wiedemann; 7. The imperial court Andrew Wallace-Hadrill; 8. The imperial finances D. W. Rathbone; 9. The senate, senatorial and equestrian posts Richard J. A. Talbert; 10. Provincial administration and taxation Alan K. Bowman; 11. The army and the navy Lawrence Keppie; 12. The administration of justice H. Galsterer; 13a. Italy and Rome from Sulla to Augustus M. H. Crawford; 13b. Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica R. J. A. Wilson; 13c. Spain C. Alfoeldy; 13d. Gaul C. Goudineau; 13e. Britain 43 BC to AD 69 John Wacher; 13f. Germany C. Ruger; 13g. Raetia H. Wolff; 13h. The Danubian and Balkan provinces J. J. Wilkes; 13i. Roman Africa: Augustus to Vespasian C. R. Whittaker; 13j. Cyrene Joyce Reynolds and J. A. Lloyd; 14a. Greece (including Crete and Cyprus) and Asia Minor from 43 BC to AD 69 B. M. Levick; 14b. Egypt Alan K. Bowman; 14c. Syria David Kennedy; 14d. Judaea Martin Goodman; 15. Rome and its development under Augustus and his successors Nicholas Purcell; 16. The place of religion: Rome in the early Empire S. R. F. Price; 17. The origins and spread of Christianity G. W. Clarke; 18. Social status and social legislation Susan Treggiari; 19. Literature and society Gavin Townend; 20. Roman art 43 BC to AD 69 Mario Torelli; 21. Early classical private law Bruce W. Frier; Appendices; Stemmata; Chronological table; Bibliography.
This Ancient History describes the period beginning in the year after the death of Julius Caesar, and ending in the year after the fall of Nero.
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