The Students’ Roman Empire part 1, A History of the Roman Empire from Its Found…


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The writings of J. B. Bury, on subjects ranging from ancient Greece to the 19th-century papacy, are at once scholarly and accessible to the layman. This work covers the period from the beginning of the Roman Empire until Gibbon begins; from Augustus through Marcus Aurelius and the Antoinine Emperors. (Summary by kmerline) (13 hr 42 min)

Chapters

Ch 01: From the Battle of Actium to the Foundation of the Principate 24:16 Read by Mark Wilson
Ch 02: The Principate (27 B.C.-14 A.D.) 28:31 Read by Philippa
Ch 03: The Joint Government of the Princeps and the Senate (27 B.C.-180 A.D.) S… 28:45 Read by TriciaG
Ch 03: The Joint Government of the Princeps and the Senate (27 B.C.-180 A.D.) S… 16:16 Read by TriciaG
Ch 04: The Family of Augustus and His Plans to Found a Dynasty (27 B.C.-14 A.D.) 27:19 Read by Philippa
Ch 05: Administration of Augustus in Rome & Italy; The Organisation of the Army… 12:10 Read by Mark Penfold
Ch 05: Administration of Augustus in Rome & Italy; The Organisation of the Army… 20:53 Read by Mark Penfold
Ch 06: Provincial Administration under Augustus: The Western Provinces (27 B.C.… 28:09 Read by Julie VW
Ch 06: Provincial Administration under Augustus: The Western Provinces (27 B.C.… 28:09 Read by TriciaG
Ch 06: Provincial Administration under Augustus: The Western Provinces (27 B.C.… 22:18 Read by TriciaG
Ch 07: Provincial Administration under Augustus: The Eastern Provinces (27 B.C.… 23:44 Read by ontheroad
Ch 07: Provincial Administration under Augustus: The Eastern Provinces (27 B.C.… 18:50 Read by ontheroad
Ch 08: Rome & Parthia (27 B.C.-4 A.D.); Expeditions to Arabia & Ethiopia (25-22… 17:06 Read by Kalynda
Ch 09: The Winning and Losing of Germany; the Death of Augustus (12 B.C.-14 A.… 27:51 Read by TriciaG
Ch 09: The Winning and Losing of Germany; the Death of Augustus (12 B.C.-14 A.… 17:53 Read by TriciaG
Ch 10: Rome under Augustus: His Buildings (27 B.C.-14 A.D.) 17:45 Read by Kalynda
Ch 11: Literature of the Augustan Age (41 B.C.-14 A.D.) Sect. I 27:56 Read by Kalynda
Ch 11: Literature of the Augustan Age (41 B.C.-14 A.D.) Sect. II & III 11:00 Read by Kalynda
Ch 12: The Principate of Tiberius (14-37 A.D.) Sect. I & II 40:45 Read by Julie VW
Ch 12: The Principate of Tiberius (14-37 A.D.) Sect. III & IV 27:17 Read by Kalynda
Ch 13: The Principate of Tiberius (continued) (14-37 A.D.) Sect. I 20:05 Read by MorganScorpion
Ch 13: The Principate of Tiberius (continued) (14-37 A.D.) Sect. II & III 29:46 Read by MorganScorpion
Ch 13: The Principate of Tiberius (continued) (14-37 A.D.) Sect. IV & V 19:44 Read by MorganScorpion
Ch 14: The Principate of Gaius (Caligula). (37-41 A.D.) Sect. I 18:29 Read by MorganScorpion
Ch 14: The Principate of Gaius (Caligula). (37-41 A.D.) Sect. II & III 24:12 Read by MorganScorpion
Ch 15: The Principate of Claudius (41-54 A.D.) Sect. I 13:54 Read by Kristine Bekere
Ch 15: The Principate of Claudius (41-54 A.D.) Sect. II & III 28:29 Read by MorganScorpion
Ch 15: The Principate of Claudius (41-54 A.D.) Sect. IV 18:01 Read by Julie VW
Ch 15: The Principate of Claudius (41-54 A.D.) Sect. V 20:27 Read by Julie VW
Ch 16: The Conquest of Britain (43-61 A.D.) Sect. I 13:55 Read by Kristine Bekere
Ch 16: The Conquest of Britain (43-61 A.D.) Sect. II & III 23:45 Read by Kristine Bekere
Ch 17: The Principate of Nero (54-68 A.D.) Sect. I 16:37 Read by TriciaG
Ch 17: The Principate of Nero (54-68 A.D.) Sect. II & III 24:04 Read by TriciaG
Ch 17: The Principate of Nero (54-68 A.D.) Sect. IV 16:48 Read by TriciaG
Ch 17: The Principate of Nero (54-68 A.D.) Sect. V & VI 21:52 Read by TriciaG
Ch 18: The Wars for Armenia, under Claudius & Nero (41-66 A.D.) pt 1 20:33 Read by Mark Penfold
Ch 18: The Wars for Armenia, under Claudius & Nero (41-66 A.D.) pt 2 24:45 Read by Mark Penfold

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really interesting


(5 stars)

I love the books at librivox... full of great information but I find it frustrating when the narrator has a thick accent that's hard to understand. other than that it's a great book