AD69 – The Year of the Four Emperors and the Rise of the Flavian Dynasty
‘Vitellius. From a bust in Vienna’
Civil war and rebellion in the Roman empire A.D. 69-70, Bernard William Henderson (p146, 1908)
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The city will be returned to the senate and people of Rome,
the shrines to their gods.
A soldier’s glory is in his camp: that is his city,
there are his household deities.
Book I: I-XXX Galba’s reign and Otho’s uprising
Book I: XXXI-LX Galba’s death, Otho’s reign and Vitellius’s uprising
Book I: LXI-XC Otho versus Vitellius
Book II: I-XXXI Continuing conflict, the Flavians in the East
Book II: XXXII-LXIV Otho’s death, Vitellius seizes power
Book II: LXV-CI Vespasian prepares his bid
Book III: I-XXXI The Flavian forces invade Italy
Book III: XXXII-LVIII Events in Rome, Gaul and Germany
Book III: LIX-LXXXVI The battle for Rome, the death of Vitellius
Book IV: I-XXXI The Batavian uprising led by Civilis
Book IV: XXXII-LXV Events in Rome, conflict in Germany
Book IV: LXVI-LXXXVI Cerialis versus Civilis, the German war
Book V: I-XXVI War in Judea, the surrender of Civilis
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