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  • Title: Maximinus Thrax: From Common Soldier to Emperor of Rome
  • Author: Paul N. Pearson
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  • Page: 153
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  • The first full length biography of the half barbarian emperor.Maximinus was a Thracian tribesman of frightening appearance and colossal size who could smash stones with his bare hands and pull fully laden wagons unaided Such feats impressed the emperor Severus who enlisted Maximinus into the imperial bodyguard whereupon he embarked on a distinguished military career EvThe first full length biography of the half barbarian emperor.Maximinus was a Thracian tribesman of frightening appearance and colossal size who could smash stones with his bare hands and pull fully laden wagons unaided Such feats impressed the emperor Severus who enlisted Maximinus into the imperial bodyguard whereupon he embarked on a distinguished military career Eventually he achieved senior command in the massive Roman invasion of Persia in 232 AD, and three years later he became emperor himself in a military coup the first common soldier ever to assume the imperial throne.Supposedly than seven feet tall it is likely he had a pituitary disorder , Maximinus was surely one of Rome s most extraordinary emperors He campaigned across the Rhine and Danube for three years until a rebellion erupted in Africa and the snobbish senate engaged in civil war against him.This is a narrative account of the life and times of the Thracian giant, from his humble origins up to and beyond the civil war of 238 AD Replete with accounts of treachery, assassination, and civil war, Maximinus Thrax is written for enthusiasts of Roman history and warfare.Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
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    Commentaires:

    Steven Peterson
    A nice biography of a little known Roman emperor. A strange tale. Maximinus was alleged to have been a giant--very tall and robust. His life began as a barbarian. Over time, he began a career in the military and rose through the ranks, finally becoming one of the leaders in the Roman army.One caution with this book--and the author acknowledged it. Much of the information about Maximinus comes from contemporary accounts, some better than others. Such accounts can be less than accurate. Still, the [...]

    Jerry-Book
    He was a Thracian and a commoner. He rose through the ranks to become a general. He was a giant. At age 60 he may have been Rome's best general. This was the middle of the third century AD. Rome faced threats from barbarian tribes such as the Germans and Dacians as well as the Persian Empire. The Empire was ruled by Alexander Severus the boy/emperor who was in turn controlled by his mother. On a campaign against the German tribes, Alexander Severus and his mother unwisely decided to pay a bribe [...]

    Hamka Suleiman
    Interesting readShows an era never really studied or written about. Before this all I knew about this a era were a series of emperors between Caligula and Aurelian.

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