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Everitt, Anthony

Overview
Works: 39 works in 217 publications in 8 languages and 9,300 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Miscellanea  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: DG260.C5, B
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Most widely held works by Anthony Everitt
Cicero : the life and times of Rome's greatest politician by Anthony Everitt( Book )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this biography Anthony Everitt brings to life the world of ancient Rome in its glorious heyday. Cicero squared off against Caesar and was friends with young Brutus. He advised Pompey on his botched transition from military hero to politician. He lambasted Mark Antony and was the master of the smear campaign, as feared for his wit as he was for exposing his opponents' sexual peccadilloes. Brilliant, voluble, cranky, a terrible gossip, and a genius of political manipulation, Cicero was Rome's most revered politician, one of the greatest statesmen of all time. Accessible to us through unguarded letters written to his best friend, Atticus, Cicero emerges as a witty and resourceful political manipulator, the most eloquent witness to the last days of Republican Rome
Augustus : the life of Rome's first emperor by Anthony Everitt( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He found Rome made of clay and left it made of marble. As Rome's first emperor, Augustus transformed the unruly Republic into the greatest empire the world had ever seen. His consolidation and expansion of Roman power two thousand years ago laid the foundations for all of Western history to follow. Yet despite Augustus's accomplishments, very few biographers have concentrated on the man himself, instead choosing to chronicle the age in which he lived. In this study of power and political genius, biographer Everitt gives an intimate account of his illustrious subject. He takes some of the household names of history--Caesar, Brutus, Cassius, Antony, Cleopatra--and turns them into flesh and blood. At a time when many consider America an empire, this portrait of the greatest emperor who ever lived makes for enlightening reading.--From publisher description
The rise of Rome : the making of the world's greatest empire by Anthony Everitt( Book )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome's decline and fall have long fascinated historians, but the story of how the empire was won is every bit as compelling. Emerging as a market town from a cluster of hill villages in the eighth and seventh centuries B.C.E., Rome grew to become the ancient world's preeminent power. Historian Anthony Everitt fashions the story of Rome's rise to glory into an erudite page-turner filled with lessons for our time. He paints indelible portraits of the great Romans--and non-Romans--who left their mark on the Roman world. He chronicles the clash between patricians and plebeians that defined the politics of the Republic. He shows how Rome's shrewd strategy of offering citizenship to her defeated subjects was instrumental in expanding the reach of her burgeoning empire. And he outlines the corrosion of constitutional norms that accompanied Rome's imperial expansion, as old habits of political compromise gave way, leading to violence and civil war. In the end, unimaginable wealth and power corrupted the traditional virtues of the Republic, and Rome was left triumphant everywhere except within its own borders.--From publisher description
Hadrian and the triumph of Rome by Anthony Everitt( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed author Anthony Everitt, whose Augustus was praised by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a narrative of sustained drama and skillful analysis, is the rare writer whose work both informs and enthralls. In Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome-the first major account of the emperor in nearly a century-Everitt presents a compelling, richly researched biography of the man whom he calls arguably the most successful of Rome's rulers. Born in A.D. 76, Hadrian lived through and ruled during a tempestuous era, a time when the Colosseum was opened to the public and Pompeii was buried under a mountain of lava and ash. Everitt vividly recounts Hadrian's thrilling life, in which the emperor brings a century of disorder and costly warfare to a peaceful conclusion while demonstrating how a monarchy can be compatible with good governance. Hadrian was brave and astute-despite his sometimes prickly demeanor-as well as an accomplished huntsman, poet, and student of philosophy. What distinguished Hadrian's rule, according to Everitt, were two insights that inevitably ensured the empire's long and prosperous future: He ended Rome's territorial expansion, which had become strategically and economically untenable, by fortifying her boundaries (the many famed Walls of Hadrian), and he effectively Hellenized Rome by anointing Athens the empire's cultural center, thereby making Greek learning and art vastly more prominent in Roman life. With unprecedented detail, Everitt illuminates Hadrian's private life, including his marriage to Sabina-a loveless, frequently unhappy bond that bore no heirs-and his enduring yet doomed relationship with the true love of his life, Antinous, a beautiful young Bithynian man. Everitt also covers Hadrian's war against the Jews, which planted the seeds of present-day discord in the Middle East. Despite his tremendous legacy-including a virtual marble biography of still-standing structures-Hadrian is considered one of Rome's more enigmatic emperors. But making splendid use of recently discovered archaeological materials and his own exhaustive research, Everitt sheds new light on one of the most important figures of the ancient world
Modern art : Impressionism to Post-modernism by David Britt( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: A superbly illustrated overview of the major movements in the visual arts from Impressionism to Post-Modernism. Modern Art is an authoritative introduction to every important development in the visual arts from the late nineteenth century to the 1980s. Eight critical essays by noted art historians shed light on topics from Impressionism to Dada, Art Nouveau to Pop Art. The essays are ordered chronologically, and each thoroughly examines the historical context-political, social, and technological-that shaped the movement under discussion. The text is accompanied by more than 400 color illustrations of the work of some of the most celebrated figures in art history, comprising an invigorating multiplicity of visual styles. Anyone seeking a gallery of the masterpieces of twentieth-century art, together with an informed survey of the period, will find no better single volume
Augustus : the life of Rome's first emperor by Anthony Everitt( Recording )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imperator Caesar Augustus was one of the greatest figures of one of mankind's greatest ages. As Rome's first emperor, he transformed the unruly Roman Republic into the greatest empire the world had ever seen. His consolidation and expansion of the Roman power two thousand years ago laid the foundations, literally, for all of Western history to come. Yet Augustus himself remains a shadowy figure. Much has been written about his achievements, but his inner world has remained remarkably obsure. Now at least we have a book that brings this momentous figure to life
Cicero : a turbulent life by Anthony Everitt( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of Athens : the story of the world's greatest civilization by Anthony Everitt( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The achievements of Athens have left a profound impact on Western culture. The Athenians invented the first real democracy (albeit one that included only adult males) and, in doing so, transformed the very notion of government. They established the concept of philosophy, raising issues with which today's thinkers still wrestle, and shaped the arts of tragedy and comedy, architecture and sculpture, as well as the study of history. Just how did a tiny community of some two hundred thousand souls manage to give birth to towering geniuses across the range of human endeavor and lay the foundations of our contemporary intellectual universe? With Athens itself as his protagonist, Anthony attempts to answer this question. Filled with tales of adventure and astounding reversals of fortune, this book celebrates the city-state that transformed the world--from the democratic revolution that marked its beginning, through the city's political and cultural golden age, to its decline into the ancient equivalent of a modern-day university town. Everitt also fills his history with unforgettable portraits of the talented, tricky, ambitious, and unscrupulous Athenians who fueled the city's rise: Themistocles, the brilliant naval strategist who led the Greeks to a decisive victory over their Persian enemies; Pericles, arguably the greatest Athenian statesman of them all; and the wily Alcibiades, who changed his political allegiance several times during the course of the Peloponnesian War--and died in a hail of assassins' arrows. Here also are riveting you-are-there accounts of the milestone battles that defined the Hellenic world: Thermopylae, Marathon, and Salamis among them. Everitt combines erudite, thoughtful historical analysis with stirring narrative set pieces that capture the colorful, dramatic, and exciting world of ancient Greece. Although the history of Athens is less well known than that of other world empires, the city-state's allure would inspire Alexander the Great, the Romans, and even America's own Founding Fathers. It's fair to say that the Athenians made possible the world in which we live today.--Adapted from dust jacket
The first emperor : Caesar Augustus and the triumph of Rome by Anthony Everitt( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de eerste Romeinse keizer (63 v. Chr.-14 n. Chr.)
Abstract expressionism by Anthony Everitt( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of Rome : the making of the world's greatest empire by Anthony Everitt( Recording )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A riveting, magisterial account of Rome and its remarkable ascent from an obscure agrarian backwater to the greatest empire the world has ever known
Hadrian and the triumph of Rome by Anthony Everitt( Recording )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everitt delivers an account of the former orphan who became Roman emperor in A.D. 117 after the death of his guardian Trajan. Hadrian strengthened Rome by ending territorial expansion and fortifying existing borders. And--except for the uprising he triggered in Judea--his strength-based diplomacy brought peace to the realm after a century of warfare
Joining in : an investigation into participatory music by Anthony Everitt( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Everitt examines the tendency for more and more people to become involved in all aspects of music, and the growing movement that is bridging the gap between those who make music and the public at large
El expresionismo abstracto by Anthony Everitt( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El expresionismo abstracto es el arte de las amplias, densas superficies de color, a lo cual une un profundo interás por el proceso de creación. Jackson Pollock, cuya pintura de goteo tal vez constituya el ejemplo mas famoso del arte expresionista bastracto, trabajaba en fases alternas de actividad y de meditación estática; su firme propósito era que hallaran expresión unas fuerzas mas profundas que las de la controlada actividad consciente
The governance of culture : approaches to integrated cultural planning and policies by Anthony Everitt( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

According to the author, strategies for the arts and culture can only be implemented when new 'horizontal' forms of public administration are found. The note reviews examples of good practice in cross-sectoral co-ordination in a number of European countries. Suggestions are formulated to help decision makers to move towards anj integrated system of governance
Cicerone : vita e passioni di un intellettuale by Anthony Everitt( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Italian and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cicero : the life and times of Rome's greatest politician by Anthony Everitt( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the Roman politician describes the life and times of the ancient statesman, based on the witty and candid letters that Cicero wrote to his friend Atticus in which he described the events and personalities that shaped the final days of Republican Rome
SPQR : a Roman miscellany by Anthony Everitt( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SPQR: Senatus Populusque Romanus. A moreishly entertaining and richly informative miscellany of facts about Rome and the Roman world. Do you know to what use the Romans put the excrement of the kingfisher? Or why a dinner party invitation from the emperor Domitian was such a terrifying prospect? Or why Roman women smelt so odd? The answers to these questions can be found in SPQR, a compendium of extraordinary facts and anecdotes about ancient Rome and its Empire. Its 500-odd entries range across every area of Roman life and society, from the Empress Livia''s cure for tonsillitis to the mos
Europe : united or divided by culture? by Anthony Everitt( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caesar Augustus and the triumph of Rome by Anthony Everitt( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Everitt presents this biography of Caesar Augustus, Rome's first emperor and one of the most powerful men who ever lived
 
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Augustus : the life of Rome's first emperor
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Anthony Everitt British academic

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Augustus : the life of Rome's first emperorHadrian and the triumph of RomeModern art : Impressionism to Post-modernismAugustus : the life of Rome's first emperorCicero : a turbulent lifeThe first emperor : Caesar Augustus and the triumph of RomeJoining in : an investigation into participatory musicEurope : united or divided by culture?Caesar Augustus and the triumph of Rome