Was Domitian a despot? Jones argues that the Court rather than the Senate was the centre of Domitian's power and of his cultural ambitions. This is the first biography of the ruler ever to appear in English.
Brian W. Jones is Associate Professor in the Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Queensland, Australia. He is the author of two monographs on the Flavian emperors: "The Emperor Titus" and "The Emperor Domitian" and editions of "Suetonius: Domitian" (BCP, 1996) and "Vespasian" (BCP, 2000).