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Augustus and the creation of the Roman empire : a brief history with documents

Author: Ronald Mellor
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Series: Bedford series in history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Sources
Named Person: Augustus, Emperor of Rome; Augustus, Emperor of Rome; Kaiser) Augustus (Römisches Reich
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Mellor
ISBN: 9781403968050 1403968055 0312404697 9780312404697
OCLC Number: 159919307
Description: xv, 192 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Contents: A Note about the Text --
Introduction: From Octavian to Augustus --
The Collapse of the Roman Republic --
The Rise of Octavian --
Augustus as Princeps --
The New Constitution --
Creating a New Elite: Senators and Equestrians --
Social and Religious Reform --
The Army in War and Peace --
Italy and the Provinces --
The Imperial Family and Succession --
"A City of Marble" --
The Golden Age of Latin Literature --
The Death and Legacy of Augustus --
The Evaluation of Augustus --
Principal Literary Sources for the Age of Augustus --
The Documents --
The Rise of Octavian --
Augustus, The Achievements of Augustus, 14 CE --
Nicolaus of Damascus, On Julius Caesar's Admiration for the Young Octavius, 20s BCE --
Suetonius, On the Ides of March: The Assassination of Julius Caesar, Second Century CE --
Appian, On Octavian's First Confrontation with Antony, Second Century CE --
Marcus Tullius Cicero, Letters Revealing His Views of Young Octavian, 44 BCE --
Appian, On the Second Triumvirate, Second Century CE --
Tacitus, A Senatorial View of the Civil War, Second Century CE --
Plutarch, On Cleopatra's Seduction of Mark Antony, Second Century CE --
Cassius Dio, On Octavian's Propaganda against Antony, Third Century CE --
Suetonius, On Antony's Propaganda against Octavian in 34 BCE, Second Century CE --
Cassius Dio, On the Conquest of Egypt, Third Century CE --
Augustus as Princeps --
Suetonius, On the Restoration of the Republic, Second Century CE --
Cassius Dio, On the Illness of Augustus in 23 BCE, Third Century CE.
Series Title: Bedford series in history and culture.
Responsibility: Ronald Mellor.
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