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Augustus Caesar

Author: D C A Shotter
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Series: Lancaster pamphlets in ancient history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"History sees Augustus Caesar as the first emperor of Rome, whose system of ordered government provided a firm and stable basis for the expansion and prosperity of the Roman Empire. Hailed as 'restorer of the Republic' and regarded by some as a deity in his own lifetime, Augustus was emulated by many of his successors. David Shotter reviews the evidence in order to place Augustus firmly in the context of his own  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
biografi
Named Person: Augustus, Emperor of Rome; Augustus, Emperor of Rome; Augustus, Emperor of Rome.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D C A Shotter
ISBN: 0415319358 9780415319355 0415319366 9780415319362
OCLC Number: 56329333
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The crisis of the Roman Republic --
The divine youth --
The powers of Augustus --
Auctoritas, and patronage --
The city of marble --
The Respublica of Augustus --
The empire and the Augustan peace --
The succession --
The legacy of Augustus --
Appendix I : Chief dates in the life and career of Augustus Caesar --
Appendix II : The sources for Augustus's principate : with further reading on the source material --
Appendix III : Glossary of Latin terms.
Series Title: Lancaster pamphlets in ancient history.
Responsibility: David Shotter.
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History sees Augustus Caesar as the first emperor of Rome, whose system of ordered government provided a firm and stable basis for the expansion and prosperity of the Roman Empire. Hailed as  Read more...

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'Shotter has given us a clearly written, well-organized introductory survey ... anyone interested in Augustus ... would also find much of value here. A good introduction.' - BMCR

 
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