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Augustus

Author: J C Edmondson
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009.
Series: Edinburgh readings on the ancient world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Augustus (63 BC - AD 14), the first Roman emperor, brought peace and stability to Rome after decades of strife and uncertainty. He put in place a new institutional framework for the Roman Empire and inspired the ideology that sustained it for the next three hundred years. This book presents a selection of the most important scholarship on Augustus and the contribution he made to the development of the Roman state  Read more...
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Augustus.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009510064
(OCoLC)403439135
Named Person: Augustus, Emperor of Rome; Augustus, Emperor of Rome.; Augustus, Emperor of Rome
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J C Edmondson
ISBN: 9780748628605 0748628606
OCLC Number: 650476436
Language Note: In English ; three essays translated from German and two from French ; quotations in Latin or Greek with English translation.
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 543 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction : approaching the age of Augustus --
Imperator Caesar : a study in nomeclature / Ronald Syme --
Triumvirate and principate / Fergus Millar --
The powers of Augustus / Jean-Louis Ferrary, trans. Jonathan Edmondson --
Augustus, war and peace / J.W. Rich --
Livia and the womanhood of Rome / Nicholas Purcell --
The political significance of Augustus' military reforms / Kurt A. Raaflaub --
The administrative reforms of Augustus : pragmatism or systematic planning? / Werner Eck, trans. Claus Nader --
Family and inheritance in the Augustan marriage laws / Andrew Wallace-Hadrill --
To honour the Princeps and venerage the gods : public cult, neighbourhood cults, and imperial cult in Augustan Rome / John Scheid, trans. Jonathan Edmondson --
Monuments of the Battle of Actium : propaganda and response / Tonio Hölscher, trans. Claus Nader --
Meretrix regina : Augustan Cleopatras / Maria Wyke --
Cybele, Vergil and Augustus / T.P. Wiseman --
Livy, Augustus, and the Forum Augustum / T.J. Luce --
Colonia Augusta Emerita, capital of Lusitania / Walter Trillmich, trans. Claus Nader --
The cities of the Greek world under Augustus / Glen Bowersock.
Series Title: Edinburgh readings on the ancient world.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Edmondson.
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This book presents a selection of the most important scholarship on Augustus and the contribution he made to the development of the Roman state in the early imperial period.  Read more...

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