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Rome, the Augustan age : a source book

Author: Kitty Chisholm; John Ferguson
Publisher: London ; New York : Oxford University Press in association with the Open University Press, 1981.
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This anthology is a compilation of primary sources in translation, covering Roman politics, art, literature, social history and philosophy. The sources have been carefully selected to provide the primary evidence for a detailed study of Rome and Augustus, founder of the Empire. Also included are sources for a more wide-ranging study of the development of Principate to Empire under Augustus' successors and for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Rome, the Augustan age.
London ; New York : Oxford University Press in association with the Open University Press, 1981
(OCoLC)891024385
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kitty Chisholm; John Ferguson
ISBN: 0198721080 9780198721086 0198721099 9780198721093
OCLC Number: 8476074
Language Note: Translations from the Latin.
Credits: Pt. 1 / edited by Kitty Chisholm & John Ferguson, Pt. 2 / edited by Kitty Chisholm.
Description: xxv, 708 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Documentary --
Politics and power --
Administration --
The new traditions --
Art and architecture --
Augustan poetry --
Cicero De officiis Book 3 --
Lucretius On the nature of the universe --
The Roman outlook --
On architecture --
The succession --
Rome and the northern Gauls --
Germany --
Britain --
Judaea.
Responsibility: edited by Kitty Chisholm and John Ferguson.

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This anthology is a compilation of primary sources in translation, covering Roman politics, art, literature, social history and philosophy. The sources have been carefully selected to provide the primary evidence for a detailed study of Rome and Augustus, founder of the Empire. Also included are sources for a more wide-ranging study of the development of Principate to Empire under Augustus' successors and for the development of Roman rule in the provinces of Gaul, Germany, Britain and Judaea.

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