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Augustus
by Pat Southern
Augustus, the heir to Julius Caesar, was the guiding light in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. In this biography, Pat Southern traces the life and works of the emperor chronologically, presenting idealogy and events as they occurred from Augustus' point of view, including his transition from heir and successor of Julius Caesar to head of the new Principate and his development of the Roman Empire. Augustus did not have a master plan of politics and legislation, but instead, he had to wait and occasionally change course before he settled on a version of government that the Senate and people found acceptable.While there have been many books covering the political, social and aesthetic culture of the Augustan Age, this is the first book to present the life of Augustus, the man.
Hardcover: 271 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.95 x 9.43 x 6.38
Publisher: Routledge; ; (November )
ISBN: 0415166314
 
Augustus
by G. P. Baker

Augustus
by Arnold Hugh Martin Jones

Actium and Augustus: The Politics and Emotions of Civil War
by Robert Alan Gurval

The Cambridge Ancient History: Volume 10, The Augustan Empire, 43 BC-AD 69
edited by Alan K. Bowman, Edward Champlin, and Andrew Lintott

The Age of Augustus
by Werner Eck, translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider
Hardcover: 144 pages
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers; ;
ISBN: 0631229574

Augustan Culture
by Karl Galinsky
Book Description Grand political accomplishment and artistic productivity were the hallmarks of Augustus Caesar's reign (31 B.C. to A.D. 14), which has served as a powerful model of achievement for societies throughout Western history. Although much research has been done on individual facets of Augustan culture, Karl Galinsky's book is the first in decades to present a unified overview, one that brings together political and social history, art, literature, architecture, and religion. Weaving analysis and narrative throughout a richly illustrated text, Galinsky provides not only an enjoyable account of the major ideas of the age, but also an interpretation of the creative tensions and contradictions that made for its vitality and influence. "A thought provoking study that complements and integrates the fruits of many significant studies on individual elements of this major international ancient culture." --Choice
Paperback: 488 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.21 x 9.22 x 6.10
Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr; ; Reprint edition (January 26, )
ISBN: 0691058903

Between Republic and Empire: Interpretations of Augustus and His Principate
edited by Kurt A. Raaflaub and Mark Toher
Book Description Representing five major areas of Augustan scholarshiphistoriography, poetry, art, religion, and politicsthe nineteen contributors to this volume bring us closer to a balanced, up-to-date account of Augustus and his principate.
Paperback: 520 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.33 x 8.94 x 6.06
Publisher: University of California Press; ; Reprint edition (December 1993)
ISBN: 0520084470

Dynasty and Empire in the Age of Augustus: The Case of the Boscoreale Cups
by Ann L. Kuttner
Book Description The two silver skyphoi commonly known as the Boscoreale Cups of Augustus and Tiberius are indispensable for providing the documentation of one of the only two cycles of Roman imperial state reliefs to survive from the Julio-Claudian period.

The Power of Images in the Age of Augustus
by Paul Zanker, translated by Alan Shapiro

The Roman History: The Reign of Augustus
by Cassius Dio, translated by Ian Scott-Kilvert

Romanization in the Time of Augustus
by Ramsay MacMullen
During the lifetime of Augustus (from 63 b.c. to a.d. 14), Roman civilization spread at a remarkable rate throughout the ancient world, influencing such areas as art and architecture, religion, law, local speech, city design, clothing, and leisure and family activities. ... investigates why the adoption of Roman ways was so prevalent during this period. The Publisher
 
 

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