Augustus Caesar

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Februar 2005



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.


Introduction 1. The crisis of the Roman republic 2. The divine youht 3. The powers of Augustus 4. "Auctorias" - and patronage 5. The city of marble 6. The "Respublica" of Augustus 7. The empire and the Augustan peace 8. The succession 9. The legacy of Augustus Appendix I: Chief dates in the life and career of Augustus Caesar Appendix II: The sources for Augustus' Principate: With further reading on the source material Appendix III: Glossary of Latin terms Select Bibliography Index of proper names and places SelectB


Professor Emeritus, University of Lancaster, UK


'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
EAN: 9780415319362
ISBN: 0415319366
Untertitel: 'Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History'. 2 Rev ed. 16 black & white illustrations, 5 black & white line drawings. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 144 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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