By David Braund
The years from the conflict of Actium to the loss of life of Nero stand on the very center of Roman heritage. but the assets of this key interval, really the inscriptions, papyri and cash, aren't easily obtainable. the most important new discoveries stay buried in discovered periodicals, and now that the examine of the traditional international is common between these with no Latin and Greek, the shortcoming of translations is proving a major handicap.
Augustus to Nero, first released in 1985, comprises a number of texts not just for college students of conventional political historical past, but in addition of these drawn to social and fiscal heritage. An introductory essay establishes a huge methodological framework during which each one textual content could be understood. the point of interest all through is on much less recognized literary facts: for instance, the numerous poetry of Crinagoras and Calpurnius Siculus. Inaccessible resources are the following amassed and translated: short notes are provided to aid the reader.
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Augustus to Nero (Routledge Revivals): A Sourcebook on Roman History, 31 BC-AD 68 by David Braund