The Age of Augustus (Blackwell Ancient Lives) by Werner Eck PDF

By Werner Eck

ISBN-10: 0631229582

ISBN-13: 9780631229582

during this concise biography, Professor Werner Eck, one of many world's prime specialists at the Roman empire, tells the intense tale of Augustus, Rome's first emperor.

  • A concise and gripping account of Augustus and his age.
  • Written by way of one of many world's best specialists at the Roman Empire.
  • Examines the transformation of Rome from a republic to a monarchy.
  • Covers household and international coverage, constitutional advancements, and cultural achievements.
  • Compares Augustus' personal account of his existence to different historic narratives and archaeological documents.
  • Includes a brand new translation of Augustus' Res Gestae with a quick advent and a considerable bibliography to assist additional study.

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