The age of Augustus

Author
Other titles
  • Augustus und seine Zeit. English
  • Augustus
  • Augustus und seine Zeit. English.
Published
  • Malden, Massachusetts : Blackwell Publishing 2003
Physical description
1 online resource (176 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-280-74773-0
  • 9786610747733
  • 1-4051-7142-1
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Contents; 1: Augustus' Career in Overview: The Res Gestae; 2: Modest Origins, Powerful Relatives; 3: Seizing Power and Legalizing Usurpation; 4: The Triumvirate: Dictatorship Sanctioned by Law; 5: The Path to Formal Legitimation as a Ruler; 6: The Final Battles for Power: Actium and Alexandria; 7: A New Political Order: The Principate Takes Shape; 8: The Principate Develops Further; 9: The Princeps and the Roman Elite; 10: The Practical Implementation of Political Power: Governing the Empire; 11: A Standing Army; 12: War and Peace: Expanding the Empire; 13: Rome, the Augustan City
  • 14: The Quest for Political Continuity: The Succession15: Augustus' Death and the Future of the Empire; Time Line; Appendix: The Res Gestae of Augustus; The Res Gestae of Augustus by Sarolta A. Takács; Bibliography; Index
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Biography.
  • Electronic books.
  • History
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • In this concise biography, Professor Werner Eck, one of the world's leading experts on the Roman empire, tells the extraordinary story of Augustus, Rome's first emperor.A concise and gripping account of Augustus and his age. Written by one of the world's foremost experts on the Roman Empire. Examines the transformation of Rome from a republic to a monarchy. Covers domestic and foreign policy, constitutional developments, and cultural achievements. Compares Augustus' own account of his life to other historical narratives and archaeological records

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University of Birmingham Libraries Online location Ebook Central Perpetual Titles
University of Birmingham Libraries: Main Library, Collection DG279 .E2513
University of Bristol Libraries: Arts & Social Sciences Library PADG279 ECK 7 day loan: vacation loan
British Library: Humanities and Social Sciences, St Pancras Reading Rooms YC.2002.a.22456
British Library: Document Supply Services m02/42769
British Museum Library: Greece and Rome Library H20-1: ECK
University of Cambridge Libraries: Murray Edwards College (Rosemary Murray Library): Main Library 938.61 AUG/ECK
University of Cambridge Libraries: Magdalene College Library: Main Library 8.C.154
University of Cambridge Libraries: Churchill College Library: Bevin Library 937.07
University of Cambridge Libraries: Pembroke College: Main Library 715,124
University of Cambridge Libraries: Lucy Cavendish College Library: Main Library 937 ECK
University of Cambridge Libraries: Christ's College Library: Floor 1 DG279 .E35 2003
University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: North Front, Floor 4 524:65.c.200.10
University of Cambridge Libraries: Selwyn College: Main Library 937.06 ECK
University of Cambridge Libraries: St Catharine's College: Shakeshaft Library 937.07
University of Cambridge Libraries: St John's College: Second Floor DG 279.E2
University of Cambridge Libraries: Fitzwilliam College Library: Floor 1 LVX P Eck
University of Cambridge Libraries: Sidney Sussex College: First Floor LVX QV Eck
University of Cambridge Libraries: Homerton College Library: Main Library 937.07 ECK Library holds one copy
University of Cambridge Libraries: Classical Faculty Library: Main Library D 22.61 37
University of Cambridge Libraries: Jesus College: > Quincentenary Library LVX F Eck
University of Cambridge Libraries: Clare College (Forbes Mellon Library ): Main Library 937.07 ECK
University of Cambridge Libraries: Queens' College: Main Library LVX DF Eck
University of Cambridge Libraries: Emmanuel College Library: Main Library 938.3.ECK(1)
Cardiff University Libraries: Arts & Social Studies Library: 3 day DG279.E2
Cardiff University Libraries: Arts & Social Studies Library: 2 week DG279.E2
Durham University Library: Bill Bryson Library, Level 1 937.07 AUG/ECK
Durham University Library: Bill Bryson Library, Level 1 937.07 AUG/ECK
Durham University Library: Bill Bryson Library, Level 1 937.07 AUG/ECK
Durham University Library: Contact the Bill Bryson Library 937.07 AUG/ECK
University of Edinburgh Libraries: Main Library (STANDARD LOAN) - 2nd floor DG279 Eck.
University of Glasgow Library: University Library Level 10 Classics RJ185 LUC
Institute of Classical Studies Library: Institute of Classical Studies, Main Library 119F.1
King's College London Library: Maughan Library ; [Humanities books] DG279 ECK Four week
University of Leicester Library: David Wilson Library, Floor 3 Blue Zone 937.07 ECK
University of Liverpool Library: Sydney Jones Library DG279.E11
The London Library: London Library H. Rome (Ancient)
University of Manchester Library: Main Library: Blue Area Floor 3 937.07
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University of Nottingham Libraries: Hallward Library
University of Oxford Libraries: St Anne's College Library: Hartland House 937.27 79
University of Oxford Libraries: Brasenose College Library G/P 24.3
University of Oxford Libraries: Bodleian Library: Lower Gladstone Link Open Shelves (UBHU) M03.F01875
University of Oxford Libraries: Christ Church Library IX.6.10/3
University of Oxford Libraries: Jesus College Library: Upper Meyricke Library LAR4 AUG:ECK
University of Oxford Libraries: Lincoln College Library 937.2 Eck
University of Oxford Libraries: Lady Margaret Hall Library: Entrance Floor 937.207 61
University of Oxford Libraries: Lady Margaret Hall Library: Entrance Floor 937.207 61(B)
University of Oxford Libraries: Magdalen College Library: Longwall Library 937.07 AUG ECK
University of Oxford Libraries: New College Library: Classics Room O 4.91 AUG/ECK
University of Oxford Libraries: Oriel College Library C 57.135
University of Oxford Libraries: Sackler Library
University of Oxford Libraries: Sackler Library: Ground Floor 462 A. 71
University of Oxford Libraries: Sackler Library: Classics Lending Library HIST.ROM.ECK.
University of Oxford Libraries: Somerville College Library 937.04 AUG 11
University of Oxford Libraries: Wadham College Library K 19.4 (A)
University of Oxford Libraries: Wadham College Library K 19.4 (A)
University of Oxford Libraries: Wolfson College Library: Jessup Room 937 ECK
Queen's University Belfast: McClay Ground Floor (Short Loan) DG279
University of Reading Library: University Library: 4th Floor 937.07-ECK
University of Reading Library: University Library: 4th Floor 937.07-ECK
Royal Holloway, University of London: Royal Holloway library Davison High Use 24 Hour 937.06092 AUG/E
Senate House Library, University of London: Senate House Library HISTORY 6th Floor (63) LVC Eck
University of Sheffield Library: Western Bank Library Main sequence 937.071 (A)
Swansea University Libraries: Singleton Park Library : Main DG279 .E2513 2003
Trinity College Dublin Library: Ussher Library PL-377-670
University of Wales Trinity Saint David: Lampeter Campus Library: Main Collection 937.07 AUG
UCL Library Services: UCL Main Library ANCIENT HISTORY R 15 ECK
University of Warwick Library: Learning Grid (Uni. House) DG 279.E2
University of Warwick Library: Main Library DG 279.E2

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