The age of Augustus

Author
Other titles
  • Augustus und seine Zeit. English
Published
  • Malden, MA : Blackwell 2003
Physical description
vi, 166 pages : maps ; 23 cm
ISBN
  • 0631229574
  • 9780631229575
  • 0631229582
  • 9780631229582
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-158) and index.
  • English translation of German text.
  • Translation of: Augustus und seine Zeit. München : C.H. Beck, 1998.
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 succession -- 15. Augustus' death and the future of the Empire -- Time line.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Biography.
  • History
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
  • German

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