Between Republic And Empire

Between Republic And Empire

by Kurt A. Raaflaub
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520084470

ISBN-13: 9780520084476

Pub. Date: 12/19/1990

Publisher: University of California Press


Representing five major areas of Augustan scholarship—historiography, poetry, art, religion, and politics—the nineteen contributors to this volume bring us closer to a balanced, up-to-date account of Augustus and his principate.

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Representing five major areas of Augustan scholarship—historiography, poetry, art, religion, and politics—the nineteen contributors to this volume bring us closer to a balanced, up-to-date account of Augustus and his principate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520084476
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
12/19/1990
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Editors' Prefacexi
1.A Man, a Book, and a Method: Sir Ronald Syme's Roman Revolution after Fifty Years1
2.The Personality of Augustus: Reflections on Syme's Roman Revolution21
3.Mommsen and Syme: Law and Power in the Principate of Augustus42
4.C. Caesar Divi filius and the Formation of the Alternative in Rome54
5.Augustus and the Power of Tradition: The Augustan Principate as Binding Link between Republic and Empire71
6.Livy, Augustus, and the Forum Augustum123
7.Augustus and the Evolution of Roman Historiography139
8.Cassius Dio's Assessment of Augustus155
9.The Death of Turnus: Augustan Vergil and the Political Rival174
10.Horace Carm. 2.9: Augustus and the Ambiguities of Encomium212
11.Tristia 2: Ovid and Augustus239
12.Did Maecenas "Fall from Favor"? Augustan Literary Patronage258
13.The City Adorned: Programmatic Display at the Aedes Concordiae Augustae276
14.Augustan Building Programs in the Western Provinces308
15.Man or God: Divine Assimilation and Imitation in the Late Republic and Early Principate334
16.The Augustales in the Augustan Scheme364
17.The Pontificate of Augustus380
18.The Imperial Policy of Augustus395
19.Opposition to Augustus417
Index of Subjects455
Index of Persons and Places465
Index of Scholars472
Index of Sources475

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