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The Romans in the Age of Augustus / Edition 1
     

The Romans in the Age of Augustus / Edition 1

by Andrew Lintott
 

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ISBN-10: 1405176547

ISBN-13: 9781405176545

Pub. Date: 03/01/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Incorporating the most recent scholarship, this book offers a fascinating history of Rome and the Roman peoples during the rule of the first Roman emperor, Augustus.

  • Written in an easily accessible style, making it the ideal introduction to Augustan Rome for those with little previous knowledge
  • Offers compelling insight into the workings of Roman

Overview

Incorporating the most recent scholarship, this book offers a fascinating history of Rome and the Roman peoples during the rule of the first Roman emperor, Augustus.

  • Written in an easily accessible style, making it the ideal introduction to Augustan Rome for those with little previous knowledge
  • Offers compelling insight into the workings of Roman society during this pivotal period in its history
  • Incorporates the most recent scholarship on aspects of Augustus's reign including the armed forces, religion, and intellectual and cultural life
  • Andrew Lintott is a widely respected expert on the Roman Republic

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405176545
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Series:
Peoples of Europe Series , #17
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figures vi

List of Maps vii

Preface viii

Abbreviations x

1 Introduction 1

2 The Growth of an Empire 12

3 The Crisis of the Late Republic 39

4 The Emperor and his People 77

5 Town and Country 105

6 Customs, Culture, and Ideas 132

7 The Armed Services and the Frontiers 159

Notes 166

References 183

Index 192

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