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The Romans in the Age of Augustus

A. W. Lintott

The Romans in the Age of Augustus

by A. W. Lintott

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Published by John Wiley & Sons in Chichester .
Written in English


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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 R.

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SeriesThe Peoples of Europe, Peoples of Europe
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource]
Pagination1 online resource (212 p.)
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25541330M
ISBN 101444319329
ISBN 109781444319323
OCLC/WorldCa536338527

The age of Augustus, commonly dated to 30 BC – AD 14, was a pivotal period in world history. A time of tremendous change in Rome, Italy, and throughout the Mediterranean world, many developments were underway when Augustus took charge and a recurring theme is the role that he played in .   The religious experience of the Roman people, from the earliest times to the age of Augustus; the Gifford lectures for by Fowler, W. Warde (William Warde), Pages:

  Before his death 2, years ago in August AD 14, the ageing Roman emperor Augustus composed a political statement that recorded his unprecedented bid for power, half a century earlier. “At the age of 19 on my own responsibility and at my own expense I raised an army, with which I successfully championed the liberty of the republic when it. Augustan literature (sometimes referred to misleadingly as Georgian literature) is a style of British literature produced during the reigns of Queen Anne, King George I, and George II in the first half of the 18th century and ending in the s, with the deaths of Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift, in and , was a literary epoch that featured the rapid development of.

Adopted by Caesar, Augustus (c BC – 14 AD / Reigned 31 BC – 14 AD) had to fight for his throne. His long rule saw a huge expansion in the Roman Empire and the beginnings of a dynasty that. The political aspects of Augustan poetry have attracted much academic interest. The aim of this study is to take account of the effects of Augustan propaganda not only on the work of contemporary Roman writers, but also on the critical tradition itself. The six essays presented in this volume explore the political themes in the work of major poets such as Virgil, Ovid, Horace and Propertius.


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