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- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 18.00
He found Rome made of clay and left it made of marble. As Rome?s first emperor, Augustus transformed the unruly Republic into the greatest empire the world had ever seen. His consolidation and expansion of Roman power two thousand years ago laid the foundations, for all of Western history to follow. Yet, despite Augustus?s accomplishments, very few... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 74.99
Provides a fresh look at both the literary and material representations of Agrippina. This study exposes both the contrivances of the commissioned artists whose idealized portraits served to buttress the image of the regime and the contrasting designs of the historians whose rhetorical stereotypes and negative depictions aimed to undermine it. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95
This scholarly biography details the life of an extraordinary woman in an extraordinary society. Julia Augusti studies the life of the only daughter of Augustus, the first Roman emperor, and the father who sacrificed his daughter and her children in order to establish a dynasty. Studying the abundant historical evidence available, this biography... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 164.99
This is an historical commentary on Books 55-56 of Dio's Roman History. These books recount the last half of the reign of the Emperor Augustus, above all his orchestration of the first imperial succession. Addressed to both students and scholars, the new commentary is the first since the eighteenth century to offer full and fresh treatment of this... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2012; US$ 75.95
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... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2003; US$ 24.95
35 reproducible exercises in each guide reinforce basic reading and comprehension skills as they teach higher order critical thinking skills and literary appreciation. Teaching suggestions, background notes, act-by-act summaries, and answer keys included. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 15.95
A.J. Woodman?s translation combines accuracy and Tacitean invention, masterfully conveying Tacitus? distinctive and powerful manner of expression, and reflecting the best of current scholarship. An introductory essay discusses Tacitus? career, the period about which he wrote, the nature of historical writing in the Roman world, and the principles of... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2007; US$ 32.95
In this updated edition of his concise biography, Werner Eck tells the extraordinary story of Augustus, Rome's first monarch. Incorporates literary, archaeological, and legal sources to provide a vivid narrative of Augustus’ brutal rise to power Written by one of the world’s leading experts on the Roman empire Traces the history... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95
Examining the remarkable life of Cornelia, famed as the epitome of virtue, fidelity and intelligence, Suzanne Dixon presents an in-depth study of the woman who perhaps represented the ideal of the Roman matrona more than any other. Studying her life during a period of political turmoil, Dixon examines Cornelia's attributes: daughter of Scipio... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 36.95
Studying references and writings in over 900 personal letters, an unparalleled source, this book presents a rounded and intriguing account of the three women who, until now, have only survived as secondary figures to Cicero. In a field where little is really known about Cicero?s family, Susan Treggiari creates a history for these figures who,... more...