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Empire, 27 B.C. - 476 A.D.

  • A.H.M. Jones and the Later Roman Empireby David M. Gwynn

    BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00

    The appearance in 1964 of AHM Jones' "The Later Roman Empire 284-602: A Social, Economic, and Administrative Survey" transformed the study of the Late Antique world. This volume reassess the impact of Jones' great work, the influences that shaped his scholarship, and the legacy he left for later generations. more...

  • Aetiusby Ian Hughes

    Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 5.99

    In AD 453 Attila, with a huge force composed of Huns, allies and vassals drawn from his already-vast empire, was rampaging westward across Gaul (essentially modern France), then still nominally part of the Western Roman Empire. Laying siege to Orleans, he was only a few days march from extending his empire from the Eurasian steppe to the Atlantic.... more...

  • The Age of Augustusby Werner Eck

    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...

  • Aspects of Roman History 31BC-AD117by Richard Alston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    This new edition of Aspects of Roman History 31 BC- AD 117 provides an easily accessible guide to the history of the early Roman Empire. Taking the reader through the major political events of the crucial first 150 years of Roman imperial history, from the Empire?s foundation under Augustus to the height of its power under Trajan, the book examines... more...

  • Aspects of Roman History 82BC-AD14by Mark Everson Davies; Hilary Swain

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95

    Aspects of Roman History 82BC?AD14 examines the political and military history of Rome and its empire in the Ciceronian and Augustan ages. It is an indispensable introduction to this central period of Roman History for all students of Roman history, from pre-university to undergraduate level. more...

  • Augustan Rome 44 BC to AD 14by J. S. Richardson

    Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 128.00

    Augustus: How the Roman Empire came aboutThe reign of Augustus, the first of the Roman emperors, has been seen, both by contemporaries and over the centuries that have followed, as a pivotal moment in the history of Rome. The final stage in the move to monarchical government and the structures he put in place, which were to last largely unchanged for... more...

  • Augustusby Karl Galinsky

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 26.26

    Augustus ist einer der bedeutendsten Herrscher der Weltgeschichte ? und einer der faszinierendsten zugleich! Er setzte dem Jahrhundert der Bürgerkriege ein Ende und schuf die als Pax Augusta bekannte langanhaltende innenpolitische Friedenszeit. Nach außen hin stabilisierte er das Reich durch die Sicherung der Grenzen und vergrößerte es in einem später... more...

  • Augustusby Klaus Bringmann; Manfred Clauss

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 25.89

    Klaus Bringmann, einer der renommiertesten deutschen Althistoriker und Kenner der römischen Geschichte, legt mit diesem Buch eine neue Augustus-Biographie vor. Spannend und hintergründig schildert er die widersprüchlichste Gestalt der römischen Geschichte. Augustus stieß das Tor auf zu der letzten, der verheerendsten Phase des Bürgerkriegszeitalters... more...

  • Augustusby Barbara Levick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Throughout a long and spectacularly successful political life, the Emperor Augustus (63BC-AD14) was a master of spin.  Barbara Levick exposes the techniques which he used to disguise the ruthlessness of his rise to power and to enhance his successes once power was achieved. There was, she argues, less difference than might appear between the ambitious... more...

  • Augustusby Patricia Southern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The first Emperor of Rome holds a perennial fascination for anyone with an interest in the Romans and their Empire. Augustus was a truly remarkable man who brought peace after many years of civil wars and laid the foundations of an Empire that lasted for nearly five centuries. Even today the Roman world still underpins modern society. This revised... more...