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The Age of Augustus. by Werner Eck (1st Edition)

The Age of Augustus. by Werner Eck (1st Edition)

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The Age of Augustus
Werner Eck
Translated by
Deborah Lucas Schneider 
New material 
by Sarolta A.Takács
 
© 1998 by Verlag C.H.Beck oHG,nchenAdditional material for this edition copyright © 2003 Sarolta A.TakácsTranslation copyright © 2003 Deborah Lucas Schneider 350 Main Street,Malden,MA 02148-5018,USA108 Cowley Road,Oxford OX4 1JF,UK550 Swanston Street,Carlton South,Melbourne,Victoria 3053,AustraliaKurfürstendamm 57,10707 Berlin,GermanyThe right of Werner Eck to be identified as the Author of this Workhas been asserted in accordance with the UK Copyright,Designs,andPatents Act 1988.All rights reserved.No part of this publication may be reproduced,stored in a retrieval system,or transmitted,in any form or by anymeans,electronic,mechanical,photocopying,recording or otherwise,except as permitted by the UK Copyright,Designs,and Patents Act1988,without the prior permission of the publisher.First published in German under the title
 Augustus und seine Zeit 
1998First published in English 2003 by Blackwell Publishers Ltd,aBlackwell Publishing company
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Eck,Werner.[Augustus und seine Zeit.English]The age of Augustus / Werner Eck;translated by Deborah LucasSchneider;new material by Sarolta A.Takács.p.cm.Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN 0-631-22957-4 (hbk) – ISBN 0-631-22958-2 (pbk)1.Augustus,Emperor of Rome,63
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.3.Emperors – Rome Biography.I.Schneider,Deborah Lucas.II.Takács,Sarolta A.III.Title.DG279 .E2513 2003937
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092 – dc212002005373A catalogue record for this title is available from the British Library.Set in 11.5 on 13.5 pt Bemboby SNP Best-set Typesetter Ltd.,Hong KongPrinted and bound in the United Kingdomby MPG Books Ltd,Bodmin,CornwallFor further information onBlackwell Publishing,visit our website:http://www.blackwellpublishing.com
 
1AugustusCareer in Overview:The
Res Gestae 
12Modest Origins,Powerful Relatives63Seizing Power and Legalizing Usurpation94The Triumvirate:Dictatorship Sanctioned by Law155The Path to Formal Legitimation as a Ruler226The Final Battles for Power:Actium and Alexandria317A New Political Order:The Principate Takes Shape418The Principate Develops Further529The Princeps and the Roman Elite6710The Practical Implementation of Political Power:Governing the Empire7711A Standing Army8512War and Peace:Expanding the Empire9313Rome,the Augustan City10514The Quest for Political Continuity:The Succession11315AugustusDeath and the Future of the Empire121Time Line127
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