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Rome, the Augustan age : a source book / edited by Kitty Chisholm and John Ferguson.

; Ferguson, John, 1921-1989
London ; New York : Oxford University Press in association with the Open University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0198721080, 9780198721086, 0198721099, 9780198721093

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Other Authors Chisholm, Kitty.
Ferguson, John, 1921-1989.
Subjects Rome (Empire)
Rome -- Histoire -- 30 av. J.-C.-14 (Auguste)
Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Description xxv, 708 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Translations from the Latin.
Summary This anthology is a compilation of primary sources in translation, covering Roman politics, art, literature, social history and philosophy. The sources have been carefully selected to provide the primary evidence for a detailed study of Rome and Augustus, founder of the Empire. Also included are sources for a more wide-ranging study of the development of Principate to Empire under Augustus' successors and for the development of Roman rule in the provinces of Gaul, Germany, Britain and Judaea.
Contents Documentary -- Politics and power -- Administration -- The new traditions -- Art and architecture -- Augustan poetry -- Cicero De officiis Book 3 -- Lucretius On the nature of the universe -- The Roman outlook -- On architecture -- The succession -- Rome and the northern Gauls -- Germany -- Britain -- Judaea.
Production Credits Pt. 1 / edited by Kitty Chisholm and John Ferguson, Pt. 2 / edited by Kitty Chisholm.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Europe
Africa, North
Middle East
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8476074
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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