During this up to date version of his concise biography, Werner Eck tells the intense tale of Augustus, Rome's first monarch.
- Incorporates literary, archaeological, and criminal assets to supply a vibrant narrative of Augustus’ brutal upward push to power
- Written via one of many world’s prime specialists at the Roman empire
- Traces the historical past of the Roman revolution and Rome’s transformation from a republic to an empire
- Includes a brand new bankruptcy on laws, extra info at the monuments of the Augustan interval, extra maps and illustrations, and a stemma of Augustus’ family
- Thorough, user-friendly, and arranged chronologically, this is often an incredible source for somebody coming near near the topic for the 1st time
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