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Roman History The Reign of Augustus

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ISBN-10: 0140444483

ISBN-13: 9780140444483

Edition: 1987

Authors: Cassius Dio, Ian Scott-Kilvert, John Carter

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Augustus Caesar, the first emperor of Rome (27 BC-AD 14), brought peace and prosperity to his city after decades of savage civil war. This selection from Cassius Dio's Roman History gives the fullest description of that long struggle and ultimate triumph - detailing the brutal battles and political feuds that led to the collapse of Rome's 400-year-old republic, and Augustus' subsequent reign as emperor. Included are accounts of military campaigns from Ethiopia to Yugoslavia, and of long conflict with Antony and Cleopatra. With skill and artistry, Dio brings to life many speeches from the era - among them Augustus' damning indictment of Antony's passion for the Egyptian queen - and provides…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/7/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.352
Language: English