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Augustus: The Life of Rome's First Emperor
Augustus The Life of Rome's First Emperor
Author: Anthony Everitt
He found Rome made of clay and left it made of marble. As Rome’s first emperor, Augustus transformed the unruly Republic into the greatest empire the world had ever seen. His consolidation and expansion of Roman power two thousand years ago laid the foundations, for all of Western history to follow. Yet, despite Augustus’s accomplish...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780812970586
ISBN-10: 0812970586
Publication Date: 10/9/2007
Pages: 432
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Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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Well, he attempts to describe "the man", rather than the times he lives in, but given the nature of the evidence, a lot about him is speculation. He does a pretty good job of describing the times, though. It is an entertaining book.
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Excellent, very readable biography of Augustus. Highly recommend it.
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