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By Emperor of Rome Augustus; Emperor of Rome Augustus, Emperor of Rome. Augustus; Edmondson, J. C

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Augustus (63 BC - advert 14), the 1st Roman emperor, introduced peace and balance to Rome after many years of strife and uncertainty. He installed position a brand new institutional framework for the Roman Empire and encouraged the ideology that sustained it for the following 300 years. This e-book provides a range of crucial scholarship on Augustus and the contribution he made to the advance of the Roman nation within the early imperial period.Chapters contain: Augustus' dramatic upward push to prominence following the dying of Julius Caesar in forty four BC and the character of his powers first as triumvir, then as Princeps; his coverage concerning out of the country wars and enlargement, his administrative and armed forces reforms of the Roman kingdom; the position of his circle of relatives, his spouse Livia, his son-in-law Agrippa and his followed sons Gaius and Lucius Caesar after which Tiberius, in public existence; his main issue to enhance Roman faith and relations existence; the improvement of an ideology that helped bolster his authority as ruler of an expan

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114–121). 23 For the five edicts, see De Visscher 1940 = SEG IX 8 = EJ2 311; trans. Sherk, RGE, no. 102 = Sherk, RE, no. 13 = Cooley nos M60 and M78; discussed further in Ferrary 2001: 137–138 (= Chapter 3, below, pp. 117–118). 24 AE 1999, 915 = 2000, 760; trans. Cooley no. M27; Alföldy 2000; for doubts as to its authenticity, see Le Roux 2001; Richardson 2002; briefly discussed by Ferrary 2001: 116, n. 62 (= Chapter 3, below, p. 99, n. 33). 25 See Rich and Williams 1999. For the restoration leges et iura p(opuli) R(omani) restituit rather than leges et iura p(opulo) R(omano) restituit, as proposed by Rich and Williams, see Mantovani 2008, also drawing attention to a second example of the aureus that has formed part of the Blackburn Museum’s coin collection since 1946.

17–19). The age of Augustus also continues to attract historians because no consensus has been reached on how best to explain all aspects of his rule despite the voluminous scholarly literature on the period and on the man. Agreement has proved impossible not least because of the difficulties posed by the main ancient sources. As we have seen, with the exception of Nicolaus of Damascus’ biography, the most important were composed some time after Augustus’ death and their accounts were written with the benefit of hindsight and in full awareness of the later evolution of the system of the Principate.

Köln 10 = EJ2 366; trans. Sherk, RE, no. 12 = Cooley no. T14, with Koenen 1970; for discussion, see Ferrary 2001: 135–141 (= Chapter 3, below, pp. 114–121). 23 For the five edicts, see De Visscher 1940 = SEG IX 8 = EJ2 311; trans. Sherk, RGE, no. 102 = Sherk, RE, no. 13 = Cooley nos M60 and M78; discussed further in Ferrary 2001: 137–138 (= Chapter 3, below, pp. 117–118). 24 AE 1999, 915 = 2000, 760; trans. Cooley no. M27; Alföldy 2000; for doubts as to its authenticity, see Le Roux 2001; Richardson 2002; briefly discussed by Ferrary 2001: 116, n.

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