Res Gestae Divi Augusti: Text, Translation, and Commentary download free [PDF and Ebook] by Augustus

Res Gestae Divi Augusti: Text, Translation, and Commentary download free [PDF and Ebook] by Augustus year 2009
  • Book name: Res Gestae Divi Augusti: Text, Translation, and Commentary
  • Author: Augustus
  • Release date: 2009/2/3
  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780521601283
  • Rating: 7.51 of 10
  • Votes: 746
  • Review by: Thatcher Ontiveros
  • Review rating: 9.59 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/15
  • Total pages: 331
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: At the end of his life the emperor Augustus wrote an account of his achievements in which he reviewed his rise to power, his conquest of the world and his unparalleled generosity towards his subjects. This edition provides a text, translation and detailed commentary - the first substantial one in English for more than four decades - which is suitable for use with students of all levels. The commentary deals with linguistic, stylistic and historical matters. It elucidates how Augustus understood his role in Roman society, and how he wished to be remembered by posterity; and it sets this picture that emerges from the Res Gestae into the context of the emergence both of a new visual language and of an official set of expressions. The book also includes illustrations in order to demonstrate how the Augustan era witnessed the rise of a whole new visual language.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 22H59M9S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Ancient History: To C 500 CE, Classical History / Classical Civilisation
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 36.72 USD
  • Dimensions: 174x248x16mm
  • Weight: 660g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cambridge, United Kingdom
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