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The Resource Augustus : from revolutionary to emperor, Adrian Goldsworthy

Augustus : from revolutionary to emperor, Adrian Goldsworthy

Label
Augustus : from revolutionary to emperor
Title
Augustus
Title remainder
from revolutionary to emperor
Statement of responsibility
Adrian Goldsworthy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the year 44 BC, when Julius Caesar was killed, Augustus was a mere teenager who had been adopted into Caesar's household. His reaction to Caesar's death was to step forward and proclaim himself Caesar's rightful successor. The Senate did not take him seriously, but over the following months he raised his own army and, after defeating Mark Antony in battle, became one of the three most powerful men in Rome. He was not yet 20 years old. Over the next ten years he consolidated his power in Rome, and finally overthrew the last of his rivals in 31 BC. From that moment on Rome became an empire, and Augustus its first emperor. This is the story of how one man rose to become the most powerful man in the world, and stabilised an empire that had been racked by decades of civil war. Augustus's achievements, and his legacy, are almost unparalleled. Like Julius Caesar, he presided over a huge expansion in wealth and territory. Like Caesar he was honoured by having
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
937.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Augustus : from revolutionary to emperor, Adrian Goldsworthy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
x, 607 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780753829158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)927509646
Label
Augustus : from revolutionary to emperor, Adrian Goldsworthy
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
x, 607 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780753829158
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)927509646

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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