Augustus Caesar

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A viral Augustus Caesar By David Shotter am Books Prof David C A Shotter is an emeritus resea

A viral Augustus Caesar By David Shotter am Books Prof David C.A Shotter is an emeritus researcher at the University of Lancaster.He publishes mainly on Roman era Britain, with a particular interest on Northern Britain In 2007 he appeared on Channel 4 s Time Team as an expert on the Roman period, and then in 2014 he was one of the experts in the Rome in the Lakes episode of Walking Through History.. History sees Augustus Caesar as the first Emperor of Rome, whose system of ordered government provided a firm and stable basis for the successive expansion and prosperity of the Roman Empire over the next two centuries Hailed as Restorer of the Republic and regarded by some as a deity in his own lifetime, Augustus became an object of emulation for many of his successors.History sees Augustus Caesar as the first Emperor of Rome, whose system of ordered government provided a firm and stable basis for the successive expansion and prosperity of the Roman Empire over the next two centuries Hailed as Restorer of the Republic and regarded by some as a deity in his own lifetime, Augustus became an object of emulation for many of his successors This pamphlet reviews the evidence in order to place Augustus firmly in the context of his own times It explores the background to his spectacular rise to power, his political and imperial reforms, and the creation of the Republica of Augustus and the legacy left to his successors By examining the hopes and expectations of his contemporaries and his own personal qualities of statesmanship and unscrupulous ambition, the text reveals that the reasons for Augustus success lie partly in the complexity of the man himself, and partly in the unique nature of the times in which he lived.. Popular Kindle Augustus Caesar I don't remember a lot about this one, beyond the fact that I definitely read it for my undergrad degree.

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    Prof David C.A Shotter is an emeritus researcher at the University of Lancaster.He publishes mainly on Roman era Britain, with a particular interest on Northern Britain In 2007 he appeared on Channel 4 s Time Team as an expert on the Roman period, and then in 2014 he was one of the experts in the Rome in the Lakes episode of Walking Through History.

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