The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Augustus (Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World)

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The age of Augustus, commonly dated to 30 BC--AD 14, was a pivotal period in world history. At a time of tremendous change in Rome, Italy, and throughout the Mediterranean world, many developments were underway when Augustus took charge and a recurring theme is the role that he played in influencing their direction. Written by distinguished specialists from the U.S. and Europe, this Companion's sixteen essays explore the multi-faceted character of the period and the interconnections among social, religious, political, literary, and artistic developments.

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The age of Augustus, commonly dated to 30 BC--AD 14, was a pivotal period in world history. A time of tremendous change in Rome, Italy, and throughout the Mediterranean world, many developments were underway when Augustus took charge and a recurring theme is the role that he played in shaping their direction. The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Augustus captures the dynamics and richness of this era by examining important aspects of political and social history, religion, literature, and art and architecture.

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“Wide ranging in scope with clear and engagingly written chapters, each having suggestions for further reading, this book will appeal to students and scholars alike. Highly recommended.”
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"The sixteen essays in the volume bring together some of the most distinguished contemporary critics of the Augustan Age, and serious effort is invested so that each voice acknowledge the arguments advanced in as many of the contributions in the volume as possible."
Ordia Prima, Sophia Papaioannou, The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

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