The Roman History: The Reign Of Augustus

Paperback | July 7, 1987

byCassius DioTranslated byIan Scott-kilvertIntroduction byJohn Carter

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Following Rome's long road to peace after decades of civil war, Cassius Dio provides the fullest account of the reign of the first emperor in Books 50 through 60 of his Roman History.

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Following Rome's long road to peace after decades of civil war, Cassius Dio provides the fullest account of the reign of the first emperor in Books 50 through 60 of his Roman History.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Peng...

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Following Rome’s long road to peace after decades of civil war, Cassius Dio provides the fullest account of the reign of the first emperor in Books 50 through 60 of his Roman History.

John Carter retired from a Senior Lectureship at Royal Holloway college, University of London, in 1992. He collaborated with Ian Scott-Kilvert on Cassius Dio's The Roman History (1987) for Penguin Classics, and other published work includes a history of Augustus' rise to power, The Battle of Actium (1970), and editions of Suetonius' ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.75 × 5.04 × 0.83 inPublished:July 7, 1987Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140444483

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Table of Contents

Roman History: The Reign of AugustusIntroduction by John Carter
Bibliographical Note
Acknowledgments
A Note on the Text

The Roman History

Notes
Chronological Table
List of Consuls
Key to Place-Names

Maps
1. Italy
2. North-West Europe
3. Germany
4. South-East and Western Anatolia
5. The Middle East
6. North-Western Africa
7. Egypt
8. The Balkans
9. South Russia
10. Plan of Rome
11. Spain

Index