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Cambridge Ancient History, Volume 10: The Augustan Empire, 43 BC-AD 69 (Alan K Bowman) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1996) 9780521264303
Cambridge Ancient History, Volume 10: The Augustan Empire, 43 BC-AD 69 (Alan K Bowman) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1996) 9780521264303
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Title: Cambridge Ancient History, Volume 10: The Augustan Empire, 43 BC-AD 69

Author: Bowman, Alan K

Additional Authors or Contributors: Edward J Champlin, Andrew Lintott (eds)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 1996

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780521264303

Volumes: 1; Pages: 1090

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The period described in this volume begins in the year after the death of Julius Caesar and ends in the year after the fall of Nero. Its main theme is the transformation of the political configuration of the state to a dynastic monarchy and the establishment of the Roman Empire. Central to the period is the achievement of the first emperor, Augustus.

Reviews

"The new volume X of the Cambridge Ancient History is an impressive accomplishment ... the editors have done an admirable job. The overall standard of the contributions is good: anyone seeking an outline of the period who turns to this book will not be badly served."--International History Review

"... the range and breadth of material covered will make this indispensable reading for ancient historians and students of Roman literature adn culture alike. The high level of quality throughout is what we have come to expect from this venerable series." Craige Champion,--Classical World

"... this series is a basic "must" for all public and private libraries, in the community or in the universities. It will be the standard general work for serious academic students and scholars for the next generation."--Religious Studies Review

Contents

1. The triumviral period Christopher Pelling

2. Political history, 30 B.C. to A.D. 14 J. A. Crook

3. Augustus: power, authority, achievement J. A. Crook

4. The expansion of the Empire under Augustus Erich S. Gruen

5. Tiberius to Nero T. E. J. Wiedemann

6. From Nero to Vespasian T. E. J. Wiedemann

7. The imperial court Andrew Wallace-Hadrill

8. The imperial finances D. W. Rathbone

9. The senate, senatorial and equestrian posts Richard J. A. Talbert

10. Provincial administration and taxation Alan K. Bowman

11. The army and the navy Lawrence Keppie

12. The administration of justice H. Galsterer

13a. Italy and Rome from Sulla to Augustus M. H. Crawford

13b. Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica R. J. A. Wilson

13c. Spain C. Alf ldy

13d. Gaul C. Goudineau

13e. Britain 43 B.C. to A.D. 69 John Wacher

13f. Germany C. R ger

13g. Raetia H. Wolff

13h. The Danubian and Balkan provinces J. J. Wilkes

13i. Roman Africa: Augustus to Vespasian C. R. Whittaker

13j. Cyrene Joyce Reynolds and J. A. Lloyd

14a. Greece (including Crete and Cyprus) and Asia Minor from 43 B.C. to A.D. 69 B. M. Levick

14b. Egypt Alan K. Bowman

14c. Syria David Kennedy

14d. Judaea Martin Goodman

15. Rome and its development under Augustus and his successors Nicholas Purcell

16. The place of religion: Rome in the early Empire S. R. F. Price

17. The origins and spread of Christianity G. W. Clarke

18. Social status and social legislation Susan Treggiari

19. Literature and society Gavin Townend

20. Roman art 43 B.C. to A.D. 69 Mario Torelli

21. Early classical private law Bruce W. Frier

Appendices

Stemmata

Chronological table

Bibliography

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