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Rome in the Augustan Age. by Henry Thompson Rowell

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  • Augustus, -- Emperor of Rome, -- 63 B.C.-14 A.D,
  • Rome -- Civilization

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Includes bibliography.

SeriesThe Centers of civilization series, 5, Centers of civilization series, 5
LC ClassificationsDG279 .R63
The Physical Object
Pagination242 p.
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17760942M

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Rome: The Augustan Age: a Source Book, Part 1. Kitty Chrisholm, John Ferguson. Oxford University Press, - Rome - pages. 0 Reviews. This anthology is a compilation of primary sources in translation, covering Roman politics, art, literature, social history and philosophy. The sources have been carefully selected to provide the primary. Augustan Age, one of the most illustrious periods in Latin literary history, from approximately 43 bc to ad 18; together with the preceding Ciceronian period (q.v.), it forms the Golden Age (q.v.) of Latin by civil peace and prosperity, the age reached its highest literary expression in poetry, a polished and sophisticated verse generally addressed to a patron or to the. Get this from a library! Rome, the Augustan age: a source book. [Kitty Chisholm; John Ferguson;] -- This anthology is a compilation of primary sources in translation, covering Roman politics, art, literature, social history and philosophy. The sources have been carefully selected to provide the. Poetry and the Augustan Age One can read the moral and social reform programme of as preparing for a restoration of Roman social, religious and political values. Such laws are ideological in that they relate to a political view of what Rome is or should be.

Augustan prose is somewhat ill-defined, as the definition of "Augustan" relies primarily upon changes in taste in poetry. However, the general time represented by Augustan literature saw a rise in prose writing as high literature. The essay, satire, and dialogue (in philosophy and religion) thrived in the age, and the English novel was truly begun as a serious art form. This well illustrated introduction to Rome in the age of Augustus provides a fascinating insight into the social and physical contexts of Augustan politics and poetry, taking a detailed look at the impact of the new regime of government on society. The ideas and environment manipulated by Augustus are explored, along with reactions to that manipulation. The effect is of being transported into a vital and flourishing metropolis, the greatest in the ancient , Henry T. is the author of 'Rome in the Augustan Age' with . This book goes backward to the early years of the first century B.C. and forward to the reign of Nero in search of documentation of the Augustan aristocracy. Syme draws particularly on the Annals of Tacitus to cover years in the history of Roman families, chronicling their splendor and success, as well as their subsequent fall within the.