The emperor's retrospect : Augustus' Res gestae in epigraphy, historiography and commentary

Ridley, Ronald T., 1940- author
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  • Creator by Ronald T. Ridley
  • Format Books
  • Publication Leuven ; Dudley, MA : Peeters, 2003.
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  • Physical Details
    • xxv, 251 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9042913479, 9789042913479
  • OCLC ocm52178268

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages xiii-xxv) and indexes.

Contents

  • The recovery of the Res Gestae -- The fate of the recovered text -- Parallel texts -- Omissions detected by moderns -- Omissions indicated by the text itself -- Difficult but defensible statements -- Lies -- Summation -- The temple of Roma and Augustus at Ancyra -- The Latin text -- The mausoleum of Augustus at Rome -- The Prima Porta statue breastplate -- The plan of the temple of Roma and Augustus -- The Greek text at Apollonia -- The conquest of Dalmatia -- Strabo's vision of the oceanic contours of the world -- Phases in the occupation of Pannonia -- The Roman empire in 27 BC -- The Roman empire in AD 14 -- The donations of Alexandria, 34
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