Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor :: Adrian Goldsworthy soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2014, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Maps; List of abbreviations; Appendices (2);
From the cover: Caesar Augustus schemed and fought his way to become Romes first emperor, creating a system that endured for centuries and profoundly influenced the history of the western world. His was a story of exceptional success, ruling for forty-four years before dying peacefully in his bed in AD 14.
Yet today he is far less well-known than his great-uncle, Julius Caesar, who held power briefly and was stabbed to death in the Senate. Of the two, Augustus was undoubtedly more important in the wider sweep of events, and his career was just…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Red boards with Silver titling to the Spine. (viii) 598 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in History Rome catalogue?