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Matthew D. H. Clark - Augustus, First Roman Emperor - 9781904675143 - V9781904675143
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Augustus, First Roman Emperor

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Rome's first emperor, Augustus, the adopted son of Julius Caesar, has probably had the most lasting effect on history of all rulers of the classical world. This book focuses on his rise to power and on the ways in which he then maintained authority throughout his reign. It is often assumed that the close relationship between power and presentation, popularly known as 'spin', is a modern phenomenon. Augustus, however, emerges as consummate master of the political process, using propaganda to fashion his own historical legacy. Clark examines the importance of his chief political advisor Maecenas, the patron of Horace and ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Liverpool University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781904675143
SKU
V9781904675143
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Ref
99-50

About Matthew D. H. Clark
Matthew D. H. Clark teaches Classics and Ancient History at Shrewsbury School. He is co-author of 'Measuring the Cosmos' (2003) and reviews regularly for JACT.

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