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The Cambridge Ancient History

The Cambridge Ancient History

Volume 10. The Augustan Empire, 43 BC–AD 69

2nd Edition

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Christopher Pelling, J. A. Crook, Erich S. Gruen, T. E. J. Wiedemann, Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, D. W. Rathbone, Richard J. A. Talbert, Alan K. Bowman, Lawrence Keppie, H. Galsterer, M. H. Crawford, R. J. A. Wilson, C. Alföldy, C. Goudineau, John Wacher, C. Rüger, H. Wolff, J. J. Wilkes, C. R. Whittaker, Joyce Reynolds, J. A. Lloyd, B. M. Levick, David Kennedy, Martin Goodman, Nicholas Purcell, S. R. F. Price, G. W. Clarke, Susan Treggiari, Gavin Townend, Mario Torelli, Bruce W. Frier
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  • Date Published: April 1996
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521264303

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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.

    • A key volume of The Cambridge Ancient History, describing the principate of Augustus, one of the major periods of Roman history
    • Volume 9 of The Cambridge Ancient History has sold 1,500 copies in the first 3 months
    • The publication of Volume 10 brings the new edition down to AD 69
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "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

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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: April 1996
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521264303
    • length: 1090 pages
    • dimensions: 304 x 174 x 79 mm
    • weight: 1.825kg
    • contains: 21 maps 9 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. The triumviral period Christopher Pelling
    2. Political history, 30 BC to AD 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. Alföldy
    13d. Gaul C. Goudineau
    13e. Britain 43 BC to AD 69 John Wacher
    13f. Germany C. Rüger
    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 BC to AD 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 BC to AD 69 Mario Torelli
    21. Early classical private law Bruce W. Frier
    Appendices
    Stemmata
    Chronological table
    Bibliography.

  • Editors

    Alan K. Bowman, University of Oxford

    Edward Champlin, Princeton University, New Jersey

    Andrew Lintott, University of Oxford

    Contributors

    Christopher Pelling, J. A. Crook, Erich S. Gruen, T. E. J. Wiedemann, Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, D. W. Rathbone, Richard J. A. Talbert, Alan K. Bowman, Lawrence Keppie, H. Galsterer, M. H. Crawford, R. J. A. Wilson, C. Alföldy, C. Goudineau, John Wacher, C. Rüger, H. Wolff, J. J. Wilkes, C. R. Whittaker, Joyce Reynolds, J. A. Lloyd, B. M. Levick, David Kennedy, Martin Goodman, Nicholas Purcell, S. R. F. Price, G. W. Clarke, Susan Treggiari, Gavin Townend, Mario Torelli, Bruce W. Frier

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