Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor by Adrian Goldsworthy

Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor

Adrian Goldsworthy

608 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

nonfiction biography history challenging informative slow-paced


The dramatic story of Rome’s first emperor, who plunged into Rome’s violent power struggles at the age of nineteen, proceeded to destroy all rivals, and more than anyone else created the Roman Empire   Caesar Augustus’ story, one of the most rivet...

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