Augustus: First Emperor of Rome by Adrian Goldsworthy

Augustus: First Emperor of Rome

Adrian Goldsworthy with Derek Perkins (Narrator)

18 hours, 25 minutes first pub 2014 (editions)

nonfiction biography history challenging informative slow-paced


Caesar Augustus's story, one of the most riveting in western history, is filled with drama and contradiction, risky gambles and unexpected success. He began as a teenage warlord, whose only claim to power was as the heir of the murdered Julius Cae...

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