Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor by Adrian Goldsworthy

Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor

Adrian Goldsworthy

592 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

nonfiction biography history challenging informative slow-paced


Caesar Augustus schemed and fought his way to absolute power. He became Rome's first emperor and ruled for forty-four years before dying peacefully in his bed. The system he created would endure for centuries. Yet, despite his exceptional success,...

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