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Between Republic & Empire - Interpretations of Augustus & His Principate


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Editors' Preface
1. H. GALSTERER (Technische Universitat, Aachen)
A Man, a Book, and a Method: Sir Ronald Syme's Roman Revolution after Fifty Years
2. Z. YAVETZ (University of Tel Aviv and Queens
College, New York)
The Personality of Augustus: Reflections on Syme's Roman Revolution
3. J. LINDERSKI (University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill)
Mommsen and Syme: Law and Power in the Principate of Augustus
4. C. MEIER (Universitat Miinchen)
C. Caesar Divi filius and the Formation of the Alternative in Rome
5. W. EDER (Freie Universitat, West Berlin)
Augustus and the Power of Tradition:The Augustan Principate as Binding Link between Republic and Empire
6. T. J. LucE (Princeton University)
Livy, Augustus, and the Forum Augustum
7. M. ToHER (Union College)
Augustus and the Evolution of Roman Historiography
8. M. REINHOLD (Boston University) and P. M. SwAN (University of Saskatchewan)
Cassius Dio's Assessment of Augustus
9. H. P. STAHL (University of Pittsburgh)
The Death of Turnus: Augustan Vergil and the Political Rival
10. M. C. J. PUTNAM (Brown University)
Horace Carm. 2.9: Augustus and the Ambiguities of Encomium
11. S. G. NuGENT (Brown University)
Tristia 2: Ovid and Augustus
12. G. WILLIAMS (Yale University)
Did Maecenas "Fall from Favor"? Augustan Literary Patronage
13. B. A. KELLUM (Smith College)
The City Adorned: Programmatic Display at the Aedes Concordiae Augustae
14. W. MIERSE (University of Vermont)
Augustan Building Programs in the Western Provinces
15. J. POLLINI (University of Southern California)
Man or God: Divine Assimilation and Imitation in the Late Republic and Early Principate

About the Author

Kurt Raaflaub is Professor of Classics and History at Brown University. Mark Toher is Associate Professor of Classics at Union College.


"The early history of Rome was a construct, of which the writer made what he would, or wished to. So also, for us, as this book so plentifully and interestingly demonstrates, is the Augustan monarchy."--"Classical Review

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