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AUGUSTUS: The Life of Rome's First Emperor

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

On balance, the 44-year reign of Caesar Augustus (63 b.c.-a.d. 14) had positive effects on Rome and its population. Unless . . .Unless, of course, you were a slave, a woman, a resident of some distant tribe Rome wished to "civilize," a political rival or a member of any other group penned in by the Pax Romana. Everitt has written elsewhere about notable Romans (Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome's ... Read full review

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