Augustus: The Golden Age of Rome

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Cooper Square Press, 1937 - Biography & Autobiography - 324 pages
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One in a series on leaders in the ancient world, this book examines the life of Gaius Octavian Augustus (63BC -14AD), first emperor of Rome and founder of a Roman state that endured for centuries. It also traces his path to power, as he outmanoeuvred Cassius, Brutus, Cleopatra and Mark Antony.

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Released in 1937 and 1929, respectively, Baker's biographical survey of ancient military leaders continues. Augustus was propelled into the leadership of Rome at the age of 18 following the hastened ... Read full review


The young Marcus Antonius
Caesars Mantle At Rome
Head of Augustus as a child

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Historian G. P. Baker (1879-1951) is the author of Hannibal, Sulla the Fortunate, Constantine the Great, Justinian, and Tiberius Caesar.

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