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The Augustan Succession

An Historical Commentary on Cassius Dio"s Roman History Books 55-56 (9 B.C.-A.D. 14) (American Classical Studies)

by Peter Michael Swan

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Written in the author's maternal Greek, the Roman History of the third-century The Augustan Succession book. historian Cassius Dio is our fullest surviving historical source for the reign of the Emperor Augustus.

In The Augustan Succession Peter Michael Swan provides The Augustan Succession book ample The Augustan Succession book and historiographic commentary on Books of the History. These books recount Augustus's The Augustan Succession book twenty-three years (9 B.C.-Cited by:   The Augustan Succession is the first commentary since the eighteenth century to offer full and fresh treatment of this segment of Dio's work.

This commentary pays close critical attention to Dio's historical sources, methods, and assumptions as it Pages: Essays by Robin Seager and several other notable scholars touch upon such topics as the nature of the Augustan succession as handed down by Suetonius, the grooming of a “crown prince,” conspiracies against the system, the interesting principate of Claudius, and even “Nero Caesar The Augustan Succession book the Half-Baked Principate.”Cited by: The Augustan Succession book.

The Augustan Succession is an historical commentary on Books of Dio's Roman History. These books recount the last half of the reign of the Emperor Augustus, above all his orchestration of the first imperial succession.

The Augustan Succession is the first commentary since the eighteenth century to offer full and fresh treatment of this segment of Dio's work. This commentary pays close critical attention to Dio's historical sources, methods, and assumptions as it.

These books recount the last half of the reign of the Emperor Augustus, above all his orchestration of the first imperial succession. Addressed to both students and scholars, the new commentary is the first since the eighteenth century to offer /5(3).

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The Augustan Succession is the first commentary since the eighteenth century to offer full and fresh treatment of this segment of Dio's work. This commentary pays close critical attention to Dio's historical sources, methods, and assumptions as it also strives to present him as The Augustan Succession book figure in his own right.

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Augustus: Emperor in All but Name. Historians date the start of Octavian’s monarchy to either 31 B.C. (the victory at Actium) or 27 B.C., when he was granted the The Augustan Succession book Augustus. Get this from a library.

The Augustan succession: an historical commentary on Cassius Dio's Roman history, Books (9 B.C.-A.D. 14). [Peter Michael Swan] -- "Written in the author's maternal Greek, the Roman History of the third-century A.D. historian Cassius Dio is our fullest surviving historical source for the reign of the Emperor Augustus.

Written in the author's maternal Greek, the Roman History of the third-century A.D. historian Cassius Dio is our fullest surviving historical source for the reign of the Emperor Augustus.

In The Augustan Succession Peter Michael Swan provides an ample historical and historiographic commentary on Books of the History. Get this from a library. The Augustan succession: an historical commentary on Cassius Dio's Roman history, Books (9 B.C.-A.D. 14). [Peter Michael Swan] -- The Augustan Succession is an historical commentary on Books of Dio's Roman History.

These books recount the last half of the reign of the Emperor Augustus, above all his orchestration of the. Introduction Suetonius and the Succession to Augustus, Josiah Osgood Perceptions of the Domus Augusta, ADRobin Seager Tiberius Julius Caesar Augustus and the invention of succession, Caroline Vout The Identity of Drusus: the Making of a Princeps, Jane Bellemore The lousy reputation of Piso, Roger Rees All things to all men: political perception and reality in AD41, Alisdair Gibson Nero.

The Augustan Succession Book Summary: Written in the author's maternal Greek, the Roman History of the third-century A.D. historian Cassius Dio is our fullest surviving historical source for the reign of the Emperor Augustus.

In The Augustan Succession Peter Michael Swan provides an ample historical and historiographic commentary on Books of the History.

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What came next was Augustus’ crowning glory; deification and a hand-picked succession. In the first part, deification cemented the emperor’s position as not merely one of the greatest men to have ever lived, but as something more: something eternal, ethereal, indissoluble and, literally, supernatural.

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Suetonius, Life of Divus Augustus. Cassius Dio, Roman History, Book Prosopographia Imperii Romani, p. The Augustan Succession: An Historical Commentary on Cassius Dio's Roman History, Peter Michael Swan, Oxford commentary to Suetonius' Life of the Divus Augustus, Birch,The Settlement of 26 June a.d.

4 and Its Aftermath. The opening essays provide an overview of the problem of the succession. Josiah Osgood’s “Suetonius and the Succession to Augustus,” reviews what can be learned from Suetonius’ rather gossipy writings, as well as the views of earlier scholars on his treatment.

In The Augustan Succession Peter Michael Swan provides an ample historical and historiographic commentary on Books of the History. These books recount Augustus's last.

These books recount the last half of the reign of the Emperor Augustus, above all his orchestration of the first imperial succession. Addressed to both students and scholars, the new commentary is the first since the eighteenth century to offer full and fresh treatment of this segment of Dio's work.

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His Rome had become very Italian, and this spirit is reflected in the art and literature of his reign. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents. Introduction Suetonius and the Succession to Augustus, Josiah Osgood Perceptions of the Domus Augusta, ADRobin Seager Tiberius Julius Caesar Augustus and the invention of succession, Caroline Vout The Identity of Drusus: the Making of a Princeps, Jane Bellemore The lousy reputation of Piso, Roger Rees All things to.

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