The Roman History: The Reign of Augustus download free [PDF and Ebook] by Cassius Cocceianus Dio

The Roman History: The Reign of Augustus download free [PDF and Ebook] by Cassius Cocceianus Dio year 1987
  • Book name: The Roman History: The Reign of Augustus
  • Author: Cassius Cocceianus Dio
  • Release date: 1987/5/21
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780140444483
  • Rating: 9.46 of 10
  • Votes: 279
  • Review by: Knox Esparza
  • Review rating: 8.2 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/22
  • Total pages: 368
  • Includes a PDF summary of 41 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Augustus Caesar, the first emperor of Rome (27 BC-AD 14), brought peace and prosperity to his city after decades of savage civil war. This selection from Cassius Dio's Roman History gives the fullest description of that long struggle and ultimate triumph - detailing the brutal battles and political feuds that led to the collapse of Rome's 400-year-old republic, and Augustus' subsequent reign as emperor. Included are accounts of military campaigns from Ethiopia to Yugoslavia, and of long conflict with Antony and Cleopatra. With skill and artistry, Dio brings to life many speeches from the era - among them Augustus' damning indictment of Antony's passion for the Egyptian queen - and provides a fascinating account of the debate between the great general Agrippa and Maecenas on the virtues of republicanism and monarchy.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H5M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval, Society & Culture: General, European History, Classical History / Classical Civilisation, Ancient History: To C 500 CE
  • Available formats: WORD, JPEG, AZW, PDB, EPUB, DOC, PDF, TXT. Compressed in TBZ, RAR, JAR, LZO, AZW, XZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.85 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x21mm
  • Weight: 269g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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