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Greece -- History -- 281-146 B.C. -- Sources, Greece -- History -- 146 B.C.-323 A.D. -- Sources, Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C. -- Sources, Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D. -- Sources, Greece -- Relations -- Rome -- Sources, Rome -- Relations -- Greece -- Sources, Rome -- Colonies -- Administration -- History -- So

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Statementedited and translated by Robert K. Sherk.
SeriesTranslated documents of Greece and Rome ;, v. 4, Translated documents of Greece and Rome (Cambridge, England) ;, v. 4.
ContributionsSherk, Robert K. 1920-
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LC ClassificationsDE86 .R65 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 181 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL3160131M
ISBN 100521249953, 0521271231
LC Control Number83001833

The theme of the present collection is the Roman presence in the Greek East, the nature of the Roman hegemony, the diplomatic moves on both sides, and the reaction of the Greeks, during the period from the last decades of the third century BC to the death of Augustus in AD Author: Robert K.

Sherk. The theme of the present collection is the Roman presence in the Greek East, the nature of the Roman hegemony, the diplomatic moves on both sides, and the reaction of the Greeks, during the period from the last decades of the third century BC to the death of Augustus in AD Get this from a library.

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Only the emperors who were recognized as legitimate rulers and exercised sovereign authority are included, to the exclusion of junior co-emperors (symbasileis) who never First monarch: Constantine I. The years that began with Augustus's rule is traditionally regarded as the Pax Romana ("Roman Peace").

During this period, the cohesion of the empire was furthered by a degree of social stability and economic prosperity that Rome had never before dam-projects.com languages: Latin, (official until ), Greek. Read more about this on Questia. Augustus (ôgŭs´təs, əgŭs´–), 63 BC–AD 14, first Roman emperor, a grandson of the sister of Julius dam-projects.com at first Caius Octavius, he became on adoption by the Julian gens (44 BC) Caius Julius Caesar Octavianus (Octavian); Augustus was a title of honor granted (27 BC) by the senate.

The next years were years of peace for the Roman Empire. This period is often called the Pax Romana, which means "peace of Rome". Augustus is often given credit for establishing the infrastructure that led to such a long period of peace. Death Augustus ruled up until his death in 14 AD.

His step-son, Tiberius, became the second emperor of Rome. The Roman emperors were the rulers of the Roman Empire dating from the granting of the title of Augustus to Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus by the Roman Senate in 27 BC, after major roles played by the populist dictator and military leader Julius dam-projects.comus maintained a facade of Republican rule, rejecting monarchical titles but calling himself princeps senatus (first man of the council.

In death, as in life, Augustus acknowledged what he considered the true source of his power. The inscription entitled "The Achievements of the Divine Augustus" (Res Gestae Divi Augustae; usually abbreviated RG) remains a remarkable piece of evidence deriving from Augustus's reign.

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Yet, despite Augustus’s accomplishments, very few biographers have concentrated on the man 4/5(2). Augustus (Latin: Imperator Caesar Dīvī Fīlius Augustus; 23 September 63 BC – 19 August 14 AD) was the first Roman Emperor, ruling from 27 BC until his death in AD He led Rome in its transition from the Roman Republic to the Roman EmpireBorn: 23 September 63 BC (Roman calendar).

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