The Age of Augustus, 2nd Edition
August 2007, ©2007, Wiley-Blackwell
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List of Illustrations.
List of Maps.
1. Augustus’ Career in Overview: The Res Gestae.
2. Modest Origins, Powerful Relatives.
3. Seizing Power and Legalizing Usurpation.
4. The Triumvirate: Dictatorship Sanctioned by Law.
5. The Path to Formal Legitimation as a Ruler.
6. The Final Battles for Power: Actium and Alexandria.
7. A New Political Order: The Principate Takes Shape.
8. The Principate Develops Further.
9. The Princeps and the Roman Elite.
10. The Practical Implementation of Political Power: Governing the Empire.
11. Shaping the Lives of Men.
12. A Standing Army.
13. War and Peace: Expanding the Empire.
14. Rome, the Augustan City.
15. The Quest for Political Continuity: The Succession.
16. Augustus’ Death and the Future of the Empire.
Appendix: The Res Gestae of Augustus.
The Res Gestae of Augustus by Sarolta A. Takács.