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    Augustan Rome (Classical World) (Paperback) By (author) Andrew Wallace-Hadrill

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    DescriptionWritten by Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, one of the world's foremost scholars on Roman social and cultural history, this well-established introduction to Rome in the Age of Augustus provides a fascinating insight into the social and physical contexts of Augustan politics and poetry, exploring in detail the impact of the new regime of government on society. Taking an interpretative approach, the ideas and environment manipulated by Augustus are explored, along with reactions to that manipulation. Emphasising the role and impact of art and architecture of the time, and on Roman attitudes and values, "Augustan Rome" explains how the victory of Octavian at Actium transformed Rome and Roman life.This thought-provoking yet concise volume sets political changes in the context of their impact on Roman values, on the imaginative world of poetry, on the visual world of art, and on the fabric of the city of Rome.


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    Title
    Augustan Rome
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 130
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781853991387
    ISBN 10: 1853991384
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: JFC, HBJD, HBLA
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    Libri: I-HP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.7T
    Ingram Theme: THEO/ACADEM, CULT/ITALY
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020, PHI002000, POL010000
    Abridged Dewey: 945
    BISAC V2.8: HIS020000
    LC classification: DG
    DC22: 937.07
    DC20: 937.07
    Thema V1.0: JPA, NHD, JBCC, NHC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAR
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Bristol Classical Press
    Publication date
    04 April 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Andrew Wallace-Hadrill is Master of Sidney Sussex College, and Professor of Roman Studies, University of Cambridge, UK. Previously Director of the British School at Rome, he has held visiting fellowships at Princeton University and the Getty Museum, and is a frequent contributor on radio and television. He has been awarded an OBE for services to Anglo-Italian cultural relations, elected a Fellow of the British Academy. His publications include "Rome's Cultural Revolution" (2008); "Herculaneum: Past and Future" (2011); "Domestic Space in the Roman World: Pompeii and Beyond" (1997) and "Houses and Society in Pompeii and Herculaneum" (1995).