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    Julia Augusti: The Emperor's Daughter (Women of the Ancient World) (Paperback) By (author) Elaine Fantham

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    DescriptionThis scholarly biography details the life of an extraordinary woman in an extraordinary society. Julia Augusti studies the life of the only daughter of Augustus, the first Roman emperor, and the father who sacrificed his daughter and her children in order to establish a dynasty. Studying the abundant historical evidence available, this biography studies each stage of Julia's life in remarkable detail: her childhood - taken from her divorced mother to become part of a complex and unstable family structure her youth - set against the brilliant social and cultural life of the new Augustan Rome her marriages - as tools for Augustus' plans for succession Julia's violation of her father's moral regime, and the betrayal of her absent husband. Reflecting new attitudes, and casting fresh light on their social reality, this outstanding biography will delight, entertain and inform anyone interested in this engaging Classical figure.


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    Title
    Julia Augusti
    Subtitle
    The Emperor's Daughter
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Elaine Fantham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 317 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415331463
    ISBN 10: 0415331463
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000, HIS002020
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, BIO012000, BIO000000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 937.07092, 937/.07092
    LC classification: DG291.7.J85 F36 2006
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    Thema V1.0: QD, NHC
    Edition
    Annotated
    Illustrations note
    16 black & white halftones, 2 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    02 September 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    'This book is highly recommended for anyone interested in the Augustan period, and will appeal to both scholar and lay-reader. The work encourages the adoption of fresh attitudes and sats fresh light on some important historical issues relating to gender studies.' - History and Culture
    Table of contents
    Introduction. Julia's Birth and Family. Julia's Girlhood. Marriage to Agrippa. Julia's Boys. The Grass Widow and Her Humiliation. Julia's Daughters. The Death of Augustus, and Ruin of the Julian Branch