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The Augustan Succession : An Historical Commentary on Cassius Dio's Roman History Books 55-56 (9 B.C.-A.D. 14)

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This is an historical commentary on Books 55-56 of Dio's Roman History. These books recount the last half of the reign of the Emperor Augustus, above all his orchestration of the first imperial succession. Addressed to both students and scholars, the new commentary is the first since the eighteenth century to offer full and fresh treatment of this segment of Dio's work.show more

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  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 157.5 x 236.2 x 35.6mm | 748.44g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 6 maps, 11 tables
  • 0195167740
  • 9780195167740
  • 1,459,301

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An excellent historical commentary... which will be of great help to all students and scholars who study the last twenty years of Augustus' reign. * Lukas de Blois, Gnomon *show more

About Peter Michael Swan

Peter Michael Swan is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Saskatchewan. He is general editor of the series "An Historical Commentary on the Roman History of Cassius Dio."show more

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