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Afterlives of Augustus, AD 14-2014 / edited by Penelope J. Goodman, University of Leeds

Contributor(s): Goodman, Penelope J [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Cambridge] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2018Edition: First edition.Description: xv, 418 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781108423687 (hardback); 9781108438261 (pbk.).Subject(s): Augustus, Emperor of Rome, 63 B.C.-14 A.D | Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D
Contents:
Best of emperors or subtle tyrant? Augustus the ambivalent / Penelope J. Goodman -- The last days of Augustus / Alison E. Cooley -- Seneca's Augustus : (re)calibrating the imperial model for a young prince / Steven J. Green -- Embodying the Augustan in Suetonius and beyond / Patrick Cook -- The first emperor? Augustus and Julius Caesar as rival founders of the principate / Joseph Geiger -- Julian Augustus on Augustus : Octavian in the Caesars / Shaun Tougher -- Augustus : the harbinger of peace. Orosius' reception of Augustus in Historiae Adversus Paganos / Michael C. Sloan -- The Byzantine Augustus : the reception of the first Roman emperor in the Byzantine tradition / Kosta Simić -- Augustus and the Carolingians -- Jürgen Strothmann -- Augustus as visionary: the legend of the Augustan altar in S. Maria in Aracoeli, Rome / Kerry Boeye and Nandini B. Pandey -- From peacemaker to tyrant : the changing image of Augustus in Italian Renaissance political thought / Robert Black -- Augustus in Morisot's "Book 8" of the Fasti -- Bobby Xinyue -- The proconsul and the emperor : John Buchan's Augustus -- James T. Chlup -- In search of a new princeps : Günther Birkenfeld and his Augustus novels, 1934-1984 / Martin Lindner -- Augustus in the rhetorical tradition / Kathleen S. Lamp -- The Parthian arch of Augustus and its legacy : memory manipulation in imperial Rome and modern scholarship / Maggie L. Popkin -- Life through a lens : Augustus and the politics of the past in television documentaries today / Fiona Hobden -- Augusto reframed : exhibiting Augustus in bimillennial Rome / Anna Clareborn -- Small bandwidth : Augustus'(non)reception in America and its context / Karl Galinsky.
Summary: "The bimillennium of Augustus' death on 19 August 2014 commemorated not only the end of his life but also the beginning of a two-thousand-year reception history. This volume addresses the range and breadth of that history"-- Provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: AD New acquisitions 2018 | AD New acquisitions. October 2018
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 362-409) and index

Best of emperors or subtle tyrant? Augustus the ambivalent / Penelope J. Goodman -- The last days of Augustus / Alison E. Cooley -- Seneca's Augustus : (re)calibrating the imperial model for a young prince / Steven J. Green -- Embodying the Augustan in Suetonius and beyond / Patrick Cook -- The first emperor? Augustus and Julius Caesar as rival founders of the principate / Joseph Geiger -- Julian Augustus on Augustus : Octavian in the Caesars / Shaun Tougher -- Augustus : the harbinger of peace. Orosius' reception of Augustus in Historiae Adversus Paganos / Michael C. Sloan -- The Byzantine Augustus : the reception of the first Roman emperor in the Byzantine tradition / Kosta Simić -- Augustus and the Carolingians -- Jürgen Strothmann -- Augustus as visionary: the legend of the Augustan altar in S. Maria in Aracoeli, Rome / Kerry Boeye and Nandini B. Pandey -- From peacemaker to tyrant : the changing image of Augustus in Italian Renaissance political thought / Robert Black -- Augustus in Morisot's "Book 8" of the Fasti -- Bobby Xinyue -- The proconsul and the emperor : John Buchan's Augustus -- James T. Chlup -- In search of a new princeps : Günther Birkenfeld and his Augustus novels, 1934-1984 / Martin Lindner -- Augustus in the rhetorical tradition / Kathleen S. Lamp -- The Parthian arch of Augustus and its legacy : memory manipulation in imperial Rome and modern scholarship / Maggie L. Popkin -- Life through a lens : Augustus and the politics of the past in television documentaries today / Fiona Hobden -- Augusto reframed : exhibiting Augustus in bimillennial Rome / Anna Clareborn -- Small bandwidth : Augustus'(non)reception in America and its context / Karl Galinsky.

"The bimillennium of Augustus' death on 19 August 2014 commemorated not only the end of his life but also the beginning of a two-thousand-year reception history. This volume addresses the range and breadth of that history"-- Provided by publisher.

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