Augustus: The Biography

Jochen Bleicken (Author) Anthea Bell (Translator)
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'Masterful ... a breathtaking panorama of Roman politics at a crucial turning point in history' Simon J. V. Malloch, Literary Review

He was named son and heir by a murdered dictator. He came to Rome with nothing, surrounded by ruthless enemies. Yet Augustus would become the first Roman Emperor, transforming the Republic into the greatest empire the world had seen. This is the definitive biography of the man who changed Western history.

'An unequalled biography' Harry Mount, Spectator

'Jochen Bleicken's biography of Rome's first emperor is excellent on the young Octavian and his wheeling and dealing' Natalie Haynes, Independent

'A superb account ... It should become standard reading for everyone interested in the foundations of the Roman empire' Peter Jones, BBC History Magazine

Product Details

Price
£14.99  £13.94
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date
28 July 2016
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780140294828
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