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Augustus and the ancient Romans

Michael Poulton

Augustus and the ancient Romans

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Published by Raintree/Steck-Vaughn in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Augustus, Emperor of Rome, 63 B.C.-14 A.D.,
    • Emperors -- Rome -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Rome -- History -- 53-44 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Rome -- History -- Civil War, 43-31 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D. -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Rome -- History -- 53-44 B.C.,
    • Rome -- History -- Civil War, 43-31 B.C.,
    • Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D.,
    • Rome -- Social life and customs.

    • About the Edition

      Traces the rise to power of Gaius Octavianus, later known as Augustus, and describes life in the Roman empire during his reign.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesLife in the time of Augustus and the ancient Romans.
      StatementMichael Poulton ; illustrations by Christine Molan.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesLife in the time of
      ContributionsMolan, Chris, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG269 .P68 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p. :
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1704586M
      ISBN 100811433501
      LC Control Number92005824


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