The Roman Empire: Augustus to Hadrian
Edited and translated by Robert K. Sherk
Series edited by E. Badian Robert K. Sherk
Normal Price: $84.95
Your Price: $76.46 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.82 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Roman Empire: Augustus to Hadrian by Robert K. Sherk
Book DescriptionThis is a collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions and papyri in English translation. They are all primary sources for our knowledge of the history of Rome from the first emperor, Augustus, to Hadrian. The theme of the present collection is the political and military activity of the Roman emperors to the period of Hadrian, the men who carried out their policies, the institutions of their administrations, the wars they conducted, the reaction of their subjects, the imperial ruler cult, their letters and orders. A second part is concerned with the society of the ordinary citizen or provincial subject in his daily life. Brief commentary and notes accompany the translations, making this book a collection of historical material to supplement the major literary sources like Tacitus, Suetonius, Dio and others in the study of Roman imperial history. This book will be useful to students and teachers of Roman history and classical civilisation.
Buy Roman Empire: Augustus to Hadrian book by Robert K. Sherk from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521338875
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Jul-1988
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robert K. Sherk
Hellenistic Age from the Battle of Ipsos to the Death of Kleopatra VII, Paperback (September 1985)
Greek and Roman history has largely been reconstructed from the works of Herodotus, Thucydides, Livy, Tacitus, and other major authors. This volume presents alternative historical sources, such as inscriptions and papyri. It aims to faithfully represent the inherent difficulties of such evidence.
Rome and the Greek East to the Death of Augustus, Paperback (June 1984)» View all books by Robert K. Sherk
A collection in English translation of sources for the study of Greek and Roman history.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Roman Empire: Augustus to Hadrian book by Robert K. Sherk and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.