2 edition of cistophori of Augustus found in the catalog.
cistophori of Augustus
C. H. V. Sutherland
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by C. H. V. Sutherland, in association with Nekriman Olcay and K. E. Merrington.|
|Series||Royal Numismatic Society. Special publication no. 5|
|Contributions||Olcay, Nekriman., Merrington, K. E.|
|LC Classifications||CJ1088 .S9|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 134,  p.|
|Number of Pages||134|
|LC Control Number||74179411|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sutherland, C.H.V. (Carol Humphrey Vivian), Cistophori of Augustus. London, Royal Numismatic Society, Augustus is an epistolary, historical fiction by John Williams published by Viking Press in It tells the story of Augustus, emperor of Rome, from cistophori of Augustus book youth through old age.
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The book is made of 24 chapters and the first 16 chapters, a good two thirds of the book, take place before 27 BCE, when Octavian took the title of Augustus at age 36 and started his 41 years long reign.
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Augustus’s rise to power began with the assassination of his great-uncle and adoptive father, Julius Caesar, and culminated in the titanic duel with Mark Antony and Cleopatra.
The world that made Augustus–and that he himself later remade–was driven by intrigue, sex, ceremony, violence, scandal, and naked ambition/5(54). According to the chronology of the Augustan cistophori established by Sutherland, the type first appeared in B.C.
in connection with two others, Capricorn and Sphinx, both of which have direct personal reference to Augustus Rejecting the suggestion of Kraay that the type expresses the concept of "beneficent growth" (i. augeo, cf.
Augustus, 16 January 27 B.C. - 19 August 14 A.D. Octavian Augustus, the first and possibly greatest Roman emperor, founded the Roman empire after defeating Mark Antony and Cleopatra.
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Most of the coins included in the study are late cistophori, issues between BC and the 60s BC. Appendix I provides a discussion of the late cistophori of Tralles struck after 89 BC, showing not only the direct correlation between cistophori and Roman military campaigns, but also Roman taxation.
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