Augustus; P. A. Brunt & J. M. Moore (Eds. )
Title RES GESTAE DIVI AUGUSTI The Achievements of the Divine Augustus. with an Introduction and Commentary.
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Oxford University Press 1978
0198317727 / 9780198317722
Seller ID 29653
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Minor shelfwear. ; 90 pages; This text is designed to allow the intermediate/advanced student to read Latin rapidly, without having constantly to consult a dictionary or grammar. It contains: -Introduction -Latin text with same/facing page -Vocabulary notes -Grammatical commentary -Full vocabulary -Historical commentary -Index of place names and persons. The Res Gestae reveals as much about Augustus and his accomplishments through what it omits as what it contains. This edition allows students rare access to non-literary historical Latin, to the "queen" of Latin inscriptions: the accomplishments of the emperor Augustus, as he sought to have them presented.
Epigraphy & Palaeography Latin Literature Roman History Augustus Emperors Roman Empire Classical Greek & Roman