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The Roman revolution

The transformation of state and society, the violent transference of power and property, and the establishment of Augustus' rule and that of the Empire are presented in a narrative which quotes from ancient evidence, refers seldomly to modern authorities, and states controversial opinions openly.
eBook, English, 1960, ©1939
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1960, ©1939
1 online resource (xi, 568 pages) : genealogical tables
9780191585647, 9780191647185, 0191585645, 0191647187
Introduction: Augustus and history
The roman oligarchy
The domination of Pompeius
Caesar the dictator
The Caesarian party
Caesar's new senators
The consul Antonius
Caesar's heir
The first march on Rome
The senior statesman
Political catchwords
The senate against Antonius
The second march on Rome
The prosciptions
Philippi and Perusia
The predominance of Antonius
The rise of Octavianus
Rome under the triumvirs
Antonius in the east
Tota Italia
Crisis in party and state
The party and Augustus
The working of patronage
The government
The cabinet
The succession
The national programme
The organization of opinion
The opposition
The doom of the Nobiles
Pax et princeps
Originally published by the Clarendon Press 1939
Electronic reproduction, [Place of publication not identified], HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010