Caesar's Legacy Paperback: Civil War and the Emergence of the Roman Empire

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9780521671774: Caesar's Legacy Paperback: Civil War and the Emergence of the Roman Empire

This book provides a gripping narrative of the rise to power of Augustus. It shows how his bloody civil wars transformed the lives of the people of the Mediterranean and how, though they would come to accept and rejoice in his rule, they mourned the losses suffered at his hands.

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'By close and intelligent readings of very different types of contemporary evidence, Osgood makes the reader understand the horror of those years in the lives of ordinary Romans. His mastery of a very wide range of modern scholarship is matched by an admirably direct and accessible style. Caesar's Legacy is a historical work of real distinction.' The Times Literary Supplement

'… a fine achievement … A vision of the triumviral period now exists where none existed before. In his first book, Mr Osgood provides an admirable demonstration of original scholarship, and he is to be warmly congratulated.' Bryn Mawr Classical Review

'… an important book …' Journal of Classics Teaching

'… an important contribution to late-republican scholarship, and a captivating read for any Roman historian.' L'Antiquité Classique

About the Author:

Josiah Osgood is Assistant Professor of Classics at Georgetown University, where he lectures on Roman history and Latin literature. He undertook his graduate studies at Yale University where his dissertation was awarded the John Addison Porter prize for outstanding academic writing. This is his first book.

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