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By Beth Severy

during this energetic and specific learn, Beth Severy examines the connection among the emergence of the Roman Empire and the prestige and function of this relatives in Roman society. The relatives is put in the social and ancient context of the transition from republic to empire, from Augustus' upward thrust to sole strength into the early reign of his successor Tiberius.
Augustus and the kin on the start of the Roman Empire is an exceptional instance of the way, if we research "private" concerns akin to these of family members and gender, we achieve a better realizing of "public" issues corresponding to politics, faith and historical past. Discussing proof from sculpture to cults and from monuments to army heritage, the booklet pursues the altering strains among private and non-private, relations and nation that gave form to the Roman imperial system.

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