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indication of the rise in the population of Italy during the reign of Augustus is
afforded by the census returns of 28 B.c. and A.D. 13, registering a total increase
in the citizen-body of four to five millions.2' When allowance is made for the ...
The auctoritas of Augustus conferred no manner of legal prerogative upon him.
But it gave him moral justification for executive acts which were not expressly
sanctioned by law, especially when these were backed by the Senate's formal ...
The senatorial provinces in particular did not reap the full benefit of Augustus'
reforms. Yet we may find in his improved methods of administration one of the
chief causes of the unmistakable advance in material prosperity that set in among
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LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - stellarexplorer - LibraryThing
This is one of my prized possessions, something that fits with what a dear friend has termed my love for "fine old things" -- most apt! The book -- and I'm sure a new reprint won't do at all (not ... Leggi recensione completa
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I do believe this stalwart -- later updated by HH Scullard -- is still the most detailed single volume. Leggi recensione completa