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Res Gestae Divi Augusti: Text, Translation, and Commentary
At the end of his life the emperor Augustus wrote an account of his achievements in which he reviewed his rise to power, his conquest of the world and his unparalleled generosity towards hisExpand
The Cambridge Manual of Latin Epigraphy
This book advances our understanding of the place of Latin inscriptions in the Roman world. It enables readers, especially those new to the subject, to appreciate both the potential and theExpand
Pompeii : A Sourcebook
This book presents translations of a wide selection of written records which survived the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79, giving a vivid impression of what life was like in the town. From theExpand
The moralizing message of the Senatus Consultum de cn. Pisone Patre
The recently published senatus consultum de Cn. Pisone patre provides the opportunity not only to explore afresh an episode in Tiberius' reign recounted by Tacitus, but also to reassess severalExpand
Becoming Roman, writing Latin? : literacy and epigraphy in the Roman West
their distribution patterns, and the conclusions to be drawn from these about the social and historical context of their production. This is followed by a discussion of the reconstruction of the ArchExpand
Empire of Pleasures. Luxury and Indulgence in the Roman World
  • A. Cooley
  • History
  • The Classical Review
  • 1 March 2002
of one generation (not least those of the legendary past) acted as models, teachers, and even rivals for their successors. In thus contextualizing its subjects, however, the collection seems to o¶erExpand