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Kunsthistorisches Museum (Vienna)
Caesar Augustus
An Annotated Guide to Online Resources
12 July 2008


Primary Sources
Ancient biographies, historical accounts, contemporary testimonies. Includes the text of the Res gestae in Latin and English, along with the vitae of Suetonius and Nicolaus of Damascus.

Background & Images
Ancient accounts of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Chronologies of Augustus's life, illnesses, legislation, and responsibilities; building projects in the period; and conspiracies against the emperor. Information on Augustus's mausoleum complex. Genealogies of the Julio-Claudian line. Images from statuary and coin.

Modern Essays & Historical Fiction
Contemporary historiography, introductions to the sources, and a fictional reconstruction of Augustus' lost memoir.

See also...
Julius Caesar
A companion to the Caesar Augustus pages: primary sources, background and images, modern essays and historical fiction.

Please send comments to David Wilson-Okamura at david@virgil.org.