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  1. Introductory Texts 16 items
    1. Cambridge Ancient History: The Augustan Empire, 43 BC-AD 69 - Alan K Bowman, Andrew Lintott, E. J Champlin 1996

      Book Essential

    2. The Romans and their world: 753 BC to AD 476 - J. B. Campbell c2011

      Book Essential Good general introduction.

    3. The Roman world, 44 BC-AD 180 - Martin Goodman 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    4. The power of images in the age of Augustus - Paul Zanker 1988

      Book Essential

    5. Tiberius the politician - Barbara Levick 1999

      Book Essential

    6. Tiberius - Robin Seager 1972

      Book Essential

    7. The Cambridge companion to the Age of Augustus - Karl Galinsky 2005

      Book Essential An excellent collection of critical essays.

    8. A Companion to the Roman Empire - David S. Potter, D. S Potter 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    9. Augustan Rome - Andrew Wallace-Hadrill 1993

      Book Background

    10. Res gestae divi Augusti: text, translation, and commentary - Alison Cooley, Augustus 2009

      Book Essential

    11. Between republic and empire: interpretations of Augustus and his principate - Kurt A. Raaflaub, Mark Toher, G. W. Bowersock 1990

      Book Essential Excellent collection of essays.

    12. Augustus, Rome, and the Romans - Herbert W. Benario

      Chapter Background A very useful, succinct discussion of Augustus' position.

    13. The Annals: The Reigns of Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero - Cornelius Tacitus, J. C. Yardley, Anthony A. Barrett 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

  2. Sourcebooks 8 items
    1. The age of Augustus - M. G. L. Cooley, B. W. J. G. Wilson 2003

      Book Essential

    2. Tiberius to Nero - M. G. L. Cooley, Alison Cooley, London Association of Classical Teachers c2011

      Book Essential

    3. Roman civilization: selected readings, Vol. 2: The Empire - Naphtali Lewis, Meyer Reinhold 1955 (1959 printing)

      Book Background

  3. The Senate 6 items
    1. Augustus and the Senate - Richard J. A. Talbert 1984

      Article Essential

    2. The Roman Empire: economy, society and culture - Peter Garnsey, Richard P. Saller 1987

      Book Background

  4. The Emperor and the Imperial Family 8 items
    1. The Julio-Claudian Succession: Reality and Perception of the ""Augustan Model"" - Alisdair Gibson, A. G. G Gibson 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Contains a number of thought-provoking essays on the evolving nature of succession in the early Principate.

    2. The emperor in the Roman world (31 BC-AD 337) - Fergus Millar 1977

      Book Background

    3. Julia Augusti: the emperor's daughter - Elaine Fantham 2006

      Book Essential

    4. Tiberius' Roman retirement: antecedents and implications - Linda W.R. Gillison

      Chapter Background

    5. The Crisis of 2 B.C. - Ronald Syme

      Chapter Essential

    6. Dynastic commemoration and imperial portraiture in the Julio-Claudian period - Charles Brian Rose 1997

      Book Background

  5. The Principate as a Political System 18 items
    1. The Politics of the Early Principate - Barbara Levick

      Chapter Essential

    2. Auctoritas and Representation: Augustus' Res gestae - Mich?le Lowrie

      Chapter Essential A useful text for seminar 1

    3. Augustus and the principate: the evolution of the system - W. K. Lacey 1996

      Book Essential

    4. Leges et Ivra P. R. Restitvit: A New Aureus of Octavian and the Settlement of 28-27 BC - J. W. RICH and J. H. C. WILLIAMS 1999

      Article Essential This article *is* available online, no matter what the e-reading list says! Use the library's "Journals A-Z" and search for Numismatic Chronicle (vol. 159) (1999).

    5. Caesar's legacy: civil war and the emergence of the Roman Empire - Josiah Osgood 2006

      Book Essential

    6. Roman imperial themes - P. A. Brunt 1990

      Book Background

    7. After Augustus - J. Richardson

      Chapter Background Available online. Covers much of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, but places the early Principate in a broader socio-political context.

    8. A Companion to the Roman Empire - David S. Potter, D. S Potter 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Background

    9. Tacitus, Tiberius and the principate - Griffin, M.

      Chapter Background

  6. Religion 18 items
    1. The Roman Triumph - Mary Beard 2007

      Book Essential

    2. On the Temple of Divus "Augustus" - Duncan Fishwick 1992

      Article Essential

    3. Venus, Polysemy, and the Ara Pacis Augustae - Karl Galinsky 1992

      Article Essential

    4. The divinization of Caesar and Augustus: precedents, consequences, implications - Michael Koortbojian 2013

      Book Essential

    5. AUGUSTUS AND HIS HOROSCOPE RECONSIDERED - A.-M. Lewis 2008

      Article Essential

    6. Continuity and change in Roman religion - J. H. W. G. Liebeschuetz 1979

      Book Essential

    7. Emperor worship and Roman religion - Ittai Gradel 2002

      Book Essential

    8. Rituals and power: the Roman imperial cult in Asia Minor - S. R. F. Price 1984

      Book Essential

    9. Rome and religion: a cross-disciplinary dialogue on the imperial cult - Jeffrey Brodd, Jonathan L. Reed c2011

      Book Essential

    10. Saeculum Iulium - Stefan Weinstock

      Chapter Essential

    11. Roman religion - Valerie M. Warrior 2006

      Book Essential

  7. Augustan Culture and the City of Rome 10 items
    1. Rome: a living portrait of an ancient city - Stephen L. Dyson c2010

      Book Essential

    2. The urban image of Augustan Rome - Diane Favro 1996

      Book Essential

    3. Augustan culture: an interpretive introduction - Karl Galinsky 1998

      Book Essential

    4. Aeneas, Augustus, and the Theme of the City - James Morwood 1991

      Article Essential

    5. The urban image of Augustan Rome - Diane Favro 1996

      Book Essential

    6. Livy, Augustus, and the Forum Augustum - T.J. Luce

      Chapter Background

    7. Agrippa's Water Plan - Harry B. Evans 07/1982

      Article Background

  8. Society and the Roman Family 6 items
    1. Augustus and the family at the birth of the Roman Empire - Beth Severy 2003

      Book Essential Available online via the library catalogue.

    2. Women's Costume and Feminine Civic Morality in Augustan Rome - Judith Lynn Sebesta 11/1997

      Article Essential

    3. Neglected Children on the Ara Pacis - Ronald Syme 1984

      Article Essential

  9. War, Diplomacy, Triumph and Defeat 10 items
    1. The Parthians in Augustan Rome - Charles Brian Rose 2005

      Article Essential

    2. Actium and Augustus: The politics and emotions of civil war - Robert Alan Gurval 1998

      Book Essential

  10. Opposition 9 items
    1. Sejanus. Whose Conspiracy? - Ann Boddington 01/1963

      Article Background

    2. Opposition to Augustus - K.A. Raaflaub, L.J. Samons II

      Chapter Essential Available online

    3. Varro Murena - William C. McDermott 1941

      Article Background

  11. Imperial Literature 10 items
    1. Roman poetry and propaganda in the age of Augustus - Anton Powell 1992

      Book Essential

    2. Velleius Paterculus: making history - Eleanor Cowan 2011

      Book Background

    3. The Augustan settlement: (Roman history 53.1-55.9) - J. W. Rich, Cassius Dio Cocceianus 1990

      Book Essential

    4. Tristia 2: Ovid and Augustus - S.G. Nugent

      Chapter Background

    5. Tacitus - Ronald Syme

      Book Background An interesting collecting of essays.

    6. Ovid Revisited The Poet In Exile 2009

      Book Essential

    7. A companion to Latin literature 2007

      Book Essential

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