"...Alison Cooley provides what will be the standard textbook for the RGDA in this generation... Cooley has provided students and colleagues with an edition of the RGDA that will serve as a textbook and as a work of reference. ..a book that is at the same time a pleasure to read and highly useful. That is no small accomplishment." --BMCR
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 his subjects. This edition provides a text, translation and commentary suitable for students of all levels.