Res Gestae Divi Augusti
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Res Gestae Divi Augusti, (Latin: "The Deeds of the Divine Augustus") is the funerary inscription of the first Roman emperor, Augustus, giving a first-person record of his life and accomplishments. The Res Gestae is especially significant because it gives an insight into the image Augustus portrayed to the Roman people. Various inscriptions of the Res Gestae have been found scattered across the former Roman Empire. The inscription itself is a monument to the establishment of the Julio-Claudian dynasty that was to follow Augustus.
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The Res Gestae at LacusCurtius, in Latin, Greek and English
penelope.uchicago.edu/.../home.html - Web
The Res Gestae (in Latin)
www.thelatinlibrary.com/aug.html - Web
The Res Gestae at the Internet Classics Archive (in English)
classics.mit.edu/Augustus/deeds.html - Web
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Life and deeds of Augustus (in English)
www.romansonline.com/Src_Frame.asp?DocID=aug_Bk01_01 - Web