Population problems of the time of Augustus

by Jules Ferlet in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y

Written in English
Published: Pages: 42 Downloads: 678
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Subjects:

  • Rome -- Population,
  • Rome -- Social and economic conditions

Edition Notes

Statement[translated and annotated by] Henry Reginald Carey.
SeriesEugenics research association. Monograph -- no. 7
ContributionsCarey, Henry Reginald, 1890-1931
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. front. (port.)
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15070361M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ferlet, Jules. Population problems of the time of Augustus. Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.: [s.n.], (OCoLC) "In this book is assembled for the first time a representative collection of contemporary documents, dating from 43 B.C.

to A.D. 37 -- inscriptions, coins, papyri, and a few official pieces incorporated in literary texts -- many of which have hitherto been buried in periodicals not readily accessible. Augustus is an epistolary, historical fiction by John Williams published by Viking Press in It tells the story of Augustus, emperor of Rome, from his youth through old age.

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A magnificent temple was built to celebrate peace in 9BC, the Ara Pacis in Rome. Well worth a visit to Rome. I read the book while spending some time in Rome and visited this monument.

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A mere eighteen years of age when his uncle, Julius Caesar, is murdered, Octavius Caesar prematurely inherits rule of the Roman Republic/5(). For a variety of political reasons, the Emperor Augustus created a new province called Judaea, around the year 6 AD.

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and A.D., which showed a population that had increased to about 4 million to. Historically, human population planning has been implemented with the goal of increasing the rate of human population growth.

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Settling down, they watch V for Vendetta and Augustus doesn't even try to hold Hazel's hand. Hazel drives herself home in Augustus's car with him riding shotgun (having been thoroughly traumatized by his driving).

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In what is often considered the Golden Age of Rome, Augustus not only rebuilt the city and advanced the Pax Romana but this era was one of pre-eminent literary achievement. The first time Augustus meets Hazel, he put a cigarette in his mouth. He notices how Hazel gets disappointed and maybe a little angry, because it's rude to smoke right in front someone with cancer.

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