`A substantial contribution to an important subject ... That elusive aristocrat who presided over the most critical period in the history of Rome.'
Times Literary Supplement
`A significant contribution to the image which Augustus wished to establish for himself, among his contemporaries and posterity'. J. -C. Richard, Latomus
`Sir Ronald Syme has been honoured by seven pieces of scholarship which individually and collectively represent the most important contribution to the study of Augustus for many years.' Greece & Rome