The life of Augustus
Using these sources plus Spielvogel’s assessment of Augustus, write an essay of 600 to 800 words exploring the following questions:
•Compare and contrast Spielvogel’s assessment of Augustus’ accomplishments with the one in Res Gestae Divi Augusti.
•What do you think the historian Suetonius (69 CE -122 CE) thought of Augustus as a leader and as a man?
•According to Suetonius was there a difference between the public Augustus and the private Augustus? How do you reconcile any disparity?
•Evaluate Augustus as a Roman leader using specific factual information.