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(Αὐγούστα, Αὐγοῦστα; Augoústa, Augoûsta).

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First to receive the name A. (‘the Sublime’) was  Livia [2], by the terms of the will of her husband  Augustus (Tac. Ann. 1,8,1; Vell. Pat. 2,75,3; Suet. Aug. 101,2), who at the same time adopted her into the Julian family (thus: Iulia Augusta). Hellenistic influence is disputed (in …

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Strothmann, Meret (Bochum), Gaggero, Gianfranco (Genoa), Barceló, Pedro (Potsdam), Sonnabend, Holger (Stuttgart), Walser, Gerold (Basle), Cresci Marrone, Giovanella (Turin), Schön, Franz (Regensburg), Dietz, Karlheinz (Würzburg) and Sayar, Mustafa H. (Cologne), “Augusta”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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