Books by Pat Southern

AUGUSTUS by Pat Southern
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 10, 1998

"A concise and thoughtful contribution to the literature of one of history's great turning points."
In this crisply written and well-researched biography, Southern (librarian at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England) presents Octavian/Augustus as an opportunistic genius whose creation of the Roman Empire was more a matter of pragmatic adaptation to circumstance than adherence to a master plan. Read full book review >
THE LATE ROMAN ARMY by Pat Southern
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 18, 1996

This guide to the declining centuries of the Roman military is handy for scholars but sometimes rough going for the general reader. Read full book review >