Cultura giuridica e diritto vivente Rivista on line del Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza

Università Di, Urbino Carlo, Bo Saggi, Marco Fenocchio
2016 unpublished
[The constants of power and Octavian's exempla imitanda] Political, social and juridic powers throughout history show many constant factors, which can hardly be concealed in narrative and counter-narrative lores, as proven hugely by historical reports about Rome's first emperor. The whole host of personal informations about Augustus treasured in Suetonian De vita Caesarum gives in this regard an admirable and truly paradigmatic example. Cunning creation of a new institutional setup was always
more » ... ised between moralising resolutions and somewhat contradictory politics and lifestyles implemented in practice.