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The Annals by Tacitus
- Near contemporary historical source for last years of Augustus' reign by Tacitus.
- Biography of Augustus from Wikipedia.
- Comprehensive biography of Augustus' life and reforms during the Principate. Bibliography and footnotes.
Augustus Caesar and the Pax Romana
- Study of Augustus' reforms after his victory at Actium in 31 B.C. and their impact on creating the "Pax Romana."
Augustus First Roman Emperor
- A brief biography of Augustus, grand-nephew of Julius Caesar.
Bible History Online: Augustus
- General overview of the life and history of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus. Provides biographical timeline, maps and images, text of dictionary and encyclopedia entries, and selected translations from the Res Gestae and De Vita Caesarum.
Building Projects in Rome in Augustus' Time
- Timeline showing the architectural contributions made to Rome by the Emperor Augustus. Some plans and drawings.
- An annotated guide to online resources on the life and works of Augustus Caesar.
- Index to online works of Greek historian Cassius Dio: ancient biography of Augustus is contained in Books 45-56 (see index). From Lacus Curtius site.
De Vita Caesarum: The Divine Augustus
- Suetonius' near-contemporary history of Octavian, later Augustus Caesar.
- Life of Agustus according to Suetonius, but in outline form.
Livia - Wife of Augustus
- Succinct biography of Livia, wife of Augustus and first Empress of Rome. From DIR.
The Mausoleum of Augustus
- Description, illustrations of The Mausoleum of Augustus, the funerary complex in which he was buried. Quotations, descriptions from contemporary historians.
Nicolaus of Damascus: AUGUSTUS
- Translation of Nicolaus of Damascus' ancient, original "Life of Augustus."
Octavian and Antony: The Rise of Augustus
- Essay by John Porter (University of Saskatchewan) regarding the rise of Octavian during the Triumvirate.
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