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A History of Rome - Marcel Le Glay, Jean-Louis Voisin, Yann Le Bohec, David Cherry
A History of Rome
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A History of Rome is a fascinating journey through 1,300 years of Roman history, from its mythic beginnings as a cluster of villages near the Tiber to its emergence as the center of one of the most powerful empires the world has ever known. This popular introductory text provides readers with a... show more
A History of Rome is a fascinating journey through 1,300 years of Roman history, from its mythic beginnings as a cluster of villages near the Tiber to its emergence as the center of one of the most powerful empires the world has ever known. This popular introductory text provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the key historic events, personalities, and powerful political, social, and economic forces that shaped Rome's path to glory.The fourth edition of A History of Rome has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the most recent scholarly research on literary sources and new interpretations of archaeological evidence. It includes expanded coverage of Roman imperialism during the early phases of the Empire, and more on the events of the late Republic period. A variety of enhancements and improvements to this edition include two color text, new pedagogical features, and more illustrations. Together, they serve to reinforce the book’s stature as an indispensable resource on the history and enduring influence of one of the world's greatest empires.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781405183277 (1405183276)
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Pages no: 639
Edition language: English
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3.5 An introduction
This is a general history of Rome meant, I believe, for use in schools as a textbook. It's written that way anyway, so it's rather dry. The strength of the book is in the early going when it provides a great deal of pre-history to the empire, pretty much all of which I was unfamiliar with. Another s...
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