SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
Publish date: 2015-11-09
Pages no: 608
Edition language: English
TITLE: SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome AUTHOR: Mary Beard DATE PUBLISEHD: 2016 FORMAT: Paperback ISBN-13: 9781631492228 _____________________________ Mary Beard has writen an accessible history of the rise of Rome, it's people and it's senate. The book deals with events that are date...
A really good survey of Ancient Roman History. I really like the author's writing style for this book. She not only delivers the history of the period, but she also explains why historians think certain things happened (or did not happen) the way we understand them. She provides the evidence and ...
S.P.Q.R. is Mary Beard's look at, not how Rome fell, which many others have taken a stab at, but at how it rose. She covers Rome's "first millenium," ending in 212 AD, when the Emperor Caracalla extended Roman citizenship to all free inhabitants of the empire. The title takes its name from the La...
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