A Brief History Of The Romans
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📒A Brief History Of The Romans ✍ Mary Taliaferro Boatwright
✏A Brief History of the Romans Book Summary : "This shorter version lucidly unfolds Rome's remarkable evolution through monarchy, republic, and then an empire that, at its height, streteched from Scotland to Iraq and the Nile Valley. Concise narrative integrates the politcal, military, social, and cultural landmarks of over 1,500 years -- from the early struggles against the Etruscans, Samnites, and Gauls to the sack of Rome by Alaric and his Visigoths"--
📒A Brief History Of The Romans ✍ Mary Taliaferro Boatwright
✏A Brief History of the Romans Book Summary : Revised edition of: A brief history of ancient Rome. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
📒A Brief History Of The Roman Empire ✍ Stephen P. Kershaw
✏A Brief History of the Roman Empire Book Summary : In this lively and very readable history of the Roman Empire from its establishment in 27 BC to the barbarian incursions and the fall of Rome in AD 476, Kershaw draws on a range of evidence, from Juvenal's Satires to recent archaeological finds. He examines extraordinary personalities such as Caligula and Nero and seismic events such as the conquest of Britain and the establishment of a 'New Rome' at Constantinople and the split into eastern and western empires. Along the way we encounter gladiators and charioteers, senators and slaves, fascinating women, bizarre sexual practices and grotesque acts of brutality, often seen through eyes of some of the world's greatest writers. He concludes with a brief look at how Rome lives on in the contemporary world, in politics, architecture, art and literature.
📒A Brief History Of Roman Britain ✍ Joan P. Alcock
✏A Brief History of Roman Britain Book Summary : In BC 55 Julius Caesar came, saw, conquered and then left. It was not until AD 43 that the Emperor Claudius crossed the channel and made Britain the western outpost of the Roman Empire that would span from the Scottish border to Persia. For the next 400 years the island would be transformed. Within that period would see the rise of Londinium, almost immediately burnt to the ground in 60 AD by Boudicca; Hadrian's Wall which was constructed in 112 AD to keep the northern tribes at bay as well as the birth of the Emperor Constantine in third century York. Interwoven with the historical narrative is a social history of the period showing how roman society grew in Britain.
📒A Brief History Of The Private Lives Of The Roman Emperors ✍ Anthony Blond
✏A Brief History of the Private Lives of the Roman Emperors Book Summary : With the recent success of 'Rome' on BBC2, no one will look at the private lives of the Roman Emperors again in the same light. Anthony Blond's scandalous expose of the life of the Caesars is a must-read for all interested in what really went on in ancient Rome. Julius Caesar is usually presented as a glorious general when in fact he was an arrogant charmer and a swank; Augustus was so conscious of his height that he put lifts in his sandals. But they were nothing compared to Caligula, Claudius and Nero. This book is fascinating reading, eye-opening in its revelations and effortlessly entertaining.
📒Augustus And The Creation Of The Roman Empire ✍ Ronald Mellor
✏Augustus and the Creation of the Roman Empire Book Summary : During his long reign of near-absolute power, Caesar Augustus established the Pax Romana, which gave Rome two hundred years of peace and social stability, and established an empire that would endure for five centuries and transform the history of Europe and the Mediterranean. Ronald Mellor offers a collection of primary sources featuring multiple viewpoints of the rise, achievements, and legacy of Augustus and his empire. His cogent introduction to the history of the Age of Augustus encourages students to examine such subjects as the military in war and peacetime, the social and cultural context of political change, the reform of administration, and the personality of the emperor himself. Document headnotes, a list of contemporary literary sources, a glossary of Greek and Latin terms, a chronology, questions for consideration, and a selected bibliography offer additional pedagogical support.
📒A Short History Of The Roman Republic ✍ W. E. Heitland
✏A Short History of the Roman Republic Book Summary : This 1911 book covers the history of the Roman Republic from the Regal period to the rise of the Second Triumvirate.
📒A Brief History Of Roman Literature For Schools And Colleges ✍ Hermann Bender
✏A Brief History of Roman Literature for Schools and Colleges Book Summary : This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
📒A Brief History Of Education ✍ Francesco Cordasco
✏A Brief History of Education Book Summary : A concise overview of educational practices throughout history and the world.
📒A Short History Of Roman Law ✍ Olga Tellegen-Couperus
✏A Short History of Roman Law Book Summary : The most important creation of the Romans was their law. In this book, Dr Tellegen-Couperus discusses the way in which the Roman jurists created and developed law and the way in which Roman law has come down to us. Special attention is given to questions such as `who were the jurists and their law schools' and to the close connection between jurists and the politics of their time.