History of Ancient Rome

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Find a huge variety of new & used History Ancient Rome books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop History Ancient Rome books at Alibris. Origins of Rome As legend has it, Rome was founded in B.C.

by Romulus and Remus, twin sons of Mars, the god of war. Left to drown in. The events and personalities of ancient Rome spring to life in this history, from its founding in B.C.

to the death of the philosopher-emperor Marcus Aurelius in A.D. Paul A. Zoch presents, in contemporary language, the history of Rome and the stories of its protagonists?such as Romulus and Remus, Horatius, and Nero-which are so often omitted from more specialized studies.

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Covering 1, years of history, and casting fresh light on the basics of Roman culture from slavery to running water, as well as exploring democracy, migration, religious controversy, social mobility and exploitation in the larger context of the empire, this is a definitive history of ancient Rome.

The Fall of Rome. Probably the most exciting new book on ancient history for years. Unbelievably readable, in a popular style. It takes very complicated scholarly ideas published in obscure places in a range of languages and makes them clear, accessible, understandable and interesting.

Like what. PREFACE. Titus Livius, the illustrious author of the Roman History, descended from a noble family in Rome, and was born at Patavium, now called Padua, in Italy, in the th year of Rome, fifty-eight years before the commencement of the Christian æra. Like many other literary men, his life was contemplative, rather than active; very few particulars, therefore, concerning him, have come down.

An excellent and engaging history of ancient Rome. The book takes us on a journey from the foundation of Rome about BCE to CE, in the way correcting our misconceptions and enlightening us with the facts and myths surrounding the Roman Empire/5(K). The Ancient City - Peter Connolly, Hazel Dodge. The Ancient City book by Peter Connolly and Hazel Dodge is a nicely illustrated history book about both ancient Greece and ancient Rome.

It contains amazing views of the city of Rome in 1st century A.D. and information about daily life in ancient Rome. I have a few about which I’m biased. * “Augustus: The First Emperor of Rome” — Adrian Goldsworthy. When I say, “this is my favorite book on ancient Rome,” just know that it’s my second favorite book of all time, barely being squeaked out by “Postw.

Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (History) A San Francisco Chronicle Holiday Gift Guide Selection A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice Selection A sweeping, "magisterial" history of the Roman Empire from one of our foremost classicists shows why Rome remains "relevant to people many centuries later" (Atlantic).4/5().

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Spanning from the conquest of Alexander the Great in the fourth century B.C.E until the reign of the Roman emperor Constantine in the fourth century C.E., they synthesize archaeological evidence with ancient literary sources (including the Bible) to offer a sustained overview of the tumultuous intellectual and religious changes that impacted world history during the Greco-Roman : Erika Harlitz-Kern.

The All About History Book of Ancient Rome takes an in-depth look at the ruthless Roman armies, their many great battles, deeds and rulers – both heroes and villains – and the eventual demise of the greatest empire of the ancient world.

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She has a new book, SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, out this month. We spoke to her by email about Rome’s most interesting characters, best slogans and surprising legacies, including its. SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome. Author. Beard, Mary. Publisher. Liveright. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient. Roman history has changed dramatically over the last 50 years, and even more so over the last years since Edward Gibbon wrote The Decline and Fall of the Roman.

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Discover Ancient Rome Understanding people in the past can be fun, learning about ancient Rome is interesting and enjoyable. Some kings like Lucius were not very popular and sometimes cruel to people. They became very powerful and conquered other lands. They had patricians who were rich nobles and owner a lot of land.

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