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📒A Brief History Of The Romans ✍ Mary Taliaferro Boatwright
📝A Brief History of the Romans Book Synopsis : 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 Synopsis : 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 The Private Lives Of The Roman Emperors ✍ Anthony Blond
📝A Brief History of the Private Lives of the Roman Emperors Book Synopsis : 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.
📒A Brief History Of Education ✍ Francesco Cordasco
📝A Brief History of Education Book Synopsis : A concise overview of educational practices throughout history and the world.
📒A Short History Of The Roman Republic ✍ W. E. Heitland
📝A Short History of the Roman Republic Book Synopsis : This 1911 book covers the history of the Roman Republic from the Regal period to the rise of the Second Triumvirate.
📒A Short History Of Roman Law ✍ Olga Tellegen-Couperus
📝A Short History of Roman Law Book Synopsis : 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.
📒A Brief History Of Roman Literature For Schools And Colleges ✍ Hermann Bender
📝A Brief History of Roman Literature for Schools and Colleges Book Synopsis :
📒A Brief History From The Founding Of The City ✍ Brian Gibbons
📝A Brief History from the Founding of the City Book Synopsis : "A Brief History From the Founding of the City" is a translation of the "Breviarium Ab Urbe Condita," a short Roman history written by Eutropius around the year 370. It covers more than 1100 years of Roman history in less than a hundred pages, beginning with the birth of Romulus and ending early in the reign of the emperor Valens, late in the empire.
📒Augustus And The Creation Of The Roman Empire ✍ Ronald Mellor
📝Augustus and the Creation of the Roman Empire Book Synopsis : 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 Mass ✍ Michael Davies
📝A Short History of the Roman Mass Book Synopsis :