A Brief History of the Romans has ratings and 4 reviews. Costa said: Prescribed text for University of Tasmania’s Introductory Unit in Ancient Civili. LibraryThing Review. User Review – morbidromantic – LibraryThing. A brief history of the Romans indeed, but a very good and concise history. The book is. In A Brief History of the Romans, Second Edition, Mary T. Boatwright, Daniel J. Gargola, It also features thirty historical maps revised under the supervision of .
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A Brief History of the Romans by Mary T. Boatwright
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Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. How did a single village community in the Italian peninsula eventually become one of the mightiest imperial powers the world boattwright ever known? This question is the focus of A Brief History of the Romans, an abbreviated version of the highly acclaimed The Romans: From Village to Empire by Mary T.
Gargola, and Richard J. This shorter version lu How did a single village community in the Italian peninsula eventually become one of the mightiest imperial powers the world has ever known? This shorter version lucidly breif Rome’s remarkable evolution through monarchy, republic, and then an empire that, at its height, stretched from Scotland to Iraq and the Nile Valley.
Concise narrative integrates the political, military, social, and cultural landmarks of over 1, years–from the early struggles against Etruscans, Samnites, and Gauls to the sack of Rome by Alaric and his Visigoths. The book gives readers a basic yet engaging introduction to Roman history and society. It is an ideal text for courses on Ancient civilization, Roman civilization, or Roman history.
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Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Feb 15, Costa rated it really liked it Shelves: Introduction To Ancient Rome”. Brief, concise, compressed, a good jumping off point for further research and study and as an and aid for use with translated ancient and sacred texts, and especially as a reference book use in weekly seminars with the incredibly enthusiastic for a pleasant change!
May 01, Katy rated it really liked it Shelves: This is one of the books I picked up at my local Borders during their “Going out of Business” sale.
Although I did study Latin, I did not read much ancient history. Since Donna Leon’s fictional detective is always reading the classics for relaxation, Cicero, Tacitus, Vergil, etc. This is a great change of pace, and quite enlightening. Jan 04, Javier rated it liked it. Overall a pretty good breakdown on Roman Civ from start to finish.
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