Publisher: Wikipedia 2014
The Roman Empire (Latin: Imperium Romanum) was the post-Republican period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors, and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa, and Asia.
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by Arthur E. R. Boak - The MacMillan Company
This sketch of the History of Rome is primarily intended to meet the needs of introductory college courses in Roman History. However, it is hoped that it may also prove of service as a handbook for students of Roman life and literature in general.
by Michael Lipka - Brill
Drawing exclusively on the evidence from urban Rome up to the age of Constantine, the book analyzes the pagan, Jewish, and Christian concepts of 'god' along the lines of space, time, personnel, function, iconography and ritual.
by Edward Gibbon - eBooks@Adelaide
The complete 6-volume work, which covers from the reign of Marcus Aurelius to the fall of Constantinople in 1453. Edward Gibbon was an English historian, and his book is known principally for the quality and irony of its prose.
by William Smith, Eugene Lawrence - Harper & Brothers
This is a short history of Rome, from the earliest times to the establishment of the empire, with a continuation to A.D. 479. It covers geography of Italy and early inhabitants, the kings of Rome, the establishment of the republic, decemvirate, etc.