A Smaller History of Rome
by William Smith, Eugene Lawrence
Publisher: Harper & Brothers 1881
Number of pages: 366
This is a short history of Rome, from the earliest times to the establishment of the empire, by William Smith, with a continuation to A.D. 479. by Eugene Lawrence. From the contents: geography of Italy and early inhabitants, the kings of Rome, the establishment of the republic, decemvirate, the capture of Rome by the Gauls, the final union of the two orders, Punic wars, ... , to Romulus Augustulus A.D. 476.
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