e-books in Ancient History of Rome category
by Neville Morley - Pluto Press , 2010
This book does not offer a simplistic narrative. Instead, it analyses the origins and nature of Roman imperialism, its economic, social and cultural impact on the regions it conquered, and its continuing influence in debates about modern imperialism.
by Michael Lipka - Brill , 2009
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 Inge Mennen - BRILL , 2011
This book deals with changing power and status relations between the highest ranking representatives of Roman imperial power at the central level, in a period when the Empire came under tremendous pressure , AD 193 - 284.
by J. C. Stobart - Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd. , 1912
Although a large part of this book is written from the original sources, it is a derivative history intended for readers who are not specialists. It gives a view of the whole course of ancient Roman History within the limits of a single volume.
by Roald Dijkstra (ed.) - Brill Academic , 2015
The book examines the (dis)unity of the Roman Empire in the fourth century, in order to offer a broad perspective and avoid an overvaluation of the division in 395. The contributors elaborate on these notions from various geopolitical perspectives.
by Andrew Pettinger - Oxford University Press , 2012
'The Republic in Danger' offers a new interpretation of Roman political history for the years 6 BC to AD 16, focusing especially on the rise of Tiberius Caesar and his succession to Augustus, the founder of the Principate.
by James Bryce - The Macmillan Company , 1871
The object of this treatise is not so much to give a narrative history of the countries included in the Romano-Germanic Empire, as to describe the Holy Empire itself as an institution or system, the wonderful offspring of a body of traditions...
by Robert Burn - George Bell & Sons , 1880
This is a handbook to the ruins and monuments of ancient Rome and the Campagna. It is divided into topographical sections for the convenience of travelers visiting Rome, and the monuments which exist in each section have been briefly described.
by John Lord - C. Scribner and company , 1868
Early Roman history is chiefly the detail of successful wars, aggressive and uncompromising, in which we see a fierce and selfish patriotism, an indomitable will, a hard unpitying temper, great practical sagacity, patience, and perseverance.
by Vittorio Macchioro - Mary E. Raiola , 1908
The author gives to those who visit Pompei some ideas that may be for them a kind of lightning spark, so that they may penetrate into the very heart of the Roman civilization, and look at it and consider it like a live matter.
by Samuel Dill - Macmillan and co , 1925
Contents: Aristocracy Under the Terror; World of the Satirist; Society of the Freedmen; Circle of the Younger Pliny; Municipal Life; Colleges and Plebeian Life; Philosophic Director; Philosophic Missionary; Philosophic Theologian; Superstition; etc.
by Arthur E. R. Boak - The MacMillan Company , 1921
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 Edward Gibbon - Harper & Brothers , 1836
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 Rodolfo Lanciani - Houghton Mifflin Co. , 1893
Complete and detailed Book discussing Rome and how it evolved through time. Contents: transformation of Rome from a Pagan into a Christian city; Pagan shrines and temples; Christian churches; imperial tombs; Papal tombs; Pagan cemeteries; and more.
by William Smith, Eugene Lawrence - Harper & Brothers , 1881
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.