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Ancient History of Rome

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Book cover: East and West in the Roman Empire of the Fourth CenturyEast and West in the Roman Empire of the Fourth Century
by - Brill Academic ,
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.
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Book cover: Roman EmpireRoman Empire
- Wikipedia ,
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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Book cover: The Republic in Danger: Drusus Libo and the Succession of TiberiusThe Republic in Danger: Drusus Libo and the Succession of Tiberius
by - Oxford University Press ,
'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.
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Book cover: The Holy Roman EmpireThe Holy Roman Empire
by - The Macmillan Company ,
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...
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Book cover: Old RomeOld Rome
by - George Bell & Sons ,
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.
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Book cover: The Old Roman WorldThe Old Roman World
by - C. Scribner and company ,
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.
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Book cover: A Lightning Spark for Pompeian VisitorsA Lightning Spark for Pompeian Visitors
by - Mary E. Raiola ,
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.
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Book cover: Roman Society from Nero to Marcus AureliusRoman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius
by - Macmillan and co ,
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.
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Book cover: A History of Rome to 565 A. D.A History of Rome to 565 A. D.
by - 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.
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Book cover: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman EmpireThe History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
by - 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.
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Book cover: Pagan and Christian RomePagan and Christian Rome
by - Houghton Mifflin Co. ,
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.
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Book cover: A Smaller History of RomeA Smaller History of Rome
by - 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.
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