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East and West in the Roman Empire of the Fourth Century
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.
- 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.
The Republic in Danger: Drusus Libo and the Succession of Tiberius
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.
The Holy Roman Empire
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.
The Old Roman World
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.
A Lightning Spark for Pompeian Visitors
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.
Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius
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.
A History of Rome to 565 A. D.
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.
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
by Edward Gibbon - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
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.
Pagan and Christian Rome
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.
A Smaller History of Rome
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.