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By William E. Dunstan

ISBN-10: 0742568326

ISBN-13: 9780742568327

ISBN-10: 0742568334

ISBN-13: 9780742568334

Ancient Rome masterfully synthesizes the enormous interval from the second one millennium BCE to the 6th century CE, wearing readers in the course of the succession of fateful steps and agonizing crises that marked Roman evolution from an early village cost to the capital of a rare realm extending from northern Britain to the deserts of Arabia. a number of world-famous figures come to existence in those pages, together with Alexander the good, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Augustus, Livia, Cicero, Nero, Hadrian, Diocletian, Constantine, Justinian, and Theodora. choked with chilling narratives of violence, lust, and political expediency, this booklet not just describes empire-shaping political and armed forces occasions but in addition treats social and cultural advancements as essential to Roman background. William E. Dunstan highlights such key themes because the actual setting, girls, legislation, the jobs of slaves and freedmen, the plight of unprivileged loose humans, the composition and gear of the ruling classification, schooling, well known leisure, meals and garments, marriage and divorce, intercourse, dying and burial, finance and exchange, clinical and clinical achievements, non secular associations and practices, and creative and literary masterpieces. All readers drawn to the classical international will locate this a desirable and compelling history.

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