A History of Rome: From Town to Empire and from Empire to Town

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A broad-based history written for an interested undergraduate audience by one of Denmark's foremost ancient historians and, uniquely, incorporating the intellectual excitement of the latest discoveries and points of controversy. 753 BC to 610 AD with continual discussion of the significance of Rome to later civilisations.
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A broad-based history written for an interested undergraduate audience by one of Denmark's foremost ancient historians and, uniquely, incorporating the intellectual excitement of the latest discoveries and points of controversy. 753 BC to 610 AD with continual discussion of the significance of Rome to later civilisations.
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First published as the Danish Romersk historie by Aarhus University Press in 1989 to serve as an introduction and quick reference for a college course in Roman history. A chronological survey of Rome from its legendary founding in 753 BC to AD 610 when the Eastern Empire formally severed ties with its Latin roots. Includes maps, several in color, and a chronology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780865162693
  • Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/1995
  • Pages: 221

Table of Contents

Maps and Figures
1 The Ancient World (Greco-Roman Antiquity)
2 Our sources for Roman History
3 Research and the Scholarly Debate
4 The Foundation and the Regal Period (753-509 BC)
5 Freedom and the Struggle for Existence (509-387 BC)
6 The Conquest of Italy (387-265 BC)
7 Rome on the way to World Power (265-133 BC)
8 From the Gracchi to Caesar (133-44 BC)
9 The Formation of the Principate (44 BC-AD 70)
10 The Roman Peace (AD 70-161)
11 Crisis and Transformation (AD 161-284)
12 Reconstruction (AD 284-394)
13 Eternal Rome
Suggested Readings
Chronological Table
Index
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