Ancient Rome: History of a Civilization That Ruled the Worldby Fabio Bourbon, Anna Maria Liberati
Ancient Rome is an authoritative and comprehensive look at the splendor of the Roman Empire, its rise and fall, and its impact on world history, architecture, politics, culture, and art. Highly informative and clearly written, this book provides a rich account of Rome's eleven centuries of powerful rule and features a wealth of visual detail with its detailed diagrams, tables, plans, and aerial photos, as well as over 350 full-color photographs, 45 maps, and 30 full-color drawings.
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An easy read for those interested in the culture of Rome. The reconstructions of ancient city-scapes are particularily well done. The book paints a beautiful and relatively accurate view of the Roman way of life. This title is appropriate for the interested reader, and would make a wonderful addition to any classicists library.