The Rise and Fall of Ancient Rome: An illustrated military and political history of the world's mightiest power: from the rise of the Republic and the growth of the Empire to the fall of the West

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This superbly illustrated book offers an insight into the rise of Rome, which, for six centuries, ruled almost the whole known world. Over 1500 years after Rome's final decline and fall, this detailed examination of the people, places and events of this military and political empire will continue to fascinate.

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Overview

This superbly illustrated book offers an insight into the rise of Rome, which, for six centuries, ruled almost the whole known world. Over 1500 years after Rome's final decline and fall, this detailed examination of the people, places and events of this military and political empire will continue to fascinate.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780754821793
  • Publisher: Anness Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 9/16/2010
  • Edition description: Illustrate
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 500,349
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

The Archetypal Empire 6
Timeline 10
Part 1 Rome: The World's First Superpower 14
I An Empire of Force and Law 16
II Great Romans 38
III The Emperors 58
IV Governing the Empire 80
V Rome and the Law 98
VI Foreign Policy 110
Part 2 The Power of Rome 128
VII The Roman Army 130
VIII Inside the Army 142
IX Arms and the Men 160
X The Great Wars 178
XI Defending the Empire 200
XII Decline and Fall 216
Index 250
Acknowledgements 256
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