The Roman Triumph

The Roman Triumph

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by Mary Beard
     
 

A radical reexamination of the most extraordinary of ancient ceremonies, this book explores the magnificence of the Roman Triumph--but also its darker side, as it prompted the Romans to question as well as celebrate military glory. This richly illustrated work is a testament to the profound importance of the triumph in Roman culture--and for monarchs and generals ever… See more details below

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A radical reexamination of the most extraordinary of ancient ceremonies, this book explores the magnificence of the Roman Triumph--but also its darker side, as it prompted the Romans to question as well as celebrate military glory. This richly illustrated work is a testament to the profound importance of the triumph in Roman culture--and for monarchs and generals ever since.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674032187
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2009
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
623,029
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

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