The Romans: An Introduction / Edition 2

The Romans: An Introduction / Edition 2

by Antony Kamm, Abigail Graham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415458242

ISBN-13: 9780415458245

Pub. Date: 11/28/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book provides a general, concise introduction to all aspects of Roman culture. Major developments in literature, art and architecture are dealt with and there are sections on the Caesars, the army, imperialism & religion. With photographs & maps, this book provides

and excellent introduction to ancient Rome.

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This book provides a general, concise introduction to all aspects of Roman culture. Major developments in literature, art and architecture are dealt with and there are sections on the Caesars, the army, imperialism & religion. With photographs & maps, this book provides

and excellent introduction to ancient Rome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415458245
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2008
Series:
Peoples of the Ancient World Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of maps and tables
Acknowledgements
1The Founding of Rome1
2The Republic13
3The Caesars40
4Gods, Goddesses, and Mysteries76
5Daily Life, Work, and Entertainment102
6Art, Architecture, and Building128
7Latin Literature144
8The Roman Army171
9End of an Empire181
App. 1 The Roman calendar202
App. 2 Roman numerals204
App. 3 Dates in the history of Rome205
Reading list208
Index212

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