THE ROMAN HISTORY

THE ROMAN HISTORY

by Velleius Paterculus
     
 

ISBN-10: 1603845917

ISBN-13: 9781603845915

Pub. Date: 09/12/2011

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

This essential document for the study of Roman history traces the story of Rome from Romulus and the foundations of Rome to the reign of the Emperor Tiberius. It is especially valuable to historians and students for its vivid eyewitness account of the dramatic years that saw the Roman Empire emerge from the chaos left by the shattered Republic.

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Overview

This essential document for the study of Roman history traces the story of Rome from Romulus and the foundations of Rome to the reign of the Emperor Tiberius. It is especially valuable to historians and students for its vivid eyewitness account of the dramatic years that saw the Roman Empire emerge from the chaos left by the shattered Republic.

Rendered with the non-specialist in mind, the translation—the first English language translation in nearly ninety years—seeks to remain faithful to the original while avoiding technical and obscure jargon.

The volume includes a substantial introduction to Velleius' life and times, and to the literary context of his historical work, as well as generous and detailed notes on the text, a bibliography, map, glossary of unfamiliar terms, and an index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603845915
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/12/2011
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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