WITNESS THE GLORY AND MIGHT OF ANCIENT ROME An authoritative account of Roman imperial, military and political power, and of classical Rome’s far-reaching influence on Western culture, architecture and art. • Discover the scandals that shocked Rome – the notorious lives of the emperors Caligula and Nero, and the famous affairs of Mark Antony and Cleopatra. • The assassination of Julius Caesar, Nero fiddling while Rome burned, and the building of Hadrian’s Wall are all covered. • Every major military campaign is described, from the Punic Wars and Caesar’s Conquest of Gaul to the conquest of Britain, Dacia and the East. • 1000 detailed photographs, fine art paintings, illustrations, reconstructions, family trees, maps, battle plans, architectural drawings and cross-sections reveal the glory and the might of ancient Rome.