and excellent introduction to ancient Rome.
About the Author
Antony Kamm read Classics and English at Oxford University. He was Lecturer in Publishing Studies at the University of Stirling 1988–95. His publications include the Collins Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (1993), The Israelites: An Introduction (1999), The Last Frontier: The Roman Invasions of Scotland (2004) and Julius Caesar: A Life (2006).
Abigail Graham is Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Warwick. She specializes in the epigraphy and monumentality of the ancient world and conducts a biennial postgraduate course in epigraphy for the British School at Rome. She has published The Roman Empire: A Brief History (2008).
Table of Contents
1. The Founding of Rome.
2. The Republic
3. The Caesars
4. Gods and Goddesses
5. Daily Life, Work and Entertainment
6. Art, Architecture and Building
7. Roman Literature
8. The Roman Army
9. End of an Empire
Appendix I: The Roman
Appendix II: Roman Numerals
Appendix III: Key dates in the History of Rome