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By William E. Dunstan

ISBN-10: 0742568326

ISBN-13: 9780742568327

ISBN-10: 0742568334

ISBN-13: 9780742568334

Ancient Rome masterfully synthesizes the titanic interval from the second one millennium BCE to the 6th century CE, wearing readers in the course of the succession of fateful steps and agonizing crises that marked Roman evolution from an early village cost to the capital of a unprecedented realm extending from northern Britain to the deserts of Arabia. a number of world-famous figures come to lifestyles in those pages, together with Alexander the good, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Augustus, Livia, Cicero, Nero, Hadrian, Diocletian, Constantine, Justinian, and Theodora. choked with chilling narratives of violence, lust, and political expediency, this e-book not just describes empire-shaping political and army occasions but additionally treats social and cultural advancements as quintessential to Roman historical past. William E. Dunstan highlights such key issues because the actual setting, ladies, legislations, the jobs of slaves and freedmen, the plight of unprivileged loose humans, the composition and tool of the ruling category, schooling, well known leisure, nutrition and garments, marriage and divorce, intercourse, loss of life and burial, finance and alternate, medical and scientific achievements, spiritual associations and practices, and creative and literary masterpieces. All readers drawn to the classical international will locate this a desirable and compelling history.

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