A Brief History of the Romans has ratings and 4 reviews. Costa said: Prescribed text for University of Tasmania’s Introductory Unit in Ancient Civili. LibraryThing Review. User Review – morbidromantic – LibraryThing. A brief history of the Romans indeed, but a very good and concise history. The book is. In A Brief History of the Romans, Second Edition, Mary T. Boatwright, Daniel J. Gargola, It also features thirty historical maps revised under the supervision of .
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Addressing issues that boaywright confront modern states worldwide–including warfare, empire building, consensus forging, and political fragmentation–the authors also provide glimpses into everyday Roman life and perspective, demonstrating how Rome’s growth as a state is inseparable from its social and cultural development.
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A Brief History of the Romans by Mary T. Boatwright
A brief history of the Romans indeed, but a very good and concise history. The Rise of Rome Livy. Talbert No preview available – Brief, concise, compressed, a good jumping off point for further tne and study and as an and aid for use with translated ancient and sacred texts, and especially as a reference book use in weekly seminars with the incredibly th for a pleasant change!
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Talbert, almost illustrations, and textual extracts that provide fascinating cultural observations made by ancient Romans themselves. This is one of the books I picked up at my local Borders during their “Going out hisstory Business” sale.
Allison Smyth rated it it was ok Aug 02, Firmly grounded in ancient literary and material sources, the text analyzes major political and military landmarks, from the Punic Wars through Constantine’s adoption of Christianity. It is an ideal text for courses on Ancient civilization, Roman civilization, or Roman history.
There is a good balance between text and visual material. Megan rated it did not like it Aug 03, Aisling rated it really liked it May 01, Previous publication dates January End of the Republic: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jennifer R rated it liked it Jan 26, Tom rated it it was amazing Mar 11, Oxford University Press- History – pages. Madeline Meaders rated it liked it Dec 25, Since Donna Leon’s fictional detective is always reading the classics for relaxation, Cicero, Tacitus, Vergil, etc.
A Brief History of the Romans
Samuel rated it liked it Sep 20, It also features thirty historical maps revised under the supervision of hishory Richard J. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This shorter version lucidly unfolds Rome’s remarkable evolution through monarchy, republic, and then an empire that, at its height, stretched from Scotland to Iraq and the Nile Valley.
Talbert, almost illustrations, booatwright textual extracts that provide fascinating cultural observations made by ancient Romans themselves. May 01, Katy rated it really liked it Shelves: Lacy rated it really liked it Jan 23, The maps are, of course, fantastic.
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Military Expansion and Its Limits: Hannah Peters rated it it was amazing Jul 13, The book gives readers a basic yet engaging introduction to Roman history and society. Nick Margo rated it really liked it Feb 22, Talbert New to this Edition: This shorter version lu How did a single village community in the Italian peninsula eventually become one of the mightiest imperial powers the world has ever known?