New PDF release: Ancient Rome

By William E. Dunstan

ISBN-10: 0742568326

ISBN-13: 9780742568327

ISBN-10: 0742568334

ISBN-13: 9780742568334

Ancient Rome masterfully synthesizes the huge interval from the second one millennium BCE to the 6th century CE, wearing readers during the succession of fateful steps and agonizing crises that marked Roman evolution from an early village cost to the capital of a rare realm extending from northern Britain to the deserts of Arabia. a bunch of world-famous figures come to existence in those pages, together with Alexander the good, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Augustus, Livia, Cicero, Nero, Hadrian, Diocletian, Constantine, Justinian, and Theodora. full of chilling narratives of violence, lust, and political expediency, this e-book not just describes empire-shaping political and armed forces occasions but additionally treats social and cultural advancements as imperative to Roman background. William E. Dunstan highlights such key themes because the actual setting, girls, legislations, the jobs of slaves and freedmen, the plight of unprivileged unfastened humans, the composition and tool of the ruling type, schooling, renowned leisure, meals and garments, marriage and divorce, intercourse, loss of life and burial, finance and alternate, clinical and scientific achievements, spiritual associations and practices, and inventive and literary masterpieces. All readers attracted to the classical global will locate this a desirable and compelling history.

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