Römische Geschichte, Band 5

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Author: Theodor Mommsen

Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

ISBN: 3849694372

Category: History

Page: 520

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Mommsens berühmtestes Werk erschien von 1854 bis 1856 und schildert die Geschichte Roms bis zum Ende der römischen Republik und der Herrschaft Caesars, den Mommsen als genialen Staatsmann darstellte. Die politischen Auseinandersetzungen vor allem der späten Republik werden auch in der Terminologie mit den politischen Entwicklungen des 19. Jahrhunderts (Nationalstaat, Demokratie) verglichen. Das engagiert geschriebene Werk gilt als Klassiker der Geschichtsschreibung. Dies ist Band 5 und behandelt die Gründung der Militärmonarchie.

A History of Roman Britain

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Author: Peter Salway

Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780192801388

Category: History

Page: 594

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'There will be new discoveries; but this is a book that will surely stand the test of time.' -TLS

A History of the Roman World

753 to 146 BC

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Author: Howard Hayes Scullard

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415522277

Category: History

Page: 490

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With a new foreword by Tim Cornell ‘Can anyone be so indifferent or idle as not to care to know by what means and under what kind of polity almost the whole inhabited world was conquered and bought under the dominion of a single city of Rome?’– Polybius, Greek Historian The city of Rome created the foundations of an empire that would come to challenge and conquer the great civilizations of Europe and the Near East. H.H. Scullard’s definitive and highly acclaimed study reveals the peculiar genius of the Roman people, their predilection for law and order and their powers of organization and administration, all of which created a confederation the like of which the Greek World had never seen. He explores the political, military, economic and social history of this incredible empire, showing how the Romans realized an ecumenical ideal and embraced Western Civilization within one political system. Celebrated for its political and military victories as well as its incredible feats of engineering, literature and art. Scullard chartsthe foundation of Rome, the establishment of the Republic, and its spectacular rise until the fall of Carthage. Scullard not only explores the accomplishments of the empire but vividly delves into the corruptive foreign influences which began to undermine the moral qualities of Rome, when lust for power superseded the desire for law and order. A superb overview of this charged historical epoch, A History of the Roman Worldtakes us inside the pivotal events and struggles which have heavily influenced modern western civilizations.

SPQR

A History of Ancient Rome

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Author: Mary Beard

Publisher: Profile Books

ISBN: 184765441X

Category: History

Page: 606

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Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller Shortlisted for a British Book Industry Book of the Year Award 2016 The new series Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit is on BBC2 now Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves. Its myths and stories - from Romulus and Remus to the Rape of Lucretia - still strike a chord with us. And its debates about citizenship, security and the rights of the individual still influence our own debates on civil liberty today. SPQR is a new look at Roman history from one of the world's foremost classicists. It explores not only how Rome grew from an insignificant village in central Italy to a power that controlled territory from Spain to Syria, but also how the Romans thought about themselves and their achievements, and why they are still important to us. Covering 1,000 years of history, and casting fresh light on the basics of Roman culture from slavery to running water, as well as exploring democracy, migration, religious controversy, social mobility and exploitation in the larger context of the empire, this is a definitive history of ancient Rome. SPQR is the Romans' own abbreviation for their state: Senatus Populusque Romanus, 'the Senate and People of Rome'.

The History of Rome

The Republic

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Author: Mike Duncan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692681664

Category:

Page: 480

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THE ROMAN EMPIRE STANDS as the greatest political achievement in the history of Western civilization. From its humble beginnings as a tiny kingdom in central Italy, Rome grew to envelope the entire Mediterranean until it ruled an empire that stretched from the Atlantic to Syria and from the Sahara to Scotland. Its enduring legacy continues to define the modern world. Mike Duncan chronicled the rise, triumph, and fall of the Roman Empire in his popular podcast series "The History of Rome." Transcripts of the show have been edited and collected here for the first time. Covering episodes 1-46, The History of Rome Volume I opens with the founding of the Roman Kingdom and ends with the breakdown of the Roman Republic. Along the way Rome will steadily grow from local power to regional power to global power. The Romans will triumph over their greatest foreign rivals and then nearly destroy themselves in a series of destructive civil wars. This is the story of the rise of Rome.

A History of Roman Art, Enhanced Edition

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Author: Fred S. Kleiner

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495909874

Category: Education

Page: 384

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A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, ENHANCED EDITION is a lavishly-illustrated survey of the art of Rome and the Roman Empire from the time of Romulus to the death of Constantine, presented in its historical, political, and social context. This ENHANCED EDITION has added coverage on Etruscan art in the beginning of the text. All aspects of Roman art and architecture are treated, including private art and domestic architecture, the art of the Eastern and Western provinces, the art of freedmen, and the so-called minor arts, including cameos, silverware, and coins. The book is divided into four parts-Monarchy and Republic, Early Empire, High Empire, and Late Empire-and traces the development of Roman art from its beginnings in the 8th century BCE to the mid fourth century CE, with special chapters devoted to Pompeii and Herculaneum, Ostia, funerary and provincial art and architecture, and the earliest Christian art. The original edition of this text was warmly received in the market based on a high level of scholarship, comprehensive contents, and superb visuals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A history of Rome to A.D. 565

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Author: Sinnigen, William Gurnee,Arthur Edward Romilly Boak

Publisher: New York : Macmillan

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 557

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Examines the development of social, economic and political institutions from prehistoric Italy to the age of Justinian

The Immense Majesty

A History of Rome and the Roman Empire

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Author: Thomas W. Africa

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 437

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Integrates social, economic, cultural and religious aspects of Roman life with the rise and fall of the Republic. The author explores the achievements and decay of the imperial system to the time of Justinian and provides information about Roman women.

A History of Rome Under the Emperors

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Author: Theodor Mommsen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134624794

Category: History

Page: 656

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This book caused a sensation when it was published in Germany in 1992, and was front page news in many newspapers. For readers of English, it will be an authoritative survey of four centuries of Roman history, and a unique window on the German tradition of the last century. Theodor Mommsen (d. 1903) was one of the greatest Roman historians of the nineteenth century, and the only one ever to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. His fame rests on his History of Rome as well as his work on Roman law and on the Roman provinces. But the work that would have concluded his history of Rome - which ran to the reign of Augustus - was never completed. This book represents that great lost work. In 1980 Alexander Demandt discovered in an antiquarian bookshop a full and detailed handwritten transcript of the lectures on the Roman Empire, which Mommsen gave for many years from 1863 to 1886, made by two of his students. This transcript has been edited to provide the authoritative reconstruction of the book Mommsen never wrote, A History of Rome Under the Emperors. Barbara and Alexander Demandt have carefully edited the text and provided detailed annotation and explanatory references. For the English edition, Professor Thomas Wiedemann has written an introduction which surveys Mommsen's position and influence in nineteenth century German scholarship and introduces his work for English speaking readers.

A History of the Roman World, 753 to 146 BC

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Author: Howard Hayes Scullard

Publisher: Presbyterian Publishing Corp

ISBN: 9780415305044

Category: History

Page: 552

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This definitive study from the author of From the Gracchi to Nero, examines the period from the foundation of Rome to the fall of Carthage. An accessible introduction to these centuries of change, this book will also be useful as context for those studying later developments in Roman history.

A history of Rome

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Author: Erik Christiansen

Publisher: Bolchazy Carducci Pub

ISBN: 9780865162693

Category: History

Page: 221

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Roman Women

The Women who influenced the History of Rome

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Author: Paul Chrystal

Publisher: Fonthill Media

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: N.A

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The History of Rome

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Author: Livy,Valerie M. Warrior

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780872207240

Category: History

Page: 452

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"Beginning with the mythical origins of the city, the first five books of Livy's magisterial History of Rome recount the battles, betrayals, and triumphs of the men and women who turned a small town into a formidable republic. This literary masterpiece remains essential reading for anyone interested in ancient history or the birth - and death - of great nations." --Book Jacket.

A History of the Roman People

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Author: Allen Mason Ward,Fritz Moritz Heichelheim,Cedric A. Yeo

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780130384805

Category: History

Page: 579

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This comprehensive yet readable book about Roman history gives the reader a fascinating journey from prehistoric Italy to the dissolution of the Roman Empire in A.D. 600. Centered around a traditional political and military narrative, it presents in-depth coverage of Roman social, economic, and cross-cultural developments, providing a reader of a greater understanding of the people, places, and events that shaped the great Roman empire. This comprehensive book covers such topics as the foundations of early Rome and Italy; the Phoenicians, Etruscans and Greeks in pre-Roman Italy, early Rome to 500 B.C.; early Roman society, religion, and values; the rise of the Roman Republic; the Roman Conquest of Italy; the late Republic; the rise of Caesar; the early Roman empire; the impact of Augustus on Roman life; Tiberius and Caligula; Claudius, Nero, and the Julio-Claudians; the Flavians; crisis and change in the third and fourth centuries A.D.; Constantine and Christianity; and the Church and its legacy. For anyone interested in a comprehensive book on the history of the Roman people, from prehistory through 600 A.D.

A History of Roman Literature

From Livius Andronicus to Boethius : with Special Regard to Its Influence on World Literature

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Author: Michael von Albrecht

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004107090

Category: Latin literature

Page: 1

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The Early History of Rome

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Author: Livy

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780140448092

Category: History

Page: 487

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Livy (c. 59 BC-AD 17) dedicated most of his life to writing some 142 volumes of history, the first five of which comprise The Early History of Rome. With stylistic brilliance, he chronicles nearly 400 years of history, from the founding of Rome (traditionally dated to 757 BC) to the Gallic invasion in 386 BC - an era which witnessed the reign of seven kings, the establishment of the Republic, civil strife and brutal conflict. Bringing compelling characters to life, and re-presenting familiar tales - including the tragedy of Coriolanus and the story of Romulus and Remus - The Early History is a truly epic work, and a passionate warning that Rome should learn from its history.