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 the Roman World

From 30 BC to AD 138

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Author: E. T. Salmon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134963416

Category: History

Page: 384

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Including an account of political and military developments, and including sections on social, economic an cultural life, this book presents a survey of the Roman world at a time when the Principate was established, and the Pax Romana consolidated.

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.

The Fall of the Roman Empire

Film and History

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Author: Martin M. Winkler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118589815

Category: History

Page: 288

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The essays collected in this book present the first comprehensiveappreciation of The Fall of the Roman Empire fromhistorical, historiographical, and cinematic perspectives. The bookalso provides the principal classical sources on the period. It isa companion to Gladiator: Film and History (Blackwell, 2004)and Spartacus: Film and History (Blackwell, 2007) andcompletes a triad of scholarly studies on Hollywood’sgreatest films about Roman history. A critical re-evaluation of the 1964 epic film The Fall ofthe Roman Empire, directed by Anthony Mann, fromhistorical, film-historical, and contemporary points of view Presents a collection of scholarly essays and classical sourceson the period of Roman history that ancient and modern historianshave considered to be the turning point toward the eventual fall ofRome Contains a short essay by director Anthony Mann Includes a map of the Roman Empire and film stills, as well astranslations of the principal ancient sources, an extensivebibliography, and a chronology of events

Coinage and History of the Roman Empire, C. 82 B.C.--A.D. 480: History

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Author: David L. Vagi

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781579583163

Category: History

Page: 638

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Chapter 7: Crisis and Decline, A.D. 235-268 -- Chapter 8: Recovery of Empire, A.D. 268-285 -- Chapter 9: The Separatist Empires -- Chapter 10: The Tetrarchy, c. A.D. 284-313 -- Chapter 11: The Constantinian Era, c. A.D. 313-364 -- A Brief Introduction to the Divided Empire -- Chapter 12: The Western Roman Empire, A.D. 364-480 -- Chapter 13: The Eastern Roman Empire, A.D. 364-491 -- Bibliography -- Index -- Volume II -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- How to Use the Coin Catalog -- Abbreviations of Terms -- References Commonly Cited

A History of the Roman World 753-146 BC

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Author: H.H. Scullard

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317709632

Category: History

Page: 576

View: 9952

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.

Peoples of the Roman World

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Author: Mary T. Boatwright

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521840627

Category: History

Page: 241

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In this highly-illustrated book, Mary T. Boatwright examines five of the peoples incorporated into the Roman world from the Republican through the Imperial periods: northerners, Greeks, Egyptians, Jews, and Christians. She explores over time the tension between assimilation and distinctiveness in the Roman world, as well as the changes effected in Rome by its multicultural nature. Underlining the fundamental importance of diversity in Rome's self-identity, the book explores Roman tolerance of difference and community as the Romans expanded and consolidated their power and incorporated other peoples into their empire. The Peoples of the Roman World provides an accessible account of Rome's social, cultural, religious, and political history, exploring the rich literary, documentary, and visual evidence for these peoples and Rome's reactions to them.

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 the Later Roman Empire, AD 284-641

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Author: Stephen Mitchell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118341066

Category: History

Page: 568

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The Second Edition of A History of the Later Roman Empirefeatures extensive revisions and updates to the highly-acclaimed,sweeping historical survey of the Roman Empire from the accessionof Diocletian in AD 284 to the death of Heraclius in 641. Features a revised narrative of the political history thatshaped the late Roman Empire Includes extensive changes to the chapters on regional history,especially those relating to Asia Minor and Egypt Offers a renewed evaluation of the decline of the empire in thelater sixth and seventh centuries Places a larger emphasis on the military deficiencies, collapseof state finances, and role of bubonic plague throughout the Europein Rome’s decline Includes systematic updates to the bibliography

The Oxford History of the Roman World

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Author: John Boardman

Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780192802033

Category: History

Page: 518

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In less than fifty-three years, Rome subjected most of the known world to its rule. This authoritative and compelling work tells the story of the rise of Rome from its origins as a cluster of villages to the foundation of the Roman Empire by Augustus, to its consolidation in the first two centuries CE. It also discusses aspects of the later Empire and its influence on Western civilization, not least of which was the adoption of Christianity. Packed with fascinating detail and written by acknowledged experts in Roman history, the book expertly interweaves chapters on social and political history, the Emperors, art and architecture, and the works of leading Roman poets, historians, and philosophers. Reinforcing the book's historical framework are maps, diagrams, a useful chronology, and a full bibliography. Taken as a whole, this rich work offers an indispensable resource on the history of one of the world's greatest empires.