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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome



Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller 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…

Spqr

ISBN 10 : 9781847654410
ISBN 13 : 184765441X

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 ma..


Spqr

ISBN 10 : 1846683815
ISBN 13 : 9781846683817

Sunday Times Top 10 BestsellerShortlisted for a British Book Industry Book of the Year Award 2016The new series Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit is on BBC2 nowAncient Rome matte..


Spqr A History Of Ancient Rome

ISBN 10 : 9781631491252
ISBN 13 : 1631491253

A sweeping, revisionist history of the Roman Empire from one of our foremost classicists. Ancient Rome was an imposing city even by modern standards, a sprawling imperial metropoli..


Confronting The Classics

ISBN 10 : 9781847658883
ISBN 13 : 1847658881

Mary Beard is one of the world's best-known classicists - a brilliant academic, with a rare gift for communicating with a wide audience both though her TV presenting and her books...


Summary And Analysis Of Spqr A History Of Ancient Rome

ISBN 10 : 9781504044066
ISBN 13 : 1504044061

So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of SPQR tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Mary Beard’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Boo..


Laughter In Ancient Rome

ISBN 10 : 9780520277168
ISBN 13 : 0520277163

Draws on a wide range of period writings, from essays on rhetoric to a surviving joke book, to explore the culture of humor in ancient Rome, offering insight into what was consider..


Rubicon

ISBN 10 : 030742751X
ISBN 13 : 9780307427519

A vivid historical account of the social world of Rome as it moved from republic to empire. In 49 B.C., the seven hundred fifth year since the founding of Rome, Julius Caesar cross..


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