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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Annamaria Liberati; Fabio Bourbon
|Description:||292 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 36 cm.|
|Contents:||Rome: From its Origins to the Fall of the Empire --
Aspects of the Roman Civilization --
Roma, Caput Mundi: The Capital of the World and its Splendors --
Evidence of Roman Civilization in Italy --
The Roman Empire and its Power Centers in the Ancient World.
|Responsibility:||[Anna Maria Liberati, Fabio Bourbon].|
Bourbon analyzes the development of the Roman Empire by examining all aspects of the Eternal City including the economic, legal, and military system of the conquered regions; the organization of the most powerful army in the ancient world; the town-planning problems and successes; the construction systems used to erect the great Roman public monuments; and even the smallest curiosities of everyday life.