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The Penguin historical atlas of ancient Rome

Author: Christopher Scarre; Swanston Graphics Limited.
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More than 15 centuries after its fall, the Roman Empire continues to profoundly influence world history. This atlas traces the empire's rise and fall, looking at its provinces and cities, trade and economy, armies and frontier defenses; charting its transformation into a Christian theocracy; and assessing its lasting impact.
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Genre/Form: Chronologies
History
Maps
Reference works
Chronology
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scarre, Christopher.
Penguin historical atlas of ancient Rome.
London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1995
(OCoLC)607351568
Material Type: Atlas, Internet resource
Document Type: Map, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Scarre; Swanston Graphics Limited.
ISBN: 0140513299 9780140513295
OCLC Number: 34193191
Notes: "Design and maps copyright Swanston Publishing Limited"--Title page verso.
Published simultaneously by Viking"--Title page verso.
"Rulers of Rome, 753 BC-AD 565": pages 136-137.
Description: 1 atlas (144 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scales differ.
Contents: Part I From City to Empire: The Origins of Rome; The Unification of Italy; The Wars with Carthage; Rome's Conquest of the East; The Over-Mighty Generals; Caesar's Conquest of Gaul; Crossing the Rubicon; The Civil Wars; Shades of the Departed. Part II The Imperial Regime: The New Order; The City of Rome under Augustus; Claudius and the Conquest of Britain; Nero and the Year of the Four Emperors; The Western Provinces; Three Western Cities; Vespasian and the Jewish War; Trajan's Wars; The Roman Army. Part III The Imperial Peace: Hadrian's Travels; The Eastern Provinces; Three Eastern Cities; Writing and Literacy; Trade and Transport; The Roman Amphitheatre; Roman Spain; Guarding the Frontiers. Part IV The Troubled Century: The Year of the Six Emperors; The Parthian Wars; The City of Rome under the Severans; Mystery Cults; Roman Africa; Three African Cities; The Empire at Bay; The West Breaks Away; The Rise and Fall of Palmyra. Part V Restoration and Fall: Diocletian and the Division of Power; The Spread of Christianity; Constantine the Great; Technology and Engineering; A Fragile Prosperity; The Fall of the Western Empire; The Inheritors.
Other Titles: Historical atlas of ancient Rome
Ancient Rome
Responsibility: Chris Scarre.

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Traces the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. This book is illustrated and features more than sixty full-colour maps. It looks at its provinces and cities, its trade and economy, its armies and  Read more...
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