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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Penguin historical atlas of ancient Rome.
London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1995
|Material Type:||Atlas, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Map, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Christopher Scarre; Swanston Graphics Limited.
|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
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 frontier defences; follows its foreign ward and internecine struggles; and charts its transformation into a Christian theocracy and its fall in 476.
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