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The Roman world : sources and interpretation

Author: D Brendan Nagle
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Roman World offers students a chance to explore the life and culture of ancient Rome through original translations of key textual sources and in-depth examination of visual evidence. Covering such important topics as religion, warfare, family life, politics, the pax Romana, and the fall of the Empire, The Roman World is an indispensable resource for courses in both ancient history and the classics."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D Brendan Nagle
ISBN: 0131100831 9780131100831
OCLC Number: 55800976
Description: x, 277 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Rome of the kings --
Ch. 2. Political culture of the Roman Republic --
Ch. 3. War and warfare in the republic --
Ch. 4. Roman society and culture in the republic --
Ch. 5. The Roman revolution --
Ch. 6. Augustus and the principate --
Ch. 7. The Roman peace --
Ch. 8. Religion and culture in the Roman empire --
Ch. 9. Daily life in the Roman empire --
Ch. 10. The transformed empire.
Responsibility: D. Brendan Nagle.
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"The Roman World offers students a chance to explore the life and culture of ancient Rome through original translations of key textual sources and in-depth examination of visual evidence. Covering such important topics as religion, warfare, family life, politics, the pax Romana, and the fall of the Empire, The Roman World is an indispensable resource for courses in both ancient history and the classics."--Jacket.

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"Nagle invites students to think about Roman values, the Roman spiritual universe, and how and why these changed over time. He wants students to explore not just what the Romans did, but who the Read more...

 
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