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The Romans : from village to empire

Author: Mary Taliaferro Boatwright
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The Romans gives a thorough account of the political and military history of ancient Rome down to the fall of the empire in 476, while also providing a solid grounding in the social and cultural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Taliaferro Boatwright
ISBN: 9780199730575 0199730571
OCLC Number: 752471853
Description: xxxiii, 586 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Archaic Italy and the origins of Rome --
Republican Rome and the conquest of Italy --
The beginnings of a Mediterranean empire --
Italy and empire --
Italy threatened, enfranchised, divided --
The domination or Sulla and its legacy --
End of the republic : Caesar's dictatorship --
Augustus and the transformation of the Roman world --
The early principate (A.D. 14-69) : the Julio-Claudians, the civil war of 68-69, and life in the early empire --
Institutionalization of the principate : military expansion and its limits, the empire and the provinces (69-138) --
Italy and the provinces : civil and military affairs (138-235) --
The third-century crisis and the Tetrarchic restabilization --
The rise of Christianity and the growth of the barbarian threat (324-395) --
The final years of the Western empire and Rome's revival in the East --
Timeline --
Glossary --
Principal ancient authors --
Gazetteer.
Responsibility: Mary T. Boatwright [and others].

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