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Why we're all Romans : the Roman contribution to the Western world

Author: Carl J Richard
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield : Distributed by National Book Network, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work not only examines Roman history and the multitude of Roman achievements in rich and colorful detail but also delineates their crucial and lasting impact on Western civilization. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl J Richard
ISBN: 9780742567788 0742567788 9780742567795 0742567796
OCLC Number: 458892093
Description: xv, 301 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Roman history in brief --
Administration and law --
Engineering and architecture --
Epic and lyric poetry --
Speeches, letters, and agricultural manuals --
Philosophy --
Historical writing --
Comedy and satire --
Greek and Jewish contributions in the Roman era --
The rise and romanization of Christianity.
Responsibility: Carl J. Richard.

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This work not only examines Roman history and the multitude of Roman achievements in rich and colorful detail but also delineates their crucial and lasting impact on Western civilization. --from publisher description.

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Richard (history, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette; Greeks & Romans Bearing Gifts: How the Ancients Inspired the Founding Fathers) gives us another work on classical influences, aimed at educated but Read more...

 
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