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The world of Rome

Author: Michael Grant
Publisher: London : Phoenix Press, 2000.
Series: History of civilization (Phoenix Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This history of Rome covers the period 133 BC to AD 217, when the Empire was at an unequalled level of power. It discusses both the strengths and weaknesses of the Empire, assuming in the reader no special knowledge of ancient languages or history.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Grant
ISBN: 1842120379 9781842120378
OCLC Number: 43418330
Description: xxi, 321 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. The Roman Empire. 1. Historical sketch --
Pt. 2. State and society. 2. The rulers and the Empire --
3. Citizens of Rome --
4. subjects and slaves --
Pt. 3. Beliefs. 5. Fate and the stars --
6. Religion --
7. Philosophy --
P. 4. Literature and the arts. 8. The great Latin writers --
9. Sculpture and painting --
10. Architecture.
Series Title: History of civilization (Phoenix Press)
Responsibility: Michael Grant.
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This history of Rome covers the period 133 BC to AD 217, when the Empire was at an unequalled level of power. It discusses both the strengths and weaknesses of the Empire, assuming in the reader no special knowledge of ancient languages or history.

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