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Ancient Rome : a military and political history

Author: Christopher S Mackay
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume is a short yet comprehensive political and military history of ancient Rome. Illustrated with the relevant art works from Rome's long history, this volume will serve as a timely and up to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher S Mackay
ISBN: 0521809185 9780521809184 hardback 9780521711494 paperback 0521711495 paperback
OCLC Number: 751065802
Description: XVI, 395 s., [48] s. tabl. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Obscure Beginnings, to 264 B.C.: 1. Foundations and kingdoms, to ca. 507 B.C.; 2. Domestic history of the Early Republic, ca. 507 B.C.-ca. 287 B.C.; 3. Conquest of Latium and Italy, ca. 507 B.C.-264 B.C.; Part II. Conquest of the Mediterranean, 264 B.C.-146 B.C.: 4. Struggle with Carthage, 264 B.C.-146 B.C.; 5. Wars in the East, 215 B.C.-146 B.C.; 6. Conquest of Spain 218 B.C.-134 B.C.; 7. Effects of the conquests on Rome; Part III. Collapse of the Republic, 133 B.C.-27 B.C.: 8. Assault on the oligarchy, 133 B.C.-81 B.C.; 9. Restored oligarchy, 81 B.C.-59 B.C.; 10. Caesar and the end of republican government, 59 B.C.-44 B.C.; 11. Conflict of the warlords, 44 B.C.-27 B.C.; 12. Politics in the Late Republic; Part IV. The Principate, 27 B.C.-A.D. 235: 13. Augustus and establishment of the Principate, 31 B.C.-A.D. 14; 14. Julio-Claudian Dynasty, A.D. 14-A.D. 68; 15. Civil war and the Flavian Dynasty, A.D. 68-A.D. 96; 16. Pinnacle of the Principate, A.D. 96-A.D. 192; 17. Civil war and the Severan Dynasty, A.D. 193-A.D. 235; 18. Institutions of the Principate; Part V. The Late Empire, A.D. 235-A.D. 476: 19. Military and dynastic crisis, A.D. 235-A.D. 284; 20. Rise of Christianity; 21. Diocletian and the restoration of imperial authority, A.D. 284-A.D. 305; 22. Civil war and the triumph of Constantine and Christianity, A.D. 305-A.D. 337; 23. Heyday of the Christian Empire, A.D. 337-A.D. 395; 24. Demise of the Empire in the West, A.D. 395-A.D. 476; Epilogue: Survival and transformation of the Empire in the East after A.D. 476.
Other Titles: Ancient Rome.
Responsibility: Christopher S. Mackay.

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