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Ancient Rome

Author: Nigel Rodgers
Publisher: [London] : Hermes House, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An authoritative and accessible account of Roman imperial, military and political power, and of classical Rome's far-reaching influence in art, architecture and culture; illustrated with 1000 photographs, paintings, maps and battle plans.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Rodgers
ISBN: 9781844778591 1844778592
OCLC Number: 805944290
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 512 pages : color illustrations, color maps, color portraits ; 31 cm
Contents: The rise and fall of Rome. Rome : the world's first superpower. Am empire of force and law ; Great Romans ; The emperors ; Governing the Empire ; Rome and the law ; Foreign policy --
The power of Rome. The Roman army ; Inside the army ; Arms and the men ; The great wars ; Defending the Empire ; Decline and fall --
The Roman world. Rome : the first world city. Building the city of Rome ; Building techniques and styles ; Public buildings ; Imperial palaces ; Housing for rich and poor ; Cities of the Empire --
Roman arts and society. Literature ; The arts ; Religion and mythology ; Sport and games ; Science, technology & the economy ; People of Rome.
Responsibility: Nigel Rodgers ; consultant, Hazel Dodge.

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An authoritative and accessible account of Roman imperial, military and political power, and of classical Rome's far-reaching influence in art, architecture and culture; illustrated with 1000 photographs, paintings, maps and battle plans.

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