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A history of Rome down to the reign of Constantine

Author: M Cary; H H Scullard
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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The aim of this ... work on the history of Rome is to provide a comprehensive survey of Roman history down to the dawn of the Middle Ages, within the compass of one volume. Its subject is a political system and a civilisation which lasted a thousand years and eventually comprised the whole Mediterranean area and Western Europe ... For students coming to this period for the first time, or for the interested general  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: M Cary; H H Scullard
OCLC Number: 56556893
Notes: Originally published: New York : Palgrave, ©1975. 3rd ed.
Cover title: history of Rome.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Pre-Roman Italy: Geographical environment of Roman history; Early inhabitants of Italy; Greeks and Etruscans in early Italy --
Roman conquest of Italy: Latium and Rome; Rome in the period of the kings; Sources for early Roman history; Conflict of the orders, the first stage; Early wars of the republic; Conflict of the orders, the second state; Latin, Samnite and Pyrrhic wars; Roman state in the third century B.C. --
Conquest of the Mediterranean: First Punic War and the conquest of North Italy; Second Punic war; Conquest of the Western Mediterranean; Macedonian wars; Roman wars in Asia in the second century; Government of the Roman provinces; Domestic politics in the second century; Roman society in the second century --
Fall of the republic: Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus; Marius and the new Roman army; Italian Wars, 91-83 B.C.; Temporary monarchy of Cornelius Sulla; Fall of the Restoration government; Wars of Lucullus, Pompey and Crassus; Caesar's conquest of Gaul, and the breakdown of the first triumvirate; Rise of Caesar to supreme power; Second triumvirate; Roman society in the first century --
Consolidation of the Roman Empire: Settlement of Augustus. Rome and Italy; Roman Empire under Augustus; Julio-Claudian emperors. internal affairs; Roman Empire under the Julio-Claudian dynasty; Roman society under the early Roman Empire; "Year of the four emperors"; Flavian emperors; 'Five good emperors'. General administration; 'Five good emperors'. External affairs; Roman society from A.D. 70 to 180; Commodus and the Severi --
Decline of the Roman Empire: Crisis of the Empire in the third century; Diocletian and Constantine; Economic, cultural and religious developments; Roman Empire. Retrospect and prospect --
Chronological table --
List of emperors --
Genealogical tables: Some Cornelii, Aemilii, and Sempronii Gracchi; Some Metelli, Claudii, etc.; Julio-Claudian dynasty --
Glossary.
Responsibility: M. Cary and H.H. Scullard.

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The aim of this ... work on the history of Rome is to provide a comprehensive survey of Roman history down to the dawn of the Middle Ages, within the compass of one volume. Its subject is a political system and a civilisation which lasted a thousand years and eventually comprised the whole Mediterranean area and Western Europe ... For students coming to this period for the first time, or for the interested general reader, this book provides [a] comprehensive and accessible guide to the whole sweep of Roman history.-Back cover.

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