The History of Rome, Volume 4, Part 1 (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)

The History of Rome, Volume 4, Part 1 (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics)

Theodor Mommsen


The classical historian Theodor Mommsen (1817-1903) released his background of Rome among 1854 and 1856. His paintings used to be bought with common acclaim via the scholarly neighborhood and the interpreting public. In 1902, in popularity of this enormous paintings, Mommsen used to be provided the Nobel Prize for Literature and acclaimed as 'the maximum dwelling grasp of the paintings of old writing'. Mommsen rejected conventional Enlightenment debts, which glorified historical Rome; as a substitute, guided by means of a brand new and rigorous feedback of assets, he started the demythologisation of Roman historical past. In a vivacious and interesting variety, utilizing smooth phrases to specific classical rules, Mommsen drew daring parallels among the 19th century and classical Rome.
This English translation, first released in 1866, corresponds to the fourth version of the German 3rd volume.
Volume four covers the institution of the army monarchy. half 1 starts with the dying of Sulla and ends with the subjugation of the West.

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