The Romans and their World: A Short Introduction

The Romans and their World: A Short Introduction


This one-volume historical past of the Roman international starts with the early years of the republic and consists of the tale approximately 1000 years ahead to 476, while Romulus Augustus, the final Western Roman emperor, used to be deposed. Brian Campbell, revered student and instructor, offers a desirable and wide-ranging advent to Rome, drawing on an array of historical assets and masking subject matters of curiosity to readers with little earlier history in Roman heritage in addition to these already acquainted with the nice civilization.

Campbell explores numerous issues, together with the autumn of the republic, the influence of colourful and numerous emperors on imperial politics, the executive constitution of empire, and the Roman military and the way conflict affected the Roman international. He additionally surveys cultural and social existence, together with faith and the increase of Christianity. Generously more advantageous with maps and illustrations, this e-book is a wealthy and encouraging account of a robust civilization and the voters who made it so.

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