A History of the Roman People

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9780130384805: A History of the Roman People

This comprehensive yet readable book about Roman history gives the reader a fascinating journey from prehistoric Italy to the dissolution of the Roman Empire in A.D. 600. Centered around a traditional political and military narrative, it presents in-depth coverage of Roman social, economic, and cross-cultural developments, providing a reader of a greater understanding of the people, places, and events that shaped the great Roman empire. KEY TOPICS: This comprehensive book covers such topics as the foundations of early Rome and Italy; the Phoenicians, Etruscans and Greeks in pre-Roman Italy, early Rome to 500 B.C.; early Roman society, religion, and values; the rise of the Roman Republic; the Roman Conquest of Italy; the late Republic; the rise of Caesar; the early Roman empire; the impact of Augustus on Roman life; Tiberius and Caligula; Claudius, Nero, and the Julio-Claudians; the Flavians; crisis and change in the third and fourth centuries A.D.; Constantine and Christianity; and the Church and its legacy. MARKET: For anyone interested in a comprehensive book on the history of the Roman people, from prehistory through 600 A.D.

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This survey of Roman history -- from prehistoric Italy to the death of Justinian (565 A.D.) -- presents extensive coverage of social, political, economic, and cultural developments.

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The Fourth Edition of History of the Roman People builds upon the strengths of the previous editions to provide readers with a fascinating journey from prehistoric Italy and the origins of Rome to the final collapse of the Roman imperial order with the death of the Emperor Maurice (A.D. 602). Centered on a traditional political and military narrative core, this text also presents in-depth coverage of Rome's social, economic, and cultural life and, drawing on current scholarship, provides explanations of major trends and developments.

New to the Fourth Edition:
  • Expanded treatment of Early Rome's origins in the wider context of the Mediterranean World
  • Fuller coverage of Rome's involvement in the East from 133 B.C. to A.D. 96
  • Thoroughly revised chapters on the Julio-Claudian, Antonine, and Severan dynasties and the complexities of the third century A.D.
  • Additional maps and illustrations; updated bibliographies; more cross-references in the text

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