The Romans For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 18, 2011 - History - 464 pages
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"A must for anyone interested in the Roman Empire and its impact on world history."
--Tony Robinson star of Blackadder and Time Team.

This entertaining and informative guide introduces readers to the amazing world of ancient Rome and its emperors, epic wars, awesome architecture, heroes, and villains. With a complete rundown of Roman history alongside fascinating insights into the lives of everyday Romans, readers will discover the amazing people and events involved in the rise and fall of one of the greatest of all ancient civilisations and how its influence can still be felt around the world today.

Guy de la Bedoyere is a historian, archaeologist, and Roman expert, he is well known for his numerous books and appearances on TV, especially Channel 4's "Time Team."

  

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Stupid long book i had to read for history!!! it wasnt bad just superrr boring!!! Read full review

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Great read to accompany all of the Roman era stories and cinema if you just want a little better understanding of the time. Basically a synopsis of the Roman empire. Read full review

Contents

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The Rise of Rome
Romans The Big Boys of the Ancient World
The Fighting
Liying the Good Life
When Romans Ruled the World
Throwing the Empire Away
The End of the Principate
The Part of Tens
Ten Mostly Bad Romans
Ten or S0 Great Roman Places to yisit
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About the author (2011)

Guy de la Bédoyère is a freelance writer and broadcaster who took a history and archaeology degree at Durham University, followed by a history degree at the University of London specialising in Roman history, with papers in US history. Next came an MA in Roman Empire archaeology at University College, London. He has written many books on his specialist field of Roman Britain and is well-known for his numerous appearances on television, especially Channel 4’s Time Team in Britain. He has also written books on a variety of other historical subjects, including the papers of Samuel Pepys, and is a Fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society. His other interests include playing the piano, travelling in the United States, and studying genealogy. He lives in Lincolnshire, England.

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