Caesar and Christ: The Story of Civilization

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 7, 2011 - History - 752 pages
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The Story of Civilization, Volume III: A history of Roman civilization and of Christianity from their beginnings to A.D. 325. This is the third volume of the classic, Pulitzer Prize-winning series.

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A comprehensive history of the Roman civilization from the beginning to the end, about all 600 years or so. This book is detailed to the extreme, in encompasses all the territories of Rome, causes and ... Read full review

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User Review  - AlexTheHunn - LibraryThing

Durant examines the origins of Rome, its greatness, its faults. He looks as all aspects of Roman culture, philosophy, art, literature, architecture, law, religion, etc. Correspondingly, he explores the origins of Christianity as a movement and how it and Rome became intertwined. Read full review


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Livy VI The Amorous Revolt Chapter XIII THEOTHER SIDEOF

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Will Durant (1885–1981) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize (1968) and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977). He spent more than fifty years writing his critically acclaimed eleven-volume series, The Story of Civilization (the later volumes written in conjunction with his wife, Ariel). A champion of human rights issues, such as the brotherhood of man and social reform, long before such issues were popular, Durant’s writing still educates and entertains readers around the world. 

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