Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome

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Mercury Books, 2005 - History - 189 pages
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The rise and fall of the Roman World is one of the most fascinating stories in history. This book traces the historical, cultural and political development of the small Iron Age tribe on the banks of the River Tiber who developed into the rulers of an empire that dominated the Western world. While her legionaries brought Roman rule to the far corners of Europe and the Middle East, her poets, architects, politicians and philosophers were creating a cultural legacy that still survives today. In this ambitious and lavishly illustrated book, the history of this remarkable people has been traced, allowing readers a clear and concise insight into the Roman World. Use the well-researched text, superb maps, specially commissioned artwork, and copious photographs the Atlas of Ancient Rome to follow the origins, rise, decline, and fall of the greatest empire the world has ever known.

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IntroductionRomes Diverse History
Chapter 2The Early Republic
Chapter 3Hannibal at the Gates
Chapter 4The Late Republic
Chapter 5Fall of the Republic
Chapter 6The New Caesars
Chapter 8Pax Romana I
Chapter 9Age of Insecurity
Chapter 10A New Direction
Julian and Valentinian

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About the author (2005)

NICK CONSTABLE is a freelance author and journalist who writes regularly for UK national newspapers and magazines. A former Parliamentary lobby correspondent, he has travelled widely, covering major world events such as the Gulf War and the conflict in Bosnia. Previous books include a study of ancient Irish history, a chronology of political scandal and a guide to world architecture.

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