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Rome: An Empire's Story

Greg Woolf - History - 2012 - 384 pages
The idea of empire was created in ancient Rome and even today the Roman empire offers a powerful image for thinking about imperialism. Traces of its monuments and literature ...
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Becoming Roman: The Origins of Provincial Civilization in Gaul

Greg Woolf - History - 2000 - 316 pages
A study of the complete transformation of the provinces of the early Roman empire, when all levels of society and all aspects of life were radically altered. Woolf repudiates ...
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The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Roman World

Greg Woolf - History - 2003 - 384 pages
An illustrated history of the city of Rome and its impact on the world examines a broad range of topics including science and culture, Rome's relationship with Greece, warfare ...
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Rome the Cosmopolis

Catharine Edwards, Greg Woolf - Art - 2006 - 249 pages
Rome stands today for an empire and for a city. The essays gathered in this volume explore some of the many ways in which the two were interwoven. Rome was fed, beautified and ...
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Literacy and Power in the Ancient World

Alan K. Bowman, Greg Woolf - History - 1996 - 249 pages
Was writing a revolutionary innovation, prompting or participating in social change, or a fundamentally repressive and disciplinary technology? The book consists of a series of ...
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Et Tu, Brute?: The Murder of Caesar and Political Assassination

Greg Woolf - History - 2006 - 199 pages
Beginning with Caesar's legendary political assassination, immortalized in art and literature through the ages, Woolf delivers a remarkable meditation on Caesar's murder as it ...
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Ancient Libraries

Jason König, Katerina Oikonomopoulou, Greg Woolf - History - 2013
The circulation of books was the motor of classical civilization. But books were both expensive and rare, and so libraries - private and public, royal and civic - played key ...
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