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Matthew Dillon - The Ancient Romans: History and Society from the Early Republic to the Death of Augustus - 9780415741521 - V9780415741521
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The Ancient Romans: History and Society from the Early Republic to the Death of Augustus

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Description for The Ancient Romans: History and Society from the Early Republic to the Death of Augustus Paperback. Num Pages: 350 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 174. .

This textbook provides comprehensive coverage of the political, military, and social history of ancient Rome from the earliest days of the Republic to its collapse and the subsequent foundations of the empire established by Augustus prior to his death in AD 14.

Interspersed through the discussion of the political history of the period are crucial chapters on all aspects of Roman culture, including women, religion, slavery and manumission, overseas conquests and their impact, and life in the city of Rome, giving students a full understanding of republican society, culture, and politics. With over 130 maps, illustrations, and photographs, The Ancient Romans ... Read moreis lavishly illustrated, with a particular emphasis on coins as a valuable historical resource. It also closely references the authors’ sourcebook, Ancient Rome: Social and Historical Documents from the Early Republic to the Death of Augustus, second edition, allowing students to engage with the documentary evidence and written sources in a deep and meaningful way.

The Ancient Romans: History and Society from the Early Republic to the Death of Augustus is an indispensable resource for undergraduate students of the Roman Republic and its society and culture, as well as offering a comprehensive and compelling introduction for the interested reader.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2021
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
350
Condition
New
Number of Pages
756
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780415741521
SKU
V9780415741521
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-2

About Matthew Dillon
Matthew Dillon is Professor of Classics and Ancient History in the School of Humanities at the University of New England, Australia. His main research interests are in ancient Greek history and religion. He is the author of Omens and Oracles: Divination in Ancient Greece and Asklepios and His Healing Hands. Lynda Garland is Honorary Research Professor in the School ... Read more

Reviews for The Ancient Romans: History and Society from the Early Republic to the Death of Augustus
"The current text is a valuable contribution to the field as it covers the Roman Republic, the dynastic period and the rise of Augustus in just over 750 pages...this is an expertly written and highly recommended text." - The Classical Review

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