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The Roman Republic: A Very Short Introduction

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Description for The Roman Republic: A Very Short Introduction Paperback. Here, David Gwynn reflects on the remarkable legacy of the Roman Republic. The rise and fall of the Republic holds a special place in the history of Western civilization; it has been presented as a model, a source of inspiration, but also a warning. Placing the events in their wider context, he provides a fascinating history of culture and society. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 168 pages, 12 black and white halftones, and some maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 122 x 9. Weight in Grams: 134.
The rise and fall of the Roman Republic occupies a special place in the history of Western civilization. From humble beginnings on the seven hills beside the Tiber, the city of Rome grew to dominate the ancient Mediterranean. Led by her senatorial aristocracy, Republican armies defeated Carthage and the successor kingdoms of Alexander the Great, and brought the surrounding peoples to east and west into the Roman sphere. Yet the triumph of the Republic was also its tragedy. In this Very Short Introduction, David M. Gwynn provides a fascinating introduction to the history of the Roman Republic and ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Number of pages
168
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Series
Very Short Introductions
Condition
New
Number of Pages
176
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780199595112
SKU
V9780199595112
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About David M. Gwynn
Dr David Gwynn is Lecturer in Ancient and Late Antique History at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is the author of several books including The Eusebians: The Polemic of Athanasius of Alexandria and the Construction of the "Arian Controversy" (OUP, 2007).

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