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Rome And Italy

Author : Titus Livy
ISBN : 9780141913117
Genre : History
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Books VI-X of Livy's monumental work trace Rome's fortunes from its near collapse after defeat by the Gauls in 386 bc to its emergence, in a matter of decades, as the premier power in Italy, having conquered the city-state of Samnium in 293 bc. In this fascinating history, events are described not simply in terms of partisan politics, but through colourful portraits that bring the strengths, weaknesses and motives of leading figures such as the noble statesman Camillus and the corrupt Manlius vividly to life. While Rome's greatest chronicler intended his history to be a memorial to former glory, he also had more didactic aims - hoping that readers of his account could learn from the past ills and virtues of the city.
Category: History

Roman Italy

Author : T. W. Potter
ISBN : 0520069757
Genre : History
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A survey of Italy during the time of ancient Rome that brings together evidence from literary sources, inscriptions, and findings from archaeological excavations.
Category: History

The Beginnings Of Rome

Author : Tim Cornell
ISBN : 9781136754951
Genre : History
File Size : 80.73 MB
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Using the results of archaeological techniques, and examining methodological debates, Tim Cornell provides a lucid and authoritative account of the rise of Rome. The Beginnings of Rome offers insight on major issues such as: Rome’s relations with the Etruscans the conflict between patricians and plebeians the causes of Roman imperialism the growth of slave-based economy. Answering the need for raising acute questions and providing an analysis of the many different kinds of archaeological evidence with literary sources, this is the most comprehensive study of the subject available, and is essential reading for students of Roman history.
Category: History

The Roman Family In The Empire

Author : Michele George
ISBN : 9780199268412
Genre : History
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This is the first book on Roman family life to include studies of the family in the Roman provinces. Subjects treated include family values, the relationship between parents and children, family tensions, marriage patterns, and family commemorations on tombstones. The authors use a variety of ancient evidence and different methodologies to reach their conclusions about Roman influence on provincial culture.
Category: History

A Companion To Roman Italy

Author : Alison E. Cooley
ISBN : 9781118993118
Genre : History
File Size : 30.39 MB
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A Companion to Roman Italy investigates the impact of Rome in all its forms—political, cultural, social, and economic—upon Italy’s various regions, as well as the extent to which unification occurred as Rome became the capital of Italy. The collection presents new archaeological data relating to the sites of Roman Italy Contributions discuss new theories of how to understand cultural change in the Italian peninsula Combines detailed case-studies of particular sites with wider-ranging thematic chapters Leading contributors not only make accessible the most recent work on Roman Italy, but also offer fresh insight on long standing debates
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The Making Of Roman Italy

Author : Edward Togo Salmon
ISBN : UOM:49015000254228
Genre : History
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The Demography Of Roman Italy

Author : Saskia Hin
ISBN : 9781107003934
Genre : History
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Investigates demographic behaviour and population trends in Italy during the emergence of the Roman Empire. Unites literary and epigraphic sources with demographic theory, archaeological surveys, climatic and skeletal evidence, models and comparative data. Also features a chapter on climate change in Roman times.
Category: History