Ancient Rome by William E. Dunstan

By William E. Dunstan

Ancient Rome masterfully synthesizes the great interval from the second one millennium BCE to the 6th century CE, sporting readers in the course of the succession of fateful steps and agonizing crises that marked Roman evolution from an early village cost to the capital of a unprecedented realm extending from northern Britain to the deserts of Arabia. a number of world-famous figures come to existence in those pages, together with Alexander the nice, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Augustus, Livia, Cicero, Nero, Hadrian, Diocletian, Constantine, Justinian, and Theodora. choked with chilling narratives of violence, lust, and political expediency, this publication not just describes empire-shaping political and army occasions but in addition treats social and cultural advancements as vital to Roman background. William E. Dunstan highlights such key issues because the actual setting, girls, legislation, the jobs of slaves and freedmen, the plight of unprivileged loose humans, the composition and gear of the ruling type, schooling, renowned leisure, nutrients and garments, marriage and divorce, intercourse, demise and burial, finance and exchange, medical and clinical achievements, non secular associations and practices, and inventive and literary masterpieces. All readers drawn to the classical international will locate this a desirable and compelling history.

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