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The Roman world

Mike Corbishley

The Roman world

by Mike Corbishley

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Published by Warwick Press in New York .
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  • Rome -- Civilization -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Presents in text and illustrations the history, government, people, culture, and day-to day life of ancient Rome.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMike Corbishley.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    The Physical Object
    Pagination94 p. :
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23258274M
    ISBN 100531190188

    Assessing the ancient sources for Amalasuintha's biography, Cassiodorus, Procopius, Gregory of Tours, and Jordanes, Vitiello demonstrates the ways in which her life and public image show the influence of late Roman and Byzantine imperial models on the formation of . Although the book centered on the history of such ideas in the ancient world, the results of this research have had immediate application in the contemporary discussion of the ethics of volunteer death and assisted suicide. It received an extensive essay review in Christian Century. During the Branch Davidian crisis in Waco, Texas, Tabor.

    The book is a sequel to Kulikowski's "The Triumph of Empire: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine," which recounts the history of Rome through the beginning of the reign of Constantine. In this book, Hella Eckardt offers new insights into literacy in the Roman world by examining the tools that enabled writing, such as inkwells, styli and tablets. Literacy was an important skill in the ancient world and power could be and often was, exercised through by: 1.

    3. Peter D.A. Garnsey, Social Status and Legal Privilege in the Roman Empire, Oxford, Willem Jongman is the author of “The Early Roman Empire: Consumption,” in The Cambridge Economic History of the Greco-Roman World (). Get this from a library! Peoples of the Roman world. [Mary Taliaferro Boatwright] -- "In this highly-illustrated book, Mary T. Boatwright examines five of the peoples incorporated into the Roman world from the Republican through the Imperial periods: northerners, Greeks, Egyptians.

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The book is a sequel to Kulikowski's "The Triumph of Empire: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine," which recounts the history of Rome through the beginning of the reign of Constantine.

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Learn more about the Roman Empire in this article.Dench also illuminates the provincial cultures of the imperial period, of course, but the space devoted to Italy and to the Republican period gives the book an unusual, and welcome, orientation amongst the many other studies of acculturation in the Roman world.

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