The Penguin Historical Atlas Of Ancient Rome

Author: Christopher Scarre
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780140513295
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Uses maps, text, and illustrations to present the history of the Roman Empire, from its beginning as a modest village to its transformation into a Christian theocracy

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of Ancient Greece

Author: Robert Morkot
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780140513356
Size: 55.91 MB
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Provides maps and information on Ancient Greece, including the histories of the Minoan civilization, the Persian Wars, and Alexander the Great

The Penguin Historical Atlas Of Ancient Civilizations

Author: John Haywood
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780141014487
Size: 28.31 MB
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An broad-based survey of the world's earliest human cultures ranges from the ancient farming settlements of Mesopotamia to the founding of Rome, utilizing photographs, artwork, reproductions, and full-color maps to highlight a look at such topics as the origins of the Egyptian pharaohs, China's dynasties, and the great cities of the Inca and Aztec. Original.

The World In Ancient Times

Author: Ronald Mellor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195222202
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Presents a collection of primary source documents, a timeline, and a master index.

Ancient Rome

Author: Matthew Dillon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317485203
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In this second edition, Ancient Rome presents an extensive range of material, from the early Republic to the death of Augustus, with two new chapters on the Second Triumvirate and The Age of Augustus. Dillon and Garland have also included more extensive late Republican and Augustan sources on social developments, as well as further information on the Gold Age of Roman literature. Providing comprehensive coverage of all important documents pertaining to the Roman Republic and the Augustan age, Ancient Rome includes: source material on political and military developments in the Roman Republic and Augustan age (509 BC – AD 14) detailed chapters on social phenomena, such as Roman religion, slavery and freedmen, women and the family, and the public face of Rome clear, precise translations of documents taken not only from historical sources but also from inscriptions, laws and decrees, epitaphs, graffiti, public speeches, poetry, private letters and drama concise up-to-date bibliographies and commentaries for each document and chapter a definitive collection of source material on the Roman Republic and early empire. Students of ancient Rome and classical studies will find this new edition invaluable at all levels of study.

The Penguin Atlas Of Ancient History

Author: Colin McEvedy
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN:
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In a chronological series of maps and accompanying text it traces the movements of races in Europe, the Mediterranean area and the Near East from 50,000 BC to the fourth century AD, including Mesopotamians, Egyptians, Indians, Greeks, Celts and Romans, among many other peoples. This is a companion volume to The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History, The Penguin Atlas of Modern History (to 1815) and The New Penguin Atlas of Recent History.

Your Travel Guide To Ancient Rome

Author: Rita J. Markel
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 9780822530718
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Takes readers on a journey back in time in order to experience life in ancient Rome, describing clothing, accommodations, foods, local customs, transportation, and notable personalities.

Encyclopedia Of Ancient Greece

Author: Nigel Guy Wilson
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415973342
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Examining every aspect of the culture from antiquity to the founding of Constantinople in the early Byzantine era, this thoroughly cross-referenced and fully indexed work is written by an international group of scholars. This Encyclopedia is derived from the more broadly focused Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition, the highly praised two-volume work. Newly edited by Nigel Wilson, this single-volume reference provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the political, cultural, and social life of the people and to the places, ideas, periods, and events that defined ancient Greece.

Life Myth And Art In Ancient Rome

Author: Tony Allan
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 9780892368211
Size: 67.70 MB
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Inspired by the achievements of the ancient Greeks, the Romans made their city the center of an empire unsurpassed in size and influence for more than a thousand years. Its rich legacy shaped the medieval world and continues to amaze us today. Life, Myth, and Art in Ancient Rome celebrates the many achievements of Roman culture and delves into its fascinating dark side. Romans erected structures so well-built and engineered that they still stand millennia later, yet these same buildings also showcased blood sports as public entertainment. The Romans instituted just government, impartial legal and political institutions, and concepts of citizenship, yet its population included slaves as well as patricians and plebeians, and was often riven by intrigue, superstition, and savagery. This volume is a richly illustrated introduction to a fascinating, at times paradoxical, civilization and its art and architecture, ranging from magnificent temples and aqueducts, to exquisite mosaics and jewelry. Placing the art in its cultural context, the author covers themes that have long inspired the Western imagination, including the rise and fall of emperors, the life and death of the gladiator, the belief in omens and prophecy, and, ultimately, the establishment of Christianity.