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The Romans : A Captivating Guide to the People, Emperors, Soldiers and Gladiators of Ancient Rome, Starting from the Roman Republic through the Roman Empire to the Byzantine Empire / Captivating History. [print]

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: Captivating HistoryPublication details: [Unknown] : CreateSpace Publishing, (c)2021.Description: 120 pages : 23 cmContent type:
  • text
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  • unmediated
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  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781637163078
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  • DG270.C378.R663 2021
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Contents:
Introduction: The Greatest Show on Earth Kings at the Crossing New Citizens and Old Gods Taking Over the Neighborhood Launching the Boats to Glory Rome vs. Rome in an Age of Blood Power and Excess in the Palace Government by Soldiers and Assassins Retiring and Rebranding Options Barbarians at the Gates Descent to the Vanishing Point The People of Rome Gladiators: When Murder was Entertainment Roads: Moving Legions and Imperial Letters Urban Rome: Managing the Largest City of Earth Conclusion.
Summary: It is probably the greatest story in all history: how the people in a tiny village on the Tiber River took over the entire known world of its day and developed brilliant literature, buildings, armies, roads, and laws that we still talk about thousands of years later. This great empire was strong and invincible at its height, yet it eventually fell. How was that possible? Did these great people become soft? Were the rulers too greedy? Were the tens of thousands of their slaves a poor economic foundation for long-term survival? Did the astounding depravity and public debauchery of some of their best-known emperors undermine the moral presence and force of Rome? In careful detail, this book will let you understand the remarkable, little-known reasons behind the breathtaking rise of Rome. And also, exactly how and why this truly great civilization collapsed to the wonder and astonishment of all those looking on at the time. AMAZON https://www.amazon.com/Romans-Captivating-Emperors-Gladiators-Byzantine/dp/163716307X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=9781637163078&qid=1630355679&sr=8-1
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Reference (Library Use ONLY) Reference (Library Use ONLY) G. ALLEN FLEECE LIBRARY REFERENCE COLLECTION - 1ST FLOOR (NOT FOR LOAN) DG270.C378.R663 2021 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Not for loan 31923002050488

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Introduction: The Greatest Show on Earth Kings at the Crossing New Citizens and Old Gods Taking Over the Neighborhood Launching the Boats to Glory Rome vs. Rome in an Age of Blood Power and Excess in the Palace Government by Soldiers and Assassins Retiring and Rebranding Options Barbarians at the Gates Descent to the Vanishing Point The People of Rome Gladiators: When Murder was Entertainment Roads: Moving Legions and Imperial Letters Urban Rome: Managing the Largest City of Earth Conclusion.

It is probably the greatest story in all history: how the people in a tiny village on the Tiber River took over the entire known world of its day and developed brilliant literature, buildings, armies, roads, and laws that we still talk about thousands of years later. This great empire was strong and invincible at its height, yet it eventually fell. How was that possible? Did these great people become soft? Were the rulers too greedy? Were the tens of thousands of their slaves a poor economic foundation for long-term survival? Did the astounding depravity and public debauchery of some of their best-known emperors undermine the moral presence and force of Rome? In careful detail, this book will let you understand the remarkable, little-known reasons behind the breathtaking rise of Rome. And also, exactly how and why this truly great civilization collapsed to the wonder and astonishment of all those looking on at the time. AMAZON Link to source of summary

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