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Rome: An Empire's Story
Rome: An Empire's Story
by Greg Woolf
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The very idea of empire was created in ancient Rome and even today traces of its monuments, literature, and institutions can be found across Europe, the Near East, and North Africa--and sometimes even further afield. In Rome, historian Greg Woolf... (read more)

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Cleopatra: A Life
Cleopatra: A Life
by Stacy Schiff
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I'm rather sure that all three of Stacy Schiff's previous works have been nominated for some award or another. With a pedigree like that, you know that her latest biography is bound to be a must-read. Stripping away all the previous misconceptions about... (read more)

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Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome, the Penguin
Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome, the Penguin
by Christopher Scarre
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Traces the Roman Empire's rise and fall, looking at its provinces and cities, trade and economy, armies and frontier defenses; following its foreign wars and internecine struggles; charting its transformation into a Christian theocracy; and assessing its... (read more)

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The Roman Guide to Slave Management: A Treatise by Nobleman Marcus Sidonius Falx
The Roman Guide to Slave Management: A Treatise by Nobleman Marcus Sidonius Falx
by Jerry Toner
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Marcus Sidonius Falx is an average Roman citizen. Born of a relatively well-off noble family, he lives on a palatial estate in Campania, dines with senators and generals, and, like all of his ancestors before him, owns countless slaves. Having spent... (read more)

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The Annals of Imperial Rome (Penguin Classics)
The Annals of Imperial Rome (Penguin Classics)
by Tacitus
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"The Annals of Imperial Rome" recount the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of Augustus to the death of Nero in AD 68. Michael Grant's introduction discusses the life and works of Tacitus and the historical context of the... (read more)

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Dying Every Day: Seneca at the Court of Nero
Dying Every Day: Seneca at the Court of Nero
by James Romm
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From acclaimed classical historian, author of Ghost on the Throne a  high-stakes drama full of murder, madness, tyranny, perversion, with the sweep of history on the grand scale. At the center, the tumultuous life of Seneca, ancient Rome’s... (read more)

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The Romans: From Village to Empire: A History of Rome from Earliest Times to the End of the Western Empire
The Romans: From Village to Empire: A History of Rome from Earliest Times to the End of the Western Empire
by Mary Boatwright
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"The Romans is currently the best textbook on Roman history available in English."--Walter Scheidel, Stanford University How did a single village community in the Italian peninsula eventually become one of the most powerful imperial powers the world has... (read more)

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The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World's Greatest Empire
The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World's Greatest Empire
by Anthony Everitt
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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE KANSAS CITY STAR From Anthony Everitt, the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian, comes a riveting, magisterial account of Rome and its remarkable ascent from an... (read more)

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The Complete Roman Emperor: Imperial Life at Court and on Campaign
The Complete Roman Emperor: Imperial Life at Court and on Campaign
by Michael Sommer
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The eighty-five emperors who ruled Rome for five centuries are among the most famous and notorious leaders in history. But what do we really know about how they ran the empire and their behind-the-scenes machinations? How did they manage relations with... (read more)

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The Roman Empire: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
The Roman Empire: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Christopher Kelly
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This Very Short Introduction covers the history of the Empire from Augustus (the first Emperor) to Marcus Aurelius, describing how the empire was formed, how it was run, its religions and its social structure.... (read more)

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Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-By-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial Rome
Chronicle of the Roman Emperors: The Reign-By-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial Rome
by Chris Scarre
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This is the first book to focus on the succession of rulers of imperial Rome, using timelines and other visual aids throughout. Now no one need be in any doubt as to who built the Colosseum or when Rome was sacked by the Goths: Chronicle of the Roman... (read more)

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Rubicon
Rubicon
by Tom Holland
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In 49 B.C., the seven hundred fifth year since the founding of Rome, Julius Caesar crossed a small border river called the Rubicon and plunged Rome into cataclysmic civil war. Tom Holland's enthrallingaccount tells the story of Caesar's generation... (read more)

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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
by Edward Gibbon
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First published between 1776 and 1778, this book is generally acknowledged to be the undisputed masterpiece of English historical writing. Including Gibbon's footnotes and quotations, sixteen maps and a glossary.... (read more)

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Rome in Augustan Age
Rome in Augustan Age
by Henry T Rowell
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This fifth volume in The Centers of Civilization Series is intended to serve at least three purposes: to account historically for that great flowering which occurred in the Augustan Age; to describe the city in its physical and cultural development as... (read more)

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Carthage Must Be Destroyed (10 Edition)
Carthage Must Be Destroyed (10 Edition)
by Richard Miles
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The first full-scale history of Hannibal's Carthage in decades and "a convincing and enthralling narrative." (The Economist ) Drawing on a wealth of new research, archaeologist, historian, and master storyteller Richard Miles resurrects the... (read more)

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Constantine the Emperor
Constantine the Emperor
by D S Potter
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Sociolinguistics deals with the social life of language, language in its sociocultural context. It is a branch of linguistics that looks less at the shape or sound of words--morphology or phonology--and more at how our words and sentences are influenced... (read more)

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The Roman Way
The Roman Way
by Edith Hamilton
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Among these literary guides are Cicero, who left an incomparable collection of letters; Catullus, the quintessential poet of love; Horace, the chronicler of a cruel and materialistic Rome; and the Romantics Virgil, Livy, and Seneca. The story concludes... (read more)

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Augustus: First Emperor of Rome
Augustus: First Emperor of Rome
by Adrian Goldsworthy
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Caesar Augustusand#8217; story, one of the most riveting in western history, is filled with drama and contradiction, risky gambles and unexpected success. He began as a teenage warlord, whose only claim to power was as the heir of the murdered Julius... (read more)

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The Oxford history of the Roman world
The Oxford history of the Roman world
by John Boardman
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In less than fifty-three years, Rome subjected most of the known world to its rule. Tracing the rise of Rome from its origins as a cluster of villages to the foundation of the Empire and its consolidation in the first two centuries AD, this book... (read more)

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Cleopatra
Cleopatra
by Michael Grant
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The author unravels the source behind the tangle of myth, gossip, and invention behind one of the most remarkable women in history.... (read more)

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