Ancient Rome: History of a Civilization that Ruled the World

by Anna Maria Liberati

Hardcover, 1996

Status

LOST BOOK

Local notes

937 Lib

Collection

Publication

Stewart, Tabori and Chang (1996), Edition: First, 292 pages

Description

Ancient Rome is a magnificent volume that traces the dramatic history of the Roman Empire, paying particular attention to its rise and fall and its lasting social, cultural, military, and political influence. From great feats and everyday customs, to works of art and household objects, this comprehensive account offers a fascinating insight into the highly complex and sophisticated society that once ruled the world. Authoritative text by Anna Maria Liberati and Fabio Bourbon analyzes the development of the Roman Empire by examining all aspects of the Eternal City including the economic, legal, and military system of the conquered regions; the organization of the most powerful army in the ancient world; the town-planning problems and successes; the construction systems used to erect the great Roman public monuments; and even the smallest curiosities of everyday life.… (more)

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

1996

Physical description

292 p.; 10.5 inches

ISBN

155670531X / 9781556705311

Pages

292

Rating

(9 ratings; 3.4)
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