History of Rome
Spanning over 1,300 years, this popular history of Rome has now been revised to include a new survey of the sources for Roman history, updated material on the formation of Rome, and extended coverage of Roman imperialism.
New edition of this popular history of Rome.
Spans 1,300 years of history in a single volume.
Broad in scope - covers political, social, economic, religious and cultural history.
Material on the formation of Rome has been updated to take account of the most recent research.
Coverage of Roman imperialism and the political world of the first century BC has been expanded
A new section on Roman spectacles, including gladiatorial combat and chariot racing, has been inserted.
A substantial survey of the sources for Roman history has been added.
The third edition is accompanied by a website available at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/historyofrome/
List of Plates
List of Figures
List of Genealogical Tables
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction: Rome and the Mediterranean
Part I: From the Origins to the Empire
Part II: Rome, Master of the World
Part III: Another Roman World (Third to Fifth Century)
Guide to Greek and Roman Writers: David Cherry
Guide to Further Reading: David Cherry