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eBook ✓ ePub The Romans From Village to Empire è From Village to Empire  reflectionslisburnltd Õ How did a single village community in the Italian peninsula eventually become one of the most powerful imperial powers the world has ever known In The Romans From Om Scotland to Ira and the Nile Valley Firmly grounded in ancient literary and material sources the book describes and analyzes major political and military landmarks from the Punic Wars to Caesar's conuest of Gaul and his crossing of the Rubicon to the victory of Octavian over Mark Antony and to Constantine's adoption of Christianity It also introduces such captivating individuals as Hannibal Mithridates Pompey Cicero Cleopatra Augustus Livia Nero Marcus Aurelius and Shapur The authors cover issues that still confront modern states worldwide including warfare empire building consen Highly informative and well researched account but written in a very rambling style with a lot of repetition The rambling style makes it very hard to follow the chain of events in important phases of Roman history such as the conflict between Marius and Sulla to name just one Essentially the same map of the region seemed to be reproduced at least 10 times at various points in the book And in the first few chapters on the beginnings of Rome if I had a dime for every time I encountered the phrase votive deposits I would have a million dollars by now But I still learned a LOT from this book

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How did a single village community in the Italian peninsula eventually become one of the most powerful imperial powers the world has ever known In The Romans From Village to Empire Mary T Boatwright Daniel Gargola and Richard JA Talbert explore this uestion as they guide readers through a comprehensive sweep of Roman history ranging from the prehistoric settlements to the age of Constantine Vividly written and accessible The Romans traces Rome's remarkable evolution from village to monarchy to republic and eventually to one man rule by an emperor whose power at its peak stretched fr Nice easy read solid narrative well segmented handy out takes Good college text Ends with Constantine Low on actually stories

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The Romans From Village to EmpireSus forging and political fragmentation They also integrate glimpses of many aspects of everyday Roman life and perspective such as the role of women literature entertainment town planning portraiture and religion demonstrating how Rome's growth as a state is inseparable from its social and cultural development Ideal for courses in Roman history and Roman civilization The Romans is enhanced by almost 100 illustrations than 30 maps most produced by the Ancient World Mapping Center and 22 textual extracts that provide fascinating cultural observations made by ancient Romans themselves I took a class on Ancient Greece and Rome my freshman year of college it was a 300 level; I don't know what I was thinking and this book was one of the necessary booksI absolutely despised this book in comparison to the one I read on Ancient Greece In my opinion it was difficult to read and I just couldn't comprehend itIn all honesty I didn't even properly read this book I skimmed it and took notes in class And somehow I managed to still get a high B in the class