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Are We Rome

Author : Cullen Murphy
ISBN : 0618742220
Genre : History
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Offers a compelling study that compares modern-day America to the rise and fall of ancient Rome, offering a series of warnings, nuanced lessons, and thought-provoking strategies designed to avoid the Roman Empire's fate.


Author : Dorigen Sophie Caldwell
ISBN : 140941762X
Genre : History
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Few other cities can compare with Rome's history of continuous habitation, nor with the survival of so many different epochs in its present. This volume explores how the city's past has shaped the way in which Rome has been built, rebuilt, represented and imagined throughout its history. An imaginative approach to the study of the urban and architectural make-up of Rome, this volume will be valuable not only for historians of art and architecture, but also for students of cultural history and film studies.

Violence In Republican Rome

Author : Andrew William Lintott
ISBN : 0198152825
Genre : History
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This book examines the roots of violence in Roman Republican law and society and the growth of violence in city war and the power of armies. It discusses political conflict, violence, military insurrection, and authoritarian government of the Republic.

The Urbanisation Of Rome And Latium Vetus

Author : Francesca Fulminante
ISBN : 9781107030350
Genre : History
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Offers an original and unprecedented analysis of urbanization and state formation in Rome and Latium vetus from the Bronze Age to the Archaic Era.

A New Topographical Dictionary Of Ancient Rome

Author : L. Richardson, jr
ISBN : 0801843006
Genre : Architecture
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The first such dictionary since that of Platner and Ashby in 1929, this work defines and describes the known buildings and monuments, as well as the geographical and topographical features, of Ancient Rome. It provides a concise history of each, with measurements, dates, and citations of significant ancient and modern sources. Alphabetically arranged, the entries range from a few words to nearly 2000 lines for a building as important as the Coliseum.

Elections And Electioneering In Rome

Author : Alexander Yakobson
ISBN : 3515074813
Genre : History
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Study on the teachings of Om̐kāra Bābā, Hindu and sufi saint, from Koraput District in Orissa.

Education In Ancient Rome

Author : Stanley Frederick Bonner
ISBN : 0520034392
Genre : Education
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When In Rome

Author : Nancy L. Gifford
ISBN : 0873956672
Genre : Philosophy
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Death In Ancient Rome

Author : Catharine Edwards
ISBN : 0300112084
Genre : History
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For the Romans, the manner of a person’s death was the most telling indication of their true character. Death revealed the true patriot, the genuine philosopher, even, perhaps, the great artist--and certainly the faithful Christian. Catharine Edwards draws on the many and richly varied accounts of death in the writings of Roman historians, poets, and philosophers, including Cicero, Lucretius, Virgil, Seneca, Petronius, Tacitus, Tertullian, and Augustine, to investigate the complex significance of dying in the Roman world. Death in the Roman world was largely understood and often literally viewed as a spectacle. Those deaths that figured in recorded history were almost invariably violent--murders, executions, suicides--and yet the most admired figures met their ends with exemplary calm, their last words set down for posterity. From noble deaths in civil war, mortal combat between gladiators, political execution and suicide, to the deathly dinner of Domitian, the harrowing deaths of women such as the mythical Lucretia and Nero’s mother Agrippina, as well as instances of Christian martyrdom, Edwards engagingly explores the culture of death in Roman literature and history.

Experiencing Rome

Author : Janet Huskinson
ISBN : 0415212855
Genre : History
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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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