SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
by Mary Beard
SPQR is a new look at Roman history from one of the world's foremost classicists. It explores not only how Rome grew from an insignificant village in central Italy to a power that controlled territory from Spain to Syria, but also how the Romans thought about themselves and their achievements, and why they are still important to us. Covering 1000 years of history, and casting fresh light on the basics of Roman culture from slavery to running water, as well as exploring democracy, migration, religious controversy, social mobility and exploitation in the larger context of the empire, this is a definitive history of ancient Rome. Product Information: ISBN: 9781846683817 Format: Paperback Author: Mary Beard Publisher: Profile Books Pages: 608 Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 4cm
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