The History Of Rome

September 22, 1986|
The History Of Rome by Michael Grant
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From a small Iron Age settlement on the banks of the Tiber, Rome grew to become the centre of an Empire that dominated the Western world. Powerful in war, Rome was magnificent in peace, so that even today her poets, artists, philosophers and historians exert their influence over Western thought and civilisation.

Michael Grant, the renowned classical historian, recreates the evolution of this astonishing city and community. He describes the individuals and events that made Rome a political and cultural conqueror, and defines the dramatic circumstances of her eventual decline and fall.

Michael Grant (1914-2004) was a historian whose over forty publications on ancient Rome and Greece popularised the classical and early Christian world. He studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, served in intelligence and as a diplomat during the Second World War, and afterwards became deputy director of the British Council''s European ...
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Title:The History Of Rome
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:448 pages, 8.54 X 5.39 X 1.3 in
Shipping dimensions:448 pages, 8.54 X 5.39 X 1.3 in
Published:September 22, 1986
Publisher:Faber & Faber
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780571114610

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