The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Roman Empire...


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Author  Eric D. Nelson
Publisher  Alpha
Publication Date   August 1, 2001
ISBN  0028641515
Pages  408

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You’re no idiot, of course. The battle scenes in Gladiator had you on the edge of your seat and wondering where you could find more information on the rise and fall of ancient Rome. But so far, your search has left you feeling like a blundering barbarian.

Pick yourself up off the coliseum floor! Consult The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to the Roman Empire—a fun-to-read introduction to the fascinating history, people, and culture of ancient Rome. In this Complete Idiot’s Guide®, you get:

--The history of the Roman Empire’s rise and fall.

--An idiot-proof introduction to the great epic literature of the Roman Republic.

--A survey of the Romans in arts and popular culture.

--Fascinating details of some of history’s most nefarious emperors, including Nero, Caligula, and Commodus.


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