The Ancient Romans

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Author  Chester G. Starr
Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   November 15, 1971
ISBN  0195014545
Pages  264

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A companion to The Ancient Greeks, this book focuses on the principal Roman historical figures and their epochs--from Hannibal and Julius Caesar to Saint Augustine--and discusses the significance of the Roman people's development in Western history. It also covers the Greek and Etruscan heritage of the Romans; Roman art, architecture, and engineering; and the development of politics and law. The Ancient Romans incorporates readings and quotations from original sources, a brief bibliography, and a pronouncing glossary.

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