Ancient Rome

Book Details

Author  Matthew Dillon
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   December 16, 2005
ISBN  0415224586
Pages  800

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Description

A companion volume to the highly successful and widely used Ancient Greece, this Sourcebook is a valuable resource for students at all levels studying ancient Rome.

Lynda Garland and Matthew Dillon present an extensive range of material, from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar.

Providing a comprehensive coverage of all important documents pertaining to the Roman Republic, Ancient Rome includes:

  • source material on political developments in the Roman Republic (509–44 BC)
  • detailed chapters on social phenomena, such as Roman religion, slavery and freedmen, women and the family, and the public face of Rome
  • clear, precise translations of documents taken not only from historical sources, but also from inscriptions, laws and decrees, epitaphs, graffiti, public speeches, poetry, private letters and drama
  • concise up-to-date bibliographies and commentaries for each document and chapter
  • a definitive collection of source material on the Roman Republic.

All students of ancient Rome and classical studies will find this textbook invaluable at all levels of study.

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