The Roman Empire

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Author  Paul Veyne
Publisher  Belknap Press
Publication Date   October 1, 1997
ISBN  0674777719
Pages  256

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This compact book--which appeared earlier in the multivolume series A History of Private Life--is a history of the Roman Empire in pagan times. It is an interpretation setting forth in detail the universal civilization of the Romans―so much of it Hellenic―that later gave way to Christianity.

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