A History of Rome

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Author  Marcel Le Glay
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   July 26, 2004
ISBN  140511083X
Pages  624

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Spanning over 1,300 years, this popular history of Rome has now been revised to include a new survey of the sources for Roman history, updated material on the formation of Rome, and extended coverage of Roman imperialism.


  • New edition of this popular history of Rome.
  • Spans 1,300 years of history in a single volume.
  • Broad in scope – covers political, social, economic, religious and cultural history.
  • Material on the formation of Rome has been updated to take account of the most recent research.
  • Coverage of Roman imperialism and the political world of the first century BC has been expanded
  • A new section on Roman spectacles, including gladiatorial combat and chariot racing, has been inserted.
  • A substantial survey of the sources for Roman history has been added.

The third edition is accompanied by a website available at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/historyofrome/

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