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Author: Tuck, Steven L.Brand: Wiley-InterscienceEdition: 1Features: Wiley-BlackwellBinding: PaperbackNumber Of Pages: 408Release Date: 27-01-2015Details: Product Description A History of Roman Art provides a wide-ranging survey of the subject from the founding of Rome to the rule of Rome's first Christian emperor, Constantine. Incorporating the most up-to-date information available on the topic, this new textbook explores the creation, use, and meaning of art in the Roman world. Extensively…

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An Economist and Sunday Times Best Book of the Year“Deserves to be hailed as a magnum opus.”—Tom Holland, The Telegraph“Ambitious…seeks to rehabilitate the Holy Roman Empire’s reputation by re-examining its place within the larger sweep of European history…Succeeds splendidly in rescuing the empire from its critics.”—Wall Street JournalMassive, ancient, and powerful, the Holy Roman Empire formed the heart of Europe from its founding by Charlemagne to its destruction by Napoleon a millennium…

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The complete history of every Imperial Roman legion and what it achieved as a fighting force, by an award-winning historianIn this landmark publication, Stephen Dando-Collins does what no other author has ever attempted to do: provide a complete history of every Imperial Roman legion. Based on thirty years of meticulous research, he covers every legion of Rome in rich detail. In the first part of the book, the author provides a detailed account of what the legionaries wore and ate, what camp…

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The Histories of the Unexpected series not only presents a new way of thinking about the past, but also reveals the world around us as never before. Traditionally, the Romans have been understood in a straightforward way but the period really comes alive if you take an unexpected approach to its history. Yes, emperors, the development of civilization and armies all have a fascinating history . . . but so too do tattoos, collecting, fattening, recycling, walking, poison, fish, inkwells and…

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Edward Gibbon's six-volume History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-88) is among the most magnificent and ambitious narratives in European literature. Its subject is the fate of one of the world's greatest civilizations over thirteen centuries - its rulers, wars and society, and the events that led to its disastrous collapse. Here, in volumes three and four, Gibbon vividly recounts the waves of barbarian invaders under commanders such as Alaric and Attila, who overran and…

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Explore the History and Mythology of the Roman Empire! Few societies and historical periods capture our fascination as much as ancient Rome. With a founding steeped in legend, along with the rise and fall of a monarchy, a republic, and an empire filled with colorful, and often even bizarre, leaders and popular figures, it is no wonder that it has been the source of inspiration for a multitude of novels, movies, and television shows. While this entertainment fare has had varying degrees of…

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The Roman civilization was definitely one of the strongest societies that left a dent in human history. But what exactly are its lasting legacy? Did it leave behind infrastructure that we can still see today? How about philosophy and universal facts that we still acknowledge? Let's learn to see their wit, talent and genius of the Ancient Romans. Open this book todayThis title is not returnableProduct DetailsISBN-13: 9781541913288 Publisher: Baby Professor Publication Date: 03-15-2017 Pages…

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