Spartacus and the Slave Wars: A Brief History with Documents Bedford Series in History and Culture

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Perpetua's Journey: Faith, Gender, and Power in the Roman Empire Graphic History Series

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Oxford University Press #ad - Perpetua's diary contains her account of the days leading up to her martyrdom. Perpetua's journey occupies a space between the many works designed primarily for specialists and advanced scholars, who already know a great deal about Perpetua and the history of the Roman Empire, and lives of saints that are intended for general readers.

Vibia perpetua was a young mother who lived in Roman Africa and, at the age of twenty-two, chose to publicly proclaim her Christian faith. She died as a result of her actions, though she did not die alone; she was part of a group of Christian martyrs, including several slaves, who were placed in prison and then executed in Carthage during the birthday celebrations of Emperor Septimius Severus's son in 203 CE.

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The Black Death, The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents Bedford Series in History and Culture

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Augustus and the Creation of the Roman Empire: A Brief History with Documents The Bedford Series in History and Culture

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The First Crusade: A Brief History with Documents Bedford Series in History and Culture

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The Romans: From Village to Empire: A History of Rome from Earliest Times to the End of the Western Empire

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Oxford University Press #ad - Talbert, and new coauthor noel lenski explore this question as they guide students through a comprehensive sweep of Roman history, ranging from the prehistoric settlements to the fall of the empire in 476. Boatwright, Daniel J. It also includes more than 30 ancient maps, revised and improved under the supervision of coauthor Richard J.

Addressing issues that still confront modern states worldwide--including warfare, and political fragmentation--the authors also provide glimpses into everyday Roman life and perspective, empire building, consensus forging, demonstrating how Rome's growth as a state is inseparable from its social and cultural development.

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The romans is currently the best textbook on Roman history available in English. Walter scheidel, second edition, stanford universityhow did a single village community in the Italian peninsula eventually become one of the most powerful imperial powers the world has ever known? In The Romans: From Village to Empire, Mary T.

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The Analects Oxford World's Classics

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Oxford University Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. They have retained their freshness and vigor throughout the two and a half millennia of their currency, and are still admired even in today's China. This lively new translation offers clear explanatory notes by one of the foremost scholars of classical Chinese, providing an ideal introduction to the Analects for readers who have no previous knowledge of the Chinese language and philosophical traditions.

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Theogony and Works and Days Oxford World's Classics

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Oxford University Press #ad - This new, fully-annotated translation by a leading expert on Hesiodic poems combines accuracy with readability and includes an introduction and explanatory notes on these two works by one of the oldest known Greek poets. The theogony contains a systematic genealogy and account of the struggles of the gods, and the Works and Days offers a compendium of moral and practical advice for a life of honest husbandry.

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City of God Penguin Classics

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Philosopher-Kings: The Argument of Plato's Republic

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Ancient Rome: A Military and Political History

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Cambridge University Press #ad - Oxford university Press, USA. Christopher mackay describes how military events undermined the political institutions of the Republic, how the Empire was administered and controlled, why Christianity was adopted as the state religion under Constantine, and how military and economic pressures of the third and fourth centuries eventually led to the downfall of the Western empire.

Oxford university Press USA. Penguin Classics. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Ancient rome is a concise, from the origins of the city in the Italian Iron Age, comprehensive political and military history of the Roman Republic and Empire, until the deposition of the last emperor in 476 AD.

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