Ancient Rome: A New History
ISBN: 0500291241
EAN13: 9780500291245
Language: English
Pages: 368
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 8.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
- The evolution of Roman historiography and early Roman rite - The Roman state and Latin literature in the second century B - The use of the fleet in the First Punic Wa - The Late Republi - The development of courtlike structures in the decades before the death of Caesa - The Roman army, including evidence from Vindoland - Constantine's conversion to Christianit Incorporating contributions from economics, archaeology, anthropology, literary criticism, and primary sources, David Potter's thought-provoking and accessible text shows students how Roman historians evaluate evidence from sources as diverse as art, coins, and architecture. The book is beautifully illustrated with over 200 illustrations--maps, battle plans, portraits, paintings, sculpture, and more