Considerations on the Causes of the Greatness of the Romans and Their Decline

ISBN-10: 0872204960

ISBN-13: 9780872204966

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Reprint)

Authors: Charles de Secondat Montesquieu, David Lowenthal, David Lowenthal, David Lowenthal

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List price: $17.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Translator's Preface
Introductionp. 1
Beginnings of Rome; its Warsp. 23
The Art of War Among the Romansp. 33
How the Romans were Able to Expandp. 39
The Gauls; Pyrrhus; Comparison of Carthage and Rome; Hannibal's Warp. 43
The Condition of Greece, Macedonia, Syria, and Egypt After the Reduction of the Carthaginiansp. 55
The Conduct the Romans Pursued to Subjugate all Peoplesp. 67
How Mithridates was Able to Resist themp. 79
The Dissensions that Always Existed in the Cityp. 83
Two Causes of Rome's Ruinp. 91
The Corruption of the Romansp. 97
Sulla; Pompey and Caesarp. 101
The Condition of Rome After Caesar's Deathp. 113
Augustusp. 119
Tiberiusp. 129
The Emperors from Caius Caligula to Antoninusp. 135
The Condition of the Empire, from Antoninus to Probusp. 145
Change in the Statep. 157
New Maxims Adopted by the Romansp. 167
Attila's Greatness; Cause of the Settlement of the Barbarians; Reasons why the Western Empire was the First to Fallp. 175
Justinian's Conquest; his Governmentp. 185
Disorders of the Eastern Empirep. 195
Weakness of the Eastern Empirep. 201
Reason for the Duration of the Eastern Empire; its Destructionp. 213
Indexp. 221
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