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Rise of Rome The Making of the World's Greatest Empire

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ISBN-10: 1400066638

ISBN-13: 9781400066636

Edition: 2012

Authors: Anthony Everitt

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From Anthony Everitt, the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian,comes a riveting, magisterial account of Rome and its remarkable ascent from an obscure agrarian backwater to the greatest empire the world has ever known. Emerging as a market town from a cluster of hill villages in the eighth and seventh centuries B.C., Rome grew to become the ancient world’s preeminent power. Everitt fashions the story of Rome’s rise to glory into an erudite page-turner filled with lasting lessons for our time. He chronicles the clash between patricians and plebeians that defined the politics of the Republic. He shows how Rome’s shrewd strategy of offering citizenship…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Random House of Canada
Publication date: 8/7/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Anthony Everitt was secretary-general of the Arts Council for Great Britain. He lives in London.

A New Troy
Kings and Tyrants
So What Really Happened?
The Land and Its People
Free at Last
General Strike
The Fall of Rome
Under the Yoke
The Adventurer
All at Sea
"Hannibal at the Gates!"
The Bird Without a Tail
Change and Decay
The Gorgeous East
Blood Brothers
Triumph and Disaster
Time Line