Pax Romana

Author: Adrian Goldsworthy
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0297864297
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Acclaimed historian Adrian Goldsworthy tells the story of the creation of the Empire, revealing how and why the Romans came to control so much of the world and asking whether the favourable image of the Roman peace is a true one.

Augustus

Author: Adrian Goldsworthy
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300178727
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Tells the story of the heir to the murdered Julius Caesar who, as Rome's first emperor, brought peace and stability to the empire and presided over a new system of government.

Antony And Cleopatra

Author: Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300167008
Size: 28.98 MB
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In this dual biography of the two great lovers of antiquity, historian Adrian Goldsworthy goes beyond myth and romance to create a portrait of his subjects--who were first and foremost political animals.

Empire Of Honour

Author: J. E. Lendon
Publisher: Clarendon Press
ISBN: 9780199247639
Size: 48.12 MB
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J. E. Lendon offers a new interpretation of how the Roman empire worked in the first four centuries AD. A despotism rooted in force and fear enjoyed widespread support among the ruling classes of the provinces on the basis of an ...

The Triumph Of Empire

Author: Michael Kulikowski
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674659619
Size: 20.46 MB
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Michael Kulikowski takes readers into the political heart of imperial Rome, beginning with the reign of Hadrian, who visited the farthest reaches of his domain and created stable frontiers, to the decades after Constantine the Great, who ...

Vindolanda

Author: Adrian Goldsworthy
Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
ISBN: 1784974676
Size: 76.60 MB
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But it will take more than just a soldier's courage to survive life in Roman Britain. This is a hugely authentic historical novel, written by one of Britain's leading historians.

How Rome Fell

Author: Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300155603
Size: 43.67 MB
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The author discusses how the Roman Empire--an empire without a serious rival--rotted from within, its rulers and institutions putting short-term ambition and personal survival over the wider good of the state.

Medieval Europe

Author: Christopher Wickham
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300208340
Size: 58.62 MB
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A new look at the Middle Ages -- Rome and its Western successors, 500-750 -- Crisis and transformation in the East, 500-850/1000 -- The Carolingian experiment, 750-1000 -- The expansion of Christian Europe, 500-1100 -- Reshaping Western ...

Augustus At War

Author: Lindsay Powell
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books
ISBN: 9781783831845
Size: 46.90 MB
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Did he, in fact, have a grand strategy? Powell reveals Augustus as a brilliant strategist and manager of war.

War And Society In The Roman World

Author: Dr John Rich
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134919913
Size: 65.52 MB
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This volume focuses on the changing relationship between warfare and the Roman citizen body, from the Republic, when war was at the heart of Roman life, through to the Principate, when it was confined to professional soldiers and expansion ...