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Roman people /

Main Author: Kebric, Robert B.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill, 2005.
Edition: 4th ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Rome, Expansion, and Conquest: The Siege of Syracuse (213-211 B.C.)-Marcellus the Warlord, Archimedes the Weapons-Master
  • The Republic in Transition: Internal Disorders-Eunus the Magician and the First Sicilian Slave War (135-132 B.C.)
  • Politics and Violence in the First Century B.C.: Gambling with Rome's Future-Brutus the Assassin
  • The End of the Republic: Antony Loses the Roman World-Cleopatra, "Queen of Kings"; Queen of Hearts
  • The Early Empire: Tiberius' Troubled Reign (14-37 A.D.)-Thrasyllus the Astrologer
  • Flavian Stability-Natural Disaster: Mt. Vesuvius Destroys Pompeii and Herculaneum (August 24, 79 A.D.)-Pliny the Survivor
  • The Golden Age of Empire: Growing Old in the Second Century A.D.-Spurinna, an Aged Roman
  • Empire and Army: Septimius and the Severan Dynasty (193-235 A.D.)-Julia Domna, the Syrian Empress
  • Crisis and Christians: The Empire Under Stress-Vibia Perpetua the Martyr
  • Emperors and Entertainment: Crowds, Cheers, and the Circus Maximus-Diocles the Charioteer
  • Epilogue: It's About Time
  • "Little Dennis" (Dionysius Exiguus) Leaves a Big Impression
  • Appendix: Go to Your Left: Roman People on the Move.