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The World of Rome by Michael Grant

The World of Rome

  • Paperback $23.00

    Mar 01, 1987 | 352 Pages

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Praise

“Scholarly and exciting . . . After reading this illuminating account of the prevalent conditions, beliefs and superstitions, we feel that we know how the ordinary people really lived and felt.”—New York Times Book Review

“[Grant is] justly recognized as an expert and civilized guide to the ancient world.”—The Economist

Table Of Contents

World of RomeForeword
Part I. The Roman Empire
1. Historical Sketch

Part II. State and Society
2. The Rulers and the Empire
3. Citizens of Rome
4. Subjects and Slaves

Part III. Beliefs
5. Fate and the Stars
6. Religion
7. Philosophy

Part IV. Literature and the Arts
8. The Great Latin Writers
9. Sculpture and Painting
10. Architechture

Epilogue
Genealogical Table
Maps
Notes
Notes for Further Reading
Index

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