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The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome

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The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome by Chris Scarre
Sep 01, 1995 | 144 Pages
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    Sep 01, 1995 | 144 Pages

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Table Of Contents


Part I: From City to Empire
The Origins of Rome
The Unification of Italy
The Wars with Carthage
Rome’s Conquest of the East
The Over-Mighty Generals
Caesar’s Conquest of Gaul
Crossing the Rubicon
The Civil Wars
Shades of the Departed

Part II: The Imperial Regime
The New Order
The City of Rome under Augustus
Claudius and the Conquest of Britain
Nero and the Year of the Four Emperors
The Western Provinces
Three Western Cities
Vespasian and the Jewish War
Trajan’s Wars
The Roman Army

Part III: The Imperial Peace
Hadrian’s Travels
The Eastern Provinces
Three Eastern Cities
Writing and Literacy
Trade and Transport
The Roman Amphitheatre
Roman Spain
Guarding the Frontiers

Part IV: The Troubled Century
The Year of the Six Emperors
The Parthian Wars
The City of Rome under the Severans
Mystery Cults
Roman Africa
Three African Cities
The Empire at Bay
The West Breaks Away
The Rise and Fall of Palmyra

Part V: Restoration and Fall
Diocletian and the Division of Power
The Spread of Christianity
Constantine the Great
Technology and Engineering
A Fragile Prosperity
The Fall of the Western Empire
The Inheritors

Kings, Dictators and Emperors
Further Reading
Credits and Acknowledgements

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