By Paul A. Zoch
The occasions and personalities of old Rome spring to lifestyles during this heritage, from its founding in 753 B.C. to the demise of the philosopher-emperor Marcus Aurelius in A.D. 180.
Paul A. Zoch provides, in modern language, the background of Rome and the tales of its protagonists?such as Romulus and Remus, Horatius, and Nero-which are so frequently passed over from extra really expert studies.
With a watch aspect, Zoch courses his readers in the course of the army campaigns and political advancements that formed Rome’s upward push from a small Italian urban to the best imperial energy the realm had ever identified. We witness the lengthy fight opposed to the enemy urban of Carthage. We stick to Caesar as he campaigns in Britain, and we discover the ebb and move of Rome’s fortunes within the Hellenistic East. Writing with the assumption that such tales include ethical classes which are proper this day, Zoch provides a story that's either pleasing and informative. An afterword takes the heritage to the autumn of the Roman Empire within the West in A.D. 476.
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