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Spanning 1,300 years, this popular history of Rome has been thoroughly revised and updated, reinforcing its stature as an indispensable resource on the history and enduring influence of one of the world's greatest empires. * New format: two-color text throughout; new pedagogical features, such as glossary terms in margins; chronological tables and genealogies are made clearer for student use* Includes revised text throughout, updated guides to further reading, and new sources for Roman history* Expands coverage of the late Republic period* Retains its emphasis on the importance of multi-disciplinary interpretations of literary sources and new archaeological evidence
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
January 9, 2009
About the author
Marcel Le Glay was, until his death in 1993, Professor Emeritus at the Sorbonne, Paris. Jean-Louis Voisin is Senior Lecturer at the University of Bourgogne. Yann Le Bohec is Professor at the University of Lyon III. David Cherry is Professor of History at Montana State University, Bozeman. Donald G. Kyle is Professor of History at the University of Texas at Arlington. Eleni Manolaraki is Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of South Florida.
"The fourth edition of this highly successful text retains the virtues of its predecessors while judiciously revising, expanding, and updating the presentation of material. In its new form A History of Rome will continue to provide excellent support for courses in Roman history, culture, and society." Richard Tarrant, Harvard University "The new edition of this comprehensive and widely-used history of ancient Rome improves an already valuable and authoritative textbook, augmenting the range of maps and illustrations, expanding the historical horizons with additional literary material and discussion of inscriptional evidence, and updating the notes on further reading. The combination of visual material and detailed narrative offers a vivid and multidimensional perspective on the most powerful and enduringly influential of ancient empires." Alan Bowman, University of Oxford Praise for the third edition: "Edition 3 maintains a good balance betweena general survey and a deeper analysis of Roman history, combining