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Roman Realities

4.03 of 5 stars 4.03  ·  rating details  ·  37 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Recalls the experiences of the ancient Romans thru a 1000 years of their history, emphasizing the problems produced by their successes & the lessons to be learned from their failures. It's based on the major primary sources of Roman history, with illuminating parallels between ancient & modern times. As Hooper says in his introduction, "Anyone concerned about prese ...more
Paperback, 592 pages
Published June 30th 1979 by Wayne State University Press (Detroit) (first published January 1979)
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Erik Graff
May 22, 2011 Erik Graff rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Rome fans
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A distinctive introduction to the history of ancient Rome based on primary sources.
A fine history that's comprehensive yet maintains a good narrative flow.
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