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The British Museum Concise Introduction to Ancient Rome

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This amply illustrated book offers a concise, lively, and authoritative overview of the history of ancient Rome, from its earliest foundations to its legacy in the modern Western world. Information is provided accessibly with feature sidebars and easy-to-use reference pages at the end. Each chapter has its own substantial annotated bibliography in addition to a comprehensi ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 21st 2008 by University of Michigan Press (first published June 28th 2008)
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I dipped into this rather than reading cover to cover as we were watching Rome and Spartacus at the time and I wanted to validate things. Or argue with them!
Great overview of elements like entertainment, and societal structure in Ancient Rome. It's a quick read so if you're interested in Rome I would suggest this.
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