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The ancient Roman world, Ronald Mellor & Marni McGee

Label
The ancient Roman world
Title
The ancient Roman world
Statement of responsibility
Ronald Mellor & Marni McGee
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Introduces the history, culture, and people of ancient Rome and examines its many contributions to the development of Western society
Member of
Cataloging source
DVP
Dewey number
937
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The world in ancient times
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The ancient Roman world, Ronald Mellor & Marni McGee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [180]-[182]) and index
Contents
Cast of characters -- Map of the ancient Roman world -- Wives, wolves, and wild boys: the founding of Rome -- Migration, mystery, and mastery: who were the Etruscans? -- Morality, tyranny, heroes, and kings: the beginnings of the Republic -- The rebellion of the poor: class conflict and the twelve tables -- Fathers, gods, and goddesses: religion in Ancient Rome -- Hannibal, Rome's worst enemy: the battle for the Mediterranean -- A Roman through and through: Cato and Greek culture -- Spartacus the rebel: slavery in Ancient Rome -- Two revolutionary brothers: the Gracchi and the decline of the Republic -- Words versus swords: Cicero and the crisis of the Republic -- "I came, I saw, I conquered": Julius Caesar and the Roman triumph -- Power-mad or madly in love? Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt -- The Emperor's new names: The reign of Augustus -- Misery, mistrust, madness, and murder: the successors of Augustus -- Childhood and marriage, mothers and matriarchs: women and children -- A city tells its tale: Pompeii and the Roman house -- All the Emperor's men: Trajan and the army -- Pleasing the rowdy Romans: gladiators and circuses -- How to get rich in Rome: business and trade -- The restless builder: the Emperor Hadrian -- Magic and the cults of the Near East: new religious ideas -- Taxes and tactics in the provinces: administering the Empire -- One God or many? The Jews of the Roman Empire -- From Jesus to Constantine: the rise of Christianity -- Rome's power slips away: the barbarians -- The Empire, divided and defeated: the fall of Rome -- Epilogue: the legacies of ancient Rome -- Timeline -- Further reading -- Websites -- Index -- Text credits
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
190 p.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
  • ocm70253283
  • (OCoLC)70253283
Label
The ancient Roman world, Ronald Mellor & Marni McGee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [180]-[182]) and index
Contents
Cast of characters -- Map of the ancient Roman world -- Wives, wolves, and wild boys: the founding of Rome -- Migration, mystery, and mastery: who were the Etruscans? -- Morality, tyranny, heroes, and kings: the beginnings of the Republic -- The rebellion of the poor: class conflict and the twelve tables -- Fathers, gods, and goddesses: religion in Ancient Rome -- Hannibal, Rome's worst enemy: the battle for the Mediterranean -- A Roman through and through: Cato and Greek culture -- Spartacus the rebel: slavery in Ancient Rome -- Two revolutionary brothers: the Gracchi and the decline of the Republic -- Words versus swords: Cicero and the crisis of the Republic -- "I came, I saw, I conquered": Julius Caesar and the Roman triumph -- Power-mad or madly in love? Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt -- The Emperor's new names: The reign of Augustus -- Misery, mistrust, madness, and murder: the successors of Augustus -- Childhood and marriage, mothers and matriarchs: women and children -- A city tells its tale: Pompeii and the Roman house -- All the Emperor's men: Trajan and the army -- Pleasing the rowdy Romans: gladiators and circuses -- How to get rich in Rome: business and trade -- The restless builder: the Emperor Hadrian -- Magic and the cults of the Near East: new religious ideas -- Taxes and tactics in the provinces: administering the Empire -- One God or many? The Jews of the Roman Empire -- From Jesus to Constantine: the rise of Christianity -- Rome's power slips away: the barbarians -- The Empire, divided and defeated: the fall of Rome -- Epilogue: the legacies of ancient Rome -- Timeline -- Further reading -- Websites -- Index -- Text credits
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
190 p.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
  • ocm70253283
  • (OCoLC)70253283

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