A Brief History of the Romans 2nd Edition PDF is the definitive work on the history of the Roman empire from mythical origins to the fall and a must-have for anyone looking to better understand classical civilization. The author offers a comprehensive account, covering all aspects of Roman life, political, military, social and economic and complete with insights into their beginnings. Mary T. Boatwright takes the Roman myths of Romulus and Remus and traces the history of Rome from its origins. She also provides a comprehensive account of Rome’s military conquests and how they successfully explored foreign lands and incorporated them into their empire. We learn about how the Romans differed from the Greeks in their political system, including government structure, religious beliefs, social and class divisions and differences in lifestyle.
A Brief History of the Romans 2nd Edition PDF
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 2nd edition
Publication date: October 11, 2013
Page length: 396 pages
The author is also able to provide insight into everyday life in the Roman world, including their social, political and military institutions, and how they were structured. She details games and festivals as well as the battles they fought, which included how they were able to incorporate new lands and peoples into their empire. A Brief History of the Romans 2nd Edition PDF also details how not just Romans developed new technologies such as concrete and steam baths, but how they spread this knowledge to others around them.