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The Romans By Antony Kamm

The Romans by Antony Kamm

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A concise but wide-ranging introduction to the civilization of ancient Rome. Covers 1200 years of history; religion and social life; literature, art, architecture and technology; extracts from key contemporary authors, and includes maps.

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The Romans: An Introduction by Antony Kamm

The Romans: an introduction 2nd edition is a concise, readable, and comprehensive survey of the civilization of ancient Rome. It covers more than 1200 years of political and military history, including many of the famous, and infamous, personalities who featured in them, and describes the religions, society, and daily life of the Romans, and their literature, art, architecture, and technology, illustrated by extracts in new translations from Latin and Greek authors of the times.

This new edition contains extensive additional and revised material designed to enhance the value of the book to students especially of classical or Roman civilization, Roman history, or elementary Latin, as well as to general readers and students of other disciplines for whom an understanding of the civilization and literature of Rome is desirable. In particular, the chapter on religions has been expanded, as have the sections on the role of women and on Roman social divisions and cultural traditions. There is more, too, on the diversity and administration of the empire at different periods, on changes in the army, and on significant figures of the middle and later imperial eras.

New features include a glossary of Latin terms and timelines. Maps have been redrawn and new ones included along with extra illustrations, and reading lists have been revised and updated. The book now has its own dedicated website packed full of additional resources:

The Romans Reviews

'Based on the book 'The Romans: An Introduction' by Anthony Kamm, this site is packed with nearly 70 pages of information, supported with insightful illustrations and images. The site also features 47 interactive quizzes to test your knowledge along the way... A well designed and easy-to-use site which covers a full range of topics.'


About Antony Kamm

Antony Kamm is a former lecturer in publishing studies at the University of Stirling. His other publications include Collins Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (1993), The Israelites: an introduction (Routledge 1999), and Julius Caesar: a life (Routledge 2006).

Table of Contents

1. The Founding of Rome 2. The Republic 3. The Caesars 4. Gods and Goddesses 5. Daily Life, Work and Entertainment 6. Art, Architecture and Building 7. Roman Literature 8. The Roman Army 9. End of an Empire Appendix 1: The Roman Calendar Appendix 2: Roman Numerals Appendix 3: Key dates in the History of Rome Reading List

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The Romans: An Introduction by Antony Kamm
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