Publisher: Tantor Audio Pa (December 1, 2012)
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starting with the founding myths of Romulus and Remus and a succession of doubtless fictitious kings, Anthony Everitt charts the advance of Rome from its origins as a small industry city within the 8th century BC, via quite a few types of patrician executive, as much as Caesar's victory within the Civil struggle that defeated the Roman Republic and lead the way for Augustus to rework republican oligarchy into imperial autocracy. utilizing contemporary archaeological facts and ancient evidence, and a wealth of legend and anecdote, Everitt exhibits how Rome grew - either internally, through ever extra formidable building tasks, and externally, via winning army campaigns.In doing so, he highlights a few attention-grabbing parallels among historical Roman society and the fashionable global. As readable and available because it is authoritative and scholarly, the increase OF ROME is the proper advent to Roman background and civilization for the final reader.