Historians of Ancient Rome


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This work provides a comprehensive collection of ancient sources for Roman history. It introduces Roman historical writing, then traces the history of Rome over more than 1000 years, using extensive passages from ten Greek and Roman historians - from Livy's account of the city's foundation by Romulus to the great defeat at Adrianople by Ammianus Marcellinus. Selections include classic texts by such figures as Caesar, Suetonius, and Tacitus. The book contains Sallust's Catiline, Suetonius' Life of Caligula, and Augustus' Autobiography in their entirety.

Title:: Historians of Ancient Rome


Categories: Greek & Roman,

Publisher: Routledge: October 1997

ISBN Number:: 0415912687

ISBN Number: 13: 9780415912686

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 20080212134383