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The ancient Romans
[by] Chester G. Starr.
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New York, Oxford University Press [1971]
description
256 p. illus. 24 cm.
ISBN
0195014545
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imprint
New York, Oxford University Press [1971]
isbn
0195014545
catalogue key
878209
 
Bibliography: p. 245-248.
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"Clear, concise, readily grasped."--Michael Hughes, East Central University
"Good text due to its brevity--allows for all manner of amplification--as well as its good photography."--Robert Simms, Emma Willard School
"My students liked it; they felt it was clear, concise, easy to read. They liked the highlighted summary at the end of each chapter, and felt the maps, timelines and other visuals were helpful and not overwhelming."--Alicia Hudson, Cleveland State University
"My students liked it; they felt it was clear, concise, easy to read. They liked the highlighted summary at the end of each chapter, and felt the maps, timelines and other visuals were helpful and not overwhelming."--Alicia Hudson, Cleveland State University"Good text due to its brevity--allows for all manner of amplification--as well as its good photography."--Robert Simms, Emma Willard School"Clear, concise, readily grasped."--Michael Hughes, East Central University
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A companion to The Ancient Greeks, this book focuses on the principal Roman historical figures and their epochs--from Hannibal and Julius Caesar to Saint Augustine--and discusses the significance of the Roman people's development in Western history. It also covers the Greek and Etruscanheritage of the Romans; Roman art, architecture, and engineering; and the development of politics and law. The Ancient Romans incorporates readings and quotations from original sources, a brief bibliography, and a pronouncing glossary.

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