By Paul A. Zoch

ISBN-10: 0806130938

ISBN-13: 9780806130934

ISBN-10: 0806132876

ISBN-13: 9780806132877

The occasions and personalities of historical Rome spring to existence during this background, from its founding in 753 B.C. to the demise of the philosopher-emperor Marcus Aurelius in A.D. 180.

Paul A. Zoch provides, in modern language, the historical past of Rome and the tales of its protagonists?such as Romulus and Remus, Horatius, and Nero-which are so frequently passed over from extra really good studies.

With an eye fixed element, Zoch publications his readers in the course of the army campaigns and political advancements that formed Rome’s upward push from a small Italian urban to the best imperial energy the area had ever recognized. We witness the lengthy fight opposed to the enemy urban of Carthage. We persist with Caesar as he campaigns in Britain, and we discover the ebb and move of Rome’s fortunes within the Hellenistic East. Writing with the assumption that such tales include ethical classes which are suitable at the present time, Zoch provides a story that's either wonderful and informative. An afterword takes the historical past to the autumn of the Roman Empire within the West in A.D. 476.

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