By Paul A. Zoch

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

Paul A. Zoch offers, in modern language, the heritage 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 throughout the army campaigns and political advancements that formed Rome’s upward push from a small Italian urban to the best imperial strength the realm had ever recognized. We witness the lengthy fight opposed to the enemy urban of Carthage. We stick to Caesar as he campaigns in Britain, and we detect the ebb and circulation of Rome’s fortunes within the Hellenistic East. Writing with the idea that such tales include ethical classes which are correct at the present time, Zoch provides a story that's either wonderful and informative. An afterword takes the background to the autumn of the Roman Empire within the West in A.D. 476.

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