Ancient Rome: A Military and Political History

Ancient Rome: A Military and Political History Christopher S. Mackay
  • Title: Ancient Rome: A Military and Political History
  • Author: Christopher S. Mackay
  • ISBN: 9780521711494
  • Page: 217
  • Format: Paperback
  • Ancient Rome: A Military and Political History Christopher S. Mackay Ancient Rome A Military and Political History Ancient Rome is a concise comprehensive political and military history of the Roman Republic and Empire from the origins of the city in the Italian Iron Age until the deposition of the last emperor
    Ancient Rome is a concise, comprehensive political and military history of the Roman Republic and Empire, from the origins of the city in the Italian Iron Age, until the deposition of the last emperor in 476 AD Christopher Mackay describes how military events undermined the political institutions of the Republic, how the Empire was administered and controlled, why ChristiAncient Rome is a concise, comprehensive political and military history of the Roman Republic and Empire, from the origins of the city in the Italian Iron Age, until the deposition of the last emperor in 476 AD Christopher Mackay describes how military events undermined the political institutions of the Republic, how the Empire was administered and controlled, why Christianity was adopted as the state religion under Constantine, and how military and economic pressures of the third and fourth centuries eventually led to the downfall of the Western empire Illustrated with relevant art works from Rome s long history, this volume serves as an up to date overview of one of the most extraordinary civilizations in human history.
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    1. A survey primarily covering political and military history It provides a solid understanding of events, their significance and implications on the Roman state It covers both Empire and Republic very efficiently.

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    2. This a fantastic overview of the the politics, and many conflicts of the Ancient Roman sovereignty from the mythical upbringings of the Roman city, to the fall of the western empire, with a small conclusion of the subsequent Byzantine empire This book is absolutely filled to the rim with facts It reads incredibly dry I couldn t help but glace over a few portions You definitely need full attention throughout each passage, as he leaves very little room for narrative, redundancy or build up from ev [...]

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    3. Wholly informative and exactly what I wanted it to be a broad overview of the Roman Republic and Empire It portrays a thousand years history through the empire s many ups and downs, allowing for deeper exploration of key leaders, while keeping the larger narrative at the forefront It works best when looking for a few interesting facets that you follow up on later For example, this spurred my subsequent love for Diocletian.

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    4. Solid narrative that adequately covers Roman history Not incredibly thorough, as expected for a book that is trying to cover such an expansive time period I would ve appreciated footnotes and references so I could go to the original sources.

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    5. Even with the entire Roman era condensed into one book, I still found things in here I didn t know Great research ref Not done with it yet need another reading later.

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    6. A bit of a read but well worth it for Ancient Rome fan s.

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