• Section and chapter overviews
• Summary diagrams
• Primary sources and historical interpretations
• Historical significance boxes
• Varied activities, including Sources as Evidence, Exam Preparation and Extension
• Links to Web Resources
• Full-colour design
• Who’s Who
Ancient Rome – print book
This comprehensive textbook is divided into three sections:
Section A: Living in Ancient Rome (c.700–146 BCE) examines the myth and reality of the founding of Rome, daily life during the Regal Period, internal and external challenges to the early Roman Republic, and the key struggle for supremacy in the region—the Punic Wars.
Section B: The Fall of the Roman Republic (133–23 BCE) explores the period of the Gracchi brothers, Marius and Sulla, the rise and fall of Caesar, the First and Second Triumvirates, Rome’s civil wars, the rise of Octavian/Augustus, the war with Egypt and the constitutional settlements. In Focus pages profile Caesar, Cleopatra and Octavian/Augustus.
Section C: Additional Material provides a Glossary, Who’s Who, endnotes and index.
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Denis Mootz, Diana Millar, Jeremy Daly, Michael Cocks