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ancient historians

Grant, Michael

ancient historians

by Grant, Michael

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson .
Written in English


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Statementby Michael Grant.
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Open LibraryOL20580338M

The Romans' devotion to their past pervades almost every aspect of their culture. But the clearest image of how the Romans wished to interpret their past is found in their historical writings. This book examines in detail the major Roman historians: * Sallust * Livy * Tacitus * Ammianus as well as the biographies written by: * Nepos * Tacitus * Suetonius * the Augustan History * the. Many ancient history books were written with a purpose beyond simple education. For example, one of the most famous of ancient historians, Josephus (37 AD AD), not only produced a broad overview of the history of the Jewish people to the time of the Romans, but also provided insights into their unique culture in light of the Roman rule.

Looking for suggestions on good books to expand my school's library to help my students complete research papers. I am mainly interested in ancient world books but any world history books you feel are worth suggesting would be great. I am aware of the ask historian book lists but I was hoping for a more narrow list.   The Encyclopedia of Ancient History is the only comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship available on the entire ancient Mediterranean world, with over 5, original entries published since November Ancient Near East () Biographies of Classical Scholars (17) Bronze and Iron Age () Byzantium () Christianity ().

The definitive account of ancient Rome by acclaimed historian Mary Beard vividly depicts ordinary Roman lives and contains more than 45 full-colour images specially selected for the Folio edition of S.P.Q.R. with the Folio Society’s collection of ancient history books. Each book includes original illustrations or carefully researched.   ℕℝ The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome Susan Wise Bauer () The Oxford Classical Dictionary Simon Hornblower (first published ) > For more than half a century, the Oxford Classical Dictionary ha.


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