The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World's Greatest Empire

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Price
$20.00  $18.40
Publisher
Random House Trade
Publish Date
Pages
478
Dimensions
6.1 X 1.2 X 9.1 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780812978155
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About the Author

Anthony Everitt, sometime visiting professor in the visual and performing arts at Nottingham Trent University, has written extensively on European culture and is the author of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome. He has served as secretary general of the Arts Council of Great Britain. Everitt lives near Colchester, England's first recorded town, founded by the Romans.

Reviews

"Fascinating history and a great read."--Chicago Sun-Times

"An engrossing history of a relentlessly pugnacious city's 500-year rise to empire."--Kirkus Reviews

"Rome's history abounds with remarkable figures. . . . Everitt writes for the informed and the uninformed general reader alike, in a brisk, conversational style, with a modern attitude of skepticism and realism."--The Dallas Morning News

"[A] lively and readable account . . . Roman history has an uncanny ability to resonate with contemporary events."--Maclean's

"Elegant, swift and faultless as an introduction to his subject."--The Spectator

"[An] engaging work that will captivate and inform from beginning to end."--Booklist
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