The idea of empire was created in ancient Rome and even today the Roman empire offers a powerful image for thinking about imperialism. Traces of its monuments and literature can be found across Europe, the Near East, and North Africa - and sometimes even further afield. This is the story of how this mammoth empire was created, how it was sustained in crisis, and how it shaped the world of its rulers and subjects - a story spanning a millennium and a half. Chapters that tell the story of the unfolding of Rome's empire ...

Rome: An Empire's Story 2013, Oxford University Press, USA, New York

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Rome: An Empire's Story 2013, Oxford University Press, Oxford

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Rome: An Empire's Story 2012, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

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