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The Roman Republic : a very short introduction

Author: David M Gwynn
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Very short introductions, 327.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Here, David Gwynn reflects on the remarkable legacy of the Roman Republic. The rise and fall of the Republic holds a special place in the history of Western civilization; it has been presented as a model, a source of inspiration, but also a warning.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Gwynn
ISBN: 9780199595112 0199595119
OCLC Number: 788288369
Description: xii, 147 p. : ill., maps ; 18 cm.
Contents: The mists of the past --
The Republic takes shape --
Men, women, and the gods --
Carthage must be destroyed --
Mistress of the Mediterranean --
The cost of empire --
Word and image --
The last years --
The afterlife of the Republic.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 327.
Responsibility: David M. Gwynn.

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