HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD
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The Origin of Empire

Rome from the Republic to Hadrian

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ISBN 9780674659674

Publication Date: 06/03/2019

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448 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

25 illus., 16-page color insert

History of the Ancient World

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  • Maps
    • Theatre of War (264–241 BC)
    • Italy in the War with Hannibal
    • The Eastern Empire
    • The Roman Empire under Hadrian
  • Note on the Abbreviations in the Text
  • Introduction: The Path to Empire
  • I. War (264–201 BC)
    • 1. The Invasion of Sicily (264 BC)
    • 2. War by Land and Sea (263–241 BC)
    • 3. Rome and Italy (240–217 BC)
    • 4. Hannibal
    • 5. Cannae (216 BC)
    • 6. Victory (201 BC)
  • II. Empire (200–146 BC)
    • 7. Macedon
    • 8. Victory in the East
    • 9. The Home Front
    • 10. Carthage Must Be Destroyed (146 BC)
  • III. Revolution (146–88 BC)
    • 11. Tiberius Gracchus and the Sovereignty of the People
    • 12. Gaius Gracchus and the Rise of the Contractors
    • 13. A Critic’s View
    • 14. Marius: Politics and Empire
    • 15. Civil Wars (91–88 BC)
  • IV. Dictatorship (88–36 BC)
    • 16. Sulla Triumphant
    • 17. Sulla’s Rome
    • 18. Sulla’s Legacies
    • 19. Politics in a Post-Sullan World
    • 20. 63 BC
    • 21. Law and Disorder
    • 22. Pompey and Caesar
    • 23. Caesarians and Pompeians
  • V. Monarchy (36 BC–AD 138)
    • 24. Imperator Caesar Augustus
    • 25. The Augustan Empire
    • 26. Eccentricity and Bureaucracy
    • 27. Three Murders and the Emergence of an Imperial Society
    • 28. Dynasties Come and Go
    • 29. Reimagining Rome
    • 30. The View from Tivoli
    • 31. What Happened
  • Notes on Sources
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

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