The History of Rome: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The History of Rome

1st Edition

By Theodor Mommsen

Routledge

1,704 pages

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Hardback: 9780415149532
pub: 1996-09-05
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Mommsen's The History of Rome was a major influence on the concept of ancient history during the last half of the nineteenth century. His book was translated into every major language and gained favour with a huge international public. It has remained the most indispensable core work in the field of Roman studies, its lasting success lying in Mommsen's 'incomparable mastery of every aspect of civilization'.

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'… it is a marvellous book, striking in detail, lucid and pleasingly unfair in argument, deeply sound in its root feelings and prejudices and genuinely helpful. … It is years since I came across such a great book.' - Spectator

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PHILOSOPHY / General
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography