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SUMMARY Ë The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome Hist Atlas × More than fifteen centuries after its fall the Roman Empire remains one of the most formative influences on the history of Europe Its physical remains dot the landscape from Scotland to Syria Its cities are still the great metropolises of the continAt multinational state It looks at its provinces and cities its trade and economy its armies and frontier defences; follows its foreign ward and internecine struggles; and charts its transformation into a Christian theocracy and its fall in 47. This book contains excellent graphic representations of the Roman Empire including maps of various areas during different eras battles and wars timelines etc However the text of the book is disappointingly vague It makes a good supplement to books with detailed text such as Greg Woolf's Rome An Empire's Story and Boatwright's The Romans From Village to Empire

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Continent Its law and institutions have shaped modern practice and its ideal of a united Europe has haunted politicians ever since Fully illustrated and featuring than sixty full colour maps this atlas traces the rise and fall of the first gre. If you need the entire history of the Roman Empire reduced into a nutshell with fantastic maps and photographs of archaeological ruins and busts then this is the book for you The history of Roman civilization is a huge topic to tackle especially in the span of a semester As a Classics minor I had a difficult time remembering the major dates people and places figuring from 800 BC to 540 AD from the origins in Rome to fall of the Western Empire The Atlas provides a visual depiction of the rise and fall of Rome I personally like being able to see a broad depiction in order to better understand the major themes of a civilization Scarre provides detailed maps of important places of expansion as well as information on trade literacy and cultural life in different periods The timelines are excellent; the timeline is broken down into The Roman State Building and Construction Literature and Philosophy and Asia Africa and the Mediterranean This book however cannot stand alone since it is a broad overview It is a great companion to classical texts and textbooks on the Roman Empire It is also perfect for a uick overview before an exam For those simply interested the rise and fall of Rome the Atlas provides a great overview with fantastic images

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The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome Hist AtlasMore than fifteen centuries after its fall the Roman Empire remains one of the most formative influences on the history of Europe Its physical remains dot the landscape from Scotland to Syria Its cities are still the great metropolises of the. The book's full of text to read but it comes with images pictures maps battle plans charts and tables helping the readers understand the events in a clear and continuing geographical and chronological line