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A history of the Roman people

Allen Mason Ward

A history of the Roman people

by Allen Mason Ward

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Published by Prentice Hall in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAllen M. Ward, Fritz M. Heichelheim, Cedric A. Yeo ; with the assistance of Jonathan S. Perry
ContributionsHeichelheim, Fritz M. (Fritz Moritz), 1901-1968, Yeo, Cedric A., Perry, Jonathan Scott
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG209 .W33 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 557 p. :
Number of Pages557
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24487942M
ISBN 100205695264
ISBN 109780205695263
LC Control Number2009035255
OCLC/WorldCa318421010

  The Encyclopedia of Ancient History is the only comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship available on the entire ancient Mediterranean world, with over 5, original entries published since November Ancient Near East () Biographies of Classical Scholars (17) Bronze and Iron Age () Byzantium () Christianity (). The Italian Peninsula.—The study of Roman history properly begins with the geography of Italy; because it was in Italy that the Roman people had their origin, and it was here that they began their great career. It was only when the Romans had conquered and organized Italy that they were able to conquer and govern the world.

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