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Roman Civilization: Volume 1: The Roman Republic and the Principate of Augustus 3ed

by Naphtali Lewis and Meyer Reinhold Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
11/1990
ISBN:
9780231071314
Format:
Pbk 674 pages
Price:
AU$127.00 NZ$132.17
Product Status: Not Our Publication - we no longer distribute
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''A splendid collection of source materials, documentary and epigraphic as well as literary.''
—Oxford History of the Classical World

Naphtali Lewis and Meyer Reinhold's Roman Civilization is a classic. Originally published by Columbia University Press in 1955, the authors have undertaken another revision which takes into account recent work in the field. These volumes consist of selected primary documents from ancient Rome, covering a range of over 1,000 years of Roman culture, from the foundation of the city to its sacking by the Goths.

The selections cover a broad spectrum of Roman civilization, including literature, philosophy, religion, education, politics, military affairs, and economics. These English translations of literary, inscriptional, and papyrological sources, many of which are available nowhere else, create a mosaic of the brilliance, the beauty, and the power of Rome.

CONTENTS
From the Beginnings to 509 B.C.
The Conquest and Organization of Italy to 264 B.C.
Domestic Affairs to 264 B.C.
Overseas Conquests, 264-27 B.C.
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Republic
The Administration of the Imperial Republic: Foreign Domination and Provinces
The Administration of the Imperial Republic: The Government at Rome
Society and Culture, 264-27 B.C.
The Augustan Age
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From the Beginnings to 509 B.C.
The Conquest and Organization of Italy to 264 B.C.
Domestic Affairs to 264 B.C.
Overseas Conquests, 264-27 B.C.
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Republic
The Administration of the Imperial Republic: Foreign Domination and Provinces
The Administration of the Imperial Republic: The Government at Rome
Society and Culture, 264-27 B.C.
The Augustan Age
Coins

Naphtali Lewis is professor of classical studies at Boston University.

Meyer Reinhold is University Professor of Classical Studies at Boston University.

Both are distinguished classicists and have written numerous books and articles during their careers.