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    DescriptionThis volume of the second edition of the Cambridge Ancient History traces the history of Rome from its origins to the eve of the Second Punic War. Although the period covered is essentially the same as in the undivided Volume VII of the first edition, the treatment of the material is completely fresh and is much more extensive. Account is taken of new scholarly insights and of the considerable amount of new evidence, much of it archaeological, which has become available since the first edition was published. After a survey of the sources of our information the origins of Rome are discussed, beginning with the first discernible traces of the bronze Age settlement and going on to an assessment of the regal period. The complex and often controversial history of the early Republic is examined with reference to its internal development, the evolution of its relationships with the Latins, and the remorseless, if occasionally erratic, advance of Roman power in parts of Italy less immediately adjacent to the city. These developments are traced further in relation to the intervention of Pyrrhus and its aftermath, leading to consideration of Rome's relationships with Carthage, the First Punic War, and the beginnings of overseas empire. Rome is considered from a different perspective in a chapter on society and religion.


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    Title
    The Cambridge Ancient History: Rise of Rome to 220 BC v.7
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by F. W. Walbank, Edited by A.E. Astin, Edited by M.W. Frederiksen, Edited by R.M. Ogilvie, Assisted by A. Drummond
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 828
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 48 mm
    Weight: 1,293 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521234467
    ISBN 10: 0521234468
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    LC classification: DE
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
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    DC22: 930
    DC21: 930
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 06
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    B&T Approval Code: A14202000
    LC classification: D57
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAR
    Thema V1.0: NHB, NHC
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 May 1990
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    List of tables; List of maps; List of text-figures; Preface; 1. The sources for early Roman history R. M. Ogilvie and A. Drummond; 2. Archaic Rome between Latium and Etruria M. Torelli; 3. The origins of Rome A. Momigliano; 4. Rome in the fifth century I: the social and economic framework A. Drummond; 5. Rome in the fifth century II: the citizen community A. Drummond; 6. Rome and Latium to 390 B.C. T. J. Cornell; 7. The recovery of Rome T. J. Cornell; 8. The conquest of Italy T. J. Cornell; 9. Rome and Italy in the early third century E. S. Staveley; 10. Pyrrhus P. R. Franke; 11. Carthage and Rome H. H. Scullard; 12. Religion in republican Rome J. A. North; Appendix; Chronological table; Bibliography; Index.