The Roman Empire

The Roman Empire

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Appearing earlier in the multivolume series "A History of Private Life", this text is a history of the Roman Empire in pagan times. It is an interpretation of the universal civilization of the Romans, so much of it Hellenic, that later gave way to Christianity. The civilization, culture, literature, art, and even religion of Rome are discussed in this work.

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 175.26 x 223.52 x 15.24mm | 453.59g
  • The Belknap Press
  • Cambridge, Mass.United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0674777719
  • 9780674777712
  • 1,395,111

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About Paul Veyne

Paul Veyne is Professor at the College de France.

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