Chronicle of the Roman Republic

Chronicle of the Roman Republic : The Rulers of Ancient Rome from Romulus to Augustus

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New in paperback, here is a highly readable account of 56 of the extraordinary characters whose lives were the defining threads in the great adventure and final tragedy that was the Roman Republic. In this history we see the best and worst of the Roman elite - superstitious, brutal and utterly uncompromising, but often men of great honour and principle. This highly readable and authoritative account is ideal for home or school reference, and as a companion to the bestselling Chronicle of the Roman Emperors.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 191 x 254 x 17.02mm | 780g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 195 Illustrations, black and white; 98 Illustrations, color
  • 0500287635
  • 9780500287637
  • 256,773

Table of contents

Preface * The Age of Kings 753-509bc * Founders of the Republic 509-264bc * Romans of the Mid-Republic 264-100bc * The Last Republicans 100-31bc
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'Highly readable and very authoritative' - Reference Reviews
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About Philip Matyszak

Philip Matyszak has a doctorate in Roman history from St John's College, Oxford. He is the author of many books on classical civilization, including Chronicle of the Roman Republic, The Enemies of Rome, The Sons of Caesar, Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day, Ancient Athens on Five Drachmas a Day, Lives of the Romans (with Joanne Berry) and Legionary.
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