The Civil and Constitutional History of Rome

The Civil and Constitutional History of Rome : From Its Foundation to the Age of Augustus (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Civil and Constitutional History of Rome: From Its Foundation to the Age of Augustus It is not however proposed, nor would it indeed be practicable, in treating of Rome, to pass over without notice the constant and rapid succession of her wars and triumphs: for in pursuing the track of her career, it becomes evident, almost from the first steps, that no advance can be made without falling in with an enemy; and that war may not improperly be termed the natural state of the Romans from the infancy of their power to its maturity. It was the shutting of the Temple of Janus which threw them into momentary intervals of repose, ill suited. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 420 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22mm | 558g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243079346
  • 9780243079346