The History of Rome, Vol. 2

The History of Rome, Vol. 2 : The Foundation of the City Till the Termination of the Eastern Empire (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The History of Rome, Vol. 2: The Foundation of the City Till the Termination of the Eastern Empire Triumvirate aiming at sovereign authority, and desirous, by depressing the senate and cajoling the people, to extend their own influence. The senate, equally apprehensive of the three great men whb controlled them, and of the people who opposed them, formed a middle interest between both; and being intent on reestablish ing the aristocracy which had been set up by Sylla, their struggles were dignified with the name, of freedom. The people on the other hand were anxious for liberty, in the most exten sive sense, and, with a fatal blindlwss, only ap prehensive of the invasion of it from the side of the senate, gave all their influence to the trio m viratey whose promises were as magnificent as their pretences were specious. 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 | 372 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 494g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243266642
  • 9780243266647