The Rise and Fall of Ancient Rome
An Illustrated Military and Political History of the World's Mightiest Power : From the Rise of the Republic and the Dominance of the Empire to the Fall of the WestBook - 2008
The story of ancient Rome is one of the great tales of human history. This richly illustrated book offers a fascinating insight into the rise of Rome, which ruled almost the whole known world from Britain in the west to north Africa and the Middle East. Over 1500 years after Rome's final decline and fall, this examination of the people, places and events of this military and political empire will absorb any reader. Magnificent photographs, specially commissioned illustrations, family trees, maps, battle plans and time charts build up a panoramic picture of the political strength of the Roman empire and its policy of ruthless military conquest.
Publisher: London :, Hermes House,, 2008, ©2008.
Branch Call Number: 937 ROD
Characteristics: 256 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 36 cm