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By Paul A. Zoch

The occasions and personalities of historical Rome spring to existence during this background, from its founding in 753 B.C. to the dying of the philosopher-emperor Marcus Aurelius in A.D. 180.

Paul A. Zoch provides, in modern language, the background of Rome and the tales of its protagonists?such as Romulus and Remus, Horatius, and Nero-which are so usually passed over from extra really good studies.

With a watch element, Zoch courses his readers during the army campaigns and political advancements that formed Rome’s upward push from a small Italian urban to the best imperial energy the area had ever recognized. We witness the lengthy fight opposed to the enemy urban of Carthage. We persist with Caesar as he campaigns in Britain, and we realize the ebb and stream of Rome’s fortunes within the Hellenistic East. Writing with the assumption that such tales include ethical classes which are correct this day, Zoch offers a story that's either enjoyable and informative. An afterword takes the historical past to the autumn of the Roman Empire within the West in A.D. 476.

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