The Historians of Ancient Rome: An Anthology of the Major Writings (Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World)

By: Mellor, Ronald

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Rear wrapper creased. 1998 Trade Paperback. 534 pp. This work provides a comprehensive collection of ancient sources for Roman history. It introduces Roman historical writing, then traces the history of Rome over more than 1000 years, using extensive passages from ten Greek and Roman historians - from Livy's account of the city's foundation by Romulus to the great defeat at Adrianople by Ammianus Marcellinus. Selections include classic texts by such figures as Caesar, Suetonius, and Tacitus. The book contains Sallust's Catiline, Suetonius' Life of Caligula, and Augustus' Autobiography in their entirety.

Title: The Historians of Ancient Rome: An Anthology of the Major Writings (Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World)

Author: Mellor, Ronald

Categories: Literature, Rome, Classical Studies,

Publisher: Routledge: 1998

ISBN Number: 0415912687

ISBN Number 13: 9780415912686

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2273568

Keywords: ANCIENT ROME ROMAN HISTORY CLASSICAL STUDIES,