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Roman Imperialism

Andrew Erskine

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The controversial and fascinating transformation of Rome from a small city-state into the sole Mediterranean superpower

At its height the Roman Empire extended from Britain in the North to Libya in the South and from Spain in the West to Syria in the East. It has impressed not only by its extent but also by its longevity.

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Contents

Series Editors' Preface
Preface
Illustrations
Abbreviations
Map of Roman Italy
Map of Mediterranean
Timeline
Part I Debates
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2 : From City to Empire
Chapter 3: Explanations
Chapter 4: The Subject
Chapter 5: The Ruler
Part II Documents
Appian
Augustine
Caesar
Cicero
Digest
Dio Cassius
Diodoros of Sicily
Eusebius
Inscriptions
Lex Irnitana
Josephus
Lactantius
Livy
1 Maccabee
Milestones
Philo of Alexandria
Pliny the Elder
Pliny the Younger
Plutarch
Polybios
Pompeius Trogus
Res Gestae Divi Augusti
Sallust
Schoolbook
Strabo
Tacitus
Tertullian
Third Sibylline Oracle
Valerius Maximus
Funeral stele of Regina
Trajan's Column
Colosseum
Coins
Victory Temples
Further Reading
Internet Resources
Glossary
Bibliography.

About the Author

Andrew Erskine is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Edinburgh.

Reviews

A very useful introduction.

- Chris Epplett, University of Lethbridge, Mouseion: Journal of the Classical Association of Canada,

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