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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

By: BEARD, Mary

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Liveright: 2016

Edition: Third PB Printing

Seller ID: 2140

ISBN: 1631492225

Condition: VG+


Ancient Rome was an imposing city even by modern standards, a sprawling imperial metropolis of more than a million inhabitants, a "mixture of luxury and filth, liberty and exploitation, civic pride and murderous civil war" that served as the seat of power for an empire that spanned from Spain to Syria. Yet how did all this emerge from what was once an insignificant village in central Italy? Classicist Mary Beard narrates the unprecedented rise of a civilization. . . 606 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm. A 'near new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Small, light crease to th... View more info

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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

By: BEARD, Mary

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New York & London, Liveright: 2015

Edition: First Edition, Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 237

ISBN: 0871404230

Condition: As New


A sweeping, revisionisthistory of the Roman Empire from one of our foremost classicists. -- S.P.Q.R. From the foundational myth of Romulus and Remus to 212 ce--nearly a thousand years later--when the emperor Caracalla gave Roman citizenship to every free inhabitant of the empire, -- S.P.Q.R. 606 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean nd unmarked, quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 1.058kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and o... View more info