The Resource The Oxford illustrated history of the Roman world, edited by John Boardman, Jasper Griffin, Oswyn Murray

The Oxford illustrated history of the Roman world, edited by John Boardman, Jasper Griffin, Oswyn Murray

Label
The Oxford illustrated history of the Roman world
Title
The Oxford illustrated history of the Roman world
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Boardman, Jasper Griffin, Oswyn Murray
Title variation
Roman world
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This authoritative and compelling work tells the story of the rise of Rome, from its origins as a cluster of villages to the foundation of the Roman Empire by Augustus to its consolidation in the first two centuries A.D. Numerous black and white illustrations and color plates
Related
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DG231
LC item number
.O94 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Oxford illustrated history of the Roman world, edited by John Boardman, Jasper Griffin, Oswyn Murray
Publication
Note
First published 1986 by Oxford University Press
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Early Rome and Italy / Michael Crawford -- The expansion of Rome / Elizabeth Rawson -- The first Roman literature / P.G. McC. Brown -- Cicero and Rome / Miriam Griffin -- The poets of the late republic / Robin Nisbet -- The founding of the empire / David Stockton -- The arts of government / Nicholas Purcell -- Augustan poetry and society / R.O.A.M. Lyne -- Virgil / Jasper Griffin -- Roman historians / Andrew Lintott -- The arts of prose : the early empire / Donald Russell -- Silver Latin poetry and the Latin novel / Richard Jenkyns -- Later philosophy / Anthony Meredith -- The arts of living / Roger Ling -- Roman life and society / John Matthews -- Roman art and architecture / R.J.A. Wilson -- Envoi : on taking leave of antiquity / Henry Chadwick
Control code
47973446
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vi, 456 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780192854360
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001272389
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)47973446

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