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By William E. Dunstan

Ancient Rome masterfully synthesizes the giant interval from the second one millennium BCE to the 6th century CE, wearing readers in the course of the succession of fateful steps and agonizing crises that marked Roman evolution from an early village cost to the capital of a rare realm extending from northern Britain to the deserts of Arabia. a bunch of world-famous figures come to existence in those pages, together with Alexander the good, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Augustus, Livia, Cicero, Nero, Hadrian, Diocletian, Constantine, Justinian, and Theodora. choked with chilling narratives of violence, lust, and political expediency, this e-book not just describes empire-shaping political and armed forces occasions but in addition treats social and cultural advancements as quintessential to Roman historical past. William E. Dunstan highlights such key subject matters because the actual surroundings, girls, legislation, the jobs of slaves and freedmen, the plight of unprivileged loose humans, the composition and gear of the ruling category, schooling, well known leisure, nutrition and garments, marriage and divorce, intercourse, demise and burial, finance and exchange, clinical and clinical achievements, spiritual associations and practices, and creative and literary masterpieces. All readers attracted to the classical global will locate this a desirable and compelling history.

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