9780192802033

The Oxford History of the Roman World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780192802033

  • ISBN10:

    0192802038

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-11-29
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

This book 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 and its consolidation in the first two centuries A.D. It also explores important aspects of the later Empire and its influence on western civilization.

Author Biography


John Boardman is Emeritus Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art at Oxford University. Jasper Griffin is Professor of Classical Literature at Oxford University. Oswyn Murray is MacGregor Fellow, Jowett Fellow, Jowett Lecturer, and Tutor in Ancient History at Oxford University.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
vii
List of Maps
viii
Introduction 1(12)
Jasper Griffin
Early Rome and Italy
13(37)
Michael Crawford
The Expansion of Rome
50(24)
Elizabeth Rawson
The First Roman Literature
74(16)
P. G. McC. Brown
Cicero and Rome
90(31)
Miriam Griffin
The Poets of the Late Republic
121(25)
Robin Nisbet
The Founding of the Empire
146(34)
David Stockton
The Arts of Government
180(35)
Nicholas Purcell
Augustan Poetry and Society
215(30)
R. O. A. M. Lyne
Virgil
245(23)
Jasper Griffin
Roman Historians
268(20)
Andrew Lintott
The Arts of Prose: The Early Empire
288(29)
Donald Russell
Silver Latin Poetry and the Latin Novel
317(23)
Richard Jenkyns
Later Philosophy
340(22)
Anthony Meredith
The Arts of Living
362(26)
Roger Ling
Roman Life and Society
388(25)
John Matthews
Roman Art and Architecture
413(36)
R. J. A. Wilson
Envoi: On Taking Leave of Antiquity
449(30)
Henry Chadwick
Tables of Events 479(28)
Index 507

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