Youâ€™re no idiot, of course. The battle scenes in Gladiator had you on the edge of your seat and wondering where you could find more information on the rise and fall of ancient Rome. But so far, your search has left you feeling like a blundering barbarian.
Pick yourself up off the coliseum floor! Consult The Complete Idiotâ€™s GuideÂ® to the Roman Empireâ€”a fun-to-read introduction to the fascinating history, people, and culture of ancient Rome. In this Complete Idiotâ€™s GuideÂ®, you get:
--The history of the Roman Empireâ€™s rise and fall.
--An idiot-proof introduction to the great epic literature of the Roman Republic.
--A survey of the Romans in arts and popular culture.
--Fascinating details of some of historyâ€™s most nefarious emperors, including Nero, Caligula, and Commodus.
Author : Eric D. Nelson
ISBN : 0028641515
Language : English
No of Pages : 408
Edition : 1st
Publication Date : 8/1/2001
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 9.1x7.3x0.9
Book weight : 0.01
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