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A new Roman history, from the foundation of Rome to the end of the Commonwealth

Johnson, R.

A new Roman history, from the foundation of Rome to the end of the Commonwealth

embellished with copper-plates, designed for the use of young ladies and gentlemen.

by Johnson, R.

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Published by Printed for E. Newbery ... by Tegg and Dewick ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rome -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    GenreJuvenile literature
    ContributionsNewbery, E. 1746-1821, bookseller., Dewick, Joseph Dalton, printer., Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1845, printer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG231 .J6 1800
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, [2], 136 p., [5] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23183023M
    LC Control Number61043422

    Scope of the History of Rome. The History of Rome from its foundation was a very, very large work. All in all, there were books. Of course, these were not real books in our sense, but scrolls, the length of which is identical to about 65 pages in a modern pocket book. And it was a force that helped Rome grow in power and stature” (The Modern Romans, Ambassador College; emphasis mine throughout). In his book Rome: Its Rise and Fall, Philip Van Ness Myers wrote, “First, at the bottom as it were of Roman society and forming its ultimate unit, was the family. The most important feature or element of this.

    It isn't the best book on the subject by far, but for anyone who wants a short, well illustrated and accessible guide to Roman architecture, written by an expert on the subject, then this ought to be your first purchase. The book covers a wealth of topics, starting with a history of architecture in Rome from its founding to the fall/5(8). Buy Ancient Rome: A Complete History of the Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire, Chronicling the Story of the Most Important and Influential Civilization the World Has Ever Known New Edition by Nigel Rodgers (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(37).

      The Roman history, from the foundation of the city of Rome, to the destruction of the Western empire by Goldsmith, Oliver, Pages:   Roman History/Book XXII. From Wikisource At the beginning of the new year, when the consular records had received the names of Mamertinus and Nevitta, the prince humbled himself by walking in their train with other men of high rank; an act which some praised, while others blame it as full of affectation, and mean. contrary both to his.


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§ 1. Nor indeed was the East the only quarter which this plague affected with its various disasters. For the Isaurians also, a people who were accustomed to frequent alternations of peace, and of turbulence which threw everything into confusion with sudden outbreaks — impunity having fostered their growing audacity and encouraged it to evil — broke out in a .In high school I read Cicero in third year Latin.

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