Ancient Rome (Hardback)

R. Scott Smith

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"Terrific ...exactly the sort of collection we have long needed: one offering a wide range of texts, both literary and documentary, and that--with the inclusion of Sulpicia and Perpetua--allows students to hear the voices of actual women from the ancient world. The translations themselves are fluid; the inclusion of long extracts allows students to sink their teeth into material in ways not possible with traditional source books. The anonymous texts, inscriptions, and other non-literary material topically arranged in the 'Documentary' section will enable students to see how the documentary evidence supplements or undermines the views advanced in the literary texts. This is a book that should be of great use to anyone teaching a survey of the history of Ancient Rome or a Roman Civilization course. I look forward to teaching with this book which is, I think, the best source book I have seen for the way we teach these days." --David Potter, University of Michigan


Product Details

  • Product code: BBAGF
  • ISBN: 9781624660016
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 23.6cm x 15.5cm
  • Pages: 600
  • Publish date: Sat Mar 15 00:00:00 GMT 2014
  • Book points: 20

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