Praise for "Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire": "This is a history of Rome that combines vivid drama and a gripping storyline with a keen alertness to bigger historical questions, and to the challenges of drawing a clear narrative thread out of the evocative, but complicated and diverse, ancient evidence." - Mary Beard, from the foreword. "Lively and well-researched: an excellent read" - Peter Heather, author of "The Fall of the Roman Empire".
An accessible and highly entertaining single-volume history of Ancient Rome
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