Essential Roman History, Introductions

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Penguin Classics)
1.  The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Penguin Classics) by Edward Gibbon
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  "By no means an easy read, but an excellent overview of the entire Roman period right up until the 1430's"
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Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic
2.  Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic by Tom Holland
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  "A good guide, as an introduction, to the Republic."
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The Punic Wars: Rome, Carthage and the Struggle for the Mediterranean
3.  The Punic Wars: Rome, Carthage and the Struggle for the Mediterranean by Nigel Bagnall
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  "Basically the best guide to the Punic wars. Essential in understanding why Rome was able to grow into the power it became."
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Caesar
4.  Caesar by Adrian Goldsworthy
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  "A superb biography of one of Rome's most significant characters and a good guide to the events that culminated in the fall of the Republic."
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The Fall of Rome: And the End of Civilization
5.  The Fall of Rome: And the End of Civilization by Bryan Ward-Perkins
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  "An excellent introduction into the broader effects of the fall of the Empire."
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