The Portable Roman Reader

The Portable Roman Reader

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The Romans conquered most of the known world and detailed their conquests in calm, unapologetic histories. They were a supremely urbane people who longed poetically for the farming life. Valuing toughness and practicality in all things, they turned the love poem into a cynical rebuke and wrote tragedies in which the unfathomable actions of gods gave way to the staggering cruelties of man. As the empire slid into decay, Tacitus pulled back the curtain on the perverse… (more)

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Publisher: Penguin (January 27, 1977)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 672 pages

File size: 619 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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