SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome :: Mary Beard

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome :: Mary Beard soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Profile Books, 2015, Hardback in dust wrapper.

4th impression, first edition the same year. Includes: Timeline; Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Colour plates; Maps; Illustrated endpapers and blanks;

From the cover: Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves. Romes myths and stories from Romulus and Remus to the Rape of Lucretia strike a chord. Its debates about citizenship, terrorism and the rights of the individual influence our own debates on civil liberty today.

SPQR is a new look at Roman history from one of the worlds foremost classicists. Mary Beard examines not only…

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 606 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt you with something from my History catalogue?


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