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Author Boatwright, Mary Taliaferro.

Title A brief history of the Romans / Mary T. Boatwright, Daniel J. Gargola, Richard J.A. Talbert.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

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Physical description xxi, 330 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Notes Abridgement of: The Romans, from village to empire. New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Contents 1 Early Italy -- Italy and the Mediterranean World 1 -- Italy Before the City 4 -- Iron Age in Etruria, Latium, and Campania 5 -- Rise of Cities 6 -- Etruscans and Greeks 12 -- 2 Rome's First Centuries -- Emergence of an Urban Community 15 -- Romans and Their Early History 19 -- Rome Under the Kings 20 -- Rome and the Latins 23 -- Early Republic 25 -- 3 Rome and Italy in the Fourth Century -- Fall of Veii and the Sack of Rome 32 -- City and Its Institutions in the Fourth Century 33 -- Roman Dominance in Italy 44 -- Expansion of Roman Dominance 49 -- War and the Roman State 52 -- 4 Beginnings of a Mediterranean Empire -- Nobility and the City of Rome 54 -- Wars with Carthage 59 -- A Mediterranean Empire 67 -- 5 Italy and Empire -- Senators, Officials, and Citizen Assemblies 78 -- Italy and the Consequences of Empire 82 -- Roman Politics from the Mid-Second Century 90 -- 6 Italy Threatened, Enfranchised, Divided -- War with Jugurtha (112-105) 99 -- Italy Threatened from the North (113-101) 102 -- Changes in the Roman Army 103 -- Marius' Career in Roman Politics 104 -- Sixth Consulship of Marius and Second Tribunate of Saturninus (100) 106 -- Administration of the Provinces 107 -- Tribunate of Livius Drusus (91) 110 -- Social War (91-87) 111 -- Tribunate of Sulpicius Rufus (88) 112 -- Sulla's First March on Rome (88) 114 -- Cinna's Rule (87-84) 115 -- Sulla's Second March on Rome (83-82) 116 -- 7 Domination of Sulla and Its Legacy -- Sulla's Proscriptions (82-81) 119 -- Sulla the Dictator and His Program (82-81) 120 -- Verdicts on Sulla's Program 122 -- Lepidus' Rising and Its Aftermath (78-77) 124 -- Challenge from Sertorius in Spain (80-73) 125 -- Spartacus' Slave Revolt (73-71) 125 -- Consulship of Crassus and Pompey (70) 128 -- Roman Women 129 -- Pompey Frees the Mediterranean of Pirates (67) 132 -- Threat from King Mithridates VI of Pontus 132 -- Sulla's Campaign Against Mithridates (87-85) 134 -- Lucullus' Struggle with Mithridates (74-67) 134 -- Pompey's Defeat of Mithridates (66-63) 135 -- Roles of Crassus and Cicero in Rome (65-63) 137 -- Catiline's Rising (63-62) 139 -- 8 End of the Republic: Caesar's Dictatorship -- Pompey's Return from the East (62) 142 -- Pompey and Political Stalemate in Rome 143 -- Partnership of Pompey, Crassus, and Caesar 145 -- Caesar's First Consulship (59) 146 -- Clodius' Tribunate (58) 147 -- Cicero's Recall and the Renewal of the Triumvirate (57-56) 149 -- Caesar's Campaigns in Gaul (58-51) 152 -- Death of Clodius and Pompey's Sole Consulship (52) 153 -- Prospect of Civil War (51-49) 154 -- Causes and Consequences of Caesar Crossing the Rubicon (January 49) 155 -- Civil War Campaigns (49-45) 157 -- Caesar's Activity as Dictator (49-44) 160 -- Caesar's Impact upon the City of Rome 162 -- Political Prospects for Rome and for Caesar 165 -- 9 Augustus and the Transformation of the Roman World -- Reactions to the Assassination of Caesar (44-43) 167 -- Emergence of a Second Triumvirate (43) 171 -- Battle of Philippi (42) 172 -- Perusine War (41-40) 173 -- Elimination of Sextus Pompey and Lepidus (39-36) 174 -- Antony in the East (42 onwards) 177 -- Clash Between Antony and Octavian (36-30) 178 -- Octavian as Sole Ruler (30 onwards) 180 -- "The Republic Restored" 181 -- Second Settlement (23) 183 -- Succession 184 -- Senate and Equites 187 -- Army 189 -- Empire and Its Expansion 194 -- City of Rome 195 -- Attitudes Outside Rome 197 -- Augustus: Final Assessment 198 -- 10 Early Principate (A.D. 14-69): The Julio-Claudians, the Civil War of 68-69, and Life in the Early Empire -- Julio-Claudian Emperors: Civil Government and Military Concerns 201 -- Tiberius (14-37) 202 -- Gaius (Caligula) (37-41) 203 -- Claudius (41-54) 205 -- Nero (54-68) 207 -- Civil War in 68-69 211 -- Economic and Social Change: Army 213 -- "Beneficial Ideology" 214 -- Cities and Provinces 214 -- Diversity: Women, Local Languages, and Culture 216 -- Religious Practices and Principles 218 -- Imperial Cult 220 -- 11 Military Expansion and Its Limits: the Empire and the Provinces (69-138) -- Institutionalization of the Principate 222 -- Vespasian (69-79) 223 -- Titus (79-81) 225 -- Domitian (81-96) 225 -- A New, Better Era? 227 -- Nerva (96-98) 227 -- Trajan (98-117) 228 -- Hadrian (117-138) 235 -- Roman Cities and the Empire's Peoples 237 -- Theaters and Processions 239 -- Circuses and Chariot Racing 241 -- Amphitheater and Gladiatorial Games 242 -- Other Urban Amenities and Education 244 -- 12 Italy and the Provinces: Civil and Military Affairs (138-235) -- Antoninus Pius (138-161) 247 -- Marcus Aurelius (161-180) and Lucius Verus (161-169) 248 -- Commodus (176-192, Sole Augustus after 180) 252 -- Septimius Severus (193-211) 256 -- Caracalla (198-217, Sole Augustus after 211) 260 -- Macrinus (217-218) 260 -- Elagabalus (218-222) 261 -- Severus Alexander (222-235) 261 -- Roman Law 262 -- Roman Citizenship 263 -- Rome and Christianity 268 -- 13 Third and Fourth Centuries: Changes and Continuities -- Mid-Third Century 273 -- Aurelian (270-275), Diocletian, and the Tetrarchy (284-305) 277 -- Administrative, Military, and Religious Reforms of the Tetrarchy 280 -- Dissolution of the Tetrarchy (305-313) and the Rise of Constantine (306-324) 284 -- Constantine and the Empire 287 -- Cultural Aspects of the Fourth Century 291 -- Political and Military Changes 294.
Other author Gargola, Daniel J.
Talbert, Richard J. A., 1947-
Boatwright, Mary Taliaferro. Romans, from village to empire.
Subject Rome -- History.
Standard Number 9780195187144
9780195187151
ISBN 0195187148
0195187145
0195187156 (paperback)