Ancient Rome: A New History (Paperback)

A New History

By David Potter

Thames & Hudson, 9780500291245, 368pp.

Publication Date: January 7, 2014



The evolution of Roman historiography and early Roman rite The Roman state and Latin literature in the second century B The use of the fleet in the First Punic Wa The Late Republi The development of courtlike structures in the decades before the death of Caesa The Roman army, including evidence from Vindoland Constantine's conversion to Christianit Incorporating contributions from economics, archaeology, anthropology, literary criticism, and primary sources, David Potter's thought-provoking and accessible text shows students how Roman historians evaluate evidence from sources as diverse as art, coins, and architecture. The book is beautifully illustrated with over 200 illustrations maps, battle plans, portraits, paintings, sculpture, and more