Rome and her Enemies An Empire Created and Destroyed by War (General Military) by Jane Penrose

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Subjects:

  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Military - General,
  • History / Military / General,
  • Military Science,
  • History, Military,
  • Rome

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8922830M
ISBN 101841769320
ISBN 109781841769325

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Rome and Her Enemies book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Spanning over a thousand years and an immense geographical area 4/5. Spanning over a thousand years and an immense geographical area, the Roman Empire was the greatest in world history. At its most powerful, the Empire cast a shadow across the known world, and its legacy continues to influence politics, art and culture around the world today.

Rome's power was won on the battlefield, and the greatness of the Empire is reflected in the warlike reputations of the. Some of the titles seem to go back 20 years.

If you owned many of the Osprey's books dealing with Rome and her enemies in various series out there, this book may not be worth your effort since most of the stuff written here are on your shelves already. I am not sure if Tom Holland's introduction is worth $ asking price (paperback)/5(7).

Rome and Her Enemies could have been a very good book but political correctness ruined it. Hopefully, in the future, Osprey will stick with its standard history writers rather than using journalists otherwise, in my opinion, it could mean the decline and fall of Osprey/5.

Rome and Her Enemies juxtaposes the society and military structure of each of these peoples with those of the contemporary Roman army. This book is lavishly illustrated throughout, and colour photographs, artwork and maps support the text to provide a comprehensive account of the rise and fall of an empire created and destroyed by war.

Get this from a library. Rome and her enemies: an empire created and destroyed by war. [Jane Penrose; Tom Holland;] -- Spanning over a thousand years, the Roman Empire was the greatest in world history. The Etruscans, the Carthaginians, the British, the Persians.

Rome's power was won on the battlefield, and the greatness of the Empire is reflected in the warlike reputations of the enemies it subdued. Hannibal and the Carthaginians, Mithridates, the Gauls, the Sassanid Persians and the infamous Gothsand Huns are amongst the forces that battled the might of.

This book focusing on major wars and battles, is illustrated throughout. Colour photographs, artwork and maps support the text to provide an introduction to the rise. Buy a cheap copy of Rome and Her Enemies: An Empire Created book.

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Ancient History History Save for later. Jane Penrose is the author of Rome and Her Enemies ( avg rating, 72 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), The D-Day Companion ( avg rating, 65 rat /5. Either they want to restore the Republic or they want to overthrow Rome and re-establish their own ethnic independence, and others are Christians wanting to overthrow paganism.

We’ve got an interview on the site about the enemies of Rome, with Adrienne Mayor. I know of her. I did read one of her books. "Rome and Her Enemies" juxtaposes the society and military structure of each of these peoples with those of the contemporary Roman army.

This book is lavishly illustrated throughout, and colour photographs, artwork and maps support the text to provide a comprehensive account of the rise and fall of an empire created and destroyed by war.4/5(72).

Enemies at Home is a historical mystery crime novel by Lindsey Davis and the second book of the Flavia Alba Mysteries (Falco: The New Generation) series.

Set in Ancient Rome beginning in June AD 89, two months after the events of The Ides of April (), the novel stars Flavia Albia, the British-born adopted daughter of Marcus Didius Falco (the hero of the author's volume Marcus Author: Lindsey Davis. Rome and Her Enemies juxtaposes the society and military structure of each of these peoples with those of the contemporary Roman army.

This book is lavishly illustrated throughout, and colour photographs, artwork and maps support the text to provide a comprehensive account of the rise and fall of an empire created and destroyed by war.5/5(5). Elegant, secretive Sabina may be empress of Rome, but she still stands poised on a knife's edge.

She must keep the peace between two deadly enemies: her husband, Hadrian, Rome's brilliant and sinister emperor; and battered warrior Vix, who is her first love. Overall, this book is recommendable for anyone who has little knowledge of Roman history and wishes to learn more, as well as a solid quick reference for the major battles and ‘enemies’ of Rome.

The writing is clear, precise, and unwavering, and it is accessible to many. Discuss and order this book online at Amazon *Sarah Harmon, PhD. “The famous city on the Tiber certainly had its share of foes.

So behold: Ten of Rome’s most hated (and feared) enemies!” AT ITS PEAK, the Roman Empire was home to as many as 90 million people. Territory under Rome’s control spanned million square kilometres and stretched from Spain to Asia Minor and North Africa to northern England.

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In Pallanteum, Aeneas is shown sites that will be famous in later times when Rome is in its full glory, including the Capitol, the future city's central hill. That night, Venus visits her husband, Vulcan, the blacksmith of the gods, and persuades him to make weapons and armor for her son.

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Rome issued coins that had the head of Roma on one side and the figure of victory on the other. Current scholarships believes Romans thought doing this would encourage the idea that Rome would prevail over her enemies.

In other works, the Gemma Augustea sculpture by Dioscurides, Roma is sat in state beside Augustus in military apparel. Rome's power was won on the battlefield, and the greatness of the Empire is reflected in the warlike reputations of the enemies it subdued. Hannibal and the Carthaginians, Mithridates, the Gauls, the Sassanid Persians and the infamous Gothsand Huns are amongst the forces that battled the might of Author: Jane Penrose.

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The letters BCE stand for “Before the Common Era.” The Common Era began when Jesus Christ was born. The artists of Ancient Rome portrayed the barbarian enemies of the empire in sculpture, reliefs, metalwork and jewellery. Enemies of Rome shows how the study of these images can reveal a great deal about the barbarians, as well as Roman art and the Romans view of : Iain Ferris.

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Like many other literary men, his life was contemplative, rather than active; very few particulars, therefore, concerning him, have come down.

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