1 edition of Roman conquests found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-185) and index.
|Other titles||North Africa|
|LC Classifications||DG247.9 .F54 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxi, 192 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||192|
|LC Control Number||2010549945|
This is the popular vision of Roman history – yet, as always, the truth is far more complicated, and in this book, Adrian Goldsworthy sets out to explore what the Pax Romana actually meant. Starting with expansion under the Roman Republic, he analyses the techniques the Romans used to control their vast territory right up until the Empire. Julius Caesar, in full Gaius Julius Caesar, (born July 12/13, ? bce, Rome [Italy]—died Ma 44 bce, Rome), celebrated Roman general and statesman, the conqueror of Gaul (58–50 bce), victor in the civil war of 49–45 bce, and dictator (46–44 bce), who was launching a series of political and social reforms when he was.
The Barbarians Speak re-creates the story of Europe's indigenous people who were nearly stricken from historical memory even as they adopted and transformed aspects of Roman culture. The Celts and Germans inhabiting temperate Europe before the arrival of the Romans left no written record of their lives and were often dismissed as "barbarians" by the 2/5(1). The book ends with a description of the extent of Roman influence over the Italian peninsula by While Cowan is perhaps premature in declaring that ‘the conquest was complete’, it is certainly fair to say that Rome’s status in Italy was : Fiona Tweedie.
Roman Conquests: Italy, Ross Cowan. This book looks at a obscure but important phase of Roman history - the conquest of the Italian Peninsula. This is a fine start to a series of books looking at Roman Conquests. Chapters War Bands The Triumph of Roman Arms Warriors of the Sacred Spring The Great Samnite War Tota Italia The Pyrrhic War. CHAPTER X THE CONQUEST OF LATIUM Beginning of the Roman Conquest, I.—The Great Latin War (B.C. ), II. —The Pacification of Latium, III. I. BEGINNING OF THE ROMAN CONQUEST Character of the New Period.—The next period of Roman history is that in which Rome began her great career of conquest, in which she extended her dominion from the .
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The third in the Roman Conquests series will briefly cover Rome's first forays into the dark continent during the First and Second Punic Wars, then cover in detail her vindictive final conquest and destruction of Carthage in the Third Punic War/5(9). Another great book in the roman conquest series (properly the best so far) telling of romes conquest of Greece and Macedonia.
After finally defeating Hannibal in the second Punic war Rome turns its attention to Macedonia as Philip V had made Roman conquests book /5(13).
This book is an excellent introduction to the Roman conquest of Gaul. The majority of the text centers on Caesar's campaigns for two reasons: 1) the most detailed source we have about the conquest of Gaul is Caesar's "De Bello Gallico," and 2) Caesar conquered the vast majority of Gaul (earlier Roman leaders only conquered a small portion of southern Gaul)/5.
This will be the third in the Roman Conquests series (following Italy and Spain) and one of those Roman conquests book the most obvious appeal.
While Rome was struggling for her very survival against the Carthaginians in the Second Punic War, Philip V of Macedon attempted to take advantage of their apparent vulnerability by allying with Hannibal and declaring war/5. Read "Roman Conquests: Italy" by Ross Cowan available from Rakuten Kobo.
First in an exciting series, charting Rome's bloody road to empire. Recounts the Brand: Pen & Sword Books. Perhaps with the book series being called ‘Roman Conquests’, the volume is to cover just the period of imperial expansion, but one can only speculate.
In addition to text there are seventeen illustrations and six black and white maps of the wider region and the key areas : Dragana Mladenović. Mithridates was eventually overcome, after many Roman reverses, but these wars in turn led to conflict with Armenia.
Like the other volumes in this series, this book gives a clear narrative of the course of these wars, explaining how the Roman war machine coped with formidable new foes and the challenges of unfamiliar terrain and climate.
Roman Conquests: Asia Minor, Syria and Armenia While conquering Greece and Macedonia the Romans defeated an intervention by the Seleucid Empire, the most powerful of the Hellenistic states founded by Alexander the Great's : Pen & Sword Books Limited.
Book Review by Jason Golomb “Roman Conquests: Italy” is the first book in a new series by history publisher Pen & Sword t Roman military historian Ross Cowan provides a detailed accounting of pre-Republican Roman expansion across the Italian peninsula. The Chosen Queen (Queens of Conquest Book 1) by Joanna Courtney out of 5 stars Kindle Edition £ £ 3.
Audible Audiobooks Roman Conquests: Macedonia and Greece. by Philip Matyszak | 2 May out of 5 stars 6. Paperback £ £ 84 £ £. Roman Conquests: The Danube Frontier is a good book for those interested in Roman policy and strategy or in frontier studies.
Note: Roman Conquests: The Danube Frontier is also available in several e-editions. The third in the Roman Conquests series will briefly cover Rome's first forays into the dark continent during the First and Second Punic Wars, then cover in detail her vindictive final conquest and destruction of Carthage in the Third Punic War.
Like the other volumes, this book gives a clear narrative of the course of these wars Author: Nic Fields. The Paperback of the Roman Conquests: Macedonia and Greece by Philip Matyszak at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: Pen and Sword. Dyck tries to clarify with the subtitle “The Era of Roman Conquest” though that is still slightly unclear.
Coverage of the barbarian wars stops a few years after the disaster of Teutoburg Forest. The Romans had yet to conquer Britain or Dacia, two key Roman conquests that the book only really mentions in the last overall paragraph.
The Gallic Wars were a series of military campaigns waged by the Roman proconsul Julius Caesar against several Gallic 's war against the Gallic tribes lasted from 58 BC to 50 BC and culminated in the decisive Battle of Alesia in 52 BC, in which a complete Roman victory resulted in the expansion of the Roman Republic over the whole of Gaul (mainly present-day Location: Gaul (present-day France, Luxembourg.
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Get this from a library. Roman conquests. [Neil Grant; Andrew Howatt] -- Presents the history of the Roman army and describes some of the campaigns through which they conquered most of. Roman Conquests North Africa shines a light on the struggle for survival between Rome and her rival across the Mediterranean, Carthage.
The book details Hannibal's invasion of Italy which pushed Rome to the brink of surrender only for the Romans to retaliate and catapult the fight into Carthage resulting in their eventual : £ The first of the Roman Conquests series, this volume will look at how Rome went from just another Latin town under Etruscan rule, to a free republic that gradually conquered or dominated all her Italian neighbours.
With hindsight we know that Rome, which won its independence from the Etruscan kings around BC, went on to conquer the greatest empire yet seen, yet it.
With Dacia quelled, Trajan subsequently invaded the Parthian empire to the east, his conquests taking the Roman Empire to its greatest extent. Rome's borders in the east were indirectly governed through a system of client states for some time, leading to less direct campaigning than in the west in this (s): Trajan.
This book is an excellent introduction to the Roman conquest of Gaul. The majority of the text centers on Caesar's campaigns for two reasons: 1) the most detailed source we have about the conquest of Gaul is Caesar's "De Bello Gallico," and 2) Caesar conquered the vast majority of Gaul (earlier Roman leaders only conquered a small portion of southern Gaul)/5(7).CHAPTER XVII REDUCTION OF THE ROMAN CONQUESTS Reduction of Macedonia and Greece, I.—Third Punic War and Reduction of Africa (B.C.
), II. —Pacification of the Provinces, III. I. REDUCTION OF MACEDONIA AND GREECE Change of the Roman Policy.—We sometimes think that Rome started out upon her great career of conquest with a .France - France - The Roman conquest: In the 2nd century bce Rome intervened on the side of Massilia in its struggle against the tribes of the hinterland, its main aim being the protection of the route from Italy to its new possessions in Spain.
The result was the formation, in bce, of “the Province” (Provincia, whence Provence), an area spanning from the Mediterranean to Lake .