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Published: 07 November 2013

384 Pages | 24 black and white halftones; 7 maps


ISBN: 9780199677511

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An Empire's Story

Greg Woolf

  • The story of the Roman empire from its origins through to its disintegration at the dawn of the Middle Ages
  • Why it was so large, why it lasted so long, and why it was so different from any other empire before or since
  • Covers the whole geographical and historical span of Roman imperial history
  • Ranges over everything from economy to ecology, bathing to barbarian migration