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Published: 10 November 2016

320 Pages | 25 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780198767473

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The Roman Conquest of Greece

Robin Waterfield

  • The Roman conquest of classical Greece - a tale of brutality, determination, and the birth of an empire
  • A story pivotal to the history of Rome, her empire, and later European civilization
  • Charts the thrilling sequence of military victory as Roman power spread over the Greek world, following the conquest of Carthage in the west
  • Shows how conquering the revered Greeks changed the Romans for good - their intellectual culture, their art, even their sense of identity as Romans