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Published: 17 April 2014

320 Pages | 25 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199656462

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The Roman Conquest of Greece

Robin Waterfield

Ancient Warfare and Civilization

  • 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, the start of her empire, and later European civilization
  • Charts the thrilling sequence of military victories as Roman power spread over the Greek world, completing their takeover of the Mediterranean
  • Shows how conquering the revered Greeks changed the Romans for good - their intellectual culture, their art, even their sense of identity as Romans