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The ancient Roman city

by John E. Stambaugh

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome,
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns, Ancient -- Rome.,
    • City and town life -- Rome.,
    • Rome -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn E. Stambaugh.
      SeriesAncient society and history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT114 .S7 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 395 p. :
      Number of Pages395
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2397058M
      ISBN 100801835747
      LC Control Number87026861

      Rome, Ital. Roma, city ( pop. 2,,), capital of Italy and see of the pope, whose residence, Vatican City, is a sovereign state within the city of is also the capital of Latium, a region of central Italy, and of Rome prov. It lies on both banks of the Tiber and its affluent, the Aniene, in the Campagna di Roma, between the Apennine Mts. and the Tyrrhenian Sea. Roman Empire, the ancient empire, centred on the city of Rome, that was established in 27 bce following the demise of the Roman Republic and continuing to the final eclipse of the Empire of the West in the 5th century ce. A brief treatment of the Roman Empire follows. For full treatment, see ancient Rome.

      Today, Rome is the capital of the country of Italy. The city started out small, but grew as the empire grew. At one point there were over 1 million people living in the city during ancient times. The city was center of power in the world for over years. Roman Roads Many major Roman roads led into the city of Rome. Discover Ancient Rome Understanding people in the past can be fun, learning about ancient Rome is interesting and enjoyable. Some kings like Lucius were not very popular and sometimes cruel to people. They became very powerful and conquered other lands. They had patricians who were rich nobles and owner a lot of land. The plebeians Continue reading "Rome".

        Learn facts about ancient Rome in this fun history video for kids! We will walk through the history of ancient Rome, learning about their government and their culture. We will also uncover an. To walk through Rome today is to find the past made present at nearly every corner. For John Stambaugh, this continuity of fabric, form, and function affords an extraordinary view of the ancient city, the experience of its inhabitants, and the Roman way of life/5(5).


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