Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire

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Facts On File, 2002 - Всего страниц: 636
Known for its extraordinarily rich cultural legacy, the Roman Empire is one of the most studied periods of all history. Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire, Revised Edition provides comprehensive and interdisciplinary coverage of the people, place, s events, and ideas of this remarkable period. Spanning almost 500 years of turmoil and triumph, each of the nearly 2,000 entries has been reviewed and updated to fully reflect the most recent advances in archaeology, historical and literary criticism, and social analysis. New entries have been added on daily life, engineering, science, law, and the role of women in Roman society, among others. Complementing these historical essays are new photographs, maps, tables, and sidebars; new reading lists for major entries; a thoroughly updated bibliography; and a revised index

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Aside from his work as General Editor of The Catholic Almanac (the 2nd largest compendium on the Catholic Church) and author of numerous works on religion--including Encyclopedia of Catholic History, Papal Wisdom: Words of Hope and Inspiration from Pope John Paul ll, and The Wisdom Teachings of the Dalai Lama, Matthew Bunson has compiled a variety of reference works. These include Encyclopedia Sherlockiana, Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire, Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages, The Vampire Encyclopedia, and Angels A to Z. He lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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