The Roman Revolution
By (author) Ronald Syme
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Roman Revolution by Ronald Syme
Book DescriptionThe Roman Revolution is a profound and unconventional treatment of a great theme - the fall of the Republic and the decline of freedom in Rome between 60 BC and AD 14, and the rise to power of the greatest of the Roman Emperors, Augustus. The transformation of state and society, the violent transference of power and property, and the establishment of Augustus' rule are presented in an unconventional narrative, which quotes from ancient evidence, refers seldomly to modern authorities, and states controversial opinions quite openly. The result is a book which is both fresh and compelling.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780192803207
(195mm x 129mm x 31mm)
Imprint: Oxford Paperbacks
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 8-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ronald Syme
Approaching the Roman Revolution, Hardback (November 2016)
This book presents a series of previously unpublished studies on aspects of the Roman Republic by one of the greatest Roman historians of all time, Sir Ronald Syme (1903-1989), the author of The Roman Revolution.
Sallust, Paperback (June 2002)
Sir Ronald Syme became the first historian of the twentieth century to place Sallust - whom Tacitus called the most brilliant Roman historian - in his social, political, and literary context. This is a foreword of Syme that delivers biographical essays of Sir Ronald Syme in English.
Anatolica, Hardback (March 1995)
Written during the war, while the Sir Ronald Syme (1903-89) was himself in Turkey, this work on ancient Turkey offers a fascinating insight into the development of a great historian, and is itself an original study of the peoples and places of Asia Minor under Persian, Greek, and Roman rule.
Roman Papers, Hardback (August 1991)» View all books by Ronald Syme
Before his death in 1989, Sir Ronald Syme approved the publication of these 59 papers on Roman history which complete this collection of his life's work.
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Author Biography - Ronald Syme
Sir Ronald Syme (1903-1989), one of the most distinguished Roman historians, was Camden Professor of Ancient History at Oxford University. In addition to numerous awards and honors, he collected honorary degrees in eleven countries on five continents.
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