The Roman History: From Romulus and the Foundation of Rome to the Reign of the Emperor Tiberius (Hackett Classics)

October 30, 2020
The Roman History: From Romulus and the Foundation of Rome to the Reign of the Emperor Tiberius (Hackett Classics)

This essential document for the study of Roman history tracesthe story of Rome from Romulus and the foundations of Rome to thereign of the Emperor Tiberius. It is especially valuable tohistorians and students for its vivid eyewitness account of thedramatic years that saw the Roman Empire emerge from the chaos leftby the shattered Republic.Rendered with the non-specialist in mind, the translation—thefirst English language translation in nearly ninety years—seeks toremain faithful to the original while avoiding technical andobscure jargon.The volume includes a substantial introduction to Velleius' lifeand times, and to the literary context of his historical work, aswell as generous and detailed notes on the text, a bibliography,map, glossary of unfamiliar terms, and an index.