By Antony Kamm
The Romans provides students with an excellent introduction to all aspects of Roman culture. Anthony Kamm focuses on literature, art and architecture, and includes discussion of major contemporary developments in the study of ancient Rome.All the crucial elements of Roman history such as the reign of the Caesars and the role of the army are discussed. Again drawing on recent scholarship, the author examines important themes like imperialism, religion and everyday social life.Incorporating maps, charts and pictures as well as a comprehensive bibliography and index, The Romans is a concise yet thorough introductory survey of Roman civilization. An indispensible textbook for A-level Classical Civilization and first-year undergraduate courses - it will also prove invaluable for students of other disciplines, such as art, literature or history, who require a reliable, accessible guide to all aspects of Roman culture.