Tag: Roman

The Roman Empire From Augustus to the Fall of Rome [TTC Audio]


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English | January 11, 2019 | ASIN: B07MKS1PV1 | M4B@64 kbps | 12h 41m | 393 MB
Lecturer: Gregory S. Aldrete
When Octavian, who took the title of Augustus as the first emperor of Rome, defeated Mark Antony to become the sole ruler of the Roman world, it was a major turning point in Western civilization. Not only did his decades-long rule completely transform the old Roman Republic into the Roman Empire, but it also profoundly shaped the culture and history of our world today. The Roman Empire: From Augustus to the Fall of Rome traces this breathtaking history from the empire’s foundation by Augustus to its Golden Age in the 2nd century CE through a series of ever-worsening crises until its ultimate disintegration.

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Pox Romana The Plague That Shook the Roman World [Audiobook]


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English | ASIN: B0CR1YHKCJ | 2024 | 10 hours and 59 minutes | MP3@64 kbps | 302 MB
Author: Colin Elliott
Narrator: Cassandra Campbell

A dramatic account of the Antonine plague, the mysterious disease that struck the Roman Empire at its pinnacle. In the middle of the second century AD, Rome was at its prosperous and powerful apex. The emperor Marcus Aurelius reigned over a vast territory that stretched from Britain to Egypt. The Roman-made peace, or Pax Romana, seemed to be permanent. Then, apparently out of nowhere, a sudden sickness struck the legions and laid waste to cities, including Rome itself. This fast-spreading disease, known now as the Antonine plague, may have been history’s first pandemic. Soon after its arrival, the Empire began its downward trajectory toward decline and fall. In Pox Romana, historian Colin Elliott offers a comprehensive, wide-ranging account of this pivotal moment in Roman history.

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Roman History Compact & Easy to Understand Experience Ancient Rome From Its Birth to Its Fall [Audiobook]


Free Download Roman History Compact & Easy to Understand: Experience Ancient Rome From Its Birth to Its Fall – Incl. Roman Empire Background Knowledge (Audiobook)
English | ASIN: B0CLLZHVWB | 2023 | 1 hour and 15 minutes | M4B@320 kbps | 174 MB
Author: Roman Grapengeter
Narrator: Casey Wayman

Starting from the two iconic dates of 753 BC (according to legend, the founding of Rome) and 476 AD (the deposition of the last Western Roman emperor Romulus Augustulus), the history of the Roman Empire spans more than 1200 years. This was not only a long period of time, but also an eventful one – after all, the inhabitants of the city on the Tiber River conquered an empire that, at its greatest expansion in 116 AD, encompassed most of Europe as well as parts of North Africa and Asia Minor. This book will give you an entertaining introduction to the history of the Roman Empire. You will find here only the information you need to understand why the 1200-year development took place as the sources tell us. And because incontrovertible facts are often sparser than one would expect or wish, you will also learn what we don’t know (anymore) today and why that is so.

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Roman History Compact & Easy to Understand Experience Ancient Rome From Its Birth to Its Fall [Audiobook]


Free Download Roman History Compact & Easy to Understand: Experience Ancient Rome From Its Birth to Its Fall – Incl. Roman Empire Background Knowledge (Audiobook)
English | ASIN: B0CLLZHVWB | 2023 | 1 hour and 15 minutes | M4B@320 kbps | 174 MB
Author: Roman Grapengeter
Narrator: Casey Wayman

Starting from the two iconic dates of 753 BC (according to legend, the founding of Rome) and 476 AD (the deposition of the last Western Roman emperor Romulus Augustulus), the history of the Roman Empire spans more than 1200 years. This was not only a long period of time, but also an eventful one – after all, the inhabitants of the city on the Tiber River conquered an empire that, at its greatest expansion in 116 AD, encompassed most of Europe as well as parts of North Africa and Asia Minor. This book will give you an entertaining introduction to the history of the Roman Empire. You will find here only the information you need to understand why the 1200-year development took place as the sources tell us. And because incontrovertible facts are often sparser than one would expect or wish, you will also learn what we don’t know (anymore) today and why that is so.

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Writing, Teachers, and Students in Graeco-Roman Egypt


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1996 | 316 Pages | ISBN: 0788502778 | PDF | 21 MB
Papyri problems and exercises on papyri and ostraca, work books and text books provide some of the richest evidence for the processes of education in the Roman world. This study examines how the skill of writing was taught, and how it was learned.

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Themes in Roman Society and Culture An Introduction to Ancient Rome


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English | ISBN: 0195445198 | 2013 | 480 pages | PDF | 244 MB
Themes in Roman Society and Culture is a core contributed volume that provides a thematic introduction to fundamental aspects of Roman society-its composition, institutions, structures, and cultural products-with major focus on the period 200 BCE to 200 CE. This engaging introduction challenges students to consider Roman society as a complex web of social relationships, economic dynamics, legal structures, and religious beliefs, informed by the physical environment in which it developed rather than a series of chronological events. Each chapter is written by an active Canadian researcher and teacher in the field, which gives students a sense of the relevant evidence and an assessment of the current state of scholarship, preparing them to pursue more nuanced, thoughtful, and complex research into Roman life or history.

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Voluntary Associations in the Graeco-Roman World


Free Download Voluntary Associations in the Graeco-Roman World By John S. Kloppenborg; Stephen G. Wilson
1996 | 352 Pages | ISBN: 0415135931 | PDF | 10 MB
Based upon a series of detailed case studies of associations such as early synagogues and churches, philosophical schools and pagan mystery cults, this collection addresses the question of what can legitimately be termed a ‘voluntary association’.Employing modern sociological concepts, the essays show how the various associations were constituted, the extent of their membership, why people joined them and what they contributed to the social fabric of urban life. For many, those groups were the most significant feature of social life beyond family and work. All of them provided an outlet of religious as well as social commitments.Also included are studies of the way in which early Jewish and Christian groups adopted and adapted the models of private association available to them and how this affected their social status and role. Finally, the situation of women is discussed, as some of the voluntary associations offered them a more significant recognition than they received in society at large.

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