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The Roman World:
A Sourcebook, 2nd Ed.

D. Brendan Nagle
University of Southern California

978-1-59738-054-6 / 400 pages 
Available March 3, 2015

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This concise volume presents a selection of historical documents from the founding of Rome to its fall. It is designed to provide students of Roman history and civilization with a balanced selection of texts illustrating the social, cultural, political, and military history of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. All of the documents were translated from the Latin by D. Brendan Nagle, professor emeritus and author of numerous textbooks and research monographs in classical civilization.

Each of the eleven chapters begins with a comprehensive introduction to establish a context for the readings that follow.  Each reading is then introduced with one or more paragraphs.