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The Resource Considerations on the causes of the greatness of the Romans and their decline, Translated with notes and an introd., by David Lowenthal

Considerations on the causes of the greatness of the Romans and their decline, Translated with notes and an introd., by David Lowenthal

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Considerations on the causes of the greatness of the Romans and their decline
Title
Considerations on the causes of the greatness of the Romans and their decline
Statement of responsibility
Translated with notes and an introd., by David Lowenthal
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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DLC
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1689-1755
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Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Lowenthal, David
Series statement
Agora editions
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Rome
Label
Considerations on the causes of the greatness of the Romans and their decline, Translated with notes and an introd., by David Lowenthal
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Bibliography note
Bibliographical footnotes
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings of Rome; its wars -- The art of war among the Romans -- How the Romans were able to expand -- The Gauls; Pyrrhus; comparison of Carthage and Rome; Hannibal's war -- The condition of Greece, Macedonia, Syria, and Egypt after the reduction of the Carthaginians -- The conduct the Romans pursued to subjugate all peoples -- How Mithridates was able to resist them -- The dissensions that always existed in the city -- Two causes of Rome's ruin -- The corruption of the Romans -- Sulla; Pompey and Caesar -- The condition of Rome after Caesar's death -- Augustus -- Tiberius -- The emperors from Caius Caligula to Antoninus -- The condition of the empire, from Antoninus to Probus -- Change in the state -- New maxims adopted by the Romans -- Attila's greatness; cause of the settlement of the Barbarians; reasons why the Western empire was the first to fall -- Justinian's conquest; his government -- Disorders of the Eastern empire -- Weakness of the Eastern empire -- Reason for the duration of the Eastern empire; its destruction
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1345086
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 243 pages
Lccn
65025247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)341710
Label
Considerations on the causes of the greatness of the Romans and their decline, Translated with notes and an introd., by David Lowenthal
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliographical footnotes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings of Rome; its wars -- The art of war among the Romans -- How the Romans were able to expand -- The Gauls; Pyrrhus; comparison of Carthage and Rome; Hannibal's war -- The condition of Greece, Macedonia, Syria, and Egypt after the reduction of the Carthaginians -- The conduct the Romans pursued to subjugate all peoples -- How Mithridates was able to resist them -- The dissensions that always existed in the city -- Two causes of Rome's ruin -- The corruption of the Romans -- Sulla; Pompey and Caesar -- The condition of Rome after Caesar's death -- Augustus -- Tiberius -- The emperors from Caius Caligula to Antoninus -- The condition of the empire, from Antoninus to Probus -- Change in the state -- New maxims adopted by the Romans -- Attila's greatness; cause of the settlement of the Barbarians; reasons why the Western empire was the first to fall -- Justinian's conquest; his government -- Disorders of the Eastern empire -- Weakness of the Eastern empire -- Reason for the duration of the Eastern empire; its destruction
Control code
1345086
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 243 pages
Lccn
65025247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)341710

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