Antiquit s Egyptiennes grecques romaines

Antiquit  s Egyptiennes  grecques  romaines
Author: Anonim
Pages: 6
ISBN: OCLC:493067075
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Release: 1905
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

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Cicero and the Rise of Deification at Rome

Cicero and the Rise of Deification at Rome
Author: Spencer Cole
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781107656352
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Release: 2014-01-09
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This book tells a part of the back-story to major religious transformations emerging from the tumult of the late Republic. It considers the dynamic interplay of Cicero's approximations of mortals and immortals with a range of artifacts and activities that were collectively closing the divide between humans and gods. A guiding principle is that a major cultural player like Cicero had a normative function in religious dialogues that could legitimize incipient ideas like deification. Applying contemporary metaphor theory, it analyzes the strategies and priorities configuring Cicero's divinizing encomia of Roman dynasts like Pompey, Caesar and Octavian. It also examines Cicero's explorations of apotheosis and immortality in the De re publica and Tusculan Disputations as well as his attempts to deify his daughter Tullia. In this book, Professor Cole transforms our understanding not only of the backgrounds to ruler worship but also of changing conceptions of death and the afterlife.

Scipio s Dream

Scipio s Dream
Author: Martin Tessmer
Pages: 364
ISBN: 1522938265
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Release: 2015-12-27
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

"The sword knows not the hand that wields it, it cuts for all the same." Scipio Africanus. Scipio's Dream. ANCIENT SPAIN, 206 BCE. Scipio has defeated the Three Generals of Carthage, and Iberia is his for the taking. To achieve his objective he must defeat the indomitable Iberians and cope with the Latin Party's unrelenting efforts to undermine him. Scipio assaults the unconquered fortress of Illiturgis, copes with mutiny within his own ranks, and battles the overwhelming rebel hordes of Indibilis and Mandonius. Hannibal the Great still rampages through south Italia, preparing to join his brother and overthrow Rome. Scipio hatches a bold plan to defeat Hannibal and achieve his dream of establishing a lasting peace. To achieve it, Scipio must build an unfunded army from volunteers and outcasts while Flaccus and Fabius work to have him imprisoned. Laelius, Marcus Silenus, Pomponia, Amelia, and Prince Masinissa join forces with Scipio to help him achieve his dream. Scipio's Dream is a fact-based tale of intrigue, betrayal, conquest, horrific reprisal, and heroic sacrifice. Follow Rome's greatest general as he confronts overwhelming military and political resistance in his quest to win the Second Punic War. Volume One: Scipio Rising Volume Two: The Three Generals Volume Three: Scipio's Dream Volume Four (April, 2016): Scipio Risen

Scipio s End

Scipio s End
Author: Martin Tessmer
Pages: 530
ISBN: 1719174539
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Release: 2018-05-14
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

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The final book of Martin Tessmer's ground-breaking saga about the rise and fall of Scipio Africanus, one of history's greatest generals. In Scipio's End, the author weaves the words and events of the ancient Republican period into a stunning story of Scipio Africanus' final years of glory and triumph.The year is 194 BCE. As he heads into his fiftieth year, Scipio has become the First Man of Rome, the most powerful citizen of the powerful Roman Republic. Though he is weary from decades of military and political wars, Scipio cannot rest. The northern Gauls have cornered the army of his fellow consul, who begs for Scipio to rescue him. Far to the west, the Army of a Hundred Nations masses to attack Rome's Grecian allies, led by the ruthless Syrian king Antiochus III and his brilliant military advisor, Hannibal the Great. As Greece falls before them, the two conquerors turn their eyes towards Italia. Only Scipio stands between them and the dissolution of the nascent Roman empire.Scipio's End is a tale of loves lost, friendships betrayed, the corruption of the incorruptible, and the triumph of honor and genius over insurmountable obstacles. Written in the historical present writing style, Scipio's End gives you the feeling that you are there in ancient Rome, witnessing history as it unfolds before your eyes. Read the final book in the series that Amazon readers have called "Brilliant," a "'Must-read," and "As good as it gets."

Scipio Africanus

Scipio Africanus
Author: Alexander Acimovic
Pages: 179
ISBN: 9780595435456
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Release: 2007
Editor: iUniverse
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Scipio Africanus was one of the greatest generals and statesmen of the Ancient World. When he was 18, he saved his father's life in battle during the Second Punic War and later survived the horrific Roman defeat at Cannae. At the age of 26, he was named Commander-in-Chief of the Roman army in Spain and in 4 years, by daringly storming the city of Cartagena and crushing two Carthaginian armies in battle, conquered almost the entire peninsula for Rome. After returning to Rome, he leveraged popular support to gain command of an army to invade Carthage. Lacking logistical and material support, he welded, trained and armed a battle-hardened army. Landing in Africa, he delivered a stunning defeat to the Carthaginians with a surprise attack by night and fire. After the famed Hannibal Barca returned to defend his homeland, Scipio and his army utterly defeated the Punic general at the Battle of Zama. This book, based on exhaustive research of both ancient and modern sources, describes Scipio's life and career in detail, analyzes his military and political strategies and decisions, and illustrates the timelessness of his leadership skills and far-seeing diplomacy.

The Rise of the Roman Empire

The Rise of the Roman Empire
Author: Zachary Anderson
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781502605726
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Release: 2015-07-15
Editor: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Few civilizations have been as large and successful as the Romans, but Rome wasn’t always the capital of an expanding empire. Explore the history of Rome from the city’s founding through its peak.

The Rise of Rome

The Rise of Rome
Author: Anthony Everitt
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9780679645160
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Release: 2012-08-07
Editor: Random House
Language: en

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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE KANSAS CITY STAR From Anthony Everitt, the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian, comes a riveting, magisterial account of Rome and its remarkable ascent from an obscure agrarian backwater to the greatest empire the world has ever known. Emerging as a market town from a cluster of hill villages in the eighth and seventh centuries B.C., Rome grew to become the ancient world’s preeminent power. Everitt fashions the story of Rome’s rise to glory into an erudite page-turner filled with lasting lessons for our time. He chronicles the clash between patricians and plebeians that defined the politics of the Republic. He shows how Rome’s shrewd strategy of offering citizenship to her defeated subjects was instrumental in expanding the reach of her burgeoning empire. And he outlines the corrosion of constitutional norms that accompanied Rome’s imperial expansion, as old habits of political compromise gave way, leading to violence and civil war. In the end, unimaginable wealth and power corrupted the traditional virtues of the Republic, and Rome was left triumphant everywhere except within its own borders. Everitt paints indelible portraits of the great Romans—and non-Romans—who left their mark on the world out of which the mighty empire grew: Cincinnatus, Rome’s George Washington, the very model of the patrician warrior/aristocrat; the brilliant general Scipio Africanus, who turned back a challenge from the Carthaginian legend Hannibal; and Alexander the Great, the invincible Macedonian conqueror who became a role model for generations of would-be Roman rulers. Here also are the intellectual and philosophical leaders whose observations on the art of government and “the good life” have inspired every Western power from antiquity to the present: Cato the Elder, the famously incorruptible statesman who spoke out against the decadence of his times, and Cicero, the consummate orator whose championing of republican institutions put him on a collision course with Julius Caesar and whose writings on justice and liberty continue to inform our political discourse today. Rome’s decline and fall have long fascinated historians, but the story of how the empire was won is every bit as compelling. With The Rise of Rome, one of our most revered chroniclers of the ancient world tells that tale in a way that will galvanize, inform, and enlighten modern readers. Praise for The Rise of Rome “Fascinating history and a great read.”—Chicago Sun-Times “An engrossing history of a relentlessly pugnacious city’s 500-year rise to empire.”—Kirkus Reviews “Rome’s history abounds with remarkable figures. . . . Everitt writes for the informed and the uninformed general reader alike, in a brisk, conversational style, with a modern attitude of skepticism and realism.”—The Dallas Morning News “[A] lively and readable account . . . Roman history has an uncanny ability to resonate with contemporary events.”—Maclean’s “Elegant, swift and faultless as an introduction to his subject.”—The Spectator “[An] engaging work that will captivate and inform from beginning to end.”—Booklist

Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association

Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association
Author: American Philological Association
Pages: 329
ISBN: UOM:39015008428743
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Release: 1963
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Bibliographical record of works published by members of the Association, in v. 28- 1897-

Rome Its Rise and Fall

Rome  Its Rise and Fall
Author: Philip Van Ness Myers
Pages: 554
ISBN: HARVARD:32044097033724
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Release: 1900
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Scipio Africanus

Scipio Africanus
Author: BASIL. LIDDELL HART
Pages: 272
ISBN: 1473898080
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Release: 2017-05-30
Editor: Frontline Books
Language: un

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Scipio Africanus

Scipio Africanus
Author: Richard A. Gabriel
Pages: 326
ISBN: 9781597979986
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Release: 2008
Editor: Potomac Books, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The world often misunderstands its greatest men while neglecting others entirely. Scipio Africanus, surely the greatest general that Rome produced, suffered both these fates. Today scholars celebrate the importance of Hannibal, even though Scipio defeated the legendary general in the Second Punic War and was the central military figure of his time. In this scholarly and heretofore unmatched military biography of the distinguished Roman soldier, Richard A. Gabriel establishes Scipio's rightful place in military history as the greater of the two generals. Before Scipio, few Romans would have dreamed of empire, and Scipio himself would have regarded such an ambition as a danger to his beloved republic. And yet, paradoxically, Scipio's victories in Spain and Africa enabled Rome to consolidate its hold over Italy and become the dominant power in the western Mediterranean, virtually ensuring a later confrontation with the Greco-Macedonian kingdoms to the east as well as the empire's expansion into North Africa and the Levant. The Roman imperium was being born, and it was Scipio who had sired it. Gabriel draws upon ancient texts, including those from Livy, Polybius, Diodorus, Silius Italicus, and others, as primary sources and examines all additional material available to the modern scholar in French, German, English, and Italian. His book offers a complete bibliography of all extant sources regarding Scipio's life. The result is a rich, detailed, and contextual treatment of the life and career of Scipio Africanus, one of Rome's greatest generals, if not the greatest of them all.

Gens Statilia During Rise of Roman Empire

Gens Statilia During Rise of Roman Empire
Author: Peter James Statile
Pages: 381
ISBN: UOM:39015026749534
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Release: 1979
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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De Amicitia On Friendship and Scipio s Dream

De Amicitia  On Friendship  and Scipio s Dream
Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Pages: 91
ISBN: HARVARD:32044009903113
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Release: 1884
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Ethical Writings of Cicero De Officiis De Sennectute De Amicitia and Scipio s Dream

Ethical Writings of Cicero  De Officiis  De Sennectute  De Amicitia  and Scipio s Dream
Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Pages: 412
ISBN: NYPL:33433082192109
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Release: 1887
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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On the Rise and Growth of the Law of Nations

On the Rise and Growth of the Law of Nations
Author: John Hosack
Pages: 394
ISBN: UOM:39015012355684
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Release: 1882
Editor: London : J. Murray
Language: en

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From Republic to Empire

From Republic to Empire
Author: Raymond Marks
Pages: 308
ISBN: STANFORD:36105114765345
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Release: 2005
Editor: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From Republic to Empire challenges the long-held view that Silius Italicus' Punica is a nostalgic epic and argues that it is, instead, centrally concerned with and fundamentally shaped by the contemporary Flavian world in which it was composed. The epic documents how Rome's Republic took its first steps toward becoming an Empire during the Second Punic War and identifies the leader Scipio Africanus as the critical impetus behind this development: his rise to prominence in the war's later stages brings about a change in Rome's power-structure, a shift toward one-man rule, Scipio's - rule, that prefigures and paves the way for the political arrangement under which the poet himself lived, the Principate. In portraying Scipio as a good king and a virtuous princeps, Silius, furthermore, offers the emperor of his own day, Domitian, a leadership-ideal to aspire to and emulate."

Scipio Africanus

Scipio Africanus
Author: Richard A. Gabriel
Pages: 326
ISBN: 9781597972055
Available:
Release: 2008-06-30
Editor: Potomac Books, Inc.
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The world often misunderstands its greatest men while neglecting others entirely. Scipio Africanus, surely the greatest general that Rome produced, suffered both these fates. Today scholars celebrate the importance of Hannibal, even though Scipio defeated the legendary general in the Second Punic War and was the central military figure of his time. In this scholarly and heretofore unmatched military biography of the distinguished Roman soldier, Richard A. Gabriel establishes Scipio's rightful place in military history as the greater of the two generals. Before Scipio, few Romans would have dreamed of empire, and Scipio himself would have regarded such an ambition as a danger to his beloved republic. And yet, paradoxically, Scipio's victories in Spain and Africa enabled Rome to consolidate its hold over Italy and become the dominant power in the western Mediterranean, virtually ensuring a later confrontation with the Greco-Macedonian kingdoms to the east as well as the empire's expansion into North Africa and the Levant. The Roman imperium was being born, and it was Scipio who had sired it. Gabriel draws upon ancient texts, including those from Livy, Polybius, Diodorus, Silius Italicus, and others, as primary sources and examines all additional material available to the modern scholar in French, German, English, and Italian. His book offers a complete bibliography of all extant sources regarding Scipio's life. The result is a rich, detailed, and contextual treatment of the life and career of Scipio Africanus, one of Rome's greatest generals, if not the greatest of them all.

The Three Generals

The Three Generals
Author: Martin Tessmer
Pages: 402
ISBN: 1505994632
Available:
Release: 2015-01-04
Editor: CreateSpace
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

210 BCE. The Roman Republic battles the empire of Carthage for control of the Mediterranean. Mago, Gisgo, and Hasdrubal hold Iberia and its riches firmly within their grip, preparing to send Hannibal the Great enough resources to destroy Rome forever. As the course of western civilization hangs in the balance, young Scipio sails to Iberia with a raw and undermanned army, undertaking a mission no other general would assume: to wrest control of Iberia from the Three Generals, the men who killed his father and uncle.

Scipio s Dream

Scipio s Dream
Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Pages: 109
ISBN: CORNELL:31924085063851
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Release: 1966
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Total War Rome Destroy Carthage

Total War Rome  Destroy Carthage
Author: David Gibbins
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781250038654
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Release: 2013-09-03
Editor: Macmillan
Language: un

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How far would you go for Rome? Carthage, 146 BC. This is the story of Fabius Petronius Secundus – Roman legionary and centurion – and of his general Scipio Aemilianus, and his rise to power: from his first battle against the Macedonians, that seals the fate of Alexander the Great's Empire, to total war in North Africa and the Siege of Carthage. Scipio's success brings him admiration and respect, but also attracts greed and jealousy – for the closest allies can become the bitterest of enemies. And then there is the dark horse, Julia, of the Caesar family – in love with Scipio but betrothed to his rival Paullus – who causes a vicious feud. Ultimately for Scipio it will come down to one question: how much is he prepared to sacrifice for his vision of Rome? Inspired by Total War: Rome II, from the bestselling Total War computer strategy game series, Destroy Carthage is the first in an epic series of novels. Not only the tale of one man's fate, it is also a journey to the core of Roman times, through a world of extraordinary military tactics and political intrigue that Rome's warriors and citizens used to cheat death.