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With that said I do recommend reading this book if you interested in reading of the origins of rome.
This book provided information I had not found in other research, as well as information which confirmed other research, showing me that its scholarship was good.
Maybe I've been too harsh, though I just don't feel the book merits 5 stars, for the reason stated above.
I am a complete novice on reading this type of history. So, some of the references are lost on me. I think it is a well thought out and well written book, just wish it was really... Read morePublished 7 days ago by J L W
Not a huge number of books record the full history of Rome beside the wars with Carthage and the collapse of the Republic and early empire. This one does just that. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Joshua M. Marahall
Where many histories of Rome prefer to focus on its fall or the transition of Classical to European Europe, Anthony Everitt offers a reading of Rome’s rise. Read morePublished 13 days ago by David S. Wellhauser
The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World's Greatest Empire is divided into three parts:
Part 1 - Legend, the story of the founding of Rome and the rule of the... Read more
How does a reviewer give a 4.5? I finally settled on a 4, expecting that the glowing reviews by others more knowledgeable than I will lead anyone even vaguely interested in this... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Interested customer
This was a fascinating book about the most influential city in history that I found myself reading for hours at a time. Read morePublished 1 month ago by papadrew7
Its hard to find earlier Roman histories; this is pretty good, an easy read.Published 1 month ago by Gene Goodell