The Roman Republic

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The Beginnings of Rome: Italy and Rome from the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars (c.1000-264 BC) (The Routledge History of the Ancient World)
1.  The Beginnings of Rome: Italy and Rome from the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars (c.1000-264 BC) (The Routledge History of the Ancient World) by Tim Cornell
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  "A somewhat trusting view of the history of the early Republic. Takes much of Livy as fact or at least based on truth."
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A Critical History of Early Rome: From Prehistory to the First Punic War
2.  A Critical History of Early Rome: From Prehistory to the First Punic War by Gary Forsythe
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  "A rather more cynical take on the early Republic. Distrusts Livy."
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Punic Wars
3.  Punic Wars by Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
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The Punic Wars: Rome, Carthage, and the Struggle for the Mediterranean
4.  The Punic Wars: Rome, Carthage, and the Struggle for the Mediterranean by Nigel Bagnall
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Cannae (Fields Of Battle)
5.  Cannae (Fields Of Battle) by Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
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Cannae: The Experience of Battle in the Second Punic War
6.  Cannae: The Experience of Battle in the Second Punic War by Gregory Daly
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Swords Against The Senate: The Rise Of The Roman Army And The Fall Of The Republic
7.  Swords Against The Senate: The Rise Of The Roman Army And The Fall Of The Republic by Erik Hildinger
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  "Covers the little-covered period in which the Republic first began to crumble. Starting with the reforms of the Gracchi it continues through the military reforms of Marius and Sulla's march on Rome. Is VERY biased in favor of the aristocracy."
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The Spartacus War
8.  The Spartacus War by Barry S. Strauss
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  "A very easy read. Like all Strauss books it doesn't go into much depth but feels like a Fiction book with all its suppositions."
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Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic
9.  Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic by Tom Holland
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  "A nice general history of the fall of the Roman Republic. Like a number of recent books it views Cato as a much more enlightened politician than he has previously been seen."
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The Last Generation of the Roman Republic
10.  The Last Generation of the Roman Republic by Erich S. Gruen
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  "These next two books need to be read together. Gruen argues that the Republic was just fine before Caesar."
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The Roman Revolution
11.  The Roman Revolution by Ronald Syme
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  "The penultimate book on the fall of Rome. Syme views the Republic as hopelessly corrupted."
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Caesar Against the Celts
12.  Caesar Against the Celts by Ramon L. Jiménez
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  "The first part of a two book set which covers Caesar's wars in detail. This book covers Caesar's campaign in Gaul."
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Caesar Against Rome: The Great Roman Civil War
13.  Caesar Against Rome: The Great Roman Civil War by Ramon L. Jiménez
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  "This book covers Caesar's campaigns against Pompey."
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Pompey the Great: A Political Biography
14.  Pompey the Great: A Political Biography by Robin Seager
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  "A good biography of Pompey the Great."
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Caesar: Life of a Colossus
15.  Caesar: Life of a Colossus by Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
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  "The best biography on Caesar. Focus is largely on military affairs but includes much more. Goldsworthy gives Caesar more benefit of the doubt than he perhaps deserves but also recognizes his weaknesses."
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Caesar: A Biography
16.  Caesar: A Biography by Christian Meier
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  "Meier's biography is an extremely negative take on Caesar."
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Julius Caesar
17.  Julius Caesar by Philip Freeman
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Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician
18.  Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician by Anthony Everitt
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Noblest Roman: Marcus Brutus and His Reputation (Aspects of Greek and Roman Life)
19.  Noblest Roman: Marcus Brutus and His Reputation (Aspects of Greek and Roman Life) by M. L. Clarke
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  "The only up-to-date biography of Brutus that I know of. Very short and hard to find."
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Antony and Cleopatra
20.  Antony and Cleopatra by Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
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MARK ANTONY: A Life
21.  MARK ANTONY: A Life by Pat Southern
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Cleopatra
22.  Cleopatra by Pat Southern
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Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt
23.  Cleopatra: Last Queen of Egypt by Joyce Tyldesley
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Augustus: The Life of Rome's First Emperor
24.  Augustus: The Life of Rome's First Emperor by Anthony Everitt
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Augustus (Roman Imperial Biographies)
25.  Augustus (Roman Imperial Biographies) by Pat Southern
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