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Rivers and the power of ancient Rome

J. B. Campbell

Rivers and the power of ancient Rome

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Commerce,
  • Navigation,
  • River life,
  • Rivers,
  • Rivers in literature,
  • History,
  • Rivers in art,
  • Geography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementBrian Campbell
    SeriesStudies in the history of Greece and Rome
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG211 .C28 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25206072M
    ISBN 109780807834800
    LC Control Number2012002041


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Nofi, Review Editor. Rivers and the Power of Ancient Rome., The American Historical Review, VolumeIssue 3, JuneGiven the importance of rivers in the Roman world, therefore, a comprehensive study of their role within the empire is long overdue. across the Roman Empire. As it is, this book is a welcome and timely addition to our knowledge of the Author: Gregory S.

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It is not surprising that ancient historians and writers cite rivers so frequently: a key element in the physical landscape of the Roman world, rivers defined space and established boundaries—cultural and emotional, as well as geographical—but they also connected distant communities, promoting communication and commerce and facilitating Rome’s expansion of imperial power.

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Rivers were crucial to mapping, boundary making. BRIAN CAMPBELL, RIVERS AND THE POWER OF ANCIENT ROME (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome; University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill ). xvi +. Beginning in the eighth century B.C., Ancient Rome grew from a small town on central Italy’s Tiber River into an empire that at its peak encompassed most of.

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Rome must be considered one of the most successful imperial powers in history. In the course of centuries Rome grew from a small town on the Tiber River in central Italy into a vast empire that ultimately embraced England, all of continental Europe west of the Rhine and south of the Danube, most of Asia west of the Euphrates, northern Africa, and the islands of the Mediterranean.

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