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But Scipio himself did not do so ; probably he never thought of doing so , for the
time had not come for such thoughts . Yet already there was something special
and distinctive about him . He was a man and a general of rare imagination and ...
Roman poet Rutilius Namatianus still felt able to discern a Rome of higher reality
, which could never falter or fall : No man will ever be safe if he forgets you ; May I
praise you still when the sun is dark . To count up the glories of Rome is like ...
Yet in politics , as in art , the repetitions have never been exact , since the
backgrounds can never be repeated : and that again is why , although the
Roman experience unmistakably still carries lessons and warnings for today ,
their exact form ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - jcovington - LibraryThing
It reads like a textbook, which makes sense: it was a textbook in a college course. Nevertheless, if you have any interest in Roman History, there isn't much here you don't already know. Leggi recensione completa
LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - Autodafe - LibraryThing
The best concise history of Ancient Rome available. A classic. Leggi recensione completa