Mommsen's The History of Rome was a major influence on the concept of ancient history during the last half of the nineteenth century. His book was translated into every major language and gained favour with a huge international public. It has remained the most indispensable core work in the field of Roman studies, its lasting success lying in Mommsen's 'incomparable mastery of every aspect of civilization'.
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Volume 1 of The History of Rome by the Nobel Prize winning classical historian Theodor Mommsen (1817-1903) covers the period from Rome's earliest origins to the unification of Italy. This monumental work became the enduring rival of Edward Gibbon's The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-1789).About the Author:
Mommsen won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1902.
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Book Description Routledge, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0415149533
Book Description Routledge, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0415149533
Book Description Routledge, 1996. Library Binding. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 1703 pages. 9.75x9.00x9.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0415149533