Ancient Rome: A History from Beginning to End

Ancient Civilizations, Book 1
Narrated by: Ronald Bruce Meyer
Length: 1 hr
Categories: History, Ancient History
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Rome is a city of myth and legend. The Eternal City, the city of the seven hills, the sacred city, the caput mundi, the center of the world, Roma, Rome, by any of her many names is a city built of history and blood, marble and water, war and conquest.

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  • Legendary Beginnings
  • The Senate and the People
  • Ave Caesar
  • Empire
  • Rulers of the World
  • The Fall
  • Legacy

From legendary beginnings, a city rose from the swamp surrounded by the seven hills and split by the Tiber River. Built and rebuilt, a sacred republic and a divine empire, blessed by a thousand gods and by One, the story of her rise and fall has been told and retold for a thousand years and is still relevant in today's world, as echoes of her ancient glory have shaped our culture, laws, lifestyle, and beliefs in subtle and pervasive ways.

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If you are looking for an in-depth guide to the history of Rome, this is not it. This is just basic information.

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Very helpful if one plans on visiting Rome to know and help to what one is looking at so as to gain an appreciation of it's beauty.