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The Resource Why we're all Romans : the Roman contribution to the Western world, Carl J. Richard, (electronic resource)

Why we're all Romans : the Roman contribution to the Western world, Carl J. Richard, (electronic resource)

Label
Why we're all Romans : the Roman contribution to the Western world
Title
Why we're all Romans
Title remainder
the Roman contribution to the Western world
Statement of responsibility
Carl J. Richard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This engaging yet deeply informed work not only examines Roman history and the multitude of Roman achievements in rich and colorful detail but also delineates their crucial and lasting impact on Western civilization. Noted historian Carl J. Richard arguesthat although we Westerners are "all Greeks" in politics, science, philosophy, and literature and "all Hebrews" in morality and spirituality, it was the Romans who made us Greeks and Hebrews. As the author convincingly shows, from the Middle Ages on, most Westerners received Greek ideas from Roman sources. Similarly, when the Western world a
  • This work not only examines Roman history and the multitude of Roman achievements in rich and colorful detail but also delineates their crucial and lasting impact on Western civilization. --from publisher description
Cataloging source
E7B
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Richard, Carl J
Dewey number
937
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DG77
LC item number
.R53 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Rome
  • Rome
Label
Why we're all Romans : the Roman contribution to the Western world, Carl J. Richard, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com.lscsproxy.lonestar.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=336921
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Roman history in brief -- Administration and law -- Engineering and architecture -- Epic and lyric poetry -- Speeches, letters, and agricultural manuals -- Philosophy -- Historical writing -- Comedy and satire -- Greek and Jewish contributions in the Roman era -- The rise and romanization of Christianity
Control code
ocn647928083
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 301 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780742567801
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1541703
  • (OCoLC)647928083
Label
Why we're all Romans : the Roman contribution to the Western world, Carl J. Richard, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com.lscsproxy.lonestar.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=336921
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Roman history in brief -- Administration and law -- Engineering and architecture -- Epic and lyric poetry -- Speeches, letters, and agricultural manuals -- Philosophy -- Historical writing -- Comedy and satire -- Greek and Jewish contributions in the Roman era -- The rise and romanization of Christianity
Control code
ocn647928083
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 301 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780742567801
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1541703
  • (OCoLC)647928083

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