The origins of Rome.

New York, Praeger [1960] .

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Subjects Rome (Empire)
Rome -- History -- To 510 B.C.
Series Ancient peoples and places (Praeger) ; v. 15.
Description 212 pages illustrations, maps 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1960]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-160).
Summary Examines the many theories that have been advanced concerning the beginnings of this city on the Italian peninsula, and then offers his own interpretation. Describes the migration, the economic, and the strategic factors that caused Rome to rise to a position of supreme importance.
Contents Current ideas and new theories -- Peoples and civilizations of prehistoric Italy -- The distribution of peoples in ancient Italy -- The lengend of the origins of Rome: its formation and value -- Latium and the site of Rome -- The site of Rome: archaeology and first human settlements -- The birth of Rome and early developments in the second half of the eighth century B.C. -- Rome from about 700 to the beginning of the fifth century B.C. -- Etruscan Rome: from about 550 to about 475 B.C. -- Culture in Tarquinian Rome -- The language, law and religion of primitive Rome -- The religion of Rome in the first centuries -- Conclusion.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Europe
Middle East
Africa, North
Network Numbers (OCoLC)308058
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bloch, Raymond, 1914-1997.
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