The Story Of The Roman People, The History Of Rome Audio Book
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The Story of the Roman EmpireHow did the Senate come into being?
A History of Rome
by Eva March Tappan
6 CD Audio Book read by Fred Cooper
The complete history of ancient Rome from its legendary origins through the days of the Republic and the Empire to its eventual decline and fall. Meet the founders, the heroes, the leaders, the generals, the dictators, the philosophers, and the ordinary people.
Where did welfare come from?
How did Rome hold its grip on the empire?
How did Julius Caesar come to power?
How did the Pax Romana usher in the ideal time for the birth of Christ?
When was Christianity accepted?
What kept Islam from sweeping into the control of the empire?
Who were the Barbarians, the Goths, the Vandals, and the Huns?
How did the Roman Catholic Church come to power in the later years?
An understanding of the history of ancient Rome is foundational to the understanding of English and American history as well as the story of Western Civilization! This book is scholarly enough to tell the complete story, yet so simply written that it can be understood by children in the upper elementary years. That’s what makes it adaptable as an audio book.
Contents of the Book
The First Period: Rome as a Kingdom
Chapter 1: The Legends of the Seven Kings of Rome
Chapter 2: The Legends of the Seven Kings of Rome, Part 2
The Second Period: Rome as a Republic
Chapter 3: The Attempts of Tarquinius to Retain the Kingdom
Chapter 4: How the Plebians Won Their Rights
Chapter 5: How Rome Became Ruler of Italy
Chapter 6: The Romans of the Early Republic and Their Ways
Chapter 7: How the Romans Conquered Carthage
Chapter 8: Rome Becomes Capital of the World
Chapter 9: The Gracchi: The Rise of Marius
Chapter 10: The Rule of Sulla
Chapter 11 The Rise of Pompey
Chapter 12: Caesar and the Triumverate
The Third Period: Rome as an Empire
Chapter 13: The Reign of Augustus
Chapter 14: The Rest of the Twelve Caesars
Chapter 15: The Five Good Emperors
Chapter 16: From Marcus Aurelius to Diocletian
Chapter 17: Reigns of Diocletian and Constantine
Chapter 18: The Last Centuries of the Empire
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Eva March Tappan was born just before Civil War in America. She was the daughter of a Baptist minister in New England. She received a Ph.D. in an era when few women undertook such a challenge. After teaching school for 15 years, she published her first book in 1896. She went on to publish more than 50 books that teach history and literature in a clear, easily readable way to children and young people. This book has all the details anyone would ever need to know about the history of the Roman Empire.
6 CD Set
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