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World History: Ancient & Medieval Eras This link opens in a new windowcomprehensive survey of early human history around the world, from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance. Reference content is organized by both place and time and includes narrative historical accounts; profiles of city-states, countries, and regions of the ancient world; and detailed overviews of religions, cultural practices, conflicts, and more. In original journal articles, prominent historians consider the mysteries of our world’s past as well as the political and cultural themes throughout history that continue to warrant scholarly investigation today.
Society and Politics
By Till Niermann, Public Domain, Link
By Cesare Maccari, Public Domain, Link
By B. Barloccini, Public Domain, Link
Roman Patrician Couple (Left) and Plebeian Couple (Right)
Books from our Catalog
Ancient Rome by
Call Number: 937 JAM
Publication Date: 2011-07-01
Presents a photographic introduction to ancient Rome, providing information about the empire's emperors, society, family life, homes, culture, occupations, religion, medical practices, and other topics.
Roman army by
Call Number: SEC 937 BRO
Publication Date: 2004
An illustrated description of the ancient Roman army.
Call Number: 796.8 WAT
Publication Date: 2000-05-22
Describes the history of gladiators, including types of armor, use of animals, amphitheaters, and how the practice fit into Roman society for almost 700 years.