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SPQR

A History of Ancient Rome

Mary Beard

In SPQR, an instant classic, Mary Beard narrates the history of Rome "with passion and without technical jargon" and demonstrates how "a slightly shabby Iron Age village" rose to become the "undisputed hegemon of the Mediterranean" (Wall Street Journal). Hailed by critics as animating "the grand sweep and the intimate details that bring the distant...
Publish Date
2016
September 6
First Published in 2015
Goodreads rating
3.99
ISBN
9781631492228
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Jan 05, 2018
SPQR was one of my favorite books of last year.      source
Apr 18, 2020
If, in this #COVID19 lockdown, you want to spend your time glued on a book, read Mary Beard’s SPQR, on the history of Ancient Rome! It is a masterpiece: live, riveting, deep, light, fast paced... it feels like eating chocolate or having sex😜. Simply unputdownable!      source