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Beyond the Rubicon a history of early Rome by Reginald Hargreaves

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Reginald Hargreaves
SeriesMentor book -- MQ 686
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 352 p. :
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24940352M
OCLC/WorldCa638214472

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  Track: Beyond The Rubicon (8) Lyrics: And I see who I came to be in my sleep I crossed the darkest river the darkest sea to be free [Chorus:] guide .   A vivid historical account of the social world of Rome as it moved from republic to empire. In 49 B.C., the seven hundred fifth year since the founding of Rome, Julius Caesar crossed a small border river called the Rubicon and plunged Rome into cataclysmic civil war. Tom Holland’s /5(43). Beyond the Rubicon Romans and Gauls in Republican Italy J. H. C. Williams. A Clarendon Press Publication. Oxford Classical Monographs. An important study of the Roman myth of the Celts.   Synopsis The Roman Republic was the most remarkable state in history. What began as a small community of peasants camped among marshes and hills ended up ruling the known world. Rubicon paints a vivid portrait of the Republic at the climax of its greatness - the same greatness which would /5().