Download Ancient Rome, from the earliest times down to 476 A. D by Robert F. Pennell PDF

By Robert F. Pennell

Robert Franklin Pennell (1850, Maine – 1905, San Francisco) was once an American educator and classicist.

Show description

Read Online or Download Ancient Rome, from the earliest times down to 476 A. D PDF

Similar ancient civilizations books

Heralds of That Good Realm: Syro-Mesopotamian Gnosis and Jewish Traditions (Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies)

This quantity examines the transmission of biblical pseudepigraphic literature and motifs from their principally Jewish cultural contexts in Palestine to constructing gnostic milieux of Syria and Mesopotamia, fairly that one mendacity at the back of the beginning and progress of Manichaeism. It surveys biblical pseudepigraphic literary task within the overdue vintage close to East, devoting specific realization to revelatory works attributed to the 5 biblical forefathers who're brought up within the Cologne Mani Codex: Adam, Seth, Enosh, Shem, and Enoch.

Theodosia and the Staff of Osiris

Theodosia Throckmorton is in a repair. Allowed to wait a reception given by means of one of many administrators of her mom and dad’ museum, she stumbles throughout Mr. Tetley of the British Museum—in most original situations! due to the fact that Theo has final visible him in a showdown in an old Egyptian tomb, his reappearance may perhaps suggest just one factor: the Serpents of Chaos are again.

Alles Mythos! 20 populäre Irrtümer über die alten Römer

»Sieben – fünf – drei, Rom kroch aus dem Ei. « Den Spruch kennt guy. Aber wurde Rom tatsächlich 753 v. Chr. auf den berühmten sieben Hügeln gegründet? Und sprachen eigentlich tatsächlich alle Römer klassisches Latein? Die Toga gehört zum Römer wie zu Caesar der Lorbeerkranz, oder etwa nicht? Apropos Caesar – wurde der nicht von einem gewissen Brutus umgebracht?

Additional resources for Ancient Rome, from the earliest times down to 476 A. D

Example text

Regulus, who began to despise his opponents, remained inactive at Tunis, near Carthage, neglecting even to secure a line of retreat to his fortified camp at Clupea. The next spring (255) he was surprised, his army cut to pieces, and he himself taken prisoner. He subsequently died a captive at Carthage. The Romans, learning of this defeat, sent a fleet of 350 sail to relieve their comrades who were shut up in Clupea. While on its 47 way, it gained a victory over the Carthaginian fleet off the Herméan promontory, sinking 114 of the enemy's ships.

Founded in as early times as Rome itself, it became the most flourishing city of Magna Graecia, renowned for its luxury and refinement, and as the home of all the highest arts and culture. AFFAIRS IN SICILY HIERO II, tyrant of Syracuse, died in 216. During his long reign of more than fifty years he had been the stanch friend and ally of Rome in her struggles with Carthage. Hieronymus, the grandson and successor of Hiero, thought fit to ally himself with Carthage. The young tyrant, who was arrogant and cruel, was assassinated after reigning a few months.

All Southern Italy, except the Latin colonies and the Greek cities on the coast, went over to Hannibal. 57 CHAPTER XV THE SECOND PUNIC WARFROM CANNAE TO THE BATTLE OF ZAMA (216202) ROME was appalled; but though defeated, she was not subdued. All the Latin allies were summoned for aid in the common peril. Boys and old men alike took up arms even the slaves were promised freedom if they would join the ranks. Hannibal marched from Cannae into Campania. He induced Capua, the second city of Italy, to side with him.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.88 of 5 – based on 45 votes