Mary Beard: SPQR

(NYTimes Books) – Dwight Garner:

In SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, Mary Beard takes up Rome’s foundational myth of Romulus and Remus and moves us through A.D. 212, when Emperor Caracalla made the revolutionary declaration that all free inhabitants of the vast Roman empire, wherever they lived, were now Roman citizens. …

nytimes…2015/11/18…spqr

Mary Beard: SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

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