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I bought this book for its cover, because I am a sucker for beautiful buildings As it happened, this was a well written and engaging book which covers an admirable amount of history in not many pages I liked how Dudley pulled in a lot of references to other historical events, drawing parallels to other nations and wars, because we usually think of the present in terms of analogues to the past instead of the past as analogues to its future I already was and ever shall remain a fan of Augustus I bought this book for its cover, because I am a sucker for beautiful buildings As it happened, this was a well written and engaging book which covers an admirable amount of history in not many pages I liked how Dudley pulled in a lot of references to other historical events, drawing parallels to other nations and wars, because we usually think of the present in terms of analogues to the past instead of the past as analogues to its future I already was and ever shall remain a fan of Augustus Caesar, though I will note that both of my favorite Roman emperors him and Marcus Aurelius both made bad decisions regarding succession Nepotism doesn t work remember that Cover touts a brilliant account of the glory that was Rome Not so brilliant, but good Certainly a primer for the entire history of Rome Gives you topics and times to look at indepth if you can find sources Perhaps I really should not complain about these survey type books This one is really useful. An overview that was enjoyable to read, with plenty of leads for future reading just what I was looking for. (FREE BOOK) ô The Civilization of Rome ⚢ Paperback