Why We're All Romans

Why We're All Romans

The Roman Contribution to the Western World

eBook - 2010
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This engaging yet deeply informed work not only examines Roman history and the multitude of Roman achievements in rich and colorful detail but also delineates their crucial and lasting impact on Western civilization. Noted historian Carl J. Richard arguesthat although we Westerners are "all Greeks" in politics, science, philosophy, and literature and "all Hebrews" in morality and spirituality, it was the Romans who made us Greeks and Hebrews. As the author convincingly shows, from the Middle Ages on, most Westerners received Greek ideas from Roman sources. Similarly, when the Western world a.
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield : Distributed by National Book Network, 2010.
ISBN: 9780742567801
074256780X
9780742567788
0742567788
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 301 pages) : illustrations, maps

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