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Roman Disasters - a book by Toner, Jerry

Roman Disasters

Roman Disasters( )
Author: Toner, Jerry
ISBN:978-0-7456-6549-8
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Polity Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

Roman Disasters looks at how the Romans coped with, thought about, and used disasters for their own ends. Rome has been famous throughout history for its great triumphs. Yet Rome also suffered colossal disasters. From the battle of Cannae, where fifty thousand men fell in a single day, to the destruction of Pompeii, to the first appearance of the bubonic plague, the Romans experienced large scale calamities.Earthquakes, fires, floods and famines also regularly afflicted them.More Description

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Pages:216
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Disasters & Disaster Relief
History / Ancient / Rome
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.931 x 0.585 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds

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