History books about ancient Rome

2017-07-27T19:29:32+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Codex Theodosianus, Chronicon Paschale, Agricola (book), Annals (Tacitus), Histories (Tacitus), Dialogus de oratoribus, Aeneid, De re publica, Catiline Orations, Digest (Roman law), Anonymus Valesianus, La Cité antique flashcards History books about ancient Rome
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  • Codex Theodosianus
    The Codex Theodosianus (Eng. Theodosian Code) was a compilation of the laws of the Roman Empire under the Christian emperors since 312.
  • Chronicon Paschale
    Chronicon Paschale (the Paschal Chronicle), also called Chronicum Alexandrinum, Constantinopolitanum or Fasti Siculi) is the conventional name of a 7th-century Greek Christian chronicle of the world.
  • Agricola (book)
    The Agricola (Latin: De vita et moribus Iulii Agricolae, lit. On the life and character of Julius Agricola) is a book by the Roman historian Tacitus, written c.
  • Annals (Tacitus)
    The Annals (Latin: Annales) by Roman historian and senator Tacitus is a history of the Roman Empire from the reign of Tiberius to that of Nero, the years AD 14–68.
  • Histories (Tacitus)
    Histories (Latin: Historiae) is a Roman historical chronicle by Tacitus.
  • Dialogus de oratoribus
    The Dialogus de oratoribus is a short work attributed to Tacitus, in dialogue form, on the art of rhetoric.
  • Aeneid
    The Aeneid (/ᵻˈniːɪd/; Latin: Aeneis [ae̯ˈneːɪs]) is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC, that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who travelled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans.
  • De re publica
    De re publica (On the Commonwealth; see below) is a dialogue on Roman politics by Cicero, written in six books between 54 and 51 BC.
  • Catiline Orations
    The Catiline Orations, or Catilinarian Orations, were speeches given in 63 BC by Marcus Tullius Cicero, the consul of Rome to expose to the Roman Senate the plot to overthrow the Roman government, purportedly led by Lucius Sergius Catilina (Catiline) and his allies.
  • Digest (Roman law)
    The Digest, also known as the Pandects (Latin: Digesta seu Pandectae, adapted from Ancient Greek πανδέκτης pandektes, "all-containing"), is a name given to a compendium or digest of Roman law compiled by order of the emperor Justinian I in the 6th century (AD 530-533).
  • Anonymus Valesianus
    Anonym[o]us Valesianus is the conventional title of a compilation of two fragmentary vulgar Latin chronicles, named for its 17th-century editor, Henri Valois, or Henricus Valesius (1603–76), who published the text for the first time in 1636, together with his first printed edition of the Res Gestae of Ammianus Marcellinus.
  • La Cité antique
    The Ancient City (La Cité antique), published in 1864, is the most famous book of the French historian Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges (1830-1889).