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Brent D. Shaw

Full Name: Brent D. Shaw
Number of Works: 14
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ISBN: 0312183100, 9780312183103
Keywords: history, bedford, series, culture, documents, spartacus, wars, brief, slave
Pages: 194
Published: 2001
  • Rating: 80%

<div>In this examination of the Roman institution of slavery, Brent Shaw presents a compelling selection of the ancient testimony relating to Spartacus and the slave wars. In 73 B.C., in the heart of Rome’s Mediterranean empire, a slave named Spartacus ignited one of the most violent episodes of slave resistance in the history of the Roman Empire — indeed in the world annals of slavery. Organizing 80 original Greek and Latin source translations into topical chapters on the daily life of slaves trained as gladiators and those who labored on farms in Italy and Sicily, Shaw inc
ISBN: 095466471X, 9780954664718
Keywords: sea, corrupting, edge
Pages: 32
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 100%

This work offers seven studies in English which investigate climate and climatic change, environmental and ecological evolution and control, and the exploitation of water in ancient Maghreb, during the Roman period.
ISBN: 0312410719, 9780312410711
Keywords: wars, brief, history, documents, slave, spartacus, west, concise, volume, making
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 80%

<DIV>A team of renowned scholar-teachers created The Making of the West to address three of the biggest challenges teachers of western civilization face — demonstrating how the West has been an evolving entity shaped by global influences; conveying the dynamic interaction of social, political, cultural, and economic history in shaping events over time; and revealing the historical roots of developments in today’s world. Through a ground-breaking chronological synthesis, the narrative deftly weaves together the main events, people, and themes of a specific time, thus providing a balan