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Introduction

The story of the Roman Empire begins with its growth from a group of tiny villages into one of the world's greatest empires and ends with its collapse. At its height, the empire controlled half of Europe, much of the Middle East and parts of North Africa. 

Ganeri, A. (2015), Ancient Rome, BookLife, London.


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