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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

Sold by Mary Beard
Company Product Reviews Grade:A

In category Humanities


Fakespot Review Grade

A
Our analysis detected over 90% high quality reviews


Analyzed on:Jun 15, 2016
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Analysis overview

Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
This product had a total of 406 reviews on Jun 15 2016.
Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
Our engine has determined that the review content quality is high and informative.
Interesting tidbit: the most used word by reviewers is history.
How are reviewers describing this item?
roman, written, ancient, subject and great.

Reviews summary

A very comprehensive and critical history of the first millennium of roman rule, with attention to both the ruling classes and the common people (senate and people, as mentioned in the title)

I particularly relished the critical analysis where the author looks beyond the textbook history as can be found in often studied letters (cicero, livy and others), but makes some suggestions on what might have really happened

You'll learn a lot (unless you're already an academic with interests in ancient history), and perhaps relish the author's subtle connections to contemporary history

Spqr is the acronym for the senate and people of rome: this book traces the rise of the republic and its institutions (a process nowhere as tidy as presented by roman authors of the day), the adaptations made as rome grew in power and geographic reach, and the republic’s eventual subornation and demise from sulla on



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Fakespot Review Grade

A
Our analysis detected over 90% high quality reviews




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