The History of Rome

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Author: Theodor Mommsen
Published: 1854
Language: English
Wordcount: 873,847 / 1756 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.4
LoC Category: DG
Downloads: 2,430
Added to site: 2006.11.05
mnybks.net#: 15157
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History

Translated by William Purdie Dickson.

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the finding of references made to the original or to the previous English editions.

I have had much reason to be gratified by the favour with which my translation has been received on the part alike of Dr. Mommsen himself and of the numerous English scholars who have made it the basis of their references to his work.(1) I trust that in the altered form and new dress, for which the book is indebted to the printers, it may still further meet the convenience of the reader.

September 1894.


Notes for Preface


1. It has, I believe, been largely in use at Oxford for the last thirty years; but it has not apparently had the good fortune to have come to the knowledge of the writer of an article on "Roman History" published in the Encyclopedia Britannica in 1886, which at least makes no mention of its existence, or yet of Mr. Baring-Gould, who in his Tragedy of the Caesars (vol. 1. p. 104f.) has presented Dr. Mommsen's well-known "character" of Caesar in an independent version. His

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