The Roman Revolution
Original 1938 edition. The Roman Revolution is an enormously influential scholarly study of the final years of the ancient Roman Republic and the creation of the Roman Empire by Caesar Augustus. Maurice Bowra said in 1939 of Syme's The Roman Revolution: "His work is extraordinarily persuasive and interesting... the best book on Roman history that has appeared for many years." DISCLAIMER: this version is based on a typeset scanned with editorial pen markings present which may be either distracting or insightful and helpful to some readers.