Welcome to E-Books Directory
This is a freely downloadable e-book.
The Old Roman World by John Lord
Read this book online or download it here for free
The Old Roman World
by John Lord
Publisher: C. Scribner and company 1868
Number of pages: 624
Early Roman history is chiefly the detail of successful wars, aggressive and uncompromising, in which we see a fierce and selfish patriotism, an indomitable will, a hard unpitying temper, great practical sagacity, patience, and perseverance, superiority to adverse fortune, faith in national destinies, heroic sentiments, and grand ambition. We see a nation of citizen soldiers, an iron race of conquerors, bent on conquest, on glory, on self-exaltation, attaching but little value to the individual man, but exalting the integrity and unity of the state.