Or the angels will weep for you....
In order to find books that
translations of primary sources for the ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece and
Rome, you need to do a search that includes the word "sources." The keywords "rome history sources" yielded the following two texts:
Cultivate an attitude of skepticism when it comes to web-based content. If you have any doubt whatsoever about the reliability of any given website, clear it with your instructor or check with a librarian before you use it in your paper.
A primary source is a document or other historical evidence written or created during or near the period under study. Because of their close relation to the subject, primary sources usually offer special insight about their topic. The person, organization, or body under study often generates them. There are many examples of primary sources; each varies according to the nature of your topic. Primary sources generally are:
• Original Documents: Diaries, manuscripts, speeches, letters, minutes, interviews, news or film footage, autobiographies, and official records and documents. Note: Translations and excerpts are acceptable.
• Creative Works: Poetry, drama, novels, short stories, music, and art
• Relics or Artifacts: Jewelry, pottery, furniture, clothing, and buildings