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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.95
From acclaimed classical historian and author of Ghost on the Throne ("Gripping?the narrative verve of a born writer and the erudition of a scholar"-Daniel Mendelsohn) and The Landmark Arrian ("Thrilling"- The New York Times Book Review )-a work of history on the grand scale: a high stakes drama full of murder, madness, tyranny, and perversion.... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
For four centuries, from the civil wars of the Late Republic to Constantine's bloody reunification of the Empire, elite corps of guardsmen were at the heart of every Roman army. Whether as bodyguards or as shock troops in battle, the fighting skills of praetorians, speculatores, singulares and protectores determined the course of Roman history. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95
This brief, inexpensive text offers the utmost in flexibility in teaching the history of psychology. Used as a stand-alone text or with readers, this engaging book is noted for its analysis of the scientific and philosophical emergence of the field. Readers appreciate the book?s balanced coverage of experimental, applied, and clinical psychology,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Utopia Antiqua is a fresh look at narratives of the Golden Age and decline in ancient Roman literature of the late Republic and imperial period. Through the lens of utopian theory, Rhiannon Evans looks at the ways that Roman authors, such as Virgil, Ovid and Tacitus, use and reinvent Greek myths of the ages, considering them in their historical... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.95
A radical and powerful reappraisal of the impact of Constantine?s adoption of Christianity on the later Roman world, and on the subsequent development both of Christianity and of Western civilization. When the Emperor Contstantine converted to Christianity in 368 AD, he changed the course of European history in ways that continue to have repercussions... more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 3.95
The autobiographical text The Life of Josephus is a text written by Flavius Josephus around 94 to 99 BC. The commander of a Jewish insurgency who was captured by the Roman in 67 BC he won his liberty by ingratiating himself with the Roman victors. The Life of Josephus is both a retelling of the events of this War and a justification by Josephus of... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
Complete interlinked edition. Includes contemporary maps, timelines, family trees, coinage, and units of measure, as well as modern view of history and analysis of Josephus works. Josephus fought the Romans in the First Jewish-Roman War as a Jewish military leader in Galilee. After the the Romans invaded, killing thousands, Josephus and one of his... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
Complete interlinked edition complemented by author biography and analysis. "If The Prince resembles a guidebook based primarily on empirical observations, Machiavelli wrote the Discourses as a commentary on Livy''s work on Roman history. However, both books include empirical observations and historical generalizations. Machiavelli himself... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 5.99
Table of Contents. The African War (attributed to Caesar, possibly written by Aulus Hirtius or Gaius Oppius). Alexandrian War (attributed to Caesar, possibly written by Aulus Hirtius or Gaius Oppius). The Civil War. - Commentaries on the Civil War, Supplement by Dionysius Vossius. The Gallic War (Books 1-7 by Caesar; Book 8 written by Aulus Hirtius).... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2007; US$ 246.00
The ANTIKE UND ABENDLAND yearbook was founded immediately after the Second World War by Bruno Snell as a forum for interdisciplinary discussion of topics from Antiquity and the history of their later effects. The Editorial Board contains representatives from the disciplines of Classical Studies, Ancient History, Germanic Studies, Romance Studies... more...