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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
The remains of Roman roads are a powerful reminder of the travel and communications system that was needed to rule a vast and diverse empire. Yet few people have questioned just how the Romans - both military and civilians - travelled, or examined their geographical understanding in an era which offered a greatly increased potential for moving around,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This new edition of Aspects of Roman History 31 BC- AD 117 provides an easily accessible guide to the history of the early Roman Empire. Taking the reader through the major political events of the crucial first 150 years of Roman imperial history, from the Empire?s foundation under Augustus to the height of its power under Trajan, the book examines... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 39.95
Aspects of Roman History AD14?117 charts the history of the Roman Imperial period, from the establishment of the Augustan principate to the reign of Trajan, providing a basic chronological framework of the main events and introductory outlines of the major issues of the period. The first half of the book outlines the linear development of the Roman... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 152.00
A pioneering history of this period of crisisThe Roman empire during the period framed by the accession of Septimus Severus in 193 and the rise of Diocletian in 284 has conventionally been regarded as one of crisis. Between 235 and 284, at least eighteen men held the throne of the empire, for an average of less than three years, a reckoning which does... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 41.95
Did Trajan really deserve his reputation as the embodiment of all imperial virtues? Why did Dante, writing in the Middle Ages, place him in the sixth sphere of Heaven among the Just and Temperate rulers? In this, the only biography of Trajan available in English, Julian Bennett rigorously tests the substance of this glorious reputation. Surprisingly,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Hadrian's reign (AD 117-138) was a watershed in the history of the Roman Empire. Hadrian abandoned his predecessor Trajan's eastern conquests - Mesopotamia and Armenia - trimmed down the lands beyond the lower Danube, and constructed new demarcation lines in Germany, North Africa, and most famously Hadrian's Wall in Britain, to delimit the empire.... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 11.65
With the recent success of 'Rome' on BBC2, no one will look at the private lives of the Roman Emperors again in the same light. Anthony Blond's scandalous expose of the life of the Caesars is a must-read for all interested in what really went on in ancient Rome. Julius Caesar is usually presented as a glorious general when in fact he was an arrogant... more...
- Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 23.95
At its height, the Roman Empire was the greatest empire yet seen with borders stretching from the rain-swept highlands of Scotland in the north to the sun-scorched Nubian desert in the south. But how were the vast and varied stretches of frontier defined and defended? Many of Rome's frontier defences have been the subject of detailed and ongoing... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 27.40
Hauptbeschreibung Klaus Bringmann, einer der renommiertesten deutschen Althistoriker und Kenner der römischen Geschichte, legt mit diesem Buch eine neue Augustus-Biographie vor. Spannend und hintergründig schildert er die widersprüchlichste Gestalt der römischen Geschichte. Augustus stieß das Tor auf zu der letzten, der verheerendsten Phase des Bürgerkriegszeitalters... more...