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- BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00
The appearance in 1964 of AHM Jones' "The Later Roman Empire 284-602: A Social, Economic, and Administrative Survey" transformed the study of the Late Antique world. This volume reassess the impact of Jones' great work, the influences that shaped his scholarship, and the legacy he left for later generations. more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2012; US$ 75.95
In this concise biography, Professor Werner Eck, one of the world's leading experts on the Roman empire, tells the extraordinary story of Augustus, Rome's first emperor. A concise and gripping account of Augustus and his age. Written by one of the world's foremost experts on the Roman Empire. Examines the transformation of Rome from a republic... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 18.00
The Roman poet Statius called the via Appia “the Queen of Roads,” and for nearly a thousand years that description held true, as countless travelers trod its path from the center of Rome to the heel of Italy. Today, the road is all but gone, destroyed by time, neglect, and the incursions of modernity; to travel the Appian Way today is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
Aspects of Roman History 82BC?AD14 examines the political and military history of Rome and its empire in the Ciceronian and Augustan ages. It is an indispensable introduction to this central period of Roman History for all students of Roman history, from pre-university to undergraduate level. This is the first book since H.H. Scullard?s From... 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$ 128.00
Augustus: How the Roman Empire came aboutThe reign of Augustus, the first of the Roman emperors, has been seen, both by contemporaries and over the centuries that have followed, as a pivotal moment in the history of Rome. The final stage in the move to monarchical government and the structures he put in place, which were to last largely unchanged for... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 18.00
He found Rome made of clay and left it made of marble. As Rome?s first emperor, Augustus transformed the unruly Republic into the greatest empire the world had ever seen. His consolidation and expansion of Roman power two thousand years ago laid the foundations, for all of Western history to follow. Yet, despite Augustus?s accomplishments, very few... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 26.95
Revised throughout, the second edition of this successful book takes the most recent research in the field into account and reviews the evidence in order to place Augustus firmly in the context of his own times. History sees Augustus Caesar as the first emperor of Rome, whose system of ordered government provided a firm and stable basis for the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
In this lively and detailed study, Beth Severy examines the relationship between the emergence of the Roman Empire and the status and role of this family in Roman society. The family is placed within the social and historical context of the transition from republic to empire, from Augustus' rise to sole power into the early reign of his successor Tiberius.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 34.00
This is the third in a sequence of works by John Pocock designed to situate Edward Gibbon, and his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in a series of contexts in the history of Europe. This is a major intervention from one of the world's leading historians of ideas. more...