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- University of California Press 2012; US$ 39.95
The figure of Julius Caesar has loomed large in the United States since its very beginning, admired and evoked as a gateway to knowledge of politics, war, and even national life. In this lively and perceptive book, the first to examine Caesar's place in modern American culture, Maria Wyke investigates how his use has intensified in periods of political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 148.00
This is the first biography in English of Lucullus, one of Rome's greatest soldiers, traditionally considered a degenerate. Paring back the legends and misconceptions surrounding his name, the book examines Lucullus as a soldier, politician and aesthete. Inheritor of the ideals of his friend Sulla, his career spans the last years of the Roman republic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
In this second edition of Arthur Keaveney's classic biography, a fresh generation of students, scholars and readers are introduced to one of the most pivotal figures in the outgoing Roman Empire. A definitive book in its field, this second edition is a must read. Completely rewritten and updated to include the further discoveries of the last two... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 34.00
This book deals with popular political participation in republican Rome and contributes to an ongoing debate about the role of the people in the running of the Roman state. It approaches the issue from a practical perspective, looking at the way political meetings and assemblies functioned. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00
This book explores how the memory of the Roman Republic manifested itself over the course of the early Empire (AD 14-117). Case-studies are presented of major imperial authors and key monuments in order to trace the relationship between memory and history in Roman thought. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
Using the results of archaeological techniques, and examining methodological debates, Tim Cornell provides a lucid and authoritative account of the rise of Rome. The Beginnings of Rome offers insight on major issues such as: Rome?s relations with the Etruscans the conflict between patricians and plebeians the causes of Roman imperialism... more...
- Princeton University Press 1997; US$ 30.95
Stories about brothers were central to Romans' public and poetic myth making, to their experience of family life, and to their ideas about intimacy among men. Through the analysis of literary and legal representations of brothers, Cynthia Bannon attempts to re-create the context and contradictions that shaped Roman ideas about brothers. She draws... more...