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- 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...
- Continuum International Publishing 2009; US$ 29.95
This is the story of the last century of the Roman Republic – why and how did the Republic succeed and why did it ultimately fail? Was the destruction of the Republic attributable to one man – Julius Caesar – or was he perhaps the most visionary of his colleagues in realising that the Rome of the past had changed? Are the actions... 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...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 12.94
Hauptbeschreibung Lebendig und unterhaltsam geschrieben, richtet die neue Reihe »Wendepunkte der Geschichte« den Fokus auf Ereignisse, die unserer Geschichte eine neue Richtung gegeben haben. Caesars Tod z. B. markierte das tragische Ende der römischen, 500 Jahre alten Republik und bahnte den Weg für die Entstehung des gewaltigen Imperium Romanum.... more...
- 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...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 12.94
Hauptbeschreibung Pompeius und Caesar waren die beiden vielleicht bedeutendsten Politiker der späten römischen Republik. Ernst Baltrusch beleuchtet anschaulich ihre Geschichte von den Anfängen bis 44 v.Chr. Zunächst erklärt er die Voraussetzungen für ihr Wirken: die republikanische Ordnung und die Krise dieser Ordnung bis Sulla (78 v.Chr.). Dann... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
Appian has beautifully captured the accounts of great conquerors and leaders. Their conquests, invasions and leadership qualities have been discussed in detail. The historical narrative reads like a novel and this adds to the appeal of the book. Enthralling and informative! more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 51.95
A Companion to Julius Caesar comprises 30 essays from leading scholars examining the life and after life of this great polarizing figure. Explores Caesar from a variety of perspectives: military genius, ruthless tyrant, brilliant politician, first class orator, sophisticated man of letters, and more Utilizes Caesar’s own extant writings... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 207.95
A Companion to the Punic Wars offers a comprehensive new survey of the three wars fought between Rome and Carthage between 264 and 146 BC. Offers a broad survey of the Punic Wars from a variety of perspectives Features contributions from an outstanding cast of international scholars with unrivalled expertise Includes chapters on military and naval... more...