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- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 35.00
Even after more than 250 years since its discovery, Pompeii continues to resonate powerfully in both academic discourse and the popular imagination. This volume brings together a collection of ten papers that advance, challenge and revise the present conceptions of the city's art, industry and infrastructure. The discussions of domestic art in... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
This is a sweeping tour of the Mediterranean world from the Atlantic to Persia during the last half-century of the Roman Empire. By focusing on a single year not overshadowed by an epochal event, 428 AD provides a truly fresh look at a civilization in the midst of enormous change--as Christianity takes hold in rural areas across the empire, as western... more...
- The Floating Press 1904; US$ 3.99
Titus Livius, often known as Livy in English, was a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome, Ab Urbe Condita, from its founding (traditionally dated to 753 BC) through the reign of Augustus in Livy's own time. Livy's writing style was poetic and archaic in contrast to Julius Caesar's and Cicero's styles. Also, he often... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 44.99
In the Roman republic, only the People could pass laws, only the People could elect politicians to office, and the very word republica meant 'the People's business'. So why is it always assumed that the republic was an oligarchy? The main reason is that most of what we know about it we know from Cicero, a great man and a great writer, but... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 69.95
Synthesizing almost 30 years of Dutch archaeological research in central and southern Italy, this book discusses and compares settlement and land use patterns from the late protohistoric period to the late Roman Republic. Exploring both social and environmental explanations, as well as interregional parallellisms and divergences, the authors take a... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 22.03
Hauptbeschreibung Die Darstellung der römischen Kaiserzeit beginnt zunächst mit dem Erbe des Augustus und der Konsolidierung des augusteischen Prinzipats unter der julisch-claudischen Dynastie. Der augusteischen Kultur wird dabei ebenso Beachtung geschenkt wie den verschiedenen Erneuerungsbestrebungen bis zur Krise nach Neros Tod. Ein neuer Ansatz... more...
- Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 15.42
Hauptbeschreibung Über den Alltag der alten Römer ist schon viel geschrieben worden. Aber hatte Roms erster Mann überhaupt so etwas wie einen Alltag? Jörg Fündling begleitet einen Tag im Leben eines römischen Kaisers (zwischen 27 vor und 235 n. Chr.), angefüllt mit alltäglichen und außergewöhlichen Terminen und Ereignissen. Der Tag beginnt mit dem... more...
- Robert Hale 2013; US$ 9.99
This is the story of ordinary life in an extraordinary place. The beautiful city of Venice has been a fantasy land for people from around the globe for centuries, but what is it like to live there? To move house by boat, to get a child with a broken leg to hospital or set off for school one morning only to find that the streets have become rivers... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 35.00
The influence of the Roman Empire has been widespread and profound, perhaps more so than any other empire or civilization. This volume covers the growth of Rome as a republic, the political and social forces that drove the transition to a dictatorship of Caesars, the reasons for Rome's decline, and what happened to the remnants of the empire. more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95
De vita Caesarum, known as The Twelve Caesars , is a set of twelve biographies, each about one of the Roman emperors, including one on Julius Caesar. It was written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly referred to as Suetonius, in 121. Considered highly significant in antiquity, The Twelve Caesars has remained a major source of Roman history. more...