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- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2008; US$ 136.95
This source book presents new translations of the most important ancient writings on the life and legacy of Alexander the Great. Provides comprehensive coverage of Alexander, from his family background to his military conquests, death and legacy. Includes substantial extracts of texts written by historians, geographers, biographers and military... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 8.99
With a single announcement from a herald, all the cities of Greece and Asia had been set free; only an intrepid soul could formulate such an ambitious project, only phenomenal valour and fortune bring it to fruition. (Livy, 33. 33) Thus Livy describes the reaction to the Romancommander T.Q. Flamininus' proclamation of the freedom of Greece at the... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 61.95
“Students of ancient Greece will respond to this book as John Sheffield (1709) did to Homer: ‘you will hardly need another book.’ The new compilation of evidence merits the same praise for its range, aids and the quality of its illustrations and commentaries.” – Carol Thomas, University of... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 59.99
A translation, with detailed commentary, of Book 10 of Curtius Rufus' Histories, a major Roman source on the end of the reign of Alexander the Great. The Introduction establishes a profile of Curtius, and his agenda as a historian. Both translation and commentary are designed for the reader without Latin. - ;This book presents a translation, with... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 8.99
The Annals is a gripping account of the Roman emperors Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero and the brutality that marked their reigns. Tacitus deplores their depravity, proof of the corrupting force of absolute power. J.C. Yardley's vivid and accurate translation is complemented by a thorough introduction and notes. - ;'He was atrocious in his brutality,... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 14.50
This essential document for the study of Roman history traces the story of Rome from Romulus and the foundations of Rome to the reign of the Emperor Tiberius. It is especially valuable to historians and students for its vivid eyewitness account of the dramatic years that saw the Roman Empire emerge from the chaos left by the shattered Republic. Rendered... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 8.99
People have it in their minds that he would have been a match for Alexander, had Alexander turned his arms on Europe.'So Livy characterizes Papirius Cursor, one of Rome's famous generals in the fourth century BC. In Books 6 to 10 of his monumental history of Rome, Livy deals with the period in which Rome recovered from its Gallic disaster to... more...