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- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 34.67
Skandale, Bizarres und Wissenswertes Dieser Autor hat nur ein Ziel: seine Leser zu verblüffen. Nur die skurrilsten Geschichten, die erstaunlichsten Fakten und die amüsantesten Anekdoten aus Jahrhunderten antiker Geschichte schafften es in diese unterhaltsame Sammlung. Die Römer und Griechen haben es Matyszak leicht gemacht: Zu kaum einer anderen... more...
- Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 23.95
Petilius Cerealis is one of the few Imperial Roman officers, below the level of Emperor, whose career it is possible to follow in sufficient detail to write a coherent biography. Fortunately his career was a remarkably eventful and colourful one. With a knack for being caught up in big events and emerging unscathed despite some hairy adventures (and... more...
- Pen and Sword 2009; US$ 23.95
A military biography of Mithridates VI the Great of Pontus, Romes most persistent enemy. The Mithridiatic wars stretched over half a century and two continents, and have a fascinating cast of pirates, rebels, turncoats and poisoners (though an unfortunate lack of heroes with untarnished motives). There are pitched battles, epic sieges,... more...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99
The Athenian expedition to conquer Sicily was one of the pivotal events of the classical period. At this time (415 BC), Athens was locked in a decades-long struggle with Sparta for mastery of the Greek world. The expedition to Sicily was intended to give Athens the extra money and resources to crush the Spartans. New archaeological discoveries allow... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 14.99
No other political entity has shaped the modern world like the Roman Empire. Encompassing close to 60 million people and 3 million square kilometers of land, it represented an incredibly diverse and dynamic collection of nations, states, and tribes, all bound to Rome and the ideal of the Roman identity. In the lively and engaging style that he?s known... more...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 20.99
When, after a brutal civil war, the dictator Sulla took power in Rome (82 BC), among the many who refused to accept his rule was a young army officer called Quintus Sertorius. Sertorius fled, first to Africa and then to Spain, where he made common cause with the native people who had been savagely oppressed by a succession of corrupt Roman governors.... more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 18.99
We are accustomed to think of the late Republic as a period in which Rome enjoyed almost uninterrupted military success against foreign enemies. Yet at the start of the first century BC, Rome, outnumbered and out-generalled, faced a hostile army less than a week's march from the Capitol. It is probable that only a swift surrender prevented the... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 34.67
Rom herrscht unangefochten vom Wüstensand Mesopotamiens bis in die Highlands von Kaledonien. Das Reich ruht auf den kräftigen Schultern von Legionären, die die Barbarenhorden im Zaum halten und die Grenzen weiter verschieben. Machen Sie mit und erobern Sie die Welt! Lernen Sie - wie man bei den Legionen angenommen wird und welche Legion die richtige... more...