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  • Alexander the Greatby Waldemar Heckel; J. C. Yardley

    Wiley 2008; US$ 60.95 US$ 52.82

    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... more...

  • Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexanderby Joseph Roisman; J. C. Yardley

    Wiley 2011; US$ 63.95 US$ 55.42

    With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions and annotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great. New translations of original sources are contextualized by insightful introductions and annotations Includes a range of literary, artistic and material evidence... more...

  • The Annalsby Cornelius Tacitus; J. C. Yardley; Anthony A. Barrett

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 10.99

    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. more...

  • Curtius Rufus, Histories of Alexander the Great, Book 10by J. E. Atkinson; J. C. Yardley

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 67.99

    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. more...

  • Hannibal's Warby Livy; J.C. Yardley; Dexter Hoyos

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 10.99

    Livy's great history of Rome contains, in Books 21 to 30, the definitive ancient account of Hannibal's invasion of Italy in 218 BC, and the war he fought with the Romans over the following sixteen years. This new translation captures the brilliance of Livy's style, and is accompanied by a fascinating introduction and notes. more...

  • The Roman Historyby Velleius Paterculus; J. C. Yardley; Anthony A. Barrett

    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...

  • Hannibal's Warby Livy; J.C. Yardley; Dexter Hoyos

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 10.99

    Livy's great history of Rome contains, in Books 21 to 30, the definitive ancient account of Hannibal's invasion of Italy in 218 BC, and the war he fought with the Romans over the following sixteen years. This new translation captures the brilliance of Livy's style, and is accompanied by a fascinating introduction and notes. more...

  • The Dawn of the Roman Empireby Livy; J. C. Yardley; Waldemar Heckel

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 9.99

    Books 31 to 40 of Livy's history chart Rome's emergence as an imperial nation and the Romans tempestuous involvement with Greece, Macedonia and the near East in the opening decades of the second century BC; they are our most important source for Graeco-Roman relations in that century. Livy's dramatic narrative includes the Roman campaigns in Spain... more...

  • Rome's Italian Warsby Livy; J. C. Yardley; Dexter Hoyos

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 9.99

    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 impose mastery over almost the entire Italian peninsula in a series of ever greater wars. Vivid portrayals of personalities, politics, warfare, and religion bring 4th-century Italy vividly alive in this new translation. more...

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