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  • Claudiusby Barbara Levick

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    Claudius became emperor after the assassination of Caligula, and was deified by his successor Nero in AD 54. Opinions of him have varied greatly over succeeding centuries, but he has mostly been caricatured as a reluctant emperor, hampered by a speech impediment, who preferred reading to ruling. Barbara Levick's authoritative study reassesses the reign... more...

  • The Ides of Marchby Naphtali Lewis

    Dundurn 1983; US$ 32.99

    In this fascinating collection of texts, Julius Caesar and his time come alive as ancient writers vividly portray his rise to power, the stunning assassination itself, and the after-effects that changed the Mediterranean world. more...

  • Collapse and Recovery of the Roman Empireby Michael Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Collapse and Recovery of the Roman Empire presents a study of third century Rome, which is lavishly illustrated and a lucid read, typical of Michael Grant's inimitable style. more...

  • Constantine the Greatby G. P. Baker

    Cooper Square Press 2001; US$ 17.99

    Revered historian Baker, the author of books on Augustus, Tiberius, and Hannibal, tells the story of Constantine, the first Christian ruler of the Roman empire. more...

  • From Rome to Byzantium AD 363 to 565by A. D. Lee

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 152.00

    Outlines the significant developments in the period AD 363 to 565These centuries witnessed a number of momentous changes in the character of the Roman empire. Most obviously, control of the west was lost during the fifth century, and although parts of the west were reconquered in the sixth century, the empire's centre of gravity had shifted irrevocably... more...

  • Presenting the Romansby Nigel Mills

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00

    Explores the issues and the use of best practice interpretation principles in bringing the Roman world to life for visitors and educational users. more...

  • Faustina I and IIby Barbara M. Levick

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 26.99

    The Roman empress Faustina the Elder (c. 97-140) and her daughter Faustina II (c. 130-175) have been subject to criticism from the earliest records, described in turn as fickle, unfaithful, and treasonous. Yet their husbands, the emperors Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius, have reputations as golden as that of the whole Antonine age and seem, by and... more...

  • 101 Places in Italy: A Private Grand Tourby Francis Russell

    Bitter Lemon Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    A selection of the most remarkable places, sites, sights in Italy by a veteran visitor, distinguished scholar and intrepid traveler. more...

  • Trajanby Julian Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    In this, the only biography of Trajan available in English, Julian Bennett tests Trajan's reputation as the embodiment of all imperial virtues. more...

  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume Iby Edward Gibbon; Daniel J. Boorstin; Gian Battista Piranesi

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 26.95

    'It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amid the ruins of the capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind,' recorded Edward Gibbon with characteristic exactitude. Over a period of some twenty years, the luminous... more...