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  • A Companion to Marcus Aureliusby Marcel van Ackeren

    Wiley 2012; US$ 228.95 US$ 198.42

    A Companion to Marcus Aurelius presents the first comprehensive collection of essays to explore all essential facets relating to contemporary Marcus Aurelius studies. • First collection of its kind to commission new state-of-the-art scholarship on Marcus Aurelius • Features readings that cover all aspects of Marcus Aurelius,... more...

  • The Romans in the Age of Augustusby Andrew Lintott

    Wiley 2009; US$ 41.95 US$ 36.36

    Incorporating the most recent scholarship, this book offers a fascinating history of Rome and the Roman peoples during the rule of the first Roman emperor, Augustus. Written in an easily accessible style, making it the ideal introduction to Augustan Rome for those with little previous knowledge Offers compelling insight into the workings of Roman... more...

  • From Rome to Byzantiumby Michael Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Byzantium was dismissed by Gibbon, in the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, and his Victorian successors as a decadent, dark, oriental culture, given up to intrigue, forbidden pleasure and refined cruelty. This great empire, founded by Constantine as the seat of power in the East began to flourish in the fifth century AD, after the fall of Rome,... more...

  • Trajanby Julian Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    Did Trajan really deserve his reputation as the embodiment of all imperial virtues? Why did Dante, writing in the Middle Ages, place him in the sixth sphere of Heaven among the Just and Temperate rulers? In this, the only biography of Trajan available in English, Julian Bennett rigorously tests the substance of this glorious reputation. Surprisingly,... 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...

  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume IIby Edward Gibbon; Gian Battista Piranesi

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 26.95

    "I devoured Gibbon," wrote Winston Churchill. "I rode triumphantly through it from end to end and enjoyed it all." Gibbon's magnum opus -- which encompasses thirteen hundred years of history, swinging across Europe, North Africa, and Asia -- remains one of the greatest works of history ever written. "Gibbon is a kind of bridge that connects the... more...

  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume IIIby Edward Gibbon; Gian Battista Piranesi

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 26.95

    "I set out upon Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire [and] was immediately dominated by both the story and the style," recalled Winston Churchill. "I devoured Gibbon. I rode triumphantly through it from end to end and enjoyed it all....I was not even estranged by his naughty footnotes." In the two centuries since its completion, Gibbon's... more...

  • Theodosiusby Gerard Friell; Stephen Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 42.95

    Emperor Theodosius (379-95) was the last Roman emperor to rule a unified empire of East and West and his reign represents a turning point in the policies and fortunes of the Late Roman Empire. In this imperial biography, Stephen Williams and Gerry Friell bring together literary, archaeological and numismatic evidence concerning this Roman emperor,... more...

  • Barbarian Migrations and the Roman West, 376?568by Guy Halsall

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 36.00

    An examination of the barbarian migrations and their role in the creation of medieval Europe. more...

  • The Alamanni and Rome 213-496by John F. Drinkwater

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 169.99

    A pioneering study of the Alamanni, one of the so-called barbarian tribes raiding the Roman Empire in the third century AD. John Drinkwater uses new archaeological and historical findings to trace their complex, and sometime surprising, relationship with the world of imperial Rome. more...