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  • 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...

  • 101 Amazing Facts About Italyby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99

    In this amazing eBook you can find more than one hundred facts about the country of Italy. Separated into sections such as its geography, its landmarks, famous Italian figures from history and many more you will find some fascinating information inside! Whether you are planning on visiting Italy, working on a geography project or just want to know... more...

  • Faustina I and IIby Barbara M. Levick

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 69.00 US$ 59.34

    A learned study of a mother and daughter, both the wives of emperors, and their importance in the golden age of the Roman Empire. more...

  • Decline and Fallby John Michael Greer

    New Society Publishers 2014; US$ 19.99

    All empires fall, and America is no exception. What comes next? more...

  • Julian (Routledge Revivals)by Polymnia Athanassiadi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Julian: An Intellectual Biography , first published in 1981, presents a penetrating and scholarly analysis of Julian?s intellectual development against the background of philosophy and religion in the late Roman Empire. Professor Polymnia Athanassiadi tells the story of Julian?s transformation from a reclusive and scholarly adolescent into a capable... more...

  • From Tiberius to the Antonines (Routledge Revivals)by Albino Garzetti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The first two centuries of the Christian era were largely a period of consolidation for the Roman Empire. However, the history of the heyday of Roman imperium is far from dull, for Augustus? successors ranged from capable administrators - Tiberius, Claudius and Hadrian - to near-madmen like Caligula and the amateur gladiator Commodus, who might... more...

  • Europe's Barbarians AD 200-600by Edward James

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    'Barbarians' is the name the Romans gave to those who lived beyond the frontiers of the Roman Empire - the peoples they considered 'uncivilised'. Most of the written sources concerning the barbarians come from the Romans too, and as such, need to be treated with caution. Only archaeology allows us to see beyond Roman prejudices - and yet these records... more...

  • Rome and her Empireby David Shotter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The name of Rome excites a picture of power and organisation, as do the widely-spread ruins that Roman civilization left behind. Yet Rome grew out of a collection of small villages and major developments such as the growth of Empire were unplanned and completely unprepared for.Influenced by a small number of self-interested aristocrats who lacked a... more...

  • Contested Monarchyby Johannes Wienand

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29

    Contested Monarchy offers a fresh survey of the role of the Roman monarch in a period of significant and enduring change. more...

  • AD69by Nic Fields

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 24.00

    With the death of Nero by his own shaky hand, the ill-sorted, ill-starred Iulio-Claudian dynasty came to an ignominious end, and Rome was up for the taking. This was 9 June, AD 68. The following year, commonly known as the 'Year of the Four Emperors', was probably one of Rome's worst. Nero's death threw up a critical question for the... more...