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  • Lives of the Caesarsby Suetonius; Catharine Edwards

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 8.99

    The Lives of the Caesars include the biographies of Julius Caesar and the eleven subsequent emperors: Augustus, Tiberius, Gaius Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitelius, Vespasian, Titus, Domitian. Suetonius composed his material from a variety of sources, without much concern for their reliability. His biographies consist the ancestry and career... more...

  • Crimes of Elagabalus, Theby Martijn Icks

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 35.00

    Elagabalus was one of the most notorious of Rome's 'bad emperors': a sexually-depraved and eccentric hedonist who in his short and riotous reign made unprecedented changes to Roman state religion and defied all taboos._x000D_ _x000D_ An oriental boy-priest from Syria - aged just fourteen when he was elevated to power in 218 CE - he placed the sun god... more...

  • A Companion to Marcus Aureliusby Marcel van Ackeren

    Wiley 2012; US$ 214.95

    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...

  • Roman Attitudes Toward the Christiansby John Granger Cook

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 57.18

    Hauptbeschreibung John Granger Cook investigates the earliest interactions between Roman authorities and Christians. The events in Claudius' time surrounding "Chrestos" and possible Jewish Christians are fascinating but obscure. The persecutions of Nero and Trajan may be crucial for interpreting certain texts of the New Testament, including the Gospel... more...

  • The Roman Empire: Augustus to Hadrianby Robert K. Sherk

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 42.00

    This is a collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions and papyri in English translation. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Ancient Romeby Matthew Bunson

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 95.00

    Expanded ed. of: Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire. Rev. ed. c2002. more...

  • Imperial Rome AD 284 to 363by Jill Harries

    Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 128.00

    A distinct perspective on the momentous religious change in the regionDiocletian (284-305) and his principal successor, Constantine (306-337), would rule the Roman world for over half a century and Constantine’s sons would build on their legacy. Administrative reform encouraged the rise of a bureaucratic culture, provincial government was reshaped... more...

  • Über das Leben des Kaisers Konstantinby Friedhelm Winkelmann

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 168.00

    Ber Das Leben Des Kaisers Konstantin. more...

  • The Frontiers of Imperial Romeby David Breeze

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 23.95

    At its height, the Roman Empire was the greatest empire yet seen with borders stretching from the rain-swept highlands of Scotland in the north to the sun-scorched Nubian desert in the south. But how were the vast and varied stretches of frontier defined and defended? Many of Rome's frontier defences have been the subject of detailed and ongoing... more...

  • The Rise of Romeby Anthony Everitt

    Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 14.57

    Beginning with the founding myths of Romulus and Remus and a succession of probably fictitious kings, Anthony Everitt charts the development of Rome from its origins as a small market town in the eighth century BC, through various forms of patrician government, up to Caesar's victory in the Civil War that defeated the Roman Republic and paved the... more...