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Geography. Description and travel

  • Travel and Geography in the Roman Empireby Colin Adams; Ray Laurence

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    The remains of Roman roads are a powerful reminder of the travel and communications system that was needed to rule a vast and diverse empire. This cutting edge collection provides an understanding of the role and importance of travel to the Romans more...

  • Aspects of Roman History 31BC-AD117by Richard Alston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    This book provides an invaluable introduction to Roman Imperial history, which allows students to gain an overview of the period and will be an indispensable aid to note-taking, essay preparation and examination revision. more...

  • Imperial Rome AD 193 to 284by Clifford Ando

    Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 152.00

    A pioneering history of this period of crisisThe Roman empire during the period framed by the accession of Septimus Severus in 193 and the rise of Diocletian in 284 has conventionally been regarded as one of crisis. Between 235 and 284, at least eighteen men held the throne of the empire, for an average of less than three years, a reckoning which does... 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...

  • Constantineby Timothy Barnes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.00

    Drawing on recent scholarly advances and new evidence, Timothy Barnes offers a fresh and exciting study of Constantine and his life. First study of Constantine to make use of Kevin Wilkinson's re-dating of the poet Palladas to the reign of Constantine, disproving the predominant scholarly belief that Constantine remained tolerant in matters of religion... more...

  • Caligulaby Anthony A. Barrett

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95

    Was Caligula really the mad despot and depraved monster of popular legend or the victim of hostile ancient historians? This scholarly and accessible book offers a careful reconstruction of Caligula's life and times. more...

  • Agrippinaby Anthony A. Barrett

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    As in his bestselling biography of Caligula, Professor Barrett combines immaculate scholarship with a gripping style. more...

  • Die Stadt als Museum?by Ralf Behrwald

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 98.00

    Die Stadt Rom und ihre Monumente waren in der Spätantike für Kaiser, Senatorenstand und christliche Autoren Bezugspunkt der Selbstdarstellung und Fixpunkt des eigenen Geschichtsbildes. Doch waren sie es für diese Protagonisten nicht in gleicher Weise. Verschiedene Geschichtsbilder bestimmten nicht nur die Auswahl der Monumente, denen das jeweilige... 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...

  • Hadrianby Anthony R Birley; Anthony R. Birley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Hadrian: The Restless Emperor provides a thorough and fascinating account of a man who, though hated when he died, left an indelible mark on the Roman Empire. more...