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- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 7.99 US$ 7.19
The Roman Empire was a remarkable achievement. With a population of sixty million people, it encircled the Mediterranean and stretched from northern England to North Africa and Syria. This Very Short Introduction covers the history of the empire at its height, looking at its people, religions and social structures. It explains how it deployed violence,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 35.00
The influence of the Roman Empire has been widespread and profound, perhaps more so than any other empire or civilization. This volume covers the growth of Rome as a republic, the political and social forces that drove the transition to a dictatorship of Caesars, the reasons for Rome's decline, and what happened to the remnants of the empire. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 103.00 US$ 89.27
The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia , in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book presents a picture of pre-Roman Italy as complete and as faithful as modern discovery could make it, when it was originally published in 1937. The evidence of archaeology is combined with the testimony of historical tradition and non-Latin dialects in a balanced account of elements no less diverse than those of modern Europe. This description... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2003; US$ 12.95
Now you can reach today's adolescents with the universal messages of great literature. Presented in traditional play script format, each title features simplified language, easy-to-read type size, and strict adherence to the tone and integrity of the original play. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1978; US$ 72.00
In a chronological/topical approach, Professor Huzar recounts the details of Mark Antony?s life and his role in the history of Rome and the Roman Empire. The book serves as an excellent introduction to the shifting alliances, the feuds, and the ambitions of the rival politician/generals who held the fate of the Roman Republic in their hands. As Caesar?s... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 222.93
Much read in Byzantium, the historical work of John of Antioch is one of the most important, if as yet intangible, instances of the transmission of tradition in Late Antique historiography. Besides this ?historiographical? relevance, the work is of particular significance as important testimony to the amalgamation of ?pagan? and Christian... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
Appian has beautifully captured the accounts of great conquerors and leaders. Their conquests, invasions and leadership qualities have been discussed in detail. The historical narrative reads like a novel and this adds to the appeal of the book. Enthralling and informative! more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 159.95
For many years Cassius Dio?s Romaika (c. AD 160 - c. AD 230) has served as a quarry for the reconstruction of lost sources and the historical narrative. The view of the Roman Republic held by this member of the imperial elite, however, has hardly been considered. This work combines two separate strands of research, in that it examines... more...