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  • The Roman Empire: A Very Short Introductionby Christopher Kelly

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    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...

  • The Romansby Antony Kamm; Abigail Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The Romans: An Introduction, 3 rd edition engages students in the study of ancient Rome by exploring specific historical events and examining the evidence. This focus enables students not only to learn history and culture but also to understand how we recreate this picture of Roman life. The thematic threads of individuals and events (political,... more...

  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Edited and Abridged)by Edward Gibbon; Hans-Friedrich Mueller

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00

    Edited, abridged, and with a critical Foreword by Hans-Friedrich Mueller Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin Illustrations by Giovanni Battista Piranesi Edward Gibbon?s masterpiece, which narrates the history of the Roman Empire from the second century A.D. to its collapse in the west in the fifth century and in the east in the fifteenth century,... more...

  • Barbarism and Religion: Volume 5, Religion: The First Triumphby J. G. A. Pocock

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This volume in John Pocock's acclaimed sequence on Barbarism and Religion examines Gibbon's controversial treatment of the early Christian church. more...

  • Empire of Ancient Romeby Michael Burgan

    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...

  • Medical Biology and Etruscan Originsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    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...

  • The Foundations of Roman Italyby Joshua Whatmough

    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...

  • Julius Caesar Paperback Bookby William Shakespeare; Laurel and Associates

    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...

  • Mark Antonyby Eleanor Goltz Huzar

    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...

  • Ioannis Antiocheni fragmenta quae supersunt omniaby Sergei Mariev

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 234.75

    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...