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  • How to Manage Your Slaves by Marcus Sidonius Falxby Jerry Toner; Mary Beard

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 14.65

    At last a clear manual for managing slaves the Roman way. How to Manage your Slaves offers practical answers to every question you're likely to have and guidance on every problem you're likely to encounter. Marcus Sidonius Falx shows where and how to buy the slaves for the purposes you have in mind and how to get the best out of them once you've... 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...

  • Empire and Memoryby Alain M. Gowing

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 29.00

    How the memory of the Roman Republic manifest itself after the Republic's demise. more...

  • Ciceroby Wilfried Stroh

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 8.63

    «[?] In der Dauer seines Glücks wurde er bisweilen von Schlägen getroffen, vom Exil, vom Untergang der Partei, für die er gestanden hatte, vom Tod seiner Tochter, von seinem eigenen schrecklichen und bitteren Ende. Nichts von diesen Widerwärtigkeiten ertrug er so, wie es sich für einen Mann gehört hätte ? bis auf seinen Tod. [?] Wenn man aber Tugenden... more...

  • SPQR: A Roman Miscellanyby Anthony Everitt

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 8.74

    SPQR: Senatus Populusque Romanus. A moreishly entertaining and richly informative miscellany of facts about Rome and the Roman world. Do you know to what use the Romans put the excrement of the kingfisher? Or why a dinner party invitation from the emperor Domitian was such a terrifying prospect? Or why Roman women smelt so odd? The answers to... more...

  • Die römische Kaiserzeitby Armin Eich

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 15.08

    Die besondere Stellung des neuen Herrn im römischen Staat, den der Senat mit dem Ehrennamen Augustus ausgezeichnet hatte, beruhte auf Ausnahmegewalten. Sie waren ihm im Jahr 27 v. Chr. höchstpersönlich zuerkannt worden und hätten eigentlich nach zehn Jahren erlöschen sollen. Tatsächlich wurden diese Sondervollmachten immer wieder verlängert und blieben... more...

  • Remembering the Roman Peopleby T. P. Wiseman

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 44.99

    In the Roman republic, only the People could pass laws, only the People could elect politicians to office, and the very word republica meant 'the People's business'. So why is it always assumed that the republic was an oligarchy? The main reason is that most of what we know about it we know from Cicero, a great man and a great writer, but... 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...

  • Römische Geschichtsschreibungby Dieter Flach

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 21.88

    Der Überblick über die römische Geschichtsschreibung von Dieter Flach ist noch immer ein Standardwerk, das nicht nur in Vorlesungen und Seminaren zur Einführung in das Thema empfohlen wird, sondern auch einen breiteren Leserkreis ansprechen will. Flach stellt die römischen Geschichtsschreiber in den Kontext der jeweiligen politischen und gesellschaftlichen... more...

  • Roman Historyby Titus Livius; John Henry Freese; Alfred John Church

    The Floating Press 1904; US$ 3.99

    Titus Livius, often known as Livy in English, was a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome, Ab Urbe Condita, from its founding (traditionally dated to 753 BC) through the reign of Augustus in Livy's own time. Livy's writing style was poetic and archaic in contrast to Julius Caesar's and Cicero's styles. Also, he often... more...