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  • The Age of Augustusby Werner Eck

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2012; US$ 75.95 US$ 65.82

    In this concise biography, Professor Werner Eck, one of the world's leading experts on the Roman empire, tells the extraordinary story of Augustus, Rome's first emperor. A concise and gripping account of Augustus and his age. Written by one of the world's foremost experts on the Roman Empire. Examines the transformation of Rome from a republic... more...

  • Julius Caesar Study Guideby William Shakespeare; Laurel and Associates

    Saddleback Publishing 2003; US$ 24.95

    35 reproducible exercises in each guide reinforce basic reading and comprehension skills as they teach higher order critical thinking skills and literary appreciation. Teaching suggestions, background notes, act-by-act summaries, and answer keys included. more...

  • Annalsby Tacitus; A. J. Woodman

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 15.95

    A.J. Woodman?s translation combines accuracy and Tacitean invention, masterfully conveying Tacitus? distinctive and powerful manner of expression, and reflecting the best of current scholarship. An introductory essay discusses Tacitus? career, the period about which he wrote, the nature of historical writing in the Roman world, and the principles of... more...

  • The Age of Augustusby Werner Eck

    Wiley 2007; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    In this updated edition of his concise biography, Werner Eck tells the extraordinary story of Augustus, Rome's first monarch. Incorporates literary, archaeological, and legal sources to provide a vivid narrative of Augustus’ brutal rise to power Written by one of the world’s leading experts on the Roman empire Traces... more...

  • Corneliaby Suzanne Dixon

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 40.95

    Examining the remarkable life of Cornelia, famed as the epitome of virtue, fidelity and intelligence, Suzanne Dixon presents an in-depth study of the woman who perhaps represented the ideal of the Roman matrona more than any other. Studying her life during a period of political turmoil, Dixon examines Cornelia's attributes: daughter of Scipio Africanus,... more...

  • A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography, 2 Volume Setby John Marincola

    Wiley 2009; US$ 329.95 US$ 285.96

    This two-volume Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography reflects the new directions and interpretations that have arisen in the field of ancient historiography in the past few decades. Comprises a series of cutting edge articles written by recognised scholars Presents broad, chronological treatments of important issues in the writing of... more...

  • Terentia, Tullia and Publiliaby Susan Treggiari

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 40.95

    Studying references and writings in over 900 personal letters, an unparalleled source, this book presents a rounded and intriguing account of the three women who, until now, have only survived as secondary figures to Cicero. In a field where little is really known about Cicero?s family, Susan Treggiari creates a history for these figures who, through... more...

  • Julius Caesarby Philip Freeman

    Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 17.00

    More than two thousand years after his death, Julius Caesar remains one of the great figures of history. He shaped Rome for generations, and his name became a synonym for "emperor" -- not only in Rome but as far away as Germany and Russia. He is best known as the general who defeated the Gauls and doubled the size of Rome's territories. But, as Philip... more...

  • The Annals & The Historiesby Tacitus; Shelby Foote; Moses Hadas; Alfred Church; William Brodribb

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    The Annals commence in a.d. 14, at the death of Augustus, recounting the reigns of Tiberius, Gaius (Caligula), Claudius, and Nero, and conclude in a.d. 68, the year of Nero?s suicide. The Histories document the tumultuous year a.d. 69, when Emperors Galba, Otho, and Vitellius all perished in quick succession, ushering in Vespasian?s ten-year reign.... more...

  • The Ruin of the Roman Empireby James J. O'Donnell

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    The dream Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar shared of uniting Europe, the Medi-terranean, and the Middle East in a single community shuddered and then collapsed in the wars and disasters of the sixth century. Historian and classicist James J. O'Donnell?who last brought readers his masterful, disturbing, and revelatory biography of Saint Augustine?revisits... more...