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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiographyby 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

    Cornelius Tacitus brilliantly chronicles the moral decline and rampant civil unrest in the Roman Empire in a period when the earliest foundations of modern Europe were being laid. 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... 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...

  • Julia Domnaby Barbara Levick

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 43.95

    This book covers Julia?s life, and charts her travels throughout the Empire from Aswan to York during a period of profound upheaval, and seeks the truth about this woman who inspired such extreme and contrasting views, exposing the instability of our sources about her, and characterizing a sympathetic, courageous, intelligent, and important woman.... more...

  • The Romansby Antony Kamm

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 36.95

    The second edition of The Romans: An Introduction is a concise, readable, and comprehensive survey of the civilization of ancient Rome. It covers more than 1200 years of political and military history, including many of the famous, and infamous, personalities who featured in them. Further, it describes the religions, society, and daily life of the... more...

  • Julius Caesarby Richard A. Billows

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 39.95

    Julius Caesar offers a lively, engaging, and thoroughly up-to-date account of Caesar?s life and times. Richard Billows? dynamic and fast paced narrative offers an imaginative recounting of actions and events, providing the ideal introduction to Julius Caesar for general readers and students of classics and ancient history. The book is not just... more...