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  • The Twelve Caesarsby Suetonius; Alexander Thomson; T. Forester

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95

    De vita Caesarum, known as The Twelve Caesars , is a set of twelve biographies, each about one of the Roman emperors, including one on Julius Caesar. It was written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly referred to as Suetonius, in 121. Considered highly significant in antiquity, The Twelve Caesars has remained a major source of Roman history. 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...

  • Catiline's Conspiracy, The Jugurthine War, Historiesby Sallust; William W. Batstone

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 8.99

    the glory of wealth and physical beauty is fluid and fragile; but virtue is held brilliant and eternal'The Roman historian Sallust lived through troubled times. He deplored the moral and political decline of the Republic, and in his two monographs he set out to exemplify the reasons for the years of civil strife. Catiline's Conspiracy is an... more...

  • The Dawn of the Roman Empireby J. C. Yardley; Waldemar Heckel

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 8.99

    With a single announcement from a herald, all the cities of Greece and Asia had been set free; only an intrepid soul could formulate such an ambitious project, only phenomenal valour and fortune bring it to fruition. (Livy, 33. 33) Thus Livy describes the reaction to the Romancommander T.Q. Flamininus' proclamation of the freedom of Greece at the... more...

  • The Roman Revolutionby Ronald Syme

    Oxford University Press 1963; US$ 28.99

    The Roman Revolution is a profound and unconventional treatment of a great theme - the fall of the Republic and the decline of freedom in Rome between 60 BC and AD 14, and the rise to power of the greatest of the Roman Emperors, Augustus. The transformation of state and society, the violent transference of power and property, and the establishment... more...

  • Römische Kaisertabelleby Dietmar Kienast; Erik Hornung

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 244.46

    Wer sich mit der Geschichte der römischen Kaiserzeit beschäftigt, kommt an dem Band ?Römische Kaisertabelle? von Dietmar Kienast nicht vorbei. Der große Verdienst dieses Autors ist es ein unverzichtbares Standartwerk geschaffen zu haben, das sowohl Studenten als auch Dozenten als essenzieller Begleiter gilt und in jeder Arbeit zur römischen Kaiserzeit... more...

  • Habichte über Karthagoby Bernd Hertling

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 24.43

    Nordafrika im Jahre 430 n. Chr.: In den Wirren der Völkerwanderung ist das Volk der Vandalen bis an den Rand Europas gedrängt worden. Ihr König Geiserich beschließt, nach Süden zu ziehen und die römische Provinz Africa anzugreifen. Arwid, der friedliebende Sohn des Königs, Truchthari, sein ehrgeiziger Freund, und die geheimnisvolle Druidin Ceridwen... more...

  • The Social War, 91 to 88 BCEby Christopher J. Dart

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Ancient sources preserve scant information about the conflict, but the Social War is widely recognised as having been immensely important in the unification of Roman Italy. In response to the conflicting accounts and contradictory interpretations of modern scholarship, this book provides a new, comprehensive reassessment of the events surrounding the... more...

  • Augustusby Manfred Clauss; Klaus Bringmann

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 47.99

    Klaus Bringmann, einer der renommiertesten deutschen Althistoriker und Kenner der römischen Geschichte, legt mit diesem Buch eine neue Augustus-Biographie vor. Spannend und hintergründig schildert er die widersprüchlichste Gestalt der römischen Geschichte. Augustus stieß das Tor auf zu der letzten, der verheerendsten Phase des Bürgerkriegszeitalters... more...