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  • Der Körper des Princepsby Jan Bernhard Meister

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 74.06

    "Körper" sind keine historischen Konstanten, sondern ihre Wahrnehmung und ihr Symbolgehalt können beachtlich variieren. Dies gilt besonders für das frühe römische Principat, als mit dem Princeps ein monarchischer Körper auftrat, der sich in einer angeblich republikanischen Gesellschaft bewegte. Während in spätrepublikanischer Zeit an der... more...

  • The Fabii and the Gaulsby James H. Richardson

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 60.17

    <P>This e-book explores how Roman ideas about human behaviour and historiography affected the ways in which the Romans wrote about their past. The first of the e-book's three chapters considers Roman views concerning human behaviour and the impact that these had on the traditions of Rome's past. The second looks at the presentation of the <EM>gens... more...

  • Das imperiale Rom und der hellenistische Ostenby Linda-Marie Günther; Volker Grieb

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 41.66

    Transformation von Herrschaft über historisch-politisch unterschiedlich strukturierte geographische Räume ist eines der großen Themen der Geschichte verstanden als Wissen von Wandel in der Vergangenheit. Mit der makedonisch-hellenischen Expansion in den Raum des Achämenidenreiches um 330 v. Chr. und der römischen Expansion in den hellenistischen Osten... 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...

  • The Language of Empireby John Richardson

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 27.00

    This 2008 book seeks to discover what the Romans themselves thought about their empire by examining the changing meaning of key terms. more...

  • Ioannis Antiocheni fragmenta quae supersunt omniaby Sergei Mariev

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 238.00

    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 concepts... more...

  • The Civil Warsby Appian

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    Appian has beautifully captured the accounts of great conquerors and leaders. Their conquests, invasions and leadership qualities have been discussed in detail. The historical narrative reads like a novel and this adds to the appeal of the book. Enthralling and informative! more...

  • Crises and the Roman Empireby Olivier Hekster; Gerda de Kleijn; Danielle Slootjes

    BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00

    Presents the proceedings of the seventh workshop of the international thematic network Impact of Empire, which concentrates on the history of the Roman Empire. This volume brings together ancient historians, archaeologists, and classicists to focus on the impact that crises had on the development and functioning of the Empire. more...

  • Ammianus after Julianby Jan Den Boeft; J.W. Drijvers; D. den Hengst; H C Teitler

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    The papers in this volume treat historical, historiographical and literary aspects of the last six books of Ammianus Marcellinus' Res Gestae, which deal with the period between the death of Julian (363) and the Roman defeat at Hadrianople (378).  more...