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  • 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...

  • Cassius Dio und die Römische Republikby Benedikt Simons

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    For many yearsCassius Dio?s Romaika (c. AD 160 - c. AD 230) has served as a quarry for the reconstruction of lost sources and the historical narrative. The view of the Roman Republicheld by this member of the imperial elite, however,has hardly been considered. This work combines two separate strands of research, in that it examines the criteria according... more...

  • The Assassination Of Julius Caesarby Michael Parenti

    New Press, The 2004; US$ 17.95

    Most historians, both ancient and modern, have viewed the Late Republic of Rome through the eyes of its rich nobility. In The Assassination of Julius Caesar , Michael Parenti presents us with a story of popular resistance against entrenched power and wealth. As he carefully weighs the evidence concerning the murder of Caesar, Parenti sketches in... more...

  • Between Rome and Carthageby Michael P. Fronda

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 90.00

    Explores the relations of the Italian cities with Rome and Carthage during the Second Punic War. more...

  • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empireby Edward Gibbon

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    With notes by the Rev. H. H. MilmanThe History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and published in six volumes. Volume I was published in 1776, and went through six printings. Volumes II and III were published in 1781; volumes IV, V, VI in 1788-89. The original volumes were published in quarto... more...

  • Julius Caesarby William Shakespeare

    Saddleback Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95

    Timeless Shakespeare--designed for the sturggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original play. These classic plays retold will grab a students attention from the first page. Presented in traditional play script format, each title features simplified language, easy-to-read type, and strict adherence to the tone and integrity of the... more...

  • The History of Romeby William Smith

    Andrews UK 2010; US$ 8.99

    This detailed history of Rome covers from the earliest times (including the foundation of the city) to the establishment of the Empire, and has been specially formatted for today's e-book readers. Featuring many illustrations, including coins, buildings, busts and more, this excellent book is one of the most well respected within the classical... more...

  • Emperors and Historiographyby Diederik Burgersdijk; Joop van Waarden

    BRILL 2009; US$ 179.00

    In this collection of essays Roman historical and biographical texts are studied from a literary point of view. The main interest of the author, Daniel den Hengst, professor emeritus of Latin at the University of Amsterdam, concerns the development of Roman historiography, the ways in which Roman historians present their work and the intertextual relations... more...