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  • Domitianby Pat Southern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This is the first ever study to assess Emperor Domitian from a psychological point of view and covers his entire career from the early years and the civil war AD through the imperial rule to the dark years and the psychology of suspicion. Pat Southern strips away hyperbole and sensationalism from the literary record, revealing an individual who caused... more...

  • Eagles in the Dustby Adrian Coombs-Hoar

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.99

    In AD376 large groups of Goths, seeking refuge from the Huns, sought admittance to the Eastern Roman Empire. Emperor Valens took the strategic decision to grant them entry, hoping to utilize them as a source of manpower for his campaigns against Persia. The Goths had been providing good warriors to Roman armies for decades. However, mistreatment of... more...

  • Edward Gibbon im deutschen Sprachraumby Cord-Friedrich Berghahn; Till Kinzel

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2015; US$ 42.94

    Edward Gibbon (1737?1794) war der größte Historiker seines Jahrhunderts. Seine zwischen 1776 und 1788 erschienene ?History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire? ist von Anfang an und bis in unsere Zeit als epochales Werk aufgenommen worden. Sie galt als triumphale Einlösung dessen, was das Zeitalter der Aufklärung unter Geschichtsschreibung... 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...

  • The Etruscan Worldby Jean MacIntosh Turfa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 295.00

    The Etruscans can be shown to have made significant, and in some cases perhaps the first, technical advances in the central and northern Mediterranean. To the Etruscan people we can attribute such developments as the tie-beam truss in large wooden structures, surveying and engineering drainage and water tunnels, the development of the foresail for... more...

  • Etruskische Frühgeschichteby Fritz Schachermeyr

    De Gruyter 1929; US$ 140.00

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  • The Fall of the Roman Empireby Peter Heather

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 12.99

    The death of the Roman Empire is one of the perennial mysteries of world history. Now, in this groundbreaking book, Peter Heather proposes a stunning new solution: Centuries of imperialism turned the neighbors Rome called barbarians into an enemy capable of dismantling an Empire that had dominated their lives for so long.A leading authority on the... more...

  • From the Gracchi to Neroby H. H. Scullard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    The standard textbook for the central period of Roman history. Covers the decline and fall of the Republic and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate. more...

  • Geschichte Romsby Volker Reinhardt

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 7.40

    Rom: Keine andere Stadt war so lange, so mächtig und so glanzvoll Mittelpunkt der Welt. Volker Reinhardt erzählt die Geschichte Roms von der Hirtensiedlung der Bronzezeit bis zur quirligen Metropole des 21. Jahrhunderts. Er erklärt, wie es zu dem einmaligen Aufstieg kam, geht dem Niedergang der antiken Metropole nach und schildert ihren erneuten Aufstieg... more...

  • Geschichte der Römischen Kaiserzeitby Werner Dahlheim

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 35.00

    Die Forschungen zur antiken Geschichte stapeln sich Jahr um Jahr zu unübersichtlichen Bergen. Um hier den Überblick zu behalten, bedarf es eines trennscharfen Hilfsmittels. Werner Dahlheim hat daher für die Neuauflage seiner "Geschichte der Römischen Kaiserzeit" die Teile II und III zu "Grundproblemen und Tendenzen der Forschung" und "Quellen und Literatur"... more...