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  • Decline and Fallby John Michael Greer

    New Society Publishers 2014; US$ 19.95

    All empires fall, and America is no exception. What comes next? more...

  • Taken at the Floodby Robin Waterfield

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 18.99

    "Is there anyone on earth who is so narrow-minded or uninquisitive that he could fail to want to know how and thanks to what kind of political system almost the entire known world was conquered and brought under a single empire in less than fifty-three years?" --Polybius, Histories The 53-year period Polybius had in mind stretched from the... more...

  • Augustusby Barbara Levick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Throughout a long and spectacularly successful political life, the Emperor Augustus (63BC-AD14) was a master of spin.  Barbara Levick exposes the techniques which he used to disguise the ruthlessness of his rise to power and to enhance his successes once power was achieved. There was, she argues, less difference than might appear between the ambitious... more...

  • Pompey the Great (Routledge Revivals)by John Leach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    To Romans of later generations the three decades between the dictatorships of Sulla and of Caesar were the age of Pompey the Great. In spite of the central role he played in Roman history, he remains a shadowy figure compared with the likes of Caesar and Cicero. Pompey the Great , first published in 1978, traces the career of this enigmatic character... more...

  • Lepidusby Richard D. Weigel

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 145.00

    Based on careful examination of Lepidus' life and career, Weigel offers a reassessment of both his competence and character and shows how various hostile and dismissive sources created an inaccurate impression of Lepidus' role in history. more...

  • The Historians of Late Antiquityby David Rohrbacher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The fourth and fifth centuries AD were an era of religious conflict, political change and military conflict. The responses of contemporary historians to these turbulent times reflect their diverse backgrounds - Christian and pagan, writing in both Greek and Latin, documenting church and state. This volume is the first to offer an accessible survey... more...

  • Constantineby Samuel N. C. Lieu; Dominic Montserrat

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    Constantine: History, Historiography and Legend examines the reign of Constantine, the first Christian emperor and the founder of Constantinople, from a variety of angles: historical, historiographical and mythical. more...

  • The Roman World 44 BC?AD 180by Martin Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Goodman presents a lucid and balanced picture of the Roman world examining the Roman empire from a variety of perspectives; cultural, political, civic, social and religious. more...

  • Septimius Severusby Anthony R Birley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    In this well-illustrated and stimulating biography, Anthony R. Birley looks at the multi-faceted and sometimes conflicting character of this strange and enigmatic emperor. more...

  • The Roman Eastern Frontier and the Persian Wars AD 226-363by Michael H. Dodgeon; Samuel N. C. Lieu

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    Collects and translates such diverse sources as Zosimus, John Malalas, Al-Tabari and Moses of Chorene, to give us a picture of this complex, fraught period of Roman history. more...