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  • Augustus to Nero (Routledge Revivals)by David Braund

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The years from the battle of Actium to the death of Nero stand at the very heart of Roman history. Yet the sources of this key period, particularly the inscriptions, papyri and coins, are not readily accessible. Crucial new discoveries remain buried in learned periodicals, and now that the study of the ancient world is widespread among those without... more...

  • Augustus und seine Zeitby Werner Eck

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 9.05

    Am Tag, an dem Augustus bestattet wurde, kamen alle öffentlichen und privaten Geschäfte zum Stillstand. Ganz Rom und Hunderttausende von Menschen aus ganz Italien beteiligten sich an den Trauerfeierlichkeiten. Die Leiche wurde auf einem Prunkbett auf den Scheiterhaufen gesetzt. Darüber ruhte, für alle sichtbar, ein aus Wachs gefertigtes Abbild des... more...

  • From Tiberius to the Antonines (Routledge Revivals)by Albino Garzetti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00

    The first two centuries of the Christian era were largely a period of consolidation for the Roman Empire. However, the history of the heyday of Roman imperium is far from dull, for Augustus? successors ranged from capable administrators - Tiberius, Claudius and Hadrian - to near-madmen like Caligula and the amateur gladiator Commodus, who might... more...

  • A History of the Later Roman Empire, AD 284641by Stephen Mitchell

    Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95

    The Second Edition of A History of the Later Roman Empire features extensive revisions and updates to the highly-acclaimed, sweeping historical survey of the Roman Empire from the accession of Diocletian in AD 284 to the death of Heraclius in 641.  Features a revised narrative of the political history that shaped the late Roman Empire Includes... more...

  • How to Manage Your Slaves by Marcus Sidonius Falxby Jerry Toner; Mary Beard

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 14.65

    At last a clear manual for managing slaves the Roman way. How to Manage your Slaves offers practical answers to every question you're likely to have and guidance on every problem you're likely to encounter. Marcus Sidonius Falx shows where and how to buy the slaves for the purposes you have in mind and how to get the best out of them once you've... more...

  • A History of the Roman World 753-146 BCby H.H. Scullard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This definitive study from the author of From the Gracchi to Nero , examines the period from the foundation of Rome to the fall of Carthage. An accessible introduction to these centuries of change, this book will also be useful as context for those studying later developments in Roman history. more...

  • Geschichte Romsby Volker Reinhardt

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 9.01

    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...

  • Das Bild bedrängt das Wortby Sebastian Göllner

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 36.05

    548 Bilder auf 449 Seiten - Rolf Dieter Brinkmanns Brief-Tagebuch-Roman ?Rom, Blicke? tendiert zur Bildenden Kunst, ist Fotografie in Theorie und Praxis, ein Text-Bild-Band, der Genregrenzen sprengt. Sebastian Göllner erweitert die literaturwissenschaftliche Perspektive auf Brinkmanns mediales Schaffen durch Impulse aus der Kunstwissenschaft, indem... more...

  • Rome and the Friendly King (Routledge Revivals)by David Braund

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Rome and the Friendly King , first published in 1984, offers a functional definition of what is usually called client kingship ? to show what a client king (or ?friendly king?, to use the Roman term) was in practice. Each aspect of this complex role is examined over a period of six centuries: the making of a king; exposure to Roman institutions... more...

  • Julian (Routledge Revivals)by Polymnia Athanassiadi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Julian: An Intellectual Biography , first published in 1981, presents a penetrating and scholarly analysis of Julian?s intellectual development against the background of philosophy and religion in the late Roman Empire. Professor Polymnia Athanassiadi tells the story of Julian?s transformation from a reclusive and scholarly adolescent into a capable... more...