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  • A Brief History of the Roman Empireby Stephen Kershaw

    Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 14.57

    In this lively and very readable history of the Roman Empire from its establishment in 27 BC to the barbarian incursions and the fall of Rome in AD 476, Kershaw draws on a range of evidence, from Juvenal's Satires to recent archaeological finds. He examines extraordinary personalities such as Caligula and Nero and seismic events such as the conquest... more...

  • Roman Pottery in the Archaeological Recordby J. Theodore Peña

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 29.00

    A rich portrayal of the dynamic that shaped the archaeological record of the ancient Romans. more...

  • Roman Gaul (Routledge Revivals)by John Drinkwater

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Roman Gaul , first published in 1983, makes use of a wealth of archaeological discoveries and modern methods of interpretation to give an account of the Roman presence in Gaul, from the time of Caesar?s conquests until the Crisis of the third century. Professor Drinkwater emphasises the changes caused in the Three Gauls and Germany by the impact... more...

  • The Carthaginians 6th-2nd Century BCby Andrea Salimbeti; Giuseppe Rava

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 18.95

    Carthage became Rome's greatest and most legendary enemy under the generalship of Hannibal in battles like Cannae. During the Punic Wars, Carthage's elite mercenary-professional army was ultimately defeated by Roman endurance and Scipio's genius. Carthage, the port-city in Tunisia first settled by Phoenicians from Tyre, grew to extend a competitive... more...

  • Julian (Routledge Revivals)by Polymnia Athanassiadi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    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...

  • Pannonia and Upper Moesia (Routledge Revivals)by András Mócsy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    In Pannonia and Upper Moesia , first published 1974, András Mócsy surveys the Middle Danube Provinces from the latest pre-Roman Iron Age up to the beginning of the Great Migrations. His primary concern is to develop a general synthesis of the archaeological and historical researches in the Danube Basin, which lead to a more detailed knowledge of... more...

  • The Roman Mother (Routledge Revivals)by Suzanne Dixon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The Roman Mother , first published in 1988, traces the traditional Roman attitude towards mothers to its republican origins, examining the diverse roles and the relative power and influence associated with motherhood. The importance of the paterfamilias with his wide-ranging legal rights and obligations is familiar, but much less attention has... more...

  • Rubiconby Tom Holland

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95

    In 49 B.C., the seven hundred fifth year since the founding of Rome, Julius Caesar crossed a small border river called the Rubicon and plunged Rome into cataclysmic civil war. Tom Holland?s enthralling account tells the story of Caesar?s generation, witness to the twilight of the Republic and its bloody transformation into an empire. From Cicero,... more...

  • Die metrischen Inschriften der römischen Republikby Peter Kruschwitz

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 182.00

    Poetryof the Roman Republic has only been preserved in isolated fragments. At the same time, numerous complete epigrams have been preserved in inscriptions from this period, but they have been neglected by scholars. The present volume deals with these texts more comprehensively than any previous study. Leading specialists evaluate the material from... more...

  • The World of Pompeiiby Pedar Foss; John J. Dobbins

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    This well-illustrated volume, written by experts, is an all-embracing survey of The World of Pompeii , the town of Herculaneum and the many urban and rural villas. more...