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  • 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...

  • Roman Soldier vs Germanic Warrior: 1st Century ADby Lindsay Powell; Peter Dennis

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 18.95

    From the annals of Tacitus we get a one-sided vision of the Romano-Germanic wars. More recent scholarship, including Osprey's Teutoburg Forest Campaign book, paints a more balanced picture. Yet, there's still a lot of ground to cover on the subject. The reigns of Augustus and his successor Tiberius saw an epic struggle between the Romans and local... more...

  • Claudius the Godby Robert Graves

    RosettaBooks 2014; US$ 8.99

    In I, Claudius, Robert Graves begins the story of the limping, stammering young man who is suddenly thrust onto the throne after the death of Caligula. In Claudius the God, Graves continues the story, detailing Claudius? 13-year reign and his ultimate downfall. Painting the vivid, tumultuous, and decadent society of ancient Rome with spectacular... more...

  • Alesia 52 BCby Nic Fields; Peter Dennis

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 15.95

    Caesar's Legions laid siege to Vercingetorix's Gallic army in one of the most tactically amazing battles of all time. Outnumbered 6:1, the Romans built siege lines facing inward and outward and prevented the Gauls from breaking the siege. The campaign leading to the battle revealed ingenuity on both sides, though in the end Caesar established his fame... more...

  • Meine Taten / Res gestae divi Augustiby Augustus; Ekkehard Weber

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    The Res Gestae Divi Augusti, a funerary inscription recounting the deeds of Augustus, was originally displayed on two bronze pillars in Rome. While the originals have been lost, a Latin and Greek copy were found in 1555 in today?s Ankara. Augustus lays stress not only on his foreign policy successes, but also emphasizes his care of the people. He proudly... more...

  • The Roman Invasion of Britainby Birgitta Hoffmann

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 20.99

    The purpose of this book is to take what we think we know about the Roman Conquest of Britain from historical sources, and compare it with the archaeological evidence, which is often contradictory. Archaeologists and historians all too often work in complete isolation from each other and this book hopes to show the dangers of neglecting either form... more...

  • Roman Legionary AD 284-337by Ross Cowan; Sean O'Brogain

    Osprey Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95

    Diocletian and Constantine were the greatest of the Late Roman emperors, and their era marks the climax of the legionary system. Under Constantine's successors the legions were reduced in size and increasingly sidelined in favour of new units of elite auxilia, but between AD 284 and 337 the legions reigned supreme. The legionaries defeated all-comers... more...

  • Emperors of Romeby David Potter

    Quercus Publishing 2014; Not Available

    The Emperors of Rome charts the rise and fall of the Roman Empire through profiles of the greatest and most notorious of the emperors. more...

  • Emperors of Romeby David Potter

    Quercus Publishing 2014; US$ 16.13

    The Emperors of Rome charts the rise and fall of the Roman Empire through profiles of the greatest and most notorious of the emperors. more...

  • Handbuch der Text- und Sozialgeschichte Osteuropasby Siegfried Tornow

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 45.20

    Mit dem Ende der Sowjetunion und der Auflösung des Ostblocks stellt sich die Frage nach den Regionen Europas neu. Siegfried Tornow wendet sich gegen den Begriff Mitteleuropa und geht von der Zweiteilung Europas aus: Trennlinie ist die Elbe, die um 800 die Ostgrenze des Frankenreichs bildet und um 1500 als Westgrenze der Leibeigenschaft wieder erscheint.... more...