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  • A Place at the Altarby Meghan J. DiLuzio

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    A Place at the Altar illuminates a previously underappreciated dimension of religion in ancient Rome: the role of priestesses in civic cult. Demonstrating that priestesses had a central place in public rituals and institutions, Meghan DiLuzio emphasizes the complex, gender-inclusive nature of Roman priesthood. In ancient Rome, priestly service was... more...

  • Hope, Joy, and Affection in the Classical Worldby Ruth R. Caston; Robert A. Kaster

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    For all the interest in emotions in antiquity, there has been little study of positive emotions. This collection aims to redress the balance with eleven studies of emotions like hope, joy, good will, and mercy that show some of the complexity these emotions play in ancient literature and thought. more...

  • Utopia Antiquaby Rhiannon Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Utopia Antiqua is a fresh look at narratives of the Golden Age and decline in ancient Roman literature of the late Republic and imperial period. Through the lens of utopian theory, Rhiannon Evans looks at the ways that Roman authors, such as Virgil, Ovid and Tacitus, use and reinvent Greek myths of the ages, considering them in their historical... more...

  • The Closing of the Western Mindby Charles Freeman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.95

    A radical and powerful reappraisal of the impact of Constantine?s adoption of Christianity on the later Roman world, and on the subsequent development both of Christianity and of Western civilization. When the Emperor Contstantine converted to Christianity in 368 AD, he changed the course of European history in ways that continue to have repercussions... more...

  • Wars of the Jews or, Jewish War or, The History of the Destruction of Jerusalemby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    Complete interlinked edition. Includes contemporary maps, timelines, family trees, coinage, and units of measure, as well as modern view of history and analysis of Josephus works. Josephus fought the Romans in the First Jewish-Roman War as a Jewish military leader in Galilee. After the the Romans invaded, killing thousands, Josephus and one of his... more...

  • Discourses on Livy or, Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Liviusby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    Complete interlinked edition complemented by author biography and analysis. "If The Prince resembles a guidebook based primarily on empirical observations, Machiavelli wrote the Discourses as a commentary on Livy''s work on Roman history. However, both books include empirical observations and historical generalizations. Machiavelli himself... more...

  • Julius Caesarby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 5.99

    Table of Contents. The African War (attributed to Caesar, possibly written by Aulus Hirtius or Gaius Oppius). Alexandrian War (attributed to Caesar, possibly written by Aulus Hirtius or Gaius Oppius). The Civil War. - Commentaries on the Civil War, Supplement by Dionysius Vossius. The Gallic War (Books 1-7 by Caesar; Book 8 written by Aulus Hirtius).... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Ancient Natural Scientistsby Paul T. Keyser; Georgia L. Irby-Massie

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 66.95

    The Encyclopedia of Ancient Natural Scientists is the first comprehensive English language work to provide a survey of all ancient natural science, from its beginnings through the end of Late Antiquity. A team of over 100 of the world?s experts in the field have compiled this Encyclopedia , including entries which are not mentioned in any other... more...

  • Lost to the Westby Lars Brownworth

    Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 16.00

    In AD 476 the Roman Empire fell?or rather, its western half did. Its eastern half, which would come to be known as the Byzantine Empire, would endure and often flourish for another eleven centuries. Though its capital would move to Constantinople, its citizens referred to themselves as Roman for the entire duration of the empire?s existence. Indeed,... more...

  • The History of Rome, Books 1-5by Livy; Valerie M. Warrior

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 14.50

    In addition to Valerie Warrior's crisp, fluent translation of the first five books of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita , this edition features a general introduction to Livy and his work, extensive foot-of-the-page notes offering essential contextual information, and a chronology of events. Three appendices--on the genealogies of the most prominent political... more...