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  • Chariots and Other Wheeled Vehicles in Italy Before the Roman Empireby J. H. Crouwel

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 40.00

    Chariots and Other Wheeled Vehicles in Italy before the Roman Empire presents evidence for transport by wheeled vehicle in Italy before the Roman Imperial period, the beginning of which is often thought to be marked by Augustuss conquest of Egypt in 30 BC. The study begins with a glossary of technical terms and with evidence for roads and the animals... more...

  • Materiality and Consumption in the Bronze Age Mediterraneanby Louise Steel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The importance of cultural contacts in the East Mediterranean has long been recognized and is the focus of ongoing international research. Fieldwork in the Aegean, Egypt, Cyprus, and the Levant continues to add to our understanding of the nature of this contact and its social and economic significance, particularly to the cultures of the Aegean. Despite... more...

  • Living by the Coinsby Cristian Gazdac; Franz Humer

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2013; US$ 23.52

    Hauptbeschreibung After a forty-year gap following the excavations of the 1950s (and even earlier), large archaeological campaigns have been carried out since the 1990s in a quarter (also known as "Spaziergarten", "insula VI"and "Open-Air Museum") of the former "civilian" Roman town of Carnuntum. These new excavations have produced a large quantity... more...

  • Under Another Skyby Charlotte Higgins

    Random House 2013; US$ 15.98

    Shortlisted for the 2013 Samuel Johnson Prize, the Thwaites Wainwright Prize and the 2014 Dolman Travel Book Award This is a book about the encounter with Roman Britain: about what the idea of ?Roman Britain? has meant to those who came after Britain?s 400-year stint as province of Rome ? from the medieval mythographer-historian... more...

  • Spartaby Michael Whitby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This volume introduces the reader to every important aspect of the society of Sparta, the dominant power in southern Greece from the seventh century B.C. and the great rival of Athens in the fifth and fourth centuries. Michael Whitby presents essays on key aspects of Spartan history and society, by some of the leading classicists in the world, such... more...

  • The Jewish Revolt AD 66-74by Si Sheppard; Peter Dennis

    Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95

    The narrow strip of land now occupied by the modern state of Israel is where all paths from Europe, Asia, and Arabia must come together before they flow into Africa and has been the world's most hotly contested piece of territory for millennia. Occupied by Pompey the Great from 63 BC the region became the Roman province of Iudaea in AD 6. In AD 66... more...

  • Dying Every Dayby James Romm

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.95

    Seneca and Nero had been together for ten years now. Nero had grown up, and Seneca had grown old. The princeps had found new allies, among them another former tutor, a Greek freedman named Anicetus (?Invincible?). Nero had elevated this man to admiral of the Misenum fleet, a naval force he was grooming to be his own corps d?élite? the Praetorians being... more...

  • Mediterranean Paradigms and Classical Antiquityby Irad Malkin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In this book, prominent historians apply Mediterranean paradigms to Classical Mediterranean Antiquty (Greece and Rome), allowing for a new approach to the ancient world and enhancing antiquity's relevance to the understanding of other historical periods as well as our contemporary world. This book was previously published as a special issue of the... more...

  • Enzyklopädie der Philologieby Anna-Maria Kanthak; Stefan Kipf; Josefine Kitzbichler; Bianca Liebermann; Felix Mundt; Oliver Overwien; Thomas Poiss; Roberto Lo Presti; Ulrich Schmitzer; Katrin Siebel; Darja Strebenc Erker; Antonia Wenzel; Ulrich Schmitzer

    Edition Ruprecht 2013; US$ 48.53

    August Boeckh, der Begründer des Philologischen Seminars an der Berliner Universität, das es lange Jahrzehnte selbst leitete, hielt in den hier verbrachten 120 Semestern auch wiederholt die Vorlesung zur "Encyklopädie und Methodologie der philologischen Wissenschaften" (1877 postum publiziert), eine weit über das 19. Jahrhundert hinaus wirksame... more...

  • Otiumby Dirk Wiegandt

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    The concept of otium played a role in competition among Roman aristocrats, but the different meanings of the concept itself have not been studied. The present study traces the development of the concept from leisure, quietude, and idleness by authors, genre, and period from Cicero to Tacitus. more...