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  • Carthageby R. F. Docter; Ridha Boussoffara; Peter Ter Keurs

    Sidestone Press 2015; US$ 17.50

    Carthage is mainly known as the city that was utterly destroyed by the Romans in 146 BC. This book tells the story about this fascinating city, which for centuries was the center of a far-flung trade network in the Mediterranean.Carthage was founded by Phoenician migrants, who settled in the north of what is now Tunisia, probably in the ninth century... more...

  • Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empireby Fred K. Drogula

    The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    In this work, Fred Drogula studies the development of Roman provincial command using the terms and concepts of the Romans themselves as reference points. Beginning in the earliest years of the republic, Drogula argues, provincial command was not a uniform concept fixed in positive law but rather a dynamic set of ideas shaped by traditional practice.... more...

  • A Companion to Roman Italyby Alison E. Cooley

    Wiley 2016; US$ 54.50

    A Companion to Roman Italy investigates the impact of Rome in all its forms—political, cultural, social, and economic—upon Italy’s various regions, as well as the extent to which unification occurred as Rome became the capital of Italy. The collection presents new archaeological data relating to the sites of Roman Italy... more...

  • The Consolation of Philosophyby Boethius

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.95

    Landmark of Western thought written by a 6th-century Roman statesman and philosopher awaiting execution. Comprising a dialogue in alternating prose and verse between Boethius and his spiritual guardian, the book concerns happiness: how to achieve and maintain it amid life's inevitable pain. A cornerstone of medieval humanism. more...

  • Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: The Modern Library Collection (Complete and Unabridged)by Edward Gibbon; Gian Battista Piranesi; Daniel J. Boorstin

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 80.85

    This Modern Library eBook edition collects all three volumes of Edward Gibbon?s towering masterpiece of classical history The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire ?complete and unabridged.   Edward Gibbon?s magnum opus narrates the history of the Roman Empire from the second century A.D. to its collapse in the west in the fifth century and in... more...

  • Die metrischen Inschriften der römischen Republikby Peter Kruschwitz

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00

    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... more...

  • The Empire Stops Hereby Philip Parker

    Random House 2010; US$ 30.38

    The Roman Empire was the largest and most enduring of the ancient world. From its zenith under Augustus and Trajan in the first century AD to its decline and fall amidst the barbarian invasions of the fifth century, the Empire guarded and maintained a frontier that stretched for 5,000 kilometres, from Carlisle to Cologne, from Augsburg to Antioch,... more...

  • The Great Roman-Jewish Warby Flavius Josephus

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95

    An eyewitness account of a historical turning point in Judaism, Christianity, and all of Western civilization, The Great Roman-Jewish War chronicles the Jewish revolt against the Roman Empire from A.D. 66?70. Its author was a leader among the Jewish resistance in Roman occupied Judea during the first century ? until he switched sides and collaborated... more...

  • The History of Romeby Theodor Mommsen; Dero A. Saunders; John H. Collins

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 15.99

    Abridged edition of Nobel Prize?winning scholar's multi-volume work rivals Gibbon, Macaulay, and Burckhardt in its scope and power. Chronicles Roman society and government from second century BC to end of the Republic. more...

  • The History of Rome (Livy's Rome), Books 1 to 36by Titus Livius

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    Livy's History of Rome was in demand from the publication of the first packet. Livy became so famous that a man from Cadiz travelled to Rome just to see him, and once he had seen, returned home.— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. more...