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  • Ancient Romeby Matthew Dillon; Lynda Garland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    A companion volume to the highly successful and widely used Ancient Greece , this  Sourcebook  is a valuable resource for students at all levels studying ancient Rome. Lynda Garland and Matthew Dillon present an extensive range of material, from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar. Providing a comprehensive coverage of... more...

  • Pompeiiby Alex Butterworth; Ray Laurence

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 8.99

    ***Please note that this ebook does not contain the photo insert that appears in the print book.*** The ash of Mt. Vesuvius preserves a living record of the complex and exhilarating society it instantly obliterated two thousand years ago. In this highly readable, lavishly illustrated book, Alex Butterworth and Ray Laurence marshal cutting-edge archaeological... more...

  • The Fall of Carthageby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion Publishing Group 2012; Not Available

    The struggle between Rome and Carthage in the Punic Wars was arguably the greatest and most desperate conflict of antiquity. The forces involved and the casualties suffered by both sides were far greater than in any wars fought before the modern era, while the eventual outcome had far-reaching consequences for the history of the Western World, namely... more...

  • Jews In The Roman Worldby Michael Grant

    Orion Publishing Group 2011; Not Available

    In describing the triangular relationship among the Jews, the Romans and the Greeks, Michael Grant treats one of the most significant themes in world history. Unlike almost all the other subject nations of the Roman empire, the Jews have survived and have maintained a religious and cultural identity that is substantially unchanged. They provide... more...

  • Myths Of The Greeks And Romansby Michael Grant

    Orion Publishing Group 2011; Not Available

    Myths of the Greeks and Romans is an essential guide to ancient literature The myths told by the Greeks and Romans are as important as their history for our understanding of what they believed, thought and felt, and of what they expressed in writing and visual art. Mythology was inextricably interwoven with the entire fabric of their public... more...

  • The Emperor Constantineby Michael Grant

    Orion Publishing Group 2011; Not Available

    A study of one of the ancient world's most fascinating figures. Fascinating and readable biography by a great populariser of classical civilisation. Directly responsible for momentous transformations of the Imperial scene, Constantine will always be famous as the 1st Christian Emperor of Rome, and for refounding ancient Byzantium as Constantinople... more...

  • World Of Romeby Michael Grant

    Orion Publishing Group 2011; Not Available

    An informative and accessible guide to the Roman world. Grant is 'justly recognised as an expert and civilized guide to the ancient world' THE ECONOMIST The Romans changed the Western world and theirs became the first golden age. This is their empire of magnificence and corruption; the republic, the dictators and the slaves; the civilization... more...

  • Pompeiiby Alex Butterworth; Ray Laurence

    Orion Publishing Group 2011; Not Available

    A visceral history of Pompeii - the living city brought back to life. This startling new book concentrates on the twenty years between 59 and 79AD, thus beginning with the earthquake which all but destroyed Pompeii and ending with the volcanic eruption which has become part of our collective popular imagination. Alex Butterworth and Ray... more...

  • Caesarby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion Publishing Group 2013; Not Available

    From the very beginning, Caesar's story makes dazzling reading. In his late teens he narrowly avoided execution for opposing the military dictator Sulla. He was decorated for valour in battle, captured and held to ransom by pirates, and almost bankrupted himself by staging games for the masses. As a politician, he quickly gained a reputation... more...

  • Antony and Cleopatraby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion Publishing Group 2010; Not Available

    The epic story of one of the most famous love affairs in history, by the bestselling author of CAESAR. The love affair between Antony and Cleopatra is one of the most famous stories from the ancient world and has been depicted in countless novels, plays and films. As one of the three men in control of the Roman Empire, Antony was perhaps... more...