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- 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...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 29.99
The division of the late Roman Empire into two theoretically cooperating parts by the brothers Valentinian and Valens in 364 deeply influenced many aspects of government in each of the divisions. Although the imperial policies during this well-documented and formative period are generally understood to have been driven by the religious and ideological... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99
Figuring in myth, religion, law, the military, commerce, and transportation, rivers were at the heart of Rome's increasing exploitation of the environment of the Mediterranean world. In Rivers and the Power of Ancient Rome , Brian Campbell explores the role and influence of rivers and their surrounding landscape on the society and culture of the Roman... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2016; US$ 20.50
"One really must admire Harvey?s achievement in this sourcebook. With just 350 passages (more than half of them consisting of Latin inscriptions, from all over Rome?s empire), Harvey manages to give his readers a real sense of Roman private values and behaviors. His translations of the original texts are superb?both accurate and elegant. And he contextualizes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 103.95
A History of the Roman People provides a comprehensive analytical survey of Roman history from its prehistoric roots in Italy and the wider Mediterranean world to the dissolution of the Roman Empire in Late Antiquity ca. A.D. 600. Clearly organized and highly readable, the text's narrative of major political and military events provides a chronological... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69
The volume brings together an international group of distinguished contributors and offers a broad basis of investigation of the phenomenon of Roman civil wars, encompassing literary texts, documentary texts, and material culture, spanning the Greek and Roman worlds. more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67
This book examines the ways in which various intellectuals in the post-classical Mediterranean imagined the human community as a unified, homogenous whole composed of a diversity of parts. More specifically, it explores how authors of the second century CE adopted and adapted a particular ethnic and cultural discourse that had been elaborated by late... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 310.00
Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome: The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia is an outstandingly comprehensive reference work on its subject. Covering wars, battles, places, individuals, and themes, this thoroughly cross-referenced three-volume set provides essential support to any student or general reader investigating ancient... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 77.00
The contributors engage with questions concerning the slave trade, manumission, slave education, containment and movement, and the use of slaves in the Roman army. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 45.95
The work features an edition of the reaper inscription, and a commentary on it. It is also lavishly illustrated to demonstrate the important iconic and pictorial dimensions of the story. more...