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  • 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...

  • The Fall Of The Westby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion Publishing Group 2009; Not Available

    A sweeping narrative of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. The Fall of the Roman Empire has been a best-selling subject since the 18th century. Since then, over 200 very diverse reasons have been advocated for the collapse of the western half of the Roman Empire. Until very recently, the academic view embarrassedly downplayed the violence... 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...

  • War, Women and Children in Ancient Rome (Routledge Revivals)by John K. Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    J.K. Evans? pioneering work explores the profound changes in the social, economic and legal condition of Roman women, which, it is argued, were necessary consequences of two centuries of near-continuous warfare as Rome expanded from city-state to empire. Bridging the gap that has isolated the specialised studies of Roman women and children from the... more...

  • Roman Civilization: Teach Yourselfby Paula James

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; Not Available

    This remarkable and original introduction to Roman civilization starts with a tour of Rome, and uses real sights which you can visit today as a starting point for discussions of all aspects of Roman life. From art and architecture, to politics and propaganda, this is a unique and accessible guide to the civlizaton that shaped the world as it is today.... more...

  • Dangerous Days in the Roman Empireby Terry Deary

    Orion Publishing Group 2013; Not Available

    DANGEROUS DAYS IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE is the first in a new adult series by Terry Deary, the author of the hugely bestselling Horrible Histories, popular among children for their disgusting details, gory information and sharp wit, and among adults for engaging children (and themselves) with history. The Romans have long been held up as one of the... more...

  • Rome and Its Empire (Routledge Revivals)by Stephen Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    The legacy of Rome is still very much with us in Europe. It forms part of our cultural backdrop, and is enshrined in the European mind, whether through classical literature, education and jurisprudence, or spectacular ruins. In Rome and Its Empire , first published in 1989, Stephen Johnson examines our understanding of the archaeological aspects... more...

  • Westromby Henning Börm

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 20.97

    Der Westen des Imperium Romanum erlebte ab 395 n. Chr. eine Kette von dramatischen Ereignissen und Entwicklungen. 476 wurde der letzte Westkaiser abgesetzt, 554 schaffte Justinian auch den weströmischen Hof ab. Diese Vorgänge, die für Europa den Übergang von der Antike zum Mittelalter markieren, sind oft durch eine "Völkerwanderung" erklärt... more...

  • Pagansby James J. O'Donnell

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 19.99

    A provocative and contrarian religious history that charts the rise of Christianity from the point of view of traditional? religion from the religious scholar and critically acclaimed author of Augustine . Pagans explores the rise of Christianity from a surprising and unique viewpoint: that of the people who witnessed their ways of life destroyed... more...

  • Pagansby James J. O'Donnell

    HarperCollins 2015; Not Available

    A provocative and contrarian religious history that charts the rise of Christianity from the point of view of traditional? religion from the religious scholar and critically acclaimed author of Augustine . Pagans explores the rise of Christianity from a surprising and unique viewpoint: that of the people who witnessed their ways of life destroyed... more...