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  • Daily Life in Ancient Romeby Brian K. Harvey

    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...

  • Crisis and Constitutionalismby Benjamin Straumann

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 76.49

    Crisis and Constitutionalism argues that the late Roman Republic saw, for the first time in the history of political thought, the development of a normative concept of constitution--the concept of a set of constitutional norms designed to guarantee and achieve certain interests of the individual. Benjamin Straumann first explores how a Roman concept... more...

  • History of the Roman Peopleby Allen M. Ward; Fritz M. Heichelheim; Cedric A. Yeo

    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...

  • Citizens of Discordby Brian Breed; Cynthia Damon; Andreola Rossi

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 94.99 US$ 85.49

    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...

  • Cosmopolisby Daniel S. Richter

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 87.99 US$ 79.19

    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...

  • Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome [3 volumes]by Sara Phang; Iain Spence; Douglas Kelly; Peter Londey

    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...

  • Roman Slavery and Roman Material Cultureby Michele George

    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...

  • Bringing in the Sheavesby Brent Shaw

    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...

  • The Gallic Warsby Julius Caesar

    Start Publishing LLC 2014; US$ 1.99

    Caesar portrayed his invasion of Gaul as being a defensive pre-emptive action, most historians agree that the wars were fought primarily to boost Caesar's political career and to pay off his massive debts. Even so, Gaul was extremely important to Rome, as they had been attacked many times by the Gauls. Conquering Gaul allowed Rome to secure the natural... more...

  • Lives of the Twelve Caesarsby G. Surtonius Tranquillus

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 0.99

    The Twelve Caesars is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus. The work, written in AD 121 during the reign of the emperor Hadrian, was the most popular work of Suetonius, at that time Hadrian's personal secretary, and is the largest among his surviving writings.... more...