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  • Roman Civilization: Teach Yourselfby Paula James

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 8.99

    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...

  • The Fall Of The Westby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion Publishing Group 2009; US$ 11.99

    The Fall of the Roman Empire has been a best-selling subject since the 18th century. Since then over 200 discrete reasons have been advanced for the collapse of the western half of the Roman empire. Until very recently, the academic view downplayed the death and destruction, to spin a positive story of the 'world of late antiquity'. Barbarian invasions... 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 a unique... more...

  • Myths Of The Greeks And Romansby Michael Grant

    Orion Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.99

    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 and private lives. This book discusses not only the purely fictional myths, fairy-tales... more...

  • The Emperor Constantineby Michael Grant

    Orion Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.99

    Directly responsible for momentuos transformwations of the Imperial scene, Constantine will always be famous as the 1st Christian Emperor of Rome, and for refounding ancient Byzantium as Constantinople - events which rank amongst the most significant in history. In art, politics, economics and particularly in religion, the life of Constantine acts... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    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. J.K. Evans? investigation ranges from Cicero?s wife Terentia to the anonymous spouse of the peasant-soldier... more...

  • Christians and Pagans in Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)by Dorothy Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    In Christians and Pagans in Roman Britain , first published in 1991, Professor Dorothy Watts sets out to distinguish possible Pagan features in Romano-British Christianity in the period leading up to and immediately following the withdrawal of Roman forces in AD 410. Watts argues that British Christianity at the time contained many Pagan influences,... more...

  • Adults and Children in the Roman Empire (Routledge Revivals)by Thomas Wiedemann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    There is little evidence to enable us to reconstruct what it felt like to be a child in the Roman world. We do, however, have ample evidence about the feelings and expectations that adults had for children over the centuries between the end of the Roman republic and late antiquity. Thomas Wiedemann draws on this evidence to describe a range of attitudes... more...

  • Later Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)by Stephen Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Later Roman Britain , first published in 1980, charts the end of Roman rule in Britain and gives an overall impression of the beginning of the so-called ?Dark Ages? of British history, the transitional period which saw the breakdown of Roman administration and the beginnings of Saxon settlement. Stephen Johnson traces the flourishing of Romano-British... more...

  • Pompey the Great (Routledge Revivals)by John Leach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    To Romans of later generations the three decades between the dictatorships of Sulla and of Caesar were the age of Pompey the Great. In spite of the central role he played in Roman history, he remains a shadowy figure compared with the likes of Caesar and Cicero. Pompey the Great , first published in 1978, traces the career of this enigmatic character... more...