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  • Das Recht der 'Soldatenkaiser' / Law in the third centuryby Ulrike Babusiaux; Anne Kolb

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00

    The essays in this volume examine continuities and ruptures in the legal system of the ?soldier-emperor.? What were the interactions between crisis and the law? Does political instability explain changes in the development of the law? Is there evidence of specifically regional legal pathways? Are there unique features in private law? Drawing upon legal... more...

  • Emperors of Romeby David Potter

    Quercus Publishing 2014; Not Available

    The Emperors of Rome charts the rise and fall of the Roman Empire through profiles of the greatest and most notorious of the emperors, from the autocratic Augustus to the feeble Claudius, the vicious Nero to the beneficent Marcus Aurelius, through to the maniac Commodus and beyond. Interwoven with these are vivid descriptions of sports and art,... more...

  • Dynastyby Tom Holland

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 30.00

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  • Roman Imperialismby Andrew Erskine

    Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 119.99

    The transformation of Rome from a small central Italian city-state into the sole Mediterranean superpower has long proved fascinating and controversial. At its height the Roman Empire extended from Britain in the North to Libya in the South and from Spain in the West to Syria in the East. It has impressed not only by its extent but also by its longevity.... more...

  • Rome and its Empire, AD 193-284by Olivier Hekster

    Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 42.99

    This was a time of civil war, anarchy, intrigue, and assassination.Between 193 and 284 the Roman Empire knew more than twenty-five emperors, and an equal number of usurpers. All of them had some measure of success, several of them often ruling different parts of the Empire at the same time. Rome's traditional political institutions slid into vacuity... more...

  • The End of the Roman Republic 146 to 44 BC: Conquest and Crisisby Catherine Steel

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 48.99

    In 146 BC the armies of Rome destroyed Carthage and emerged as the decisive victors of the Third Punic War. The Carthaginian population was sold and its territory became the Roman province of Africa. In the same year and on the other side of the Mediterranean Roman troops sacked Corinth, the final blow in the defeat of the Achaean conspiracy: thereafter... more...

  • Imperial Rome AD 193 to 284: The Critical Centuryby Clifford Ando

    Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 174.99

    The Roman empire during the period framed by the accession of Septimus Severus in 193 and the rise of Diocletian in 284 has conventionally been regarded as one of 'crisis'. Between 235 and 284, at least eighteen men held the throne of the empire, for an average of less than three years, a reckoning which does not take into account all the relatives... 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...

  • 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...

  • The World of Pompeiiby Pedar Foss; John J. Dobbins

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    This all embracing survey of Pompeii provides the most comprehensive survey of the region available. With contributions by well-known experts in the field, this book studies not only Pompeii, but also ? for the first time ? the buried surrounding cities of Campania. The World of Pompeii includes the latest understanding of the region, based on the... more...