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  • The Roman Guide to Slave Managementby Jerry Toner; Mary Beard

    Overlook 2014; US$ 12.99

    Publishers Weekly ?By turns charming, haughty, and brutal . . . Toner, a classicist, comes up with an ingenious device.  He creates Marcus Sidonius Falx, an ancient-Roman nobleman and the imagined author of a treatise on how to buy, breed, and train a slave."  ? The New Yorker ?Captivating . . . Toner draws on Seneca, Pliny the Younger and various... 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$ 19.80

    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...

  • Legions of Romeby Stephen Dando-Collins

    Quercus 2013; Not Available

    No book on Roman history has attempted to do what Stephen Dando-Collins does in Legions of Rome : to provide a complete history of every Imperial Roman legion and what it achieved as a fighting force. The author has spent the last thirty years collecting every scrap of available evidence from numerous sources: stone and bronze inscriptions, coins,... 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...

  • The Trial of Socratesby I.F. Stone

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 11.65

    I.F Stone was an American investigative journalist and author. He is best remembered for his self-published newsletter, I. F. Stone's Weekly. more...

  • The Climax Of Romeby Michael Grant

    Orion Publishing Group 2011; Not Available

    A richly detailed portrait of Rome at the height of its glory. more...

  • The Classical Greeksby Michael Grant

    Orion Publishing Group 2011; Not Available

    The Golden Age of ancient Greek city-state civilization lasted from 490 to 336 BC, the period between the first wars against Persia and Carthage and the accession of Alexander the Great. Never has there been such a multiplication of talents and genius within so limited a period and Michael Grant captures this astonishing civilization at the height... more...