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  • The Rise of Romeby Anthony Everitt

    Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 16.99

    A gripping account of the ascent of Rome ? from small agrarian backwater to capital of the world's greatest empire. more...

  • The Trial of Socratesby I.F. Stone

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 13.49

    The story behind why the birthplace of democracy condemned its most renowned philosopher to death? more...

  • Traum - Mantik - Allegorieby Ursula Bittrich

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 106.19

    Die  Millennium-Studien wollen Grenzen überschreiten, Grenzen zwischen den Epochen und regionalen Räumen wie auch Grenzen zwischen den Disziplinen. Millennium ist international, transdisziplinär und epochenübergreifend ausgerichtet. Das Herausgebergremium und der Beirat repräsentieren ein breites Spektrum von Fächern: Kunst- und literaturwissenschaftliche... more...

  • Imperial Identities in the Roman Worldby Wouter Vanacker; Arjan Zuiderhoek

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In recent years, the debate on Romanisation has often been framed in terms of identity. Discussions have concentrated on how the expansion of empire impacted on the constructed or self-ascribed sense of belonging of its inhabitants, and just how the interaction between local identities and Roman ideology and practices may have led to a multicultural... more...

  • TRAC 2015by Matthew Mandich; Sergio Gonzalez Sanchez; Giacommo Savini; Eleonora Zampieri

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 22.17

    The 2015 TRAC proceedings feature a selection of 14 papers summing up some of the key sessions presented at the conference held at the University of Leicester in March 2015, which drew over 180 delegates of 17 nationalities from a variety of universities, museums, and research institutions in the UK, Europe, and North America. As this conference marked... more...

  • Roman Crete: New Perspectivesby Jane E. Francis; Anna Kouremenos

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 28.83

    The last several decades have seen a dramatic increase in interest in the Roman period on the island of Crete. Ongoing and some long-standing excavations and investigations of Roman sites and buildings, intensive archaeological survey of Roman areas, and intensive research on artifacts, history, and inscriptions of the island now provide abundant... more...

  • On Roman Timeby Michele Renee Salzman

    University of California Press 1991; US$ 80.00

    Because they list all the public holidays and pagan festivals of the age, calendars provide unique insights into the culture and everyday life of ancient Rome. The Codex-Calendar of 354 miraculously survived the Fall of Rome. Although it was subsequently lost, the copies made in the Renaissance remain invaluable documents of Roman society and religion... more...

  • Städtische Eliten im römischen Makedonienby Jens Bartels

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 169.94

    Using the Roman province of Macedonia as an example, this work presents a critical analysis of the generally held opinion among social historians that the society of the Roman Empire was based on a class system. An analysis of the sources, mostly inscriptions, reveals that ?  in contrast to the situation elsewhere in the Empire ?  here there... more...

  • Marcus Aurelius’ Rain Miracle and the Marcomannic Warsby Peter Kovacs

    BRILL 2009; US$ 151.00

    The rain and lightning miracles are the best-known events of Marcus Aurelius' northern wars. Several pagan and Christian versions existed in Antiquity. The author studies and publishes the sources and the development of the legend from Antiquity to the 14th century. more...

  • A Bitter Chillby Jane Finnis

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    We reached the road, and Lucius turned and looked at me seriously. ''I'm sorry to bring all this trouble to your door, Sis. But just remember - whatever you hear about me, if it's something dishonourable, don't believe it. I'll get through this, and earn back my place on the Governor's staff, but not by doing anything to be ashamed of.'' - From A Bitter... more...