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  • Small Finds and Ancient Social Practices in the Northwest Provinces of the Roman Empireby Stefanie Hoss; Alissa Whitmaore

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 40.94

    Small finds – the stuff of everyday life – offer archaeologists a fascinating glimpse into the material lives of the ancient Romans. These objects hold great promise for unravelling the ins and outs of daily life, especially for the social groups, activities, and regions for which few written sources exist. Focusing on amulets, brooches,... more...

  • Kaiserkult in den Provinzen des Römischen Reichesby Anne Kolb; Marco Vitale

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 89.80

    Die kultische Verehrung des römischen Kaiserhauses durch die Provinzbevölkerung war nicht nur eine religiöse und politische Angelegenheit; sie birgt auch relevante Aspekte im Bereich der Medien-, Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte. Vor dem Hintergrund neuer epigraphischer und numismatischer Quellen beleuchten die Beiträge des Bandes den... more...

  • Roman Mythby Jaclyn Neel

    Wiley 2017; US$ 44.95 US$ 38.96

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  • Cosmopolitanism and Empireby Myles Lavan; Richard E. Payne; John Weisweiler

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    Cosmopolitanism and Empire traces the development of cosmopolitan cultural techniques through which ancient empires managed difference in order to establish regimes of domination. Its case studies of Near Eastern and Mediterranean empires combine to demonstrate the centrality of cosmopolitanism to the establishment and endurance of trans-cultural... more...

  • Crisis and Constitutionalismby Benjamin Straumann

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    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...

  • On Roman Timeby Michele Renee Salzman

    University of California Press 1991; US$ 12.95 US$ 10.36

    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...

  • Aeneidby Stanley Lombardo; W.R. Johnson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 11.95

    A PEN CENTER USA 2006 Literary Award Finalist. Long a master of the crafts of Homeric translation and of rhapsodic performance, Stanley Lombardo now turns to the quintessential epic of Roman antiquity, a work with deep roots in the Homeric tradition. With characteristic virtuosity, he delivers a rendering of the Aeneid as compelling as his groundbreaking... more...

  • Städtische Eliten im römischen Makedonienby Jens Bartels

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 179.66

    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...