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  • Rome in Danger. Cicero's Process and Hannibal's Threatby Borja Loma Barrie; Jorge Alberto Campos García

    Babelcube Inc. 2017; US$ 2.00

    Historical novel. On the civil war between Caesar and Pompey and the dire consequences it had for Cicero. His arrest after being visited by the spirits of Scipios, fugitives from hell. Hannibal´s campaign in northern Italy. The annihilation of Carthage, the first genocide in history. more...

  • Roma in Pericolo. Il processo a Cicerone e la minaccia di Annibaleby Borja Loma Barrie; Marcella Martelli

    Borja Loma Barrie 2016; US$ 3.99

    Romanzo storico sulla guerra civile tra Cesare e Pompeo e le conseguenze disastrose che ebbe per Cicerone. Il suo arresto, dopo essere stato visitato dagli spiriti dei fuggitivi Scipioni dell'inferno. La campagna di Annibale nel nord Italia. L'annientamento di Cartagine, il primo genocidio della storia. more...

  • Materialising Roman Historiesby Astrid Van Oyen; Martin Pitts

    Oxbow Books 2017; US$ 27.88

    The Roman period witnessed massive changes in the human-material environment, from monumentalised cityscapes to standardised low-value artefacts like pottery. This book explores new perspectives to understand this Roman ‘object boom’ and its impact on Roman history. In particular, the book’s international contributors question the traditional dominance... more...

  • Crisis and Constitutionalismby Benjamin Straumann

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99

    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$ 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...

  • Die metrischen Inschriften der römischen Republikby Peter Kruschwitz

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 224.00

    Die literarische Poesie der römischen Republik ist nur stark fragmentarisch überliefert. Daneben fristen die Carmina Latina Epigraphica dieser Zeit, obschon hier zahlreiche vollständige Epigramme überliefert sind, ein Schattendasein in der Forschung. Der vorgelegte Band bietet die erste umfassende Betrachtung dieser Texte: Führende Fachgelehrte... more...

  • Städtische Eliten im römischen Makedonienby Jens Bartels

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Die vorliegende Arbeit unterzieht die in der sozialgeschichtlichen Forschung vorherrschende Meinung, dass die Gesellschaft des Römischen Reiches eine ständische Gesellschaft gewesen sei, am Beispiel der römischen Provinz Macedonia einer kritischen Überprüfung. Die Analyse des überwiegend inschriftlichen Quellenmaterials zeigt, dass sich dort... 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...

  • The Annalsby Cornelius Tacitus 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Annals (Latin: Annales) is a history book by Tacitus covering the reign of the four Roman Emperors succeeding to Caesar Augustus. The parts of the work that survived from antiquity cover most of the reigns of Tiberius and Nero.The title Annals was probably not given by Tacitus, but derives from the fact that he treated this history in a year-by-year... more...