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  • Monument und Inschriftby Werner Eck; Walter Ameling; Johannes Heinrichs

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00

    One of the most important forms of senatorial representation was a monument embellished with an inscription. Inscription and monumentwere always intimately related, so that epigraphy and the study ofancient historyare challenged to workmore closely with archaeology. Only in this way is it possible to establish a correct understanding of... more...

  • Tradition und Erneuerungby Norbert Kramer; Christiane Reitz

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.00

    Following the confusion that accompanied the demise of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, the Flavians succeeded in restoring stability to Rome. This volume of papers deals with the media strategies which were employed to help overcome a difficult initial situation and to master the crisis, thus establishing prosperous conditions in Rome and... more...

  • Roman Readingsby Elaine Fantham

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    This volume presents closely connected articles by Elaine Fantham which deal with Roman responses to Greek literature on three major subjects: the history and criticism of Latin poetry and rhetoric, women in Roman life and dramatic poetry and the poetic representation of children in relation to their mothers and teachers. The volume discusses... more...

  • The Rise of Romeby Anthony Everitt

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00

    ? Chicago Sun-Times   ?An engrossing history of a relentlessly pugnacious city?s 500-year rise to empire.? ?Kirkus Reviews   ?Rome?s history abounds with remarkable figures. . . . Everitt writes for the informed and the uninformed general reader alike, in a brisk, conversational style, with a modern attitude of skepticism and realism.?... more...

  • Julius Caesar: Lessons in Leadership from the Great Conquerorby Bill Yenne; Wesley K. Clark

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 8.99

    No ancient ruler inspired more legends than Julius Caesar. Under his leadership, Rome conquered territory throughout Europe and the Mediterranean, reaching the North Sea and conducting the first Roman invasion of Great Britain. His tactical acumen and intuitive understanding of how armies work birthed a military structure that allowed Roman generals... more...

  • Family Favouritesby Alfred Duggan

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 5.12

    From the author of Knight WIth Armour more...

  • Sword of Romeby Douglas Jackson

    Transworld 2013; US$ 14.38

    ?The story I now commence is rich in vicissitudes, grim with warfare, torn by civil strife, a tale of horror even during times of peace.? Tacitus, The Histories AD 68. The Emperor Nero?s erratic and bloody reign is in its death throes when Gaius Valerius Verrens is dispatched to Rome on a mission that will bring it to a close. With Nero dead,... more...

  • The Twelve Caesarsby Matthew Dennison

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 18.99

    An unforgettable depiction of the Roman empire at the height of its power and reach, and an elegantly sensational retelling of the lives and times of the twelve Caesars One of the them was a military genius, one murdered his mother and fiddled while Rome burned, another earned the nickname "sphincter artist". Six of their number were assassinated,... more...

  • Marcus Aurelius in the Historia Augusta and Beyondby Geoff W. Adams

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 44.99

    This book will be of interest to any person, whether an interested party, student, or scholar of the Roman Empire. It highlights the way in which we should consider ancient figures?be they good or bad. more...

  • Chariots and Other Wheeled Vehicles in Italy Before the Roman Empireby J. H. Crouwel

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 40.00

    Chariots and Other Wheeled Vehicles in Italy before the Roman Empire presents evidence for transport by wheeled vehicle in Italy before the Roman Imperial period, the beginning of which is often thought to be marked by Augustuss conquest of Egypt in 30 BC. The study begins with a glossary of technical terms and with evidence for roads and the animals... more...