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Rome

  • Stadt und Landschaft Homersby

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 37.19

    Troia und sein Umfeld: Hier lenkten die Götter das Schicksal der Helden. Durch die Beiträge wird dieses Buch zu einer wahren Fundgrube für Homer-Fans. Der vorliegende Band stellt die vielschichtige Kultur und Natur dieser Landschaft vor, die selbst Troia-Besucher meist nicht kennenlernen. Wer weiß schon, dass das Waldgebirge des Kaz Dagi jenes mystische... more...

  • Terence, The Comediesby

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 169.99

    Terence (?184-159 BC) was the outstanding comic playwright of his generation at Rome and one of the founding fathers of European comic drama. This new translation with introduction and explanatory notes aims to convey the liveliness of the plays as pieces written for the theatre. more...

  • The Eruption of Vesuviusby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    In the year 79, Pompeii was a lively resort town located on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius. Little did its residents know, the city was about to be struck by a natural disaster that would erase the city from the map forever. Remembered as one of the most terrible disaster of all time, the eruption of Mount Vesuvius took the lives of many residents... more...

  • The Battle of Actiumby 50MINUTES.COM

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    On 2nd September 31 B.C., the destiny of the Roman Republic was played out in Actium, just off the Greek coast. This definitive battle came after the assassination of Julius Caesar, as Octavius and Mark Antony battled one another to become the supreme ruler of Rome. With Mark Antony receiving precious aid and resources from Egyptian queen Cleopatra,... more...

  • The Common People of Ancient Romeby Frank Frost Abbott

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    A fascinating look at the ordinary citizens and freemen in ancient Rome by eminent American classical scholar Frank Frost Abbott. more...

  • Land Transport in Roman Egyptby Colin Adams

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 164.99

    The first systematic treatment of the role of land transport within the economic life of Roman Egypt, an everyday economic activity at the centre of the economy not only of Egypt but the Roman world. more...

  • Travel and Geography in the Roman Empireby Colin Adams; Ray Laurence

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The remains of Roman roads are a powerful reminder of the travel and communications system that was needed to rule a vast and diverse empire. Yet few people have questioned just how the Romans - both military and civilians - travelled, or examined their geographical understanding in an era which offered a greatly increased potential for moving around,... 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...

  • Geschichte der römischen Literaturby Michael von Albrecht

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 321.00

    This volume, which has now been published in eight languages, provides an overview of all Latin literature, from its beginnings to Boethius. ?Literature? is understood in the ancient sense, that is it also includes rhetoric, history, philosophy and specialised sciences. Particular attention is paid to the continued influence of Latin literature... more...

  • Daily Life in the Roman City: Rome, Pompeii, and Ostiaby Gregory Aldrete

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 61.00

    Despite the fact that the majority of the inhabitants of the Roman Empire lived an agricultural existence and thus resided outside of urban centers, there is no denying the fact that the core of Roman civilization?its essential culture and politics?was based in cities. Even at the furthest boundaries of the Empire, Roman cities shared a remarkable... more...