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Rome

  • 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

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 134.99

    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. - ;The papyri of Egypt offer a rich and complex picture of this important Roman province and provide an unparalleled insight into how a Roman province... 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$ 293.00

    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...

  • The Social History of Rome (Routledge Revivals)by Dr Geza Alfoldy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    This study, first published in German in 1975, addresses the need for a comprehensive account of Roman social history in a single volume. Specifically, Alföldy attempts to answer three questions: What is the meaning of Roman social history? What is entailed in Roman social history? How is it to be conceived as history ? Alföldy?s approach... more...

  • Noricum (Routledge Revivals)by Geza Alfoldy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The Roman province of Noricum occupied most of Austria as well as parts of Italy, Germany and the Balkans. Noricum , first published in 1974, presents a comprehensive history of Noricum, from 400 BC to the end of Roman rule in AD 600. Professor Alföldy?s account is predicated on the methodical interpretation of literary, epigraphic and archaeological... more...

  • The Insula of the Menander at Pompeii, 3by Penelope M. Allison

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 134.99

    The Insula of the Menander is one of the most completely excavated city blocks in Pompeii, with buildings ranging from small shops to large aristocratic houses. This volume, the third in a series of five volumes examining the Insula, is the first ever comprehensive study of the contents of Pompeian houses and buildings within their original contexts.... more...

  • Soldier and Society in Roman Egyptby Richard Alston

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    The province of Egypt provides unique archaeological and documentary evidence for the study of the Roman army. In this fascinating social history Richard Alston examines the economic, cultural, social and legal aspects of a military career, illuminating the life and role of the individual soldier in the army. Soldier and Society in Roman Eygpt provides... more...