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  • The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Societyby Clifford Ando; Paul J du Plessis; Kaius Tuori

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 184.99 US$ 159.09

    The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society offers a reassessment of Roman law of the long classical period in light of Roman society. more...

  • The Romans and Tradeby André Tchernia

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59

    This is the first English translation of André Tchernia's latest work Les Romains et le commerce (Centre Jean Berard, 2012). It consists of two parts: the first is an introduction and five chapters giving a new synthesis of Roman commerce; the second is a collection of previously published articles, updated and revised. more...

  • The Ancient Emotion of Disgustby Donald Lateiner; Dimos Spatharas

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    Disgust is an essential human emotion that has remained mostly neglected, even in modern, "emotional turn" scholarship. Fifteen essays by historians and literary scholars examine disgust in theory and practice, with topics ranging from medicine, drama, oratory, historiography, fiction, biography, to the status of witches, eunuch priests, and theatrical... 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...

  • Zama 202 BCby Mir Bahmanyar; Peter Dennis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    The battle of Zama, fought across North Africa around 202 BC, was the final large-scale clash of arms between the world's two greatest western powers of the time ? Carthage and Rome. The engagement ended the Second Punic War, waged from 218 until 201 BC. The armies were led by two of the most famous commanders of all time ? the legendary Carthaginian... more...

  • Roman Empire at Warby Donathan Taylor

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 19.51

    In a single volume, Empire at War catalogues and offers a brief description of every significant battle fought by the Roman Empire from Augustus to Justinian I (and most of the minor ones too). The information in each entry is drawn exclusively from Ancient, Late Antique, and Early Medieval texts, in order to offer a brief description of each... more...

  • Destroyer of the godsby Larry W. Hurtado

    Baylor University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    ?Silly,? ?stupid,? ?irrational,? ?simple.? ?Wicked,? ?hateful,? ?obstinate,? ?anti-social.? ?Extravagant,? ?perverse.? The Roman world rendered harsh judgments upon early Christianity?including branding Christianity ?new.? Novelty was no Roman religious virtue. Nevertheless, as Larry W. Hurtado shows in Destroyer of the gods , Christianity thrived... more...

  • Anthology of Classical Mythby Stephen M. Trzaskoma; R. Scott Smith; Stephen Brunet

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2016; US$ 18.95

    This new edition of Anthology of Classical Myth offers selections from key Near Eastern texts?the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, Epic of Creation (Enuma Elish), and Atrahasis; the Hittite Song of Emergence; and the flood story from the book of Genesis?thereby enabling students to explore the many similarities between ancient Greek and Mesopotamian mythology... more...

  • 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...

  • Moi, Auguste, empereur de Rome (Paris-2014)by Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Le bimillénaire de la mort d?Auguste (63 av. J.-C.-14 apr. J.-C.) a été l?occasion d?une manifestation franco-italienne à la mesure du personnage célébré. Les musées du Capitole, avec son ancien directeur, Eugenio La Rocca, et son successeur, Claudio Parisi Presicce, se sont associés aux.... À PROPOS DE L?ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALIS Reconnue mondialement... more...