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Rome

  • Romana-British Historyby Josephine Manning

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 5.49

    Do you ever wonder who occupied these islands before the Roman Conquests? Did you know the Britons were pre-Roman Conquest? Have you ever seen a map that illustrates the regions where these Celtic tribes lived? They are our bloodline ancestors, their journey into history a forgotten one. Climb into this Tardis, transport yourself back 2,000 years,... more...

  • C. Sallusti Crispi Historiaeby Antonio La Penna; Rodolfo Funari

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 196.00

    The Historiae, of which only fragments survive, was probably Sallust?s most comprehensive work of history. Embracing the eventful period between 78-67 BC, it describes a series of political crises which ultimately lead to the fall of the Roman Republic and the establishment of Augustus? principate. This volume fills a desideratum in... more...

  • The Roman Republicby Michael Crawford

    HarperCollins Publishers 2015; Not Available

    Between the Sack of Rome by the Gauls in 390 BC and the middle of the second century BC, a part-time army of Roman peasants, under the leadership of the ruling oligarchy, conquered first Italy and then the whole of the Mediterranean. more...

  • The Roman Republicby Michael Crawford

    HarperCollins Publishers 2015; Not Available

    Between the Sack of Rome by the Gauls in 390 BC and the middle of the second century BC, a part-time army of Roman peasants, under the leadership of the ruling oligarchy, conquered first Italy and then the whole of the Mediterranean. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; 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...

  • Trade, Transport and Society in the Ancient World (Routledge Revivals)by Onno Van Nijf; Fik Meijer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1992, presents an introduction to the nature of trade and transport in antiquity through a selection of translated literary, papyrological, epigraphical and legal sources. These texts illustrate a range of aspects of ancient trade and transport: from the role of the authorities, to the status of traders, to the capacity... more...

  • The Trial of Socratesby I.F. Stone

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 11.65

    The Athens of Socrates's time has gone down in history as the very place where democracy and freedom of speech were born. Yet this city put Socrates, its most famous philosopher, to death. Presumably this was because it citizens did not like what he was teaching. Yet he had been teaching there all his life, unmolested. Why did they wait until he... more...

  • Meine Taten / Res gestae divi Augustiby Augustus; Ekkehard Weber

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    The Res Gestae Divi Augusti , a funerary inscription recounting the deeds of Augustus, was originally displayed on two bronze pillars in Rome. While the originals have been lost, a Latin and Greek copy were found in 1555 in today?s Ankara. Augustus lays stress not only on his foreign policy successes, but also emphasizes his care of the... more...

  • The Reach of Romeby Derek Williams

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99

    The Roman Empire was one of the most powerful forces in history. However, few people realize that this vast empire was guarded by one frontier, a series of natural and man-made barriers, including Hadrian's Wall. It is impossible to have a true understanding of the Roman Empire without first investigating the scope of this amazing frontier. The boundary... more...

  • Romans and Barbariansby Derek Williams

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99

    From 27 B.C. to A.D. 117, the Roman dreams of boundless empire began to falter. The very size of their conquests made them hard to manage, and the caesars also had to accept the scale and intractability of the problems posed by the barbarians. The period covered by the book is one of great change and the opening of a new era. For the once mighty Romans... more...