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Rome

  • The Carthaginians 6th-2nd Century BCby Andrea Salimbeti; Giuseppe Rava

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 18.95

    Carthage became Rome's greatest and most legendary enemy under the generalship of Hannibal in battles like Cannae. During the Punic Wars, Carthage's elite mercenary-professional army was ultimately defeated by Roman endurance and Scipio's genius. Carthage, the port-city in Tunisia first settled by Phoenicians from Tyre, grew to extend a competitive... more...

  • Roman Gaul (Routledge Revivals)by John Drinkwater

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Roman Gaul , first published in 1983, makes use of a wealth of archaeological discoveries and modern methods of interpretation to give an account of the Roman presence in Gaul, from the time of Caesar?s conquests until the Crisis of the third century. Professor Drinkwater emphasises the changes caused in the Three Gauls and Germany by the impact... more...

  • Rome and the Friendly King (Routledge Revivals)by David Braund

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Rome and the Friendly King , first published in 1984, offers a functional definition of what is usually called client kingship ? to show what a client king (or ?friendly king?, to use the Roman term) was in practice. Each aspect of this complex role is examined over a period of six centuries: the making of a king; exposure to Roman institutions... more...

  • Julian (Routledge Revivals)by Polymnia Athanassiadi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Julian: An Intellectual Biography , first published in 1981, presents a penetrating and scholarly analysis of Julian?s intellectual development against the background of philosophy and religion in the late Roman Empire. Professor Polymnia Athanassiadi tells the story of Julian?s transformation from a reclusive and scholarly adolescent into a capable... more...

  • Pannonia and Upper Moesia (Routledge Revivals)by András Mócsy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    In Pannonia and Upper Moesia , first published 1974, András Mócsy surveys the Middle Danube Provinces from the latest pre-Roman Iron Age up to the beginning of the Great Migrations. His primary concern is to develop a general synthesis of the archaeological and historical researches in the Danube Basin, which lead to a more detailed knowledge of... more...

  • The Roman Mother (Routledge Revivals)by Suzanne Dixon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The Roman Mother , first published in 1988, traces the traditional Roman attitude towards mothers to its republican origins, examining the diverse roles and the relative power and influence associated with motherhood. The importance of the paterfamilias with his wide-ranging legal rights and obligations is familiar, but much less attention has... more...

  • Traffic and Congestion in the Roman Empireby Cornelis van Tilburg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Understanding Roman Inscriptionsby Lawrence Keppie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Lawrence Keppie's book offers the non-specialist a comprehensive and enjoyable guide to undestanding the texts of Roman inscriptions, as well as explaining the numerous different contexts in which they were produced. Every area of Roman life is covered, including: * the emperor * temples and altars to the gods * imperial administration * gravestones... more...

  • The Gallic Warsby Julius Caesar

    Start Publishing LLC 2014; US$ 1.99

    Caesar portrayed his invasion of Gaul as being a defensive pre-emptive action, most historians agree that the wars were fought primarily to boost Caesar's political career and to pay off his massive debts. Even so, Gaul was extremely important to Rome, as they had been attacked many times by the Gauls. Conquering Gaul allowed Rome to secure the natural... more...

  • Christians and Pagans in Roman Britain (Routledge Revivals)by Dorothy Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    In Christians and Pagans in Roman Britain , first published in 1991, Professor Dorothy Watts sets out to distinguish possible Pagan features in Romano-British Christianity in the period leading up to and immediately following the withdrawal of Roman forces in AD 410. Watts argues that British Christianity at the time contained many Pagan influences,... more...