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Rome

  • Pompeii's Ashesby Eric Moormann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    Pompeii?s Ashes focuses on the many ways Pompeii and Herculaneum feature in fiction, drama, music, and cinema and shows how interest in the oldest running archaeological projects in the world continue until now. It begins with an analysis of their excavation history, and continues with discussions of travelers? reports and their depiction in historical... 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 people. He proudly... more...

  • Pagansby James J. O'Donnell

    HarperCollins 2015; Not Available

    A provocative and contrarian religious history that charts the rise of Christianity from the point of view of traditional? religion from the religious scholar and critically acclaimed author of Augustine . Pagans explores the rise of Christianity from a surprising and unique viewpoint: that of the people who witnessed their ways of life destroyed... more...

  • Pagansby James J. O'Donnell

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 19.99

    A provocative and contrarian religious history that charts the rise of Christianity from the point of view of traditional? religion from the religious scholar and critically acclaimed author of Augustine . Pagans explores the rise of Christianity from a surprising and unique viewpoint: that of the people who witnessed their ways of life destroyed... more...

  • Religious Dissent in the Roman Empireby Vasily Rudich

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00

    Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire is the third installment in Vasily Rudich?s trilogy on the psychology of discontent in the Roman Empire at the time of Nero. Unlike his earlier books, it deals not with political dissidence, but with religious dissent, especially in its violent form. Against the broad background of Second Temple Judaism and... more...

  • Seneca: Selected Dialogues and Consolationsby Seneca; Peter J. Anderson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2015; US$ 11.95

    Seneca's dialogues--as his epistolary essays have traditionally been known--offer an ideal path into the philosophical thought of first-century Rome's most famous Stoic, whose compelled suicide in 65 CE (by order of his former pupil Emperor Nero) drew comparisons to the death of Socrates. Notable for, among other things, their portrait of a providential... more...

  • The Death of Caesarby Barry Strauss

    Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 27.00

    The exciting, dramatic story of one of history?s most famous events?the death of Julius Caesar?now placed in full context of Rome?s civil wars by eminent historian Barry Strauss. Thanks to William Shakespeare, the death of Julius Caesar is the most famous assassination in history. But what actually happened on March 15, 44 BC is even more gripping... more...

  • The Death of Caesarby Barry Strauss

    Simon & Schuster 2015; Not Available

    The exciting, dramatic story of one of history?s most famous events?the death of Julius Caesar?now placed in full context of Rome?s civil wars by eminent historian Barry Strauss. Thanks to William Shakespeare, the death of Julius Caesar is the most famous assassination in history. But what actually happened on March 15, 44 BC is even more gripping... more...

  • The Death of Caesarby Barry Strauss

    Simon & Schuster 2015; Not Available

    The exciting, dramatic story of one of history?s most famous events?the death of Julius Caesar?now placed in full context of Rome?s civil wars by eminent historian Barry Strauss. Thanks to William Shakespeare, the death of Julius Caesar is the most famous assassination in history. But what actually happened on March 15, 44 BC is even more gripping... more...

  • Das Recht der 'Soldatenkaiser' / Law in the third centuryby Ulrike Babusiaux; Anne Kolb

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00

    The essays in this volume examine continuities and ruptures in the legal system of the ?soldier-emperor.? What were the interactions between crisis and the law? Does political instability explain changes in the development of the law? Is there evidence of specifically regional legal pathways? Are there unique features in private law? Drawing upon legal... more...