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- Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99
In the year 79, Pompeii was a lively resort town located on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius. Little did its residents know, the city was about to be struck by a natural disaster that would erase the city from the map forever. Remembered as one of the most terrible disaster of all time, the eruption of Mount Vesuvius took the lives of many residents... more...
- Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99
On 2nd September 31 B.C., the destiny of the Roman Republic was played out in Actium, just off the Greek coast. This definitive battle came after the assassination of Julius Caesar, as Octavius and Mark Antony battled one another to become the supreme ruler of Rome. With Mark Antony receiving precious aid and resources from Egyptian queen Cleopatra,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99
The crisis and fall of the Roman Republic spawned a tradition of political thought that sought to evade the Republic's fate--despotism. Thinkers from Cicero to Bodin, Montesquieu, and the American Founders saw constitutionalism, not virtue, as the remedy. This study traces Roman constitutional thought from antiquity to the Revolutionary Era. more...
- De Gruyter 2016; Not Available
The southeastern Land of Seven Rivers (Kazakhstan) ? a small region in the Eurasian steppes ? shows an enormous concentration of Bronze and early Iron Age archeological monuments, only a small fraction of which have been described by researchers. This study, the first comprehensive investigation of these monuments, also makes an important... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2016; US$ 20.50
"One really must admire Harvey?s achievement in this sourcebook. With just 350 passages (more than half of them consisting of Latin inscriptions, from all over Rome?s empire), Harvey manages to give his readers a real sense of Roman private values and behaviors. His translations of the original texts are superb?both accurate and elegant. And he contextualizes... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 134.99
This edited collection, featuring sixteen contributions from leading Roman historians and archaeologists, sheds new light on approaches to the economic history of urban craftsmen and traders in the Roman world. more...
- Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 17.99
How new is atheism? In Battling the Gods , Tim Whitmarsh journeys into the ancient Mediterranean to recover the stories of those who first refused the divinities. Long before the Enlightenment sowed the seeds of disbelief in a deeply Christian Europe, atheism was a matter of serious public debate in the Greek world. But history is written by those... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 54.99
The first exhaustive treatment of ritual brotherhood in Byzantium, this book challenges the "Boswell Thesis" and argues that the ecclesiastical ritual to bless a relationship between two men bears no resemblance to marriage, but has its origins in early monasticism. more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 13.95
The Roman Empire was not only built by the strength of the legions but also by a Navy that was the most powerful maritime force ever to have existed. It was only the existence of the fleet that secured the trade routes and maintained the communications within the huge Empire. At the height of its power the Roman Navy employed tens of thousands of... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99
The Roman Empire was not only built by the strength of the legions but also by a navy that was the most powerful maritime force ever to have existed. It was the presence of this fleet that secured the trade routes and maintained the communications within the huge Empire. The superior design of their warships, coupled with skilled naval commanders such... more...