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  • Lake Trasimene 217 BCby Nic Fields; Donato Spedaliere

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.99

    Following Hannibal's crushing victory at the battle of the Trebbia, the reeling Roman Republic sent a new army under the over-confident consul Caius Flaminius to destroy the Carthaginian invaders ? unbeknownst to him they were ready and waiting. The destruction of the Roman force at Lake Trasimene firmly established Hannibal as one of the Ancient World's... more...

  • Res Publica and the Roman Republicby Louise Hodgson

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 104.99

    Res Publica and the Roman Republic explores the political crisis at the end of the Roman Republic through the changing perceptions of the political sphere itself, the res publica. The volume seeks to show how the rhetoric surrounding the latter mirrors the changes in the Roman political landscape throughout this period. more...

  • Localized Lawby Kimberley Czajkowski

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 104.99

    Localized Law examines the legal archives of Babatha and Salome Komaise, which offer a window onto the practice of law in Maoza as it came under the control of the Roman Empire. A series of case studies of the various agents involved in the legal transactions illuminates the legal culture of this community and its practice of law and justice. more...

  • Diodorus Siculus and the World of the Late Roman Republicby Charles Muntz

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 84.99

    In Diodorus Siculus and the World of the Late Roman Republic , Charles E. Muntz offers a fresh look at one of the most neglected historians of the ancient world, and recovers Diodorus's originality and importance as a witness to a profoundly tumultuous period in antiquity. Muntz analyzes the first three books of Diodorus's Bibliotheke historike, some... more...

  • Agriculture and Industry in South-Eastern Roman Britainby David Bird

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 26.67

    The ancient counties surrounding the Weald in the SE corner of England have a strongly marked character of their own that has survived remarkably well in the face of ever-increasing population pressure. The area is, however, comparatively neglected in discussion of Roman Britain, where it is often subsumed into a generalised treatment of the ?civilian?... more...

  • Roman Portable Sundialsby Richard J.A. Talbert

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 54.99

    Talbert investigates miniature sundials which can be adjusted for the owner's whereabouts. They incorporate a list of locations and latitudes for ready reference, data that offers insight into Romans' worldviews. To some perhaps, these sundials were primarily symbols of scientific awareness as well as imperial mastery of time and space. more...

  • The Economy of Pompeiiby Miko Flohr; Andrew Wilson

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 149.99

    This book is the first to address, from a variety of perspectives, the economy of the Roman city of Pompeii. It uses archaeological and textual evidence to discuss topics as diverse as agriculture in the fertile plains at the foot of mount Vesuvius, diet and health, manufacturing, urban investment, consumption, trade and money. more...

  • Imperial Identities in the Roman Worldby Wouter Vanacker; Arjan Zuiderhoek

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In recent years, the debate on Romanisation has often been framed in terms of identity. Discussions have concentrated on how the expansion of empire impacted on the constructed or self-ascribed sense of belonging of its inhabitants, and just how the interaction between local identities and Roman ideology and practices may have led toa multicultural... more...

  • Parallel Livesby Plutarch

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving Parallel Lives, contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four... more...

  • The Animal and the Human in Ancient and Modern Thoughtby Stephen T. Newmyer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Ancient Greeks endeavored to define the human being vis--vis other animal species by isolating capacities and endowments which they considered to be unique to humans. This approach toward defining the human being still appears with surprising frequency, in modern philosophical treatises, in modern animal behavioral studies, and in animal rights... more...