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Rome

  • "The Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre"by Stelios Panayotakis

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    The anonymous Latin Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre (Historia Apollonii regis Tyri) is a romance of adventure, possibly of Greek origins, with Christian elements in its plot. Well known for its important afterlife, including Shakespeare?s Pericles, the Story of Apollonius is commonly viewed as a Christianised folktale of a sub-literary character.... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Ancient Romeby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Do you know what the ancient Romans used instead of soap? Which emperor made his horse into a senator? Who was the god of music, light and truth? And how would a gladiator request an honourable death in battle? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating easy-to-read guide to ancient Rome. Whether you are studying the subject and... more...

  • 428 ADby Giusto Traina; Averil Cameron

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 17.95

    This is a sweeping tour of the Mediterranean world from the Atlantic to Persia during the last half-century of the Roman Empire. By focusing on a single year not overshadowed by an epochal event, 428 AD provides a truly fresh look at a civilization in the midst of enormous change--as Christianity takes hold in rural areas across the empire, as western... more...

  • 69 ADby Gwyn Morgan

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 15.99

    The Year of Four Emperors, was one of the most chaotic, violent, and frightening periods in all Roman history. This book offers a fresh look at this period. This narrative history features portraits of the leading participants and insights into the nature of the Roman military. more...

  • A.D. 381by Charles Freeman

    Overlook 2010; US$ 15.95

    A provoking and timely examination of one of the most important periods in Church history In A.D. 381, Theodosius, emperor of the eastern Roman empire, issued a decree in which all his subjects were required to subscribe to a belief in the Trinity of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. This edict defined Christian orthodoxy and brought to an end... more...

  • AD 33by Colin Duriez

    The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    AD 33 was the year when an obscure religious teacher died a criminal's death in an outpost of the Roman Empire, an event which had world-changing consequences in the form of the beginnings of Christianity. What was the world like in that momentous year? This book presents events in the Roman Empire and beyond. more...

  • ANCIENT ASTROLOGYby Tamysn Barton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    An account of astrology from its beginnings in Mesopotamia, focusing on the Greco-Roman world, Ancient Astrology examines the theoretical development and changing social and political role of astrology. more...

  • Actors and Audience in the Roman Courtroomby Leanna Bablitz

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    What would you see if you attended a trial in a courtroom in the early Roman empire? What was the behaviour of litigants, advocates, judges and audience? It was customary for Roman individuals out of general interest to attend the various courts held in public places in the city centre and as such the Roman courts held an important position in... more...

  • Adnotationes super Lucanumby Johannes Endt

    De Gruyter 1969; US$ 140.00

    Adnotationes Super Lucanum (Bibliotheca Teubneriana) more...

  • Adoption in the Roman Worldby Hugh Lindsay

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 92.00

    Full account of the practice, including the procedures and adoption's use as a mode of succession, especially in political circles. more...