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Empire, 27 B.C. - 476 A.D.

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  • Erodiano e Commodoby Alessandro Galimberti

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 67.14

    Alessandro Galimberti legt mit diesem Buch den ersten historischen Kommentar zum ersten Buch Herodians »Die Geschichte des Imperiums nach Marcus« vor. Seine Analysen zeigen, dass Herodian zu einer weitaus differenzierteren und weniger negativen Beurteilung über die Herrschaft von Kaiser Commodus als die meisten anderen zeitgenössischen Quellen kommt,... more...

  • The Twelve Caesarsby Suetonius; Alexander Thomson; T. Forester

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95

    De vita Caesarum, known as The Twelve Caesars , is a set of twelve biographies, each about one of the Roman emperors, including one on Julius Caesar. It was written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly referred to as Suetonius, in 121. Considered highly significant in antiquity, The Twelve Caesars has remained a major source of Roman history. more...

  • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empireby Edward Gibbon

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    With notes by the Rev. H. H. MilmanThe History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and published in six volumes. Volume I was published in 1776, and went through six printings. Volumes II and III were published in 1781; volumes IV, V, VI in 1788-89. The original volumes were published in quarto... more...

  • Der Fall Roms und seine Wiederauferstehungen in Antike und Mittelalterby Karla Pollmann; Henriette Harich-Schwarzbauer

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    This collection of essays analyzes the construction of the ?fall? of Rome from a range of perspectives native to different disciplines. Subjects addressed include comparable discourses dating from the earlier history of Rome, the perception of this historical moment by writers living at the time it occurred, and its reception in Byzantium and Western... more...

  • The Fall of the Roman Empireby Peter Heather

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 18.99

    The death of the Roman Empire is one of the perennial mysteries of world history. Now, in this groundbreaking book, Peter Heather proposes a stunning new solution: Centuries of imperialism turned the neighbors Rome called barbarians into an enemy capable of dismantling an Empire that had dominated their lives for so long.A leading authority on the... more...

  • Of Jewish Raceby Renzo Modiano; Susan Walker; Mirna Cicioni

    Vagabond Voices 2013; US$ 8.74

    On 16 October 1943, the German army tore 1,056 Jewish Italians from their homes, from their lives and loves, from their routine and familiar objects, and from their home city of Rome. The author of this book was not amongst them, because his father had prepared their flight. He was a Jewish boy of seven on the run and moving from house to house. He... more...

  • Geschichte der Römischen Kaiserzeitby Werner Dahlheim

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 350.00

    Die Forschungen zur antiken Geschichte stapeln sich Jahr um Jahr zu unübersichtlichen Bergen. Um hier den Überblick zu behalten, bedarf es eines trennscharfen Hilfsmittels. Werner Dahlheim hat daher für die Neuauflage seiner "Geschichte der Römischen Kaiserzeit" die Teile II und III zu "Grundproblemen und Tendenzen der Forschung" und "Quellen und Literatur"... more...

  • Augustusby Patricia Southern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    The first Emperor of Rome holds a perennial interest for anyone who with an interest in the Romans and their Empire. This revised edition of Augustus incorporates new thinking on many aspects of his rule, and how he achieved such power. more...

  • Aspects of Roman History 31BC-AD117by Richard Alston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    This book provides an invaluable introduction to Roman Imperial history, which allows students to gain an overview of the period and will be an indispensable aid to note-taking, essay preparation and examination revision. more...