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

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  • Neroby Jürgen Malitz

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 8.30

    Nero wäre gewiß ein ordentlicher Schauspieler geworden, aber das Schicksal wollte, daß er Kaiser wurde. Seine Versuche, beide Karrieren in exzentrischer Manier miteinander zu verbinden, trugen ihm herbe Kritik ein und kosteten ihn schließlich den Kopf. Jürgen Malitz beschreibt in seiner Biographie Leben und Wirken dieses römischen Kaisers, der als... more...

  • Schwert und Geistby Stephan Elbern

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 62.28

    Aus dem Siegeszug Alexanders des Großen erwuchs die Weltkultur des Hellenismus, aus den brutalen Eroberungskriegen der Römer das Zeitalter des Kaiserfriedens. Daher bewunderten vergangene Epochen herausragende militärische Leistungen ? vor allem die Feldherrnkunst der bedeutenden Heerführer. Stephan Elbern ruft sie in knappen und prägnanten Biographien... more...

  • La costruzione del mito augusteoby Mario Labate; Gianpiero Rosati

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 43.62

    Cosa si intende con 'mito augusteo'? Gli autori di questo volume si interrogano, da diversi punti di vista e con approcci radicati in esperienze e metodi di studio differenziati, su alcune tappe significative di un fenomeno che ha origine dal personaggio eponimo di un'epoca universalmente riconosciuta come una svolta nella storia del mondo occidentale.... more...

  • Erodiano e Commodoby Alessandro Galimberti

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 62.31

    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...

  • Crises and the Roman Empireby Olivier Hekster; Gerda de Kleijn; Danielle Slootjes

    BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00

    Presents the proceedings of the seventh workshop of the international thematic network Impact of Empire, which concentrates on the history of the Roman Empire. This volume brings together ancient historians, archaeologists, and classicists to focus on the impact that crises had on the development and functioning of the Empire. 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...

  • 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$ 5.82

    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...

  • Die Stadt als Museum?by Ralf Behrwald

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 98.00

    Die Stadt Rom und ihre Monumente waren in der Spätantike für Kaiser, Senatorenstand und christliche Autoren Bezugspunkt der Selbstdarstellung und Fixpunkt des eigenen Geschichtsbildes. Doch waren sie es für diese Protagonisten nicht in gleicher Weise. Verschiedene Geschichtsbilder bestimmten nicht nur die Auswahl der Monumente, denen das jeweilige... more...

  • Spätantike und Völkerwanderungby Jochen Martin

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2001; US$ 350.00

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