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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
The Romans: An Introduction, 3 rd edition engages students in the study of ancient Rome by exploring specific historical events and examining the evidence. This focus enables students not only to learn history and culture but also to understand how we recreate this picture of Roman life. The thematic threads of individuals and events (political,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Julius Caesar and the Transformation of the Roman Republic provides an accessible introduction to Caesar?s life and public career. It outlines the main phases of his career with reference to prominent social and political concepts of the time. This approach helps to explain his aims, ideals, and motives as rooted in tradition, and demonstrates that... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99
To say the Punic Wars (264-146 BC) were a turning point in world history is a vast understatement. This bloody and protracted conflict pitted two flourishing Mediterranean powers against one another, leaving one an unrivalled giant and the other a literal pile of ash. To later observers, a collision between these civilizations seemed inevitable and... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 136.00
The years surrounding the decisive battle of Actium in 31 BC, and the various measures undertaken by the victor Augustus to create and legitimate a new system of government in Rome are among the most. discussed aspects of Roman history. This book re-evaluates Augustus'rise to power, first as triumvir along with Antonius and Lepidus, and then as... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 44.99
In the Roman republic, only the People could pass laws, only the People could elect politicians to office, and the very word republica meant 'the People's business'. So why is it always assumed that the republic was an oligarchy? The main reason is that most of what we know about it we know from Cicero, a great man and a great writer, but... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 8.99
With a single announcement from a herald, all the cities of Greece and Asia had been set free; only an intrepid soul could formulate such an ambitious project, only phenomenal valour and fortune bring it to fruition. (Livy, 33. 33) Thus Livy describes the reaction to the Romancommander T.Q. Flamininus' proclamation of the freedom of Greece at the... more...
- Oxford University Press 1963; US$ 28.99
The Roman Revolution is a profound and unconventional treatment of a great theme - the fall of the Republic and the decline of freedom in Rome between 60 BC and AD 14, and the rise to power of the greatest of the Roman Emperors, Augustus. The transformation of state and society, the violent transference of power and property, and the establishment... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 53.24
<P>This e-book explores how Roman ideas about human behaviour and historiography affected the ways in which the Romans wrote about their past. The first of the e-book's three chapters considers Roman views concerning human behaviour and the impact that these had on the traditions of Rome's past. The second looks at the presentation of the <EM>gens... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 36.86
Transformation von Herrschaft über historisch-politisch unterschiedlich strukturierte geographische Räume ist eines der großen Themen der Geschichte verstanden als Wissen von Wandel in der Vergangenheit. Mit der makedonisch-hellenischen Expansion in den Raum des Achämenidenreiches um 330 v. Chr. und der römischen Expansion in den hellenistischen Osten... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 15.35
Ausgangspunkt der Darstellung ist ein Überblick über die gesellschaftlichen Mechanismen der römischen Republik und deren Veränderungen im Laufe des 2. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. Mit den Reformversuchen der Gracchen beginnt die Zeit der sogenannten Krise der römischen Republik. Vielfältige Ereignisse und politische Problemstellungen prägen diese turbulenten... more...