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Kings and Republic, 753-27 B.C.

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  • A Companion to the Punic Warsby Dexter Hoyos

    Wiley 2011; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    A Companion to the Punic Wars offers a comprehensive new survey of the three wars fought between Rome and Carthage between 264 and 146 BC. Offers a broad survey of the Punic Wars from a variety of perspectives Features contributions from an outstanding cast of international scholars with unrivalled expertise Includes chapters on military... more...

  • Roman Livesby Plutarch; Robin Waterfield; Philip A. Stadter

    OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    The companion volume to Plutarch's Greek Lives published in Oxford World's Classics in 1998, Roman Lives is a newly translated selection from Plutarch's rich, elegant and learned Lives, valued throughout the ages for their historical value and their charm. The lives included are those of Marcus Cato, Aemilius Paullus, The Gracchi, Marius, Sulla, Pompey,... more...

  • Remembering the Roman Peopleby T. P. Wiseman

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    A challenging reinterpretation of the political culture of the last century of the Roman Republic. Wiseman argues that the People had their own egalitarian ethos, usually in conflict with the self-styled `best' (optimates), who, with their belief in justified murder, were responsible for the republic's breakdown in civil war. more...

  • A Companion to the Roman Republicby Nathan Rosenstein; Robert Morstein-Marx

    Wiley 2011; US$ 61.95 US$ 53.69

    This Companion provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of Roman Republican history as it is currently practiced. Highlights recent developments, including archaeological discoveries, fresh approaches to textual sources, and the opening up of new areas of historical study Retains the drama of the Republic’s rise and fall Emphasizes... more...

  • The Dawn of the Roman Empireby Livy; J. C. Yardley; Waldemar Heckel

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    Books 31 to 40 of Livy's history chart Rome's emergence as an imperial nation and the Romans tempestuous involvement with Greece, Macedonia and the near East in the opening decades of the second century BC; they are our most important source for Graeco-Roman relations in that century. Livy's dramatic narrative includes the Roman campaigns in Spain... more...

  • A Written Republicby Yelena Baraz

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 55.00 US$ 44.00

    In the 40s BCE, during his forced retirement from politics under Caesar's dictatorship, Cicero turned to philosophy, producing a massive and important body of work. As he was acutely aware, this was an unusual undertaking for a Roman statesman because Romans were often hostile to philosophy, perceiving it as foreign and incompatible with fulfilling... more...

  • Roman Conquests: North Africaby Nic Fields

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 23.95

    The third in the Roman Conquests series briefly covers Rome's first forays into the dark continent during the First and Second Punic Wars, then covers in detail her vindictive final conquest and destruction of Carthage in the Third Punic War. The subsequent long wars against the slippery Numidian prince, Jugurtha, which tested the Roman military... more...

  • The Roman World 44 BC?AD 180by Martin Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Roman World 44 BC ? AD 180 deals with the transformation of the Mediterranean regions, northern Europe and the Near East by the military autocrats who ruled Rome during this period. The book traces the impact of imperial politics on life in the city of Rome itself and in the rest of the empire, arguing that, despite long periods of apparent... more...

  • A History of the Roman Worldby H. H. Scullard

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 31.95

    With a new foreword by Tim Cornell ?Can anyone be so indifferent or idle as not to care to know by what means and under what kind of polity almost the whole inhabited world was conquered and bought under the dominion of a single city of Rome?? ? Polybius, Greek Historian The city of Rome created the foundations of an empire that would come... more...

  • State, Society and Popular Leaders in Mid-Republican Rome 241-167 Rachel Feig Vishnia

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    State, Society, and Popular Leaders profiles the incorporation of the lower classes into the governing system of ancient Rome. In 287, the Hortensian law made the decisions of the plebs binding on the whole people. This event is often referred to as the great plebeian victory, a landmark in Roman history. In this original study, Rachel Feig Vishnia... more...