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Kings and Republic, 753-27 B.C.

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

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 8.99

    Marcus Cato Sulla Aemilius Paullus, PompeyThe Gracchi MariusJulius Caesar Anthony'I treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirror...The experience is like nothing so much as spending time in their company and living with them: I receive and welcome each of them in turn as my guest.'In the eight lives of this collection Plutarch introduces... more...

  • Hannibal's Warby Livy; J.C. Yardley; Dexter Hoyos

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 8.99

    You know how to win a battle, Hannibal; you do not know how to use the victory!'Livy's great history of Rome contains, in Books 21 to 30, the definitive ancient account of Hannibal's invasion of Italy in 218 BC, and the war he fought with the Romans over the following sixteen years. Livy describes the bloody siege of the Spanish city of... more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 57.95

    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...

  • Hannibalby Richard A. Gabriel

    Potomac Books Inc. 2011; US$ 17.95

    The life of Rome's fiercest would-be conquerer more...

  • A Written Republicby Yelena Baraz

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 45.00

    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$ 44.95

    Goodman presents a lucid and balanced picture of the Roman world examining the Roman empire from a variety of perspectives; cultural, political, civic, social and religious. more...

  • From the Camargue to the Alpsby Bernard Levin

    Summersdale 2011; US$ 9.99

    With passion and wit, Bernard Levin describes his travels on foot through the beautiful countryside of south-eastern France. He follows in the mighty footsteps of the great Carthaginian enemy of Rome, Hannibal, who made the expedition with an army and elephants nearly two millennia before. From the Camargue via the Rhône Valley, across the Alps,... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 27.95

    The city of Rome created the foundations of an empire that would come to challenge and conquer the great civilizations of Europe and the Near East. H.H. Scullard?s definitive and highly acclaimed study reveals the peculiar genius of the Roman people, their predilection for law and order and their powers of organization and administration, all of which... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    State, Society and Popular Leaders deals with the incorporation of the lower classes into the governing system of ancient Rome. This provides a new and controversial view of one of the most exciting periods in Roman history. more...