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Kings and Republic, 753-27 B.C.

  • Rome's Revolutionby Richard Alston

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    A lively, engrossing history of the downfall of the Roman Republic more...

  • Sacred Foundersby Diliana N. Angelova

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 75.00

    Diliana Angelova argues that from the time of Augustus through early Byzantium, a discourse of ?sacred founders??articulated in artwork, literature, imperial honors, and the built environment?helped legitimize the authority of the emperor and his family. The discourse coalesced around the central idea, bound to a myth of origins, that imperial men... more...

  • The Civil Warsby Appian

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    Appian has beautifully captured the accounts of great conquerors and leaders. Their conquests, invasions and leadership qualities have been discussed in detail. The historical narrative reads like a novel and this adds to the appeal of the book. Enthralling and informative! more...

  • Hannibalby G. P. Baker

    Cooper Square Press 1999; US$ 9.99

    Hannibal forged a career of daring exploits and stunning victories that came perilously close to annihilating Rome. more...

  • Sulla the Fortunateby G. P. Baker

    Cooper Square Press 2001; US$ 9.99

    This biography provides a redemptive view of the bloody career of Roman general and consul Lucius Cornelius Sulla, a fearless commander and ruthless politician wholly devoid of inhibitions, and the direct forerunner of Julius Caesar, who based his own grab for power on Sulla's methods. more...

  • The Brothers of Romulusby Cynthia J. Bannon

    Princeton University Press 1997; US$ 36.00 US$ 32.76

    Stories about brothers were central to Romans' public and poetic myth making, to their experience of family life, and to their ideas about intimacy among men. Through the analysis of literary and legal representations of brothers, Cynthia Bannon attempts to re-create the context and contradictions that shaped Roman ideas about brothers. She draws... more...

  • A Written Republicby Yelena Baraz

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 55.00 US$ 50.05

    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...

  • Julius Caesarby Richard A. Billows

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 39.95

    Julius Caesar offers a lively, engaging, and thoroughly up-to-date account of Caesar?s life and times. Richard Billows? dynamic and fast paced narrative offers an imaginative recounting of actions and events, providing the ideal introduction to Julius Caesar for general readers and students of classics and ancient history. The book is not just... more...

  • Geschichte der Römischen Republikby Jochen Bleicken

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 26.38

    Zur fünften Auflage 1999: "Im Rahmen des in Schule und Universität nicht mehr wegzudenkenden ?Grundrisses der Geschichte' erscheint Jochen Bleickens ?Geschichte der Römischen Republik' wohlverdientermaßen nunmehr zum fünften Male. B. hat sich seit Jahrzehnten als führender Forscher auf dem Gebiet der republikanischen Geschichte Roms etabliert und ist... more...

  • Hannibal's Last Battleby Brian Todd Carey

    Pen and Sword 2007; US$ 9.99

    At Zama in what is now Tunisia in 202 BC the armies of two empires clashed. The Romans under Scipio Africanus won a bloody, decisive victory over Hannibal's Carthaginians. Scipio's victory signalled a shift in the balance of power in the ancient world. Brian Todd Carey's compelling reconstruction of the battle, and of the gruelling war... more...