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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
To Romans of later generations the three decades between the dictatorships of Sulla and of Caesar were the age of Pompey the Great. In spite of the central role he played in Roman history, he remains a shadowy figure compared with the likes of Caesar and Cicero. Pompey the Great , first published in 1978, traces the career of this enigmatic character... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 18.99
"Is there anyone on earth who is so narrow-minded or uninquisitive that he could fail to want to know how and thanks to what kind of political system almost the entire known world was conquered and brought under a single empire in less than fifty-three years?" --Polybius, Histories The 53-year period Polybius had in mind stretched from the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
Scullard's clear and comprehensive narrative covers the period from 133 BC to 69 AD, exploring the decline and fall of the Republic, and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate. More than forty years after its first publication this masterful survey remains the standard textbook on the central period of Roman history. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
The Roman Empire at its height encompassed the majority of the world known to the Romans. This important synthesis of recent findings and scholarship demonstrates how the Romans acquired, kept and controlled their Empire. Lintott goes beyond the preconceptions formed in the period of British Imperial rule and provides a contemporary post-imperial approach... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 17.25
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...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 152.00
A crucial and turbulent centuryBy 146, Rome had established itself as the leading Mediterranean power.Over the next century, it consolidated its power into an immense territorial empire. At the same time, the internal balance of power shifted dramatically, as a narrow ruling elite was challenged first by the rest of Italy, and then by military commanders,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
The first English biography on one of Rome's greatest soldiers, traditionally considered a degenerate. It offers a thoroughly revisionist account of Lucullus as a soldier, politician and aesthete, dispelling many wild fictions about him. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Incorporating up-to-date archaeological evidence, and current methodological debates, Tim Cornell provides a lucid and authoritative account of Rome's beginnings and rise in a comprehensive text that will be the standard work on the subject. more...