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Kings and Republic, 753-27 B.C.

  • 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...

  • A Companion to Julius Caesarby Miriam Griffin

    Wiley 2015; US$ 57.95

    A Companion to Julius Caesar comprises 30 essays from leading scholars examining the life and after life of this great polarizing figure. Explores Caesar from a variety of perspectives: military genius, ruthless tyrant, brilliant politician, first class orator, sophisticated man of letters, and more Utilizes Caesar?s own extant writings ... more...

  • C. Sallusti Crispi Historiaeby Antonio La Penna; Rodolfo Funari

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 196.00

    The Historiae, of which only fragments survive, was probably Sallust?s most comprehensive work of history. Embracing the eventful period between 78-67 BC, it describes a series of political crises which ultimately lead to the fall of the Roman Republic and the establishment of Augustus? principate. This volume fills a desideratum in... more...

  • Die Römische Republik von den Gracchen bis Sullaby Bernhard Linke; Kai Brodersen

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 171.66

    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...

  • Rome's Revolutionby Richard Alston

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

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

  • Die römische Republikby Wolfgang Blösel

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 13.06

    Die Frühzeit Roms ist umrankt von spannenden Legenden, doch spätestens mit dem Galliersturm zu Beginn des 4. Jahrhunderts betritt man historisch gesicherten Boden. Von diesem Zeitpunkt an vollzieht sich der Aufstieg Roms zur Weltmacht - doch nicht, ohne dass der Stadtstaat immer wieder gefährlich militärisch herausgefordert wird. Wolfgang Blösel liefert... more...

  • Mastering the Westby Dexter Hoyos

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    A tour de force of military history that recounts a critical turning-point in the history of Rome more...

  • Caesarby Martin Jehne

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 8.46

    Caesars Weg, auf dem er seinen Aufstieg betrieb, war nicht unbedingt neu; er folgte lange Zeit einem Kurs, der zwar den Standesgenossen mißfiel, aber keine unüberbrückbaren Gegensätze aufriß. Was jedoch bei Caesar neu war, war die Höhe seines Einsatzes. Schulden machte jeder für die Karriere, aber Caesar machte so hemmungslos Schulden, daß er am Rand... more...

  • Cataclysm 90 BCby Philip Matyszak

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 18.99

    We are accustomed to think of the late Republic as a period in which Rome enjoyed almost uninterrupted military success against foreign enemies. Yet at the start of the first century BC, Rome, outnumbered and out-generalled, faced a hostile army less than a week's march from the Capitol. It is probable that only a swift surrender prevented the... more...

  • The Romansby Antony Kamm; Abigail Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    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...