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  • Attila The Hunby Christopher Kelly

    Random House 2011; US$ 14.09

    Attila the Hun - godless barbarian and near-mythical warrior king - has become a byword for mindless ferocity. His brutal attacks smashed through the frontiers of the Roman empire in a savage wave of death and destruction. His reign of terror shattered an imperial world that had been securely unified by the conquests of Julius Caesar five centuries... more...

  • Hatshepsut, Queen of Shebaby Emmet Scott

    Algora Publishing 2012; US$ 21.95

    Over the centuries the figure of the Queen of Sheba has loomed large in poetry and romance. The mysterious Queen, who is said to have visited Solomon in Jerusalem, has cast her spell over poets, painters and storytellers of many lands. The people of Ethiopia have always claimed her as her own, and to this day boast that her son Menelik ? fruit of the... more...

  • Socrates and Self-Knowledgeby Christopher Moore

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    The first systematic study of Socrates's interest in selfhood, examining ancient philosophical ideas of what constitutes the self. more...

  • Res Gestae Divi Augustiby Augustus; Alison E. Cooley

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    This book provides a text, translation and detailed commentary for this seminal work for the study of Roman history. more...

  • Substantial Knowledgeby C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 14.95

    In this groundbreaking work, C. D. C. Reeve uses a fundamental problem?the Primacy Dilemma?to explore Aristotle?s metaphysics, epistemology, dialectic, philosophy of mind, and theology in a new way. more...

  • Complete Works of Josephus, Flaviusby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 9.99

    Complete interlinked edition. Includes contemporary maps, timelines, family trees, coinage, and units of measure, as well as modern view of history and analysis of Josephus works. Josephus fought the Romans in the First Jewish-Roman War as a Jewish military leader in Galilee. After the the Romans invaded, killing thousands, Josephus and one of his... more...

  • Anthology of Classical Mythby Stephen M. Trzaskoma; R. Scott Smith; Stephen Brunet; Thomas G. Palaima

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 18.95

    This volume is designed as a companion to the standard undergraduate mythology textbooks or, when assigned alongside the central Greek and Roman works, as a source-based alternative to those textbooks. In addition to the complete texts of the Homeric Hymns and Hesiod's Theogony , this collection provides generous selections from over 50 texts... more...

  • The Assassination Of Julius Caesarby Michael Parenti

    The New Press 2004; US$ 17.99

    Most historians, both ancient and modern, have viewed the Late Republic of Rome through the eyes of its rich nobility. In The Assassination of Julius Caesar , Michael Parenti presents us with a story of popular resistance against entrenched power and wealth. As he carefully weighs the evidence concerning the murder of Caesar, Parenti sketches in... more...

  • Quantifying the Roman Economyby Alan Bowman; Andrew Wilson

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 43.99

    The first volume in a new series, Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy: a collection of essays, edited by the series editors, focusing on the economic performance of the Roman empire, and suggesting how we can derive a quantified account of economic growth and contraction in the period of the empire's greatest extent and prosperity. more...

  • Bing: From Farmer's Son to Magistrate in Han Chinaby Michael Loewe

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 11.75

    Much is known of life during the Han Empire, but the historical evidence remains fragmentary, and nowhere do we find a continuous account of the life of any one individual. In this engaging volume, Michael Loewe mines the written and material records to depict the imagined life of an ordinary person, Bing Wu, from the hardships of his earliest years... more...