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  • The Road to Ubarby Nicholas Clapp

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; US$ 14.99

    No one thought that Ubar, the most fabled city of ancient Arabia, would ever be found-if it even existed. Buried in the desert without a trace, it had become known as "the Altantis of the Sands." Many had searched for Ubar, including Lawrence of Arabia. Then in the 1980s, Nicholas Clapp, a documentary filmmaker and amateur archaeologist, stumbled... more...

  • Cities of the Classical Worldby Colin McEvedy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available

    From Alexandria to York, this unique illustrated guide allows us to see the great centres of classical civilization afresh. The key feature of Cities of the Classical World is 120 specially drawn maps tracing each city's thoroughfares and defences, monuments and places of worship. Every map is to the same scale, allowing readers for the first... more...

  • Michaelis Pselli Chronographiaby Diether Roderich Reinsch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    The new critical edition of Michael Psellos? Chronographia takes into account the entire scholarly work on this text since 1874 in a critical apparatus and a separate text-critical commentary. Compared to previous editions, it provides an improved text, suggesting many new readings. Comprehensive indices facilitate the search within the Greek text.... more...

  • Das kaiserzeitliche Gymnasionby Peter Scholz; Dirk Wiegandt

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume offers an extensive description of the Hellenistic gymnasion during the Roman Imperial Age. Literary evidence demonstrating the ?Roman? attitude towards it is considered as well as archeological findings that show how existing buildings were altered. Articles focus on topics such as the role of the urban youth within the gymnasion, the... more...

  • On the Spartacus Road: A Spectacular Journey through Ancient Italyby Peter Stothard

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available

    In this inspiring and original book, former editor of The Times, Sir Peter Stothard, re-traces the journey taken by Spartacus and his army of rebels. more...

  • Roman Spain (Routledge Revivals)by Leonard A. Curchin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    The rugged, parched landscape and fierce inhabitants of the Iberian Peninsula resisted Rome?s best generals for two centuries. Roman Spain tells the story of this conquest, making use of the latest archaeological evidence to explore the social, religious, political and economic implications of the transition from a tribal community accustomed to... more...

  • Crisis of Empireby Phil Booth

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    This book focuses on the attempts of three ascetics?John Moschus, Sophronius of Jerusalem, and Maximus Confessor?to determine the Church?s power and place during a period of profound crisis, as the eastern Roman empire suffered serious reversals in the face of Persian and then Islamic expansion. By asserting visions which reconciled long-standing intellectual... more...

  • Der Tod und die Mädchenby Christian Russenberger

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Why was the bloody struggle between the Amazons and Greeks among the most popular subjects for depiction on Roman sarcophagi? This study uses the extensive corpus of Amazon sarcophageal imagery as a source for examining key aspects of the history of bodies and the history of representations of violence. It provides insight into the radical transformation... more...

  • Die Kaiserviten. Berühmte Männer / De vita Caesarum. De viris illustribusby Sueton; Hans Martinet

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In De vita Caesarum (The Twelve Caesars), Suetonius portrays the lives of twelve Roman emperors from Caesar to Domitian. He presents the light and dark sides of their personalities, thus offering a portrait of the mores of the late Roman Republic and early Holy Roman Empire. De viris illustribus (Famous Men) is devoted to the lives of famous orators,... more...