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  • Alexander the Greatby Arrian; Martin Hammond; John Atkinson

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    Arrian's account of Alexander's life and campaigns, published as the Anabasis and its companion piece the Indica, is our prime source for the history of Alexander, told with great narrative skill. This edition features a new translation of both texts, introduction, notes, guide to military systems and terminology, maps and a full index. more...

  • Roman Powerby William V. Harris

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This book explains the growth, durability and eventual shrinkage of Roman imperial power alongside the Roman state's internal power structures. more...

  • Early Medieval Settlementsby Helena Hamerow

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    The excavation of settlements has transformed our understanding of life in north-west Europe during the early Middle Ages, a period for which written sources are scarce. This is the first overview and synthesis of the extensive and rapidly growing body of archaeological evidence for early medieval buildings, settlements, farming, craft production,... more...

  • Who's Who in the Roman Worldby John Hazel

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 23.95

    Who's Who in the Roman World is a wide-ranging biographical survey of one of the greatest civilizations in history. Covering a period from the 5th century BC to AD 364, this is an authoritative and hugely enjoyable guide to an era which continues to fascinate today. The figures included come from all walks of Roman life and include some of history's... more...

  • The History of Rome (Books XXXVII-CXL)by Titus Livius Livy

    Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 3.49

    Titus Livius (59 BCE – 17 CE), known as Livy, was a Roman teacher, writer and historian, and friend of the Emperor Augustus. Livy was a teenager during the time of civil wars throughout the Roman world, was educated in philosophy and rhetoric, and moved to Rome sometime in the 30s BC. After working as a teacher of rhetoric, he decided to forego... more...

  • Medieval Pharmacotherapy - Continuity and Changeby Helena Paavilainen

    BRILL 2009; US$ 293.00

    The development of medical drug therapy in medieval times is an interplay between tradition and innovation. This book tracks the changes in drug recommendations from the Arabic texts of Ibn SAnA to Latin medical scholasticism, demonstrating their essential rationality. more...

  • Alexandria and Her Schoolsby Charles Kingsley

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    Alexandria and Her Schools by Kingsley is a collection of lectures that dwell on the history of Alexandria. The lectures present one man's foresight and vision to make Alexandria the seat of three different cultures and to make it into one unique place. Stimulating! more...

  • Imperial Purpleby Edgar Saltus

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    Expounding on the Roman Empire, Saltus has presented a brilliant story in these pages. Besides the glory and splendour of the emperors, he also delves into their characters, their cruelties, and the ups and downs of their eras. more...

  • Historiesby P. Cornelius Tacitus

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    The last fateful days of the Roman Empire are captured by Tacitus in these pages. He has rendered life to the days of Civil War and strife; four emperors ruled Rome within one year and one of the greatest empires of the world saw its descent. Considered one of the greatest historians of the world, Tacitus has elucidated everything in complete detail. more...

  • The Annalsby P. Cornelius Tacitus

    ReadHowYouWant 2007; US$ 4.99

    “The Annals”, final work by Tacitus, is a chronicle covering the period after the death of Caesar Augustus i.e. 14-68. Although some portions of this historical marvel were lost, but still the remaining work is undisputedly the most comprehensive account of great Roman Empire covering all the aspects like politics, culture, literature, social... more...