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  • Lucan's Egyptian Civil Warby Jonathan Tracy

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Explores how a cultural clash between traditional Pharaonic and latter-day Ptolemaic Egypt is used to mirror the Roman civil war. more...

  • Libaniusby Lieve van Hoof

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 96.00

    The first comprehensive volume on Libanius, this book provides an essential, innovative introduction to one of Late Antiquity's key authors. 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...

  • Agesilausby Xenophon

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    Agesilaus is considered as one of the outstanding works by Xenophon. The author discusses the adventures of his Spartan friend and King Agesilaus. The book describes the victory of the king over the Athenians and Thebans. Informative! more...

  • Opuscula de rebus mirabilibus et de longaevisby Phlegon ; Antonio Stramaglia

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 84.00

    Only two works of Phlegon of Tralles (2nd century AD) have survived: On marvellous things and On long-lived people. The former is the main extant paradoxographic collection from classical antiquity, most famous for its memorable ghost stories (one of which inspired Goethe); the latter contains lists of long-lived individuals from both archival and... more...

  • Die Epidemien und das Corpus Hippocraticumby Karl Deichgräber

    De Gruyter 1971; US$ 168.00

    Die Epidemien und das Corpus Hippocraticum more...

  • Conspiracy of Catiline and the Jugurthine Warby Sallust

    ReadHowYouWant 2007; US$ 3.99

    Two of Sallust’s most famous works, “The Conspiracy of Catiline and Jugurthine War”, are presented here. The first takes us to the year 63 B.C. as it discusses the corruption of Catiline. The second is a brief yet fascinating monograph describing the war in Numida between more...