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- Aarhus University Press 2003; US$ 14.10
For oldtidens middelhavskulturer var Sortehavet tærsklen til en spændende, men også skræmmende verden med andre folk, sprog og skikke. Hinsides nomadefolkene ved Sortehavets nordkyst forestillede man sig, at der levede amazoner, menneskeædere, enøjede fabelvæsener og varulve. I denne bog præsenterer fem antikforskere en række eksempler på grækeres... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2007; US$ 3.99
Two of Sallusts 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...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
A remarkable study of how the democratic institutions worked in the Greek city-states is presented. A detailed analysis of the institutions of judiciary, executive and government, under different rulers is offered. An irreplaceable and invaluable source of knowledge about the earliest democratic institutions. more...
- Penguin Group Australia 2012; Not Available
Epicureanism has been diluted into a byword for gourmet dining, but does the original ancient Greek 'philosophy of the Garden' contain insight that could save the world? Luke Slattery argues that reading Epicurus could help us rethink our materialist ways and challenge the inevitability of man-made climate change. Rather than appealing to altruism,... more...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
In 70 AD, the Roman emperor Vespasian and his son Titus plundered the great Temple of Jerusalem, claiming for themselves a priceless hoard. The golden candelabrum, silver trumpets, the bejeweled Table of the Divine Presence?the central icons of the Jewish faith?were cast adrift in Mediterranean lands and exposed to centuries of turbulent history and... more...
- Verso Books 2013; US$ 24.95
The rise of the modern absolutist monarchies in Europe constitutes in many ways the birth of the modern historical epoch. Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism , the companion volume to Perry Anderson?s Lineages of the Absolutist State , is a sustained exercise in historical sociology to root the development of absolutism in the diverse routes taken... more...