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  • Experiencing Romeby Janet Huskinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Unique in their broad-based coverage the twelve essays in this book provide a fresh look at some central aspects of Roman culture and society. more...

  • Das kaiserzeitliche Gymnasionby Peter Scholz; Dirk Wiegandt

    De Gruyter 2014; 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...

  • The Roman Empire at Bay, AD 180?395by David S. Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The Roman Empire at Bay  is the only one volume history of the critical years 180-395 AD, which saw the transformation of the Roman Empire from a unitary state centred on Rome, into a new polity with two capitals and a new religion?Christianity. Updated for a new generation of students, this book remains a crucial tool in the study of this period.... more...

  • Anglo-Saxon Readerby Sweet

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • City of the Sharp-Nosed Fishby Peter Parsons

    Orion Publishing Group 2012; US$ 8.99

    In 1897 two Oxford archaeologists began digging a mound south of Cairo. Ten years later, they had uncovered 500,000 fragments of papyri. Shipped back to Oxford, the meticulous and scholarly work of deciphering these fragments began. It is still going on today. As well as Christian writings from totally unknown gospels and Greek poems not seen by human... more...

  • Classical World: All That Mattersby Alastair Blanchard

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 6.99

    Modern Western European culture would have been impossible without the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome. The disciplines of philosophy, drama, history, art, and mathematics all owe an immense debt to these two Mediterranean cultures. At the same time, there are aspects of this legacy that are less worthy of celebration. Slavery went hand in... more...

  • Working IX to Vby Vicki León

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99

    Vicki Leon, the popular author of the Uppity Women series (more than 335,000 in print), has turned her impressive writing and research skills to the entertaining and unusual array of the peculiar jobs, prized careers and passionate pursuits of ancient Greece and Rome. From Architect to Vicarius (a deputy or stand-in)-and everything in between-... more...

  • Alesia 52 BCby Nic Fields; Peter Dennis

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 15.95

    Caesar's Legions laid siege to Vercingetorix's Gallic army in one of the most tactically amazing battles of all time. Outnumbered 6:1, the Romans built siege lines facing inward and outward and prevented the Gauls from breaking the siege. The campaign leading to the battle revealed ingenuity on both sides, though in the end Caesar established his fame... more...

  • Nonsense and Meaning in Ancient Greek Comedyby Stephen E. Kidd

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    Employs the concept of 'nonsense' to explore those parts of Greek comedy perceived as 'just silly' and so 'not meaningful'. more...

  • From Solon to Socratesby V. Ehrenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    First published in 1973. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...