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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...

  • 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...

  • Vikingsby Neil Oliver

    Orion Publishing Group 2012; Not Available

    The Vikings famously took no prisoners, relished cruel retribution, and prided themselves on their blood-thirsty skills as warriors. But their prowess in battle is only a small part of their story, which stretches from their Scandinavian origins to America in the west and as far as Baghdad in the east. As the Vikings did not write their history,... 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 2014; 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...

  • Plutarchus, ; Lindskog, Claes; Ziegler, Konrat; Gärtner, Hans: Vitae parallelae. Volumen III/Fasc. 2by Konrat Ziegler

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    In den Faszikeln der Vitaebände des Plutarch sind Biographien enthalten, die von Philologen und Althistorikern immer wieder konsultiert werden. Im zweiten Faszikel des dritten Bandes sind enthalten: Lycurgus et Numa - Lysander et Sulla - Agesilaus et Pompeius - Galba et Ortho more...

  • The Roman Paratextby Laura Jansen

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    The first synoptic study of the interplay of frame, texts and readers in classical studies. 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...