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Ancient

  • Meet Me in Atlantisby Mark Adams

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95

    The New York Times bestselling author of Turn Right at Machu Picchu sets out to uncover the truth behind the legendary lost city of Atlantis. A few years ago, Mark Adams made a strange discovery: Everything we know about the lost city of Atlantis comes from the work of one man, the Greek philosopher Plato. Then he made a second, stranger discovery:... more...

  • Senecaby Emily Wilson

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 42.50

    This book traces the eventful life of Seneca, the Roman philosopher, dramatist, essayist and rhetorician of the first century CE, who came from Spain to Rome, spent his youth in Egypt, was exiled to Corsica under Claudius but recalled after eight years, and rose to dizzying heights of wealth, power and social influence under Nero, before falling from... more...

  • Courtesans & Fishcakesby James Davidson

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99

    The lifestyle of the classical Greeks often seems disappointingly modest when compared to those of other legendary civilizations. Where are the marble floors, the pillared halls, the gilden rooms? Even the Athenians, the richest and most poweful of the Greeks, were said by one contemporary to dress no better than slaves.   Athenians, however, were... more...

  • The Death of Caesarby Barry Strauss

    Simon & Schuster 2015; Not Available

    The exciting, dramatic story of one of history?s most famous events?the death of Julius Caesar?now placed in full context of Rome?s civil wars by eminent historian Barry Strauss. Thanks to William Shakespeare, the death of Julius Caesar is the most famous assassination in history. But what actually happened on March 15, 44 BC is even more gripping... more...

  • The Death of Caesarby Barry Strauss

    Simon & Schuster 2015; Not Available

    The exciting, dramatic story of one of history?s most famous events?the death of Julius Caesar?now placed in full context of Rome?s civil wars by eminent historian Barry Strauss. Thanks to William Shakespeare, the death of Julius Caesar is the most famous assassination in history. But what actually happened on March 15, 44 BC is even more gripping... more...

  • The Death of Caesarby Barry Strauss

    Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 27.00

    The exciting, dramatic story of one of history?s most famous events?the death of Julius Caesar?now placed in full context of Rome?s civil wars by eminent historian Barry Strauss. Thanks to William Shakespeare, the death of Julius Caesar is the most famous assassination in history. But what actually happened on March 15, 44 BC is even more gripping... more...

  • Prehistoric Mobility and Diet in the West Eurasian Steppes 3500 to 300 BCby Claudia Gerling

    De Gruyter Open 2015; US$ 140.00

    The West Eurasian steppes in the Eneolithic, the Early Bronze and the Iron Age were largely inhabited by communities believed to show an elevated level of spatial mobility that is often linked to their subsistence economy. Questions concerning the mobility and migration as well as the diet and economy of these communities were approached by applying... more...

  • Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedyby Fabian Meinel

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 79.00

    The first detailed analysis of the important role pollution and its counterparts - purity and purification - play in Greek tragedy. more...

  • Magistracy and the Historiography of the Roman Republicby Ayelet Haimson Lushkov

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 79.00

    An innovative, literary approach to historical accounts of politics, this book reveals the wide-ranging significance of Roman republican magistracy. more...

  • Das Recht der 'Soldatenkaiser' / Law in the third centuryby Ulrike Babusiaux; Anne Kolb

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00

    The essays in this volume examine continuities and ruptures in the legal system of the ?soldier-emperor.? What were the interactions between crisis and the law? Does political instability explain changes in the development of the law? Is there evidence of specifically regional legal pathways? Are there unique features in private law? Drawing upon legal... more...