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  • Ciceroby Wilfried Stroh

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 7.40

    «[?] In der Dauer seines Glücks wurde er bisweilen von Schlägen getroffen, vom Exil, vom Untergang der Partei, für die er gestanden hatte, vom Tod seiner Tochter, von seinem eigenen schrecklichen und bitteren Ende. Nichts von diesen Widerwärtigkeiten ertrug er so, wie es sich für einen Mann gehört hätte ? bis auf seinen Tod. [?] Wenn man aber Tugenden... more...

  • Diocletian and the Roman Recoveryby Stephen Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 45.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Römische Geschichte in europäischer Perspektiveby Eva Wittneben

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Der Band zeigt neue Zugänge für den Unterricht zur römischen Geschichte in der Unterstufe auf, die gemeinsame europäische Wurzeln, aber auch Unterschiede der römischen Welt zum heutigen Europa thematisieren. Ausgehend von archäologischen Funden aus dem römischen Heidenheim werden die technisch-zivilisatorischen Leistungen der Römer und die Prägung... more...

  • Sacred Foundersby Diliana N. Angelova

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 75.00

    Diliana Angelova argues that from the time of Augustus through early Byzantium, a discourse of "sacred founders"?articulated in artwork, literature, imperial honors, and the built environment?helped legitimize the authority of the emperor and his family. The discourse coalesced around the central idea, bound to a myth of origins, that imperial men... more...

  • Roman Historyby Titus Livius; John Henry Freese; Alfred John Church

    The Floating Press 1904; US$ 3.99

    Titus Livius, often known as Livy in English, was a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome, Ab Urbe Condita, from its founding (traditionally dated to 753 BC) through the reign of Augustus in Livy's own time. Livy's writing style was poetic and archaic in contrast to Julius Caesar's and Cicero's styles. Also, he often... more...

  • Remembering the Roman Peopleby T. P. Wiseman

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 44.99

    In the Roman republic, only the People could pass laws, only the People could elect politicians to office, and the very word republica meant 'the People's business'. So why is it always assumed that the republic was an oligarchy? The main reason is that most of what we know about it we know from Cicero, a great man and a great writer, but... more...

  • Caligulaby Aloys Winterling

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    The infamous emperor Caligula ruled Rome from A.D. 37 to 41 as a tyrant who ultimately became a monster. An exceptionally smart and cruelly witty man, Caligula made his contemporaries worship him as a god. He drank pearls dissolved in vinegar and ate food covered in gold leaf. He forced men and women of high rank to have sex with him, turned part of... more...

  • Augustus und Rom: 2000 Jahre danachby Hans-Christian Günther

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 48.67

    Der vorliegende Band beinhaltet die revidierten Vorträge zu einem im September 2014 zur Zweitausendjahrfeier des Augustus veranstalteten Symposions. Es enthält einige wenige grundlegende und umfassende Beiträge herausragender Gelehrter zu den wichtigsten Grundfragen der augusteischen Epoche: Paolo Fedeli, H.-C. Günther, Hans-Peter Syndikus zur Dichtung,... more...

  • The Ancient World: Ideas in Profileby Jerry Toner

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 9.31

    Ideas in Profile: Small Introductions to Big Topics This introduction to the ancient world, part of the Ideas in Profile series, covers all its different cultures, from the million people crammed into Rome to the Jews and Syrians who refused to be Romanised. Jerry Toner shows what can be learnt from new approaches to ancient history, from... more...

  • The Twelve Caesarsby Suetonius; Alexander Thomson; T. Forester

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95

    De vita Caesarum, known as The Twelve Caesars , is a set of twelve biographies, each about one of the Roman emperors, including one on Julius Caesar. It was written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly referred to as Suetonius, in 121. Considered highly significant in antiquity, The Twelve Caesars has remained a major source of Roman history. more...