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  • The Romans in the Age of Augustusby Andrew Lintott

    Wiley 2009; US$ 101.95

    Incorporating the most recent scholarship, this book offers a fascinating history of Rome and the Roman peoples during the rule of the first Roman emperor, Augustus. Written in an easily accessible style, making it the ideal introduction to Augustan Rome for those with little previous knowledge Offers compelling insight into the workings of Roman... more...

  • From the Tetrarchs to the Theodosiansby Scott McGill; Cristiana Sogno; Edward Watts

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 86.00

    Integrated collection of essays examining the politics, social networks, law, history and historiography, and literature of the later Roman world. more...

  • Reconstructing the Roman Republicby Karl-J. Hölkeskamp; Henry Heitmann-Gordon

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 45.00

    In recent decades, scholars have argued that the Roman Republic's political culture was essentially democratic in nature, stressing the central role of the 'sovereign' people and their assemblies. Karl-J. Hölkeskamp challenges this view in Reconstructing the Roman Republic , warning that this scholarly trend threatens to become the new orthodoxy,... more...

  • Caesars' Wivesby Annelise Freisenbruch

    Atria Books 2010; US$ 16.00

    In scandals and power struggles obscured by time and legend, the wives, mistresses, mothers, sisters, and daughters of the Caesars have been popularly characterized as heartless murderers, shameless adulteresses, and conniving politicians in the high dramas of the Roman court. Yet little has been known about who they really were and their true roles... more...

  • From the Gracchi to Neroby H.H. Scullard

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 26.95

    From the Gracchi to Nero is an outstanding history of the Roman world from 133 BC to 68 AD. Fifty years since publication it is widely hailed as the classic survey of the period, going through many revised and updated editions until H.H. Scullard?s death. more...

  • Romans, Barbarians, and the Transformation of the Roman Worldby Ralph W. Mathisen; Danuta Shanzer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 144.95

    One of the most significant transformations of the Roman world between the fourth and seventh centuries C.E. was the integration of barbarian peoples into the social, cultural, religious, and political milieu of the Mediterranean world. Nowhere in the Roman world could the impact of the barbarians be escaped. The sixth biennial Shifting Frontiers in... more...

  • Lives of the Caesarsby Suetonius; Catharine Edwards

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 8.99

    The Lives of the Caesars include the biographies of Julius Caesar and the eleven subsequent emperors: Augustus, Tiberius, Gaius Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitelius, Vespasian, Titus, Domitian. Suetonius composed his material from a variety of sources, without much concern for their reliability. His biographies consist the ancestry and career... more...

  • Roman Livesby Plutarch; Robin Waterfield; Philip A. Stadter

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 8.99

    Marcus Cato Sulla Aemilius Paullus, PompeyThe Gracchi MariusJulius Caesar Anthony'I treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirror...The experience is like nothing so much as spending time in their company and living with them: I receive and welcome each of them in turn as my guest.'In the eight lives of this collection Plutarch introduces... more...

  • Hannibal's Warby Livy; J.C. Yardley; Dexter Hoyos

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 8.99

    You know how to win a battle, Hannibal; you do not know how to use the victory!'Livy's great history of Rome contains, in Books 21 to 30, the definitive ancient account of Hannibal's invasion of Italy in 218 BC, and the war he fought with the Romans over the following sixteen years. Livy describes the bloody siege of the Spanish city of... more...

  • A Companion to the Roman Republicby Nathan Rosenstein; Robert Morstein-Marx

    Wiley 2011; US$ 57.95

    This Companion provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of Roman Republican history as it is currently practiced. Highlights recent developments, including archaeological discoveries, fresh approaches to textual sources, and the opening up of new areas of historical study Retains the drama of the Republic’s rise and fall Emphasizes... more...