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  • Über das Leben des Kaisers Konstantinby Friedhelm Winkelmann

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 163.25

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  • Roman Conquests: North Africaby Nic Fields

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 23.95

    The third in the Roman Conquests series briefly covers Rome's first forays into the dark continent during the First and Second Punic Wars, then covers in detail her vindictive final conquest and destruction of Carthage in the Third Punic War. The subsequent long wars against the slippery Numidian prince, Jugurtha, which tested the Roman military... more...

  • The Frontiers of Imperial Romeby David Breeze

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 23.95

    At its height, the Roman Empire was the greatest empire yet seen with borders stretching from the rain-swept highlands of Scotland in the north to the sun-scorched Nubian desert in the south. But how were the vast and varied stretches of frontier defined and defended? Many of Rome's frontier defences have been the subject of detailed and ongoing... more...

  • The Roman World 44 BC?AD 180by Martin Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Roman World 44 BC ? AD 180 deals with the transformation of the Mediterranean regions, northern Europe and the Near East by the military autocrats who ruled Rome during this period. The book traces the impact of imperial politics on life in the city of Rome itself and in the rest of the empire, arguing that, despite long periods of apparent... more...

  • C. Sallusti Crispi Historiaeby Antonio La Penna; Rodolfo Funari

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 152.37

    The Historiae, of which only fragments survive, was probably Sallust?s most comprehensive work of history. Embracing the eventful period between 78-67 BC, it describes a series of political crises which ultimately lead to the fall of the Roman Republic and the establishment of Augustus? principate. This volume fills a desideratum in... more...

  • The Fall of the Roman Empireby Peter Heather

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    A leading authority on the late Roman Empire, Peter Heather reveals how how Europe's barbarians, transformed by centuries of contact with Rome on every possible level, eventually pulled the empire apart. He shows first how the Huns overturned the existing strategic balance of power on Rome's European frontiers, to force the Goths and others to seek... more...

  • A History of the Roman Worldby H. H. Scullard

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 31.95

    With a new foreword by Tim Cornell ?Can anyone be so indifferent or idle as not to care to know by what means and under what kind of polity almost the whole inhabited world was conquered and bought under the dominion of a single city of Rome?? ? Polybius, Greek Historian The city of Rome created the foundations of an empire that would come... more...

  • The Rise of Romeby Anthony Everitt

    Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 16.99

    A gripping account of the ascent of Rome ? from small agrarian backwater to capital of the world's greatest empire. more...

  • State, Society and Popular Leaders in Mid-Republican Rome 241-167 Rachel Feig Vishnia

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    State, Society, and Popular Leaders profiles the incorporation of the lower classes into the governing system of ancient Rome. In 287, the Hortensian law made the decisions of the plebs binding on the whole people. This event is often referred to as the great plebeian victory, a landmark in Roman history. In this original study, Rachel Feig Vishnia... more...

  • The Ides of Marchby Naphtali Lewis

    Dundurn 1983; US$ 9.99

    In this fascinating collection of texts, Julius Caesar and his time come alive as ancient writers vividly portray his rise to power, the stunning assassination itself, and the after-effects that changed the Mediterranean world. more...