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  • In portum navigareby Christina Wawrzinek

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.10

    Häfen sind Orte von besonderer Faszination. Mit diesem Band zur römischen Binnenschifffahrt liegt nun erstmalig eine Sammlung und kritische Auswertung bisheriger Einzelergebnisse vor. Ein umfangreicher Katalog, Kartierungen und Quellensammlungen geben einen Überblick über die konkreten Belege und bilden somit eine Grundlage für weitere... more...

  • Julian's Godsby Rowland B. E. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Julian's brief reign (360-363 AD) had a profound impact on his contemporaries, as he worked fervently for a pagan restoration in the Roman Empire, which was rapidly becoming Christian. Julian's Gods focuses on the cultural mentality of `the last pagan Emperor' by examining a wide variety of his own writings. The surviving speeches and treatises,... more...

  • Augustusby Patricia Southern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The first Emperor of Rome holds a perennial fascination for anyone with an interest in the Romans and their Empire. Augustus was a truly remarkable man who brought peace after many years of civil wars and laid the foundations of an Empire that lasted for nearly five centuries. Even today the Roman world still underpins modern society. This revised... more...

  • Hannibalby G. P. Baker

    Cooper Square Press 1999; US$ 9.99

    Hannibal forged a career of daring exploits and stunning victories that came perilously close to annihilating Rome. more...

  • Sulla the Fortunateby G. P. Baker

    Cooper Square Press 2001; US$ 9.99

    This biography provides a redemptive view of the bloody career of Roman general and consul Lucius Cornelius Sulla, a fearless commander and ruthless politician wholly devoid of inhibitions, and the direct forerunner of Julius Caesar, who based his own grab for power on Sulla's methods. more...

  • Aspects of Roman History 31 BC-AD 117by Richard Alston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This new edition of Aspects of Roman History 31 BC- AD 117 provides an easily accessible guide to the history of the early Roman Empire. Taking the reader through the major political events of the crucial first 150 years of Roman imperial history, from the Empire?s foundation under Augustus to the height of its power under Trajan, the book examines... more...

  • The Roman Empire Dividedby John Moorhead

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    In 400 the mighty Roman Empire was almost as large as it had ever been; within three centuries, advances by Germanic peoples in western Europe, Slavs in eastern Europe and Arabs around the eastern and southern shores of the Mediterranean had brought about the loss of most of its territory. Ranging from Britain to Mesopotamia, this book explores the... more...

  • The Severansby Michael Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The Severans analyses the colourful decline of the Roman Empire during the reign of the Severans, the first non-Italian dynasty. In his learned and exciting style, Michael Grant describes the foreign wars waged against the Alemanni and the Persians, and the remarkable personalities of the imperial family. Thus the reader encounters Julia Domna's... more...

  • Domitianby Pat Southern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This is the first ever study to assess Emperor Domitian from a psychological point of view and covers his entire career from the early years and the civil war AD through the imperial rule to the dark years and the psychology of suspicion. Pat Southern strips away hyperbole and sensationalism from the literary record, revealing an individual who caused... more...

  • Augustusby Barbara Levick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Throughout a long and spectacularly successful political life, the Emperor Augustus (63BC-AD14) was a master of spin.  Barbara Levick exposes the techniques which he used to disguise the ruthlessness of his rise to power and to enhance his successes once power was achieved. There was, she argues, less difference than might appear between the ambitious... more...