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  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Edited and Abridged)by Edward Gibbon; Hans-Friedrich Mueller

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00

    Edited, abridged, and with a critical Foreword by Hans-Friedrich Mueller Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin Illustrations by Giovanni Battista Piranesi Edward Gibbon?s masterpiece, which narrates the history of the Roman Empire from the second century A.D. to its collapse in the west in the fifth century and in the east in the fifteenth century,... more...

  • Galerius and the Will of Diocletianby William Lewis Leadbetter

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Drawing from a variety of sources - literary, visual, archaeological; papyri, inscriptions and coins ? the author studies the nature of Diocletian?s imperial strategy, his wars, his religious views and his abdication. The author also examines Galerius? endeavour to take control of Diocletian?s empire, his failures and successes, against the backdrop... more...

  • Umbria - Perugia, Orvieto, Spoleto & Assisiby Emma Jones

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99

    Umbria, "the green heart of Italy," may not completely match Tuscany's geological variation, but it comes close. This small, hilly and fairly untouched region occupying Italy's core (Narni is the country's geographical center) is crammed full of walking, rafting, caving, hang-gliding and climbing opportunities, not to mention... more...

  • Crises and the Roman Empireby O. Hekster; G. de Kleijn; D. Slootjes

    BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00

    This volume presents the proceedings of the seventh workshop of the international thematic network Impact of Empire, which concentrates on the history of the Roman Empire. It focuses on the impact that crises had on the development and functioning of the Roman Empire from the Republic to Late Imperial times. more...

  • Sulla, the Elites and the Empireby Federico Santangelo

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    This book is a study of Sulla?s policies in Italy and in the Greek East. Its main aim is to show how Sulla revived Rome?s alliances with the local elites at a critical moment for the survival of her Mediterranean hegemony. The discussion calls into play a wide range of political, economic and religious issues, and the argument is developed from three... more...

  • Roman Republicsby Harriet I. Flower

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43

    From the Renaissance to today, the idea that the Roman Republic lasted more than 450 years--persisting unbroken from the late sixth century to the mid-first century BC--has profoundly shaped how Roman history is understood, how the ultimate failure of Roman republicanism is explained, and how republicanism itself is defined. In Roman Republics ,... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 88.00

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

  • Aspects of Roman History 82BC?AD14by Mark Everson Davies; Hilary Swain

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95

    Aspects of Roman History 82BC?AD14 examines the political and military history of Rome and its empire in the Ciceronian and Augustan ages. It is an indispensable introduction to this central period of Roman History for all students of Roman history, from pre-university to undergraduate level. This is the first book since H.H. Scullard?s From... more...

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

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 52.50 US$ 47.77

    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$ 17.00

    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...