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  • The Roman Empire Dividedby John Moorhead

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.99

    The Roman Empire Divided looks at what happened after the power of the once mighty Roman Empire was swept away. Smaller states founded by Slavs, Arabs, Germanic peoples and others moved in to fill the void and laid the foundations for the later histories of western Europe, the Balkans, the Middle East and north Africa. John Moorhead looks at how... more...

  • The Severansby Michael Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The Severans analyses the colourful decline of the Roman Empire during the reign of the Severans, the first non-Roman dynasty. With its beautifully selected plate section, maps and bibliography, this will appeal to student and general reader. more...

  • Domitianby Pat Southern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    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 through to the dark years and the psychology of suspicion. more...

  • Taken at the Floodby Robin Waterfield

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 18.99

    "Is there anyone on earth who is so narrow-minded or uninquisitive that he could fail to want to know how and thanks to what kind of political system almost the entire known world was conquered and brought under a single empire in less than fifty-three years?" --Polybius, Histories The 53-year period Polybius had in mind stretched from the... 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...

  • Lepidusby Richard D. Weigel

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 145.00

    Based on careful examination of Lepidus' life and career, Weigel offers a reassessment of both his competence and character and shows how various hostile and dismissive sources created an inaccurate impression of Lepidus' role in history. more...

  • The Roman Eastern Frontier and the Persian Wars AD 226-363by Michael H. Dodgeon; Samuel N. C. Lieu

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    Collects and translates such diverse sources as Zosimus, John Malalas, Al-Tabari and Moses of Chorene, to give us a picture of this complex, fraught period of Roman history. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Goodman presents a lucid and balanced picture of the Roman world examining the Roman empire from a variety of perspectives; cultural, political, civic, social and religious. more...

  • The Romansby Antony Kamm; Abigail Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 32.95

    A concise but wide-ranging introduction to the civilization of ancient Rome. Covers 1200 years of history; religion and social life; literature, art, architecture and technology; extracts from key contemporary authors, and includes maps. more...

  • The Roman Empire from Severus to Constantineby Patricia Southern

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    It might have been thought that the Roman Empire should have collapsed in the 260s - yet it did not. Pat Southern shows how this was possible by providing a chronological history from the end of the second century to the beginning of the fourth. more...