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  • In portum navigareby Christina Wawrzinek

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Häfen sind Orte von besonderer Faszination. Sie sind Tore zur Welt, aber auch Umschlagplätze für große Mengen von Waren. Ihre verbindende Funktion zwischen Wasser und Land spielte bereits in der Antike eine große Rolle, auch an den Flüssen im Römischen Reich. Umso erstaunlicher ist das lange Zeit eher geringe Forschungsinteresse an römischen Binnenhäfen.... more...

  • Riding for the Powerfulby Oliver Berck

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 20.64

    Towards the end of the fourth century they emerge in the entourage of Roman officers, civil servants, and private persons??buccellarii. Historians consider these personal guardsmen to be one of the factors contributing to the disintegration of the Western Roman Empire. Oliver Berck examines this view, concluding that it was not the concentration of... more...

  • Lepidusby Richard D. Weigel

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 145.00

    Marcus Aemilius Lepidus was a significant force in Roman political, religious and military affairs during the late Republic. However, in most accounts he is dismissed quickly, made sport of, or bitterly attacked. Through a careful examination of Lepidus's career, Richard Weigel has shown why many of the sources are hostile and how these have created... 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

    The crisis of the third century saw Rome not only embroiled in contests of succeeding short-lived Emperors, but assailed by an increasing variety of hostile peoples from outside its frontiers. Owing to the complex racial interplay of this period, the sources for its history have to be compiled from a wide variety of sources. The least adequate are... more...

  • Roman Empire from Severus to Constantineby Patricia Southern

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    The third century AD in the Roman Empire began and ended with Emperors who are recognised today as being strong and dynamic - Septimius Severus, Diocletian and Constantine. Yet the intervening years have traditionally been seen as a period of crisis. The 260s saw the nadir of Imperial fortunes, with every frontier threatened or overrun, the senior... more...

  • Emperor Constantineby Hans A. Pohlsander

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 30.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Neroby Jurgen Malitz

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005; US$ 28.95

    In this rigorously researched biography Jürgen Malitz invites readers to reconsider the reputation of the Roman Emperor Nero. Focuses on the growing tension between Nero’s artistic tendencies and his role as emperor. Steers readers through the diverse interpretations of Nero that have arisen through the ages. Allows readers to... more...

  • Tiberius Caesarby David Shotter

    Taylor and Francis 1992; US$ 22.95

    Shotter provides an up-to-date study of the character and the life of Tiberius Caesar, heir of Augustus and Emperor of Rome from AD 14 to AD 37. The character and reign of Tiberius has long been an enigma; he was a man of evident capability, yet his life ended in frustration and disillusionment for both himself and his subjects. This book examines... more...

  • Augustusby Anthony Everitt

    Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 18.00

    He found Rome made of clay and left it made of marble. As Rome?s first emperor, Augustus transformed the unruly Republic into the greatest empire the world had ever seen. His consolidation and expansion of Roman power two thousand years ago laid the foundations, for all of Western history to follow. Yet, despite Augustus?s accomplishments, very few... more...

  • The Fall of the Roman Republicby David Shotter

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 30.95

    Revised and updated to include the latest research in the field, this second edition of a popular history text examines how the Roman republic was destabilized by the unplanned growth of the Roman Empire. Central discussion points include: the government of the republic how certain individuals took advantage of the expansion of the empire ... more...