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- OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59
The companion volume to Plutarch's Greek Lives published in Oxford World's Classics in 1998, Roman Lives is a newly translated selection from Plutarch's rich, elegant and learned Lives, valued throughout the ages for their historical value and their charm. The lives included are those of Marcus Cato, Aemilius Paullus, The Gracchi, Marius, Sulla, Pompey,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83
A challenging reinterpretation of the political culture of the last century of the Roman Republic. Wiseman argues that the People had their own egalitarian ethos, usually in conflict with the self-styled `best' (optimates), who, with their belief in justified murder, were responsible for the republic's breakdown in civil war. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 61.95 US$ 53.69
This Companion provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of Roman Republican history as it is currently practiced. Highlights recent developments, including archaeological discoveries, fresh approaches to textual sources, and the opening up of new areas of historical study Retains the drama of the Republic’s rise and fall Emphasizes... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95
Elagabalus was one of the most notorious of Rome's 'bad emperors': a sexually-depraved and eccentric hedonist who in his short and riotous reign made unprecedented changes to Roman state religion and defied all taboos.An oriental boy-priest from Syria - aged just fourteen when he was elevated to power in 218 CE - he placed the sun god El-Gabal at the... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59
Books 31 to 40 of Livy's history chart Rome's emergence as an imperial nation and the Romans tempestuous involvement with Greece, Macedonia and the near East in the opening decades of the second century BC; they are our most important source for Graeco-Roman relations in that century. Livy's dramatic narrative includes the Roman campaigns in Spain... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 55.00 US$ 44.00
In the 40s BCE, during his forced retirement from politics under Caesar's dictatorship, Cicero turned to philosophy, producing a massive and important body of work. As he was acutely aware, this was an unusual undertaking for a Roman statesman because Romans were often hostile to philosophy, perceiving it as foreign and incompatible with fulfilling... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 228.95 US$ 198.42
A Companion to Marcus Aurelius presents the first comprehensive collection of essays to explore all essential facets relating to contemporary Marcus Aurelius studies. • First collection of its kind to commission new state-of-the-art scholarship on Marcus Aurelius • Features readings that cover all aspects of Marcus Aurelius,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 141.48
This collection of essays analyzes the construction of the ?fall? of Rome from a range of perspectives native to different disciplines. Subjects addressed include comparable discourses dating from the earlier history of Rome, the perception of this historical moment by writers living at the time it occurred, and its reception in Byzantium... more...