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  • The Roman Empireby Peter Garnsey; Richard Saller

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    During the Principate (roughly 27 BCE to 235 CE), when the empire reached its maximum extent, Roman society and culture were radically transformed. But how was the vast territory of the empire controlled? Did the demands of central government stimulate economic growth or endanger survival? What forces of cohesion operated to balance the social and... more...

  • The Romansby Antony Kamm; Abigail Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    The Romans: An Introduction, 3 rd edition engages students in the study of ancient Rome by exploring specific historical events and examining the evidence. This focus enables students not only to learn history and culture but also to understand how we recreate this picture of Roman life. The thematic threads of individuals and events (political,... more...

  • Julius Caesar and the Transformation of the Roman Republicby Tom Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Julius Caesar and the Transformation of the Roman Republic provides an accessible introduction to Caesar?s life and public career. It outlines the main phases of his career with reference to prominent social and political concepts of the time. This approach helps to explain his aims, ideals, and motives as rooted in tradition, and demonstrates that... more...

  • The Life of Roman Republicanismby Joy Connolly

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    In recent years, Roman political thought has attracted increased attention as intellectual historians and political theorists have explored the influence of the Roman republic on major thinkers from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. Held up as a ?third way? between liberalism and communitarianism, neo-Roman republicanism promises useful, persuasive... more...

  • Contested Monarchy: Integrating the Roman Empire in the Fourth Century ADby Johannes Wienand

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 98.99

    Contested Monarchy reappraises the wide-ranging and lasting transformation of the Roman monarchy between the Principate and Late Antiquity. The book takes as its focus the century from Diocletian to Theodosius I (284-395), a period during which the stability of monarchical rule depended heavily on the emperor's mobility, on collegial or dynastic... more...

  • ?Traducerile au de cuget sa îmblînzeasca obiceiurile ??. Rumänische Übersetzungsgeschichte ?by Larisa Schippel; Magda Jeanrenaud; Julia Richter

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 52.19

    Biographische InformationenÜbersetzungsgeschichte ist ein transnationales, über Sprachgrenzen hinaus zu betrachtendes Phänomen, obwohl sich das Übersetzen an sich zwischen zwei Sprachen abspielt und seit über einem Jahrhundert in nationalen Kategorien gedacht wird. Rumänische Übersetzungsgeschichte als Teil dieses transnationalen Systems translatorischen... more...

  • Wie war Ihr Tag, Caesar?by Karl-Wilhelm Weeber

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 16.69

    Was erwartet Caesar, nachdem ganz Gallien besiegt ist? Wie geht Kaiser Nero nach der großen Feuerkatastrophe von Rom im Jahr 64 mit den schweren Vorwürfen um, er selbst habe den Brand legen lassen? Was verrät Tryphon, Buchhändler und Verleger, über Starautoren, Startauflagen und die beste Buchwerbung? Welche Bilanz zieht der Wagenlenker Diocles nach... more...

  • Die römische Kaiserzeitby Armin Eich

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 14.60

    Die besondere Stellung des neuen Herrn im römischen Staat, den der Senat mit dem Ehrennamen Augustus ausgezeichnet hatte, beruhte auf Ausnahmegewalten. Sie waren ihm im Jahr 27 v. Chr. höchstpersönlich zuerkannt worden und hätten eigentlich nach zehn Jahren erlöschen sollen. Tatsächlich wurden diese Sondervollmachten immer wieder verlängert und blieben... more...

  • Wie war Ihr Tag, Caesar?by Karl-Wilhelm Weeber

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 16.69

    Was erwartet Caesar, nachdem ganz Gallien besiegt ist? Wie geht Kaiser Nero nach der großen Feuerkatastrophe von Rom im Jahr 64 mit den schweren Vorwürfen um, er selbst habe den Brand legen lassen? Was verrät Tryphon, Buchhändler und Verleger, über Starautoren, Startauflagen und die beste Buchwerbung? Welche Bilanz zieht der Wagenlenker Diocles nach... more...

  • The Spaniards in Rome: From Marius to Domitianby Ernest Weinrib

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    The Spaniards in Rome: From Marius to Domitian , first published in 1990, examines the expansion and revitalisation of the Roman aristocracy in the later Republic and early Empire, focusing specifically on the political careers of men from the provinces of the Iberian Peninsula. The indigenous peoples of Spain were renowned in antiquity for the... more...