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  • Empire of Ancient Romeby Michael Burgan

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 35.00

    The influence of the Roman Empire has been widespread and profound, perhaps more so than any other empire or civilization. This volume covers the growth of Rome as a republic, the political and social forces that drove the transition to a dictatorship of Caesars, the reasons for Rome's decline, and what happened to the remnants of the empire. more...

  • Ioannis Antiocheni fragmenta quae supersunt omniaby Sergei Mariev

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 227.54

    Much read in Byzantium, the historical work of John of Antioch is one of the most important, if as yet intangible, instances of the transmission of tradition in Late Antique historiography. Besides this ?historiographical? relevance, the work is of particular significance as important testimony to the amalgamation of  ?pagan? and Christian... more...

  • Cassius Dio und die Römische Republikby Benedikt Simons

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 163.25

    For many years Cassius Dio?s Romaika (c. AD 160 - c. AD 230) has served as a quarry for the reconstruction of lost sources and the historical narrative. The view of the Roman Republic held by this member of the imperial elite, however, has hardly been considered. This work combines two separate strands of research, in that it examines... more...

  • The History of Romeby William Smith

    Andrews UK 2010; US$ 8.99

    This detailed history of Rome covers from the earliest times (including the foundation of the city) to the establishment of the Empire, and has been specially formatted for today's e-book readers. Featuring many illustrations, including coins, buildings, busts and more, this excellent book is one of the most well respected within the classical... more...

  • Emperors and Historiographyby Diederik Burgersdijk; Joop van Waarden

    BRILL 2009; US$ 179.00

    In this collection of essays Roman historical and biographical texts are studied from a literary point of view. The main interest of the author, Daniel den Hengst, professor emeritus of Latin at the University of Amsterdam, concerns the development of Roman historiography, the ways in which Roman historians present their work and the intertextual relations... more...

  • Catiline's Conspiracy, The Jugurthine War, Historiesby Sallust; William W. Batstone

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45

    These three works exemplify the Roman historian Sallust's condemnation of the excesses of the late Republic. In the conspiracy of Catiline and the war against Jugurtha he sees moral and political corruption and the tragedy of civil strife. This new translation captures Sallust's distinctive style and considers his work as history and literature. more...

  • Libri XXI-XXIIby Thomas Alan Dorey

    De Gruyter 1971; US$ 65.27

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  • Die Römer für Dummiesby Guy de la Bedoyere; Tina Kaufmann

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96

    Könige, Konsuln, Kaiser: Das Römische Reich sah viele Herrscher, mit eiserner Hand, mit Caesarenwahn und perfider Diplomatie schafften es die Römer über Jahrunderte die damals bekannte Welt zu kontrollieren. Was machte die Stärke der Römer aus, warum gingen sie unter und was ist von ihnen geblieben? Auf diese Fragen gibt... more...

  • Rome and the Friendly King (Routledge Revivals)by David Braund

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Rome and the Friendly King , first published in 1984, offers a functional definition of what is usually called client kingship ? to show what a client king (or ?friendly king?, to use the Roman term) was in practice. Each aspect of this complex role is examined over a period of six centuries: the making of a king; exposure to Roman institutions... more...

  • The Annalsby Tacitus; A. J. Woodman

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 15.95

    A.J. Woodman's translation combines accuracy and Tacitean invention, masterfully conveying Tacitus' distinctive and powerful manner of expression, and reflecting the best of current scholarship. An introductory essay discusses Tacitus' career, the period about which he wrote, the nature of historical writing in the Roman world, and the principles of... more...