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  • Rome and Environsby Filippo Coarelli

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 37.95

    This superb guide brings the work of Filippo Coarelli, one of the most widely published and well-known scholars of Roman topography, archeology and art, to a broad English-language audience. Conveniently organized by walking tours and illustrated throughout with clear maps, drawings, and plans, Rome and Environs: An Archaeological Guide covers all... more...

  • How to Manage Your Slaves by Marcus Sidonius Falxby Jerry Toner; Mary Beard

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 14.65

    At last a clear manual for managing slaves the Roman way. How to Manage your Slaves offers practical answers to every question you're likely to have and guidance on every problem you're likely to encounter. Marcus Sidonius Falx shows where and how to buy the slaves for the purposes you have in mind and how to get the best out of them once you've... more...

  • The Roman Empire: Augustus to Hadrianby Robert K. Sherk

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 42.00

    This is a collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions and papyri in English translation. more...

  • Empire and Memoryby Alain M. Gowing

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 29.00

    How the memory of the Roman Republic manifest itself after the Republic's demise. more...

  • Venetian Humanism in an Age of Patrician Dominanceby Margaret L. King

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 68.50

    In comprehensive detail Margaret King analyzes the activities of the patricians who were predominant in the ranks of the humanists and who made humanist thought a powerful tool in the service of their class and of the city itself. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make... more...

  • SPQR: A Roman Miscellanyby Anthony Everitt

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 8.74

    SPQR: Senatus Populusque Romanus. A moreishly entertaining and richly informative miscellany of facts about Rome and the Roman world. Do you know to what use the Romans put the excrement of the kingfisher? Or why a dinner party invitation from the emperor Domitian was such a terrifying prospect? Or why Roman women smelt so odd? The answers to... more...

  • Die römische Kaiserzeitby Armin Eich

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 15.08

    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...

  • Imperial Cult and Imperial Representation in Roman Cyprusby Takashi Fujii

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 47.53

    Cyprus, the third largest island in the Mediterranean, came under Roman domination during the late Republican Civil War. Due to its position outside of the political and strategic centres of the Empire, Roman Cyprus was something of a <EM>terra incognita</EM> among ancient historians. This e-book investigates communication between this... more...

  • Remembering the Roman Peopleby T. P. Wiseman

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 44.99

    In the Roman republic, only the People could pass laws, only the People could elect politicians to office, and the very word republica meant 'the People's business'. So why is it always assumed that the republic was an oligarchy? The main reason is that most of what we know about it we know from Cicero, a great man and a great writer, but... more...

  • Europe's Barbarians AD 200-600by Edward James

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    'Barbarians' is the name the Romans gave to those who lived beyond the frontiers of the Roman Empire - the peoples they considered 'uncivilised'. Most of the written sources concerning the barbarians come from the Romans too, and as such, need to be treated with caution. Only archaeology allows us to see beyond Roman prejudices - and yet these records... more...