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- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 8.99
the glory of wealth and physical beauty is fluid and fragile; but virtue is held brilliant and eternal'The Roman historian Sallust lived through troubled times. He deplored the moral and political decline of the Republic, and in his two monographs he set out to exemplify the reasons for the years of civil strife. Catiline's Conspiracy is an... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
To Romans of later generations the three decades between the dictatorships of Sulla and of Caesar were the age of Pompey the Great. In spite of the central role he played in Roman history, he remains a shadowy figure compared with the likes of Caesar and Cicero. Pompey the Great , first published in 1978, traces the career of this enigmatic character... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 50.92
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...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 37.02
548 Bilder auf 449 Seiten - Rolf Dieter Brinkmanns Brief-Tagebuch-Roman ?Rom, Blicke? tendiert zur Bildenden Kunst, ist Fotografie in Theorie und Praxis, ein Text-Bild-Band, der Genregrenzen sprengt. Sebastian Göllner erweitert die literaturwissenschaftliche Perspektive auf Brinkmanns mediales Schaffen durch Impulse aus der Kunstwissenschaft, indem... more...
- The Floating Press 1904; US$ 3.99
Titus Livius, often known as Livy in English, was a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome, Ab Urbe Condita, from its founding (traditionally dated to 753 BC) through the reign of Augustus in Livy's own time. Livy's writing style was poetic and archaic in contrast to Julius Caesar's and Cicero's styles. Also, he often... more...
- 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...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 69.95
Synthesizing almost 30 years of Dutch archaeological research in central and southern Italy, this book discusses and compares settlement and land use patterns from the late protohistoric period to the late Roman Republic. Exploring both social and environmental explanations, as well as interregional parallellisms and divergences, the authors take a... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 23.13
Die Darstellung der römischen Kaiserzeit beginnt zunächst mit dem Erbe des Augustus und der Konsolidierung des augusteischen Prinzipats unter der julisch-claudischen Dynastie. Der augusteischen Kultur wird dabei ebenso Beachtung geschenkt wie den verschiedenen Erneuerungsbestrebungen bis zur Krise nach Neros Tod. Ein neuer Ansatz führt dann von der... more...