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  • Roman Disastersby Jerry Toner

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.95 US$ 8.97

    Roman Disasters looks at how the Romans coped with, thought about, and used disasters for their own ends. Rome has been famous throughout history for its great triumphs. Yet Rome also suffered colossal disasters. From the battle of Cannae, where fifty thousand men fell in a single day, to the destruction of Pompeii, to the first appearance... more...

  • All Aboutby P. S. Quick

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 4.49

    This book, filled with amazing facts and photographs, describes what life was like for Ancient Romans. It gives an in-depth account of all aspects of life and people of the time - including sections about the Kingdom of Rome, the Republic of Rome, the Roman Empire, everyday life, the Roman army, and much more! The ‘All About’ series is an... more...

  • Das römische Spielewesen in der Spätantikeby Alexander Puk

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 196.00

    Daily life in Late Antiquity was heavily influenced by the tradition of Roman games. This is the first comprehensive study of the world of games in Late Antiquity, with special attention to specific forms of games in the provinces. Using both documentary and archeological sources, the author suggests new regional and chronological differentiations... more...

  • Ancient Romeby Christopher Francese; R. Scott Smith

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 21.95

    "Terrific . . . exactly the sort of collection we have long needed: one offering a wide range of texts, both literary and documentary, and that--with the inclusion of Sulpicia and Perpetua--allows students to hear the voices of actual women from the ancient world. The translations themselves are fluid; the inclusion of long extracts allows students... more...

  • Roman Italy, 338 BC - AD 200by Kathryn Lomas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    This work gives students of all levels access to a comprehensive collection of primary sources on the early history of Italy, from the early expansion of Roman power to the first emmergence of Italy as a unified and cultural political unit. The sources, presented in translation, cover the Roman conquest of Italy, the mechanisms used by Rome to govern... more...

  • Chronicles of Old Romeby Tamara Thiessen

    Museyon 2012; US$ 14.99

    Discover la dolce vita on this grand tour of Italy?s historic capital told through 30 dramatic true stories spanning nearly 3,000 years, plus detailed walking tours complete with easy-to-read maps. From the Curia Pompei, site of Julius Caesar?s assassination in 44 BC, to the Borgia Apartments in the Vatican, see the real-life places where history... more...

  • The Spirit of Romeby Vernon Lee

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Italy springs to life in the pages of this collection of luminous essays, vignettes and observations from Vernon Lee. Presented as fragments from an old diary kept by an expatriate whose youth was spent in Rome, the vivid descriptions and innovative narrative structure make this an unforgettable read. more...

  • Artifacts from Ancient Romeby James Tschen-Emmons

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 100.00

    Artifacts from Ancient Rome is a unique social history that explores major aspects of daily life in a long-ago era via images of physical objects and historical information about these items. This book also affords "hands-on training" on how to approach primary sources. The author?a historian also trained as an archaeologist?begins by explaining... more...

  • Potiphar's Wifeby Kieran Tapsell

    ATF Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The ‘cover-up’ of child sexual abuse by the Catholic Church has been occurring under the pontificate of six popes since 1922. For 1500 years, the Catholic Church accepted that clergy who sexually abused children deserved to be stripped of their status as priests and then imprisoned. A series of papal and Council decrees from the twelfth century... more...

  • Fibel und Fibeltrachtby Rosemarie Müller; Heiko Steuer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 35.00

    The present textbook gives an impressive account of the significance of fibulae for costumes, chronology and craftsmanship from the Bronze Age to the Viking period, but also for ethnic and classical topics in the broadest sense. It caters for students? urgent need for a survey of the fibula as a central artefact but also presents an... more...