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  • 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...

  • Rom und Mailand in der Spätantikeby Therese Fuhrer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 0.00

    The multidisciplinary contributions to this collection of papers look at Rome as the cultural and Milan as the political capital in the 4th and 5th centuries. In the literature of the time both cities were perceived as spaces in which the political and clerical power struggles, and the political and cultural changes which were so important... more...

  • Roman Disastersby Jerry Toner

    Wiley 2013; US$ 25.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Romansby Kevin M. McGeough

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 75.00

    A starting point for investigating this extraordinary civilization - its remarkable rise and decline, the scope of its power and wealth, the details of everyday life for its people, and its signature contributions to human culture. more...

  • Romeby Christopher Hibbert

    Penguin Books Ltd 2001; US$ 31.98

    This beautifully written, informative study is a portrait, a history and a superb guide book, capturing fully the seductive beauty and the many layered past of the Eternal City. It covers 3,000 years of history from the city?s quasi-mythical origins, through the Etruscan kings, the opulent glory of classical Rome, the decadence and decay of the Middle... more...

  • The Rome Guideby Mauro Lucentini

    Interlink Publishing 2012; US$ 18.00

    A unique, clever, informative, and incomparable guide to Rome Written by one of Italy's most distinguished journalists, this guidebook-a favorite in Italy and Germany-combines vivid, engaging descriptions and background with great practicality and enormous breadth of knowledge. A book both for people visiting Rome for the first time and for those... more...

  • The Smiles of Romeby Susan Cahill

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    Take a Roman holiday with some of the world?s greatest writers Explore the Palatine with Elizabeth Bowen. Visit the temple of the Vestal Virgins with Georgina Masson. Analyze Michelangelo?s Moses with Sigmund Freud. Stroll through ancient streets with Goethe and with Henry James. Share Alice Steinbach?s midnight epiphany on a shabby hotel balcony.... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Ancient Romeby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Do you know what the ancient Romans used instead of soap? Which emperor made his horse into a senator? Who was the god of music, light and truth? And how would a gladiator request an honourable death in battle? All these questions and more are answered in this fascinating easy-to-read guide to ancient Rome. Whether you are studying the subject and... more...

  • Ancient Romeby William E. Dunstan

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 74.99

    Ancient Rome masterfully synthesizes the vast period from the origins of Rome to the end of antiquity, seamlessly weaving a panoramic view of how the Romans gradually imposed their rule from Britain to Arabia. William E. Dunstan's compelling narrative balances political and cultural developments, as readers gain fascinating insights about daily... more...