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The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the Roman Conquest: A Selection of Ancient Sources in Translation

The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the Roman Conquest (2nd ed.)

A Selection of Ancient Sources in Translation

Cambridge University Press (2006)
£25.99

New, enlarged, and comprehensively revised edition of the seminal sourcebook on the Hellenistic...

The First Emperor: Selections from the Historical Records

The First Emperor

Selections from the Historical Records

Sima Qian, Raymond Dawson and 1 more...
OUP Oxford (2007)
£7.19

Sima Qian tells the story of the First Emperor, founder of the Qin dynasty, in whose reign the Great...

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Edited and Abridged): Abridged Edition
Random House Publishing Group (2009)
£12.58

Edited, abridged, and with a critical Foreword by Hans-Friedrich Mueller Introduction by Daniel...

The History of Rome, Books 1-5
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2006)
£13.81

In addition to Valerie Warrior's crisp, fluent translation of the first five books of Livy's Ab...

The History of the Peloponnesian War
The Floating Press (2008)
£6.62

Written by Thucydides around 400 AD, The History of the Peloponnesian War is a meticulous account by...

The Celts: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2003)
£8.09

Savage and bloodthirsty, or civilized and peaceable? The Celts have long been a subject of enormous...

The Fall of the Roman Empire: A New History of Rome and the Barbarians

The Fall of the Roman Empire

A New History of Rome and the Barbarians

Oxford University Press (2005)
£13.49

A leading authority on the late Roman Empire, Peter Heather reveals how how Europe's barbarians,...

Ten Great Events in History
The Floating Press (2008)
£8.25

Patriotism, or love of country, is one of the tests of nobility of character. No great man ever...

The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt
OUP Oxford (2000)
£17.99

The Oxford Illustrated History of Ancient Egypt describes the emergence and development of the...

The Second World War: A Short History
OUP Oxford (2001)
£11.69

This is a compact but comprehensive and absorbing history of the Second World War. It examines the...