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  • The Roman Empireby Philip Matyszak

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 7.99

    No other political entity has shaped the modern world like the Roman Empire. Encompassing close to 60 million people and 3 million square kilometers of land, it represented an incredibly diverse and dynamic collection of nations, states, and tribes, all bound to Rome and the ideal of the Roman identity. In the lively and engaging style that he’s known... more...

  • The Romansby Mary T. Boatwright; Daniel J. Gargola; Richard J. A. Talbert

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 40.99

    How did a single village community in the Italian peninsula eventually become one of the mightiest imperial powers the world has ever known? In The Romans, Mary T. Boatwright, Daniel Gargola, and Richard J.A. Talbert tackle this question as they guide readers through a comprehensive sweep of Roman history, ranging from the prehistoric settlements to... more...

  • Roman Livesby Plutarch; Robin Waterfield; Philip A. Stadter

    OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 9.99

    The companion volume to Plutarch's Greek Lives published in Oxford World's Classics in 1998, Roman Lives is a newly translated selection from Plutarch's rich, elegant and learned Lives, valued throughout the ages for their historical value and their charm. The lives included are those of Marcus Cato, Aemilius Paullus, The Gracchi, Marius, Sulla, Pompey,... more...

  • Empire of Ancient Romeby Michael Burgan

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 35.00

    The influence of the Roman Empire has been widespread and profound, perhaps more so than any other empire or civilization. This volume covers the growth of Rome as a republic, the political and social forces that drove the transition to a dictatorship of Caesars, the reasons for Rome's decline, and what happened to the remnants of the empire. more...

  • Medical Biology and Etruscan Originsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2009; US$ 103.00 US$ 92.70

    The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia , in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists... more...

  • The Foundations of Roman Italyby Joshua Whatmough

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book presents a picture of pre-Roman Italy as complete and as faithful as modern discovery could make it, when it was originally published in 1937. The evidence of archaeology is combined with the testimony of historical tradition and non-Latin dialects in a balanced account of elements no less diverse than those of modern Europe. This description... more...

  • Mark Antonyby Eleanor Goltz Huzar

    University of Minnesota Press 1978; US$ 72.00 US$ 61.20

    In a chronological/topical approach, Professor Huzar recounts the details of Mark Antony’s life and his role in the history of Rome and the Roman Empire. The book serves as an excellent introduction to the shifting alliances, the feuds, and the ambitions of the rival politician/generals who held the fate of the Roman Republic in their hands. As Caesar’s... more...

  • The Civil Warsby Appian

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    Appian has beautifully captured the accounts of great conquerors and leaders. Their conquests, invasions and leadership qualities have been discussed in detail. The historical narrative reads like a novel and this adds to the appeal of the book. Enthralling and informative! more...

  • Between Rome and Carthageby Michael P. Fronda

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 27.00

    This book explores the relations of the Italian cities with Rome and Carthage during the Second Punic War. more...

  • The Assassination Of Julius Caesarby Michael Parenti

    The New Press 2004; US$ 17.99

    Most historians, both ancient and modern, have viewed the Late Republic of Rome through the eyes of its rich nobility. In The Assassination of Julius Caesar , Michael Parenti presents us with a story of popular resistance against entrenched power and wealth. As he carefully weighs the evidence concerning the murder of Caesar, Parenti sketches in... more...