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  • The Twelve Caesarsby Suetonius; Alexander Thomson; T. Forester

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95 US$ 5.18

    De vita Caesarum, known as The Twelve Caesars , is a set of twelve biographies, each about one of the Roman emperors, including one on Julius Caesar. It was written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly referred to as Suetonius, in 121. Considered highly significant in antiquity, The Twelve Caesars has remained a major source of Roman history. more...

  • The Annalsby Cornelius Tacitus; J. C. Yardley; Anthony A. Barrett

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 10.99

    The Annals is a gripping account of the Roman emperors Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero and the brutality that marked their reigns. Tacitus deplores their depravity, proof of the corrupting force of absolute power. J.C. Yardley's vivid and accurate translation is complemented by a thorough introduction and notes. more...

  • A Companion to Julius Caesarby Miriam Griffin

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95 US$ 49.45

    A Companion to Julius Caesar comprises 30 essays from leading scholars examining the life and after life of this great polarizing figure. Explores Caesar from a variety of perspectives: military genius, ruthless tyrant, brilliant politician, first class orator, sophisticated man of letters, and more Utilizes Caesar’s own extant writings ... more...

  • Roman Historyby Titus Livius; John Henry Freese; Alfred John Church

    The Floating Press 1904; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.47

    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...

  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Edited and Abridged)by Edward Gibbon; Hans-Friedrich Mueller

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.59

    Edited, abridged, and with a critical Foreword by Hans-Friedrich Mueller Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin Illustrations by Giovanni Battista Piranesi Edward Gibbon’s masterpiece, which narrates the history of the Roman Empire from the second century A.D. to its collapse in the west in the fifth century and in the east in the fifteenth century,... more...

  • Galerius and the Will of Diocletianby William Lewis Leadbetter

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.25

    Drawing from a variety of sources - literary, visual, archaeological; papyri, inscriptions and coins – the author studies the nature of Diocletian’s imperial strategy, his wars, his religious views and his abdication. The author also examines Galerius’ endeavour to take control of Diocletian’s empire, his failures and successes, against the backdrop... more...

  • Umbria - Perugia, Orvieto, Spoleto & Assisiby Emma Jones

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99

    Umbria, "the green heart of Italy," may not completely match Tuscany's geological variation, but it comes close. This small, hilly and fairly untouched region occupying Italy's core (Narni is the country's geographical center) is crammed full of walking, rafting, caving, hang-gliding and climbing opportunities, not to mention... more...

  • Crises and the Roman Empireby O. Hekster; G. de Kleijn; D. Slootjes

    BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00

    This volume presents the proceedings of the seventh workshop of the international thematic network Impact of Empire, which concentrates on the history of the Roman Empire. It focuses on the impact that crises had on the development and functioning of the Roman Empire from the Republic to Late Imperial times. more...

  • Ammianus after Julianby Jan den Boeft; Jan Willem Drijvers; D. den Hengst; Hans Teitler

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    The papers in this volume treat historical, historiographical and literary aspects of the last six books of Ammianus Marcellinus' Res Gestae, which deal with the period between the death of Julian (363) and the Roman defeat at Hadrianople (378).  more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Etruscansby Simon K.F. Stoddart

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 101.50

    The Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans relates the history of this culture through a list of acronyms and abbreviations, a chronology, a introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects. more...