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  • 'Königtum' in der politischen Kultur des spätrepublikanischen Romby Christian Sigmund

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Die Beiträge zur Altertumskunde enthalten Monographien, Sammelbände, Editionen, Übersetzungen und Kommentare zu Themen aus den Bereichen Klassische, Mittel- und Neulateinische Philologie, Alte Geschichte, Archäologie, Antike Philosophie sowie Nachwirken der Antike bis in die Neuzeit. Dadurch leistet die Reihe einen umfassenden Beitrag zur Erschließung... more...

  • 428 ADby Giusto Traina; Averil Cameron

    Princeton University Press 2011; Not Available

    This is a sweeping tour of the Mediterranean world from the Atlantic to Persia during the last half-century of the Roman Empire. By focusing on a single year not overshadowed by an epochal event, 428 AD provides a truly fresh look at a civilization in the midst of enormous change--as Christianity takes hold in rural areas across the empire, as western... more...

  • 69 A.D.by Gwyn Morgan

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 10.99

    The Year of Four Emperors was one of the most chaotic, violent and frightening periods in all Roman history: a time of assassinations and civil wars, of armies out of control, and of ambitious men who seized power only to lose it, one after another. In 69 AD , Gwyn Morgan offers a remarkably accurate and insightful narrative history, filled with colorful... more...

  • A.H.M. Jones and the Later Roman Empireby David Gwynn

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    This volume offers a reassessment of the life and scholarship of A.H.M. Jones and of the impact and legacy of his great work The Later Roman Empire 284–602: A Social, Economic, and Administrative Survey (1964). more...

  • AD69by Nic Fields

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 24.00

    With the death of Nero by his own shaky hand, the ill-sorted, ill-starred Iulio-Claudian dynasty came to an ignominious end, and Rome was up for the taking. This was 9 June, AD 68. The following year, commonly known as the 'Year of the Four Emperors', was probably one of Rome's worst. Nero's death threw up a critical question for the... more...

  • Aetiusby Ian Hughes

    Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 5.99

    In AD 453 Attila, with a huge force composed of Huns, allies and vassals drawn from his already-vast empire, was rampaging westward across Gaul (essentially modern France), then still nominally part of the Western Roman Empire. Laying siege to Orleans, he was only a few days march from extending his empire from the Eurasian steppe to the Atlantic.... more...

  • Agricola and Germanyby Tacitus; Anthony Birley

    OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 8.99

    Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian, was inspired to take up his pen when the assassination of Domitian ended `fifteen years of enforced silence'. Agricola is the biography of his late father-in-law and an account of Roman Britain. Germania gives insight into Rome's most dangerous enemies, the Germans, and is the only surviving specimen from... more...

  • Agrippinaby Anthony A. Barrett

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 35.28

    In this dynamic new biography - the first on Agrippina in English - Professor Barrett uses the latest archaeological, numismatic and historical evidence to provide a close and detailed study of her life and career. He shows how Agrippina's political contribution to her time seems in fact to have been positive, and that when she is judged by her achievements... more...

  • Agrippina "Atrocious and Ferocious"by Shirin Yim Bridges; Peter Malone

    Goosebottom Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    Ambitious Roman empress Agrippina murdered and married her way to the throneand to being declared a goddess. She made many enemies, including her own son. But was she really all that atrocious? Gorgeous illustrations and an intelligent, evocative story bring to life a real dastardly dame whose lust for power lost her the love of her people, and eventually,... more...

  • The Alamanni and Rome 213-496by John F. Drinkwater

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 184.99

    A pioneering study of the Alamanni, one of the so-called barbarian tribes raiding the Roman Empire in the third century AD. John Drinkwater uses new archaeological and historical findings to trace their complex, and sometime surprising, relationship with the world of imperial Rome. more...