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  • Rome in Danger. Cicero's Process and Hannibal's Threatby Borja Loma Barrie; Jorge Alberto Campos García

    Babelcube Inc. 2017; US$ 2.00

    Historical novel. On the civil war between Caesar and Pompey and the dire consequences it had for Cicero. His arrest after being visited by the spirits of Scipios, fugitives from hell. Hannibal´s campaign in northern Italy. The annihilation of Carthage, the first genocide in history. more...

  • Roma in Pericolo. Il processo a Cicerone e la minaccia di Annibaleby Borja Loma Barrie; Marcella Martelli

    Borja Loma Barrie 2016; US$ 3.99

    Romanzo storico sulla guerra civile tra Cesare e Pompeo e le conseguenze disastrose che ebbe per Cicerone. Il suo arresto, dopo essere stato visitato dagli spiriti dei fuggitivi Scipioni dell'inferno. La campagna di Annibale nel nord Italia. L'annientamento di Cartagine, il primo genocidio della storia. more...

  • Materialising Roman Historiesby Astrid Van Oyen; Martin Pitts

    Oxbow Books 2017; US$ 28.12

    The Roman period witnessed massive changes in the human-material environment, from monumentalised cityscapes to standardised low-value artefacts like pottery. This book explores new perspectives to understand this Roman ‘object boom’ and its impact on Roman history. In particular, the book’s international contributors question the traditional dominance... more...

  • Stratagemsby Sextus Julius Frontius; Vincent W Rospond; Publius Flavius Vegetius

    Winged Hussar Publishing, LLC 2013; US$ 8.99

    Stratagems: The Roman Strategy at War is a combination of two ancient Roman texts, Stratagems by Sextus Julius Frontius from the first century AD and Concerning Military Matters by Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatius from the fourth century AD. These classic surviving texts cover examples of ancient strategy for use by generals as well as the organization... more...

  • The Ancient Red Sea Port of Adulis, Eritreaby D. P. S. Peacock; Evan Peacock; Lucy Blue

    Oxbow Books 2007; US$ 23.43

    The port of Adulis was one of greatest significance in Antiquity. It is best known for its role in Aksumite trade during the fourth - seventh centuries AD. However it is also a major port of the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea , a sailors' hand-book of the first century AD. Not only did it offer a good harbour on the route to India, but it was... more...

  • Romans and Barbarians Beyond the Frontiersby Sergio Gonzalez Sanchez; Alexandra Gugliemi

    Oxbow Books 2017; US$ 25.78

    This first thematic volume of the new series TRAC Themes in Roman Archaeology brings renowned international experts to discuss different aspects of interactions between Romans and ‘barbarians’ in the north-western regions of Europe. Northern Europe has become an interesting arena of academic debate around the topics of Roman imperialism and Roman:‘barbarian’... more...

  • Near Eastern Royalty and Rome, 100-30 Bcby Richard D. Sullivan

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1990; Not Available

    Sullivan focuses on the personnel of the many dynasties which rules the Near and Middle East, from Thrace through Asia Minor and the Levant to Egypt, then eastward to Armenia, Mesopotamia, and Parthia. more...

  • Virtus Romanaby Catalina Balmaceda

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 29.99

    The political transformation that took place at the end of the Roman Republic was a particularly rich area for analysis by the era's historians. Major narrators chronicled the crisis that saw the end of the Roman Republic and the changes that gave birth to a new political system. These writers drew significantly on the Roman idea of virtus as a way... more...

  • On Roman Timeby Michele Renee Salzman

    University of California Press 1991; US$ 80.00

    Because they list all the public holidays and pagan festivals of the age, calendars provide unique insights into the culture and everyday life of ancient Rome. The Codex-Calendar of 354 miraculously survived the Fall of Rome. Although it was subsequently lost, the copies made in the Renaissance remain invaluable documents of Roman society and religion... more...

  • Die metrischen Inschriften der römischen Republikby Peter Kruschwitz

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 224.00

    Die literarische Poesie der römischen Republik ist nur stark fragmentarisch überliefert. Daneben fristen die Carmina Latina Epigraphica dieser Zeit, obschon hier zahlreiche vollständige Epigramme überliefert sind, ein Schattendasein in der Forschung. Der vorgelegte Band bietet die erste umfassende Betrachtung dieser Texte: Führende Fachgelehrte... more...