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  • The Language of Empireby John Richardson

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 37.00

    This book seeks to discover what the Romans themselves thought about their empire by examining the changing meaning of key terms. more...

  • The History of Zonarasby Thomas Banchich; Eugene Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 135.00

    While an exile from Constantinople, the twelfth-century Byzantine functionary and canonist John Zonaras culled earlier chronicles and histories to compose an account of events from creation to the reign of Alexius Comnenus. For topics where his sources are lost or appear elsewhere in more truncated form, his testimony and the identification of the... more...

  • 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...

  • Ioannis Antiocheni fragmenta quae supersunt omniaby Sergei Mariev

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 293.00

    Die intensive Auseinandersetzung mit Johannes von Antiochien im 19. und 20. Jh. hat eine solide Basis dafür geschaffen, den Text philologisch und historisch aufzuarbeiten. Zu den wichtigsten Ergebnissen dieser Auseinandersetzung zählt vor allem die Scheidung der Gesamtmasse der Exzerpte aus der Edition von Müller (1851) in zwei Gruppen. Ursprünglich... more...

  • Kaiser Julian 'Apostata' und die philosophische Reaktion gegen das Christentumby Christian Schäfer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 140.00

    Kaiser Julian II., der sogenannte Apostat (Abtrünnige), versuchte während seiner kurzen Regierungszeit im 4. Jahrhundert, das Christentum philosophisch zu bekämpfen und eine am überkommenen Götterglauben orientierte neuplatonische Doktrin als Gegenprogramm aufzustellen. Der Band vereint Untersuchungen namhafter Historiker, Altphilologen und... 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$ 54.95

    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...