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  • Remembering the Roman Peopleby T. P. Wiseman

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 43.99

    A challenging reinterpretation of the political culture of the last century of the Roman Republic. Wiseman argues that the People had their own egalitarian ethos, usually in conflict with the self-styled `best' (optimates), who, with their belief in justified murder, were responsible for the republic's breakdown in civil war. more...

  • A Companion to the Roman Republicby Nathan Rosenstein; Robert Morstein-Marx

    Wiley 2011; US$ 61.95 US$ 55.76

    This Companion provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of Roman Republican history as it is currently practiced. Highlights recent developments, including archaeological discoveries, fresh approaches to textual sources, and the opening up of new areas of historical study Retains the drama of the Republic’s rise and fall Emphasizes... more...

  • Crimes of Elagabalus, Theby Martijn Icks

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95

    Elagabalus was one of the most notorious of Rome's 'bad emperors': a sexually-depraved and eccentric hedonist who in his short and riotous reign made unprecedented changes to Roman state religion and defied all taboos.An oriental boy-priest from Syria - aged just fourteen when he was elevated to power in 218 CE - he placed the sun god El-Gabal at the... more...

  • A Written Republicby Yelena Baraz

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 55.00 US$ 50.05

    In the 40s BCE, during his forced retirement from politics under Caesar's dictatorship, Cicero turned to philosophy, producing a massive and important body of work. As he was acutely aware, this was an unusual undertaking for a Roman statesman because Romans were often hostile to philosophy, perceiving it as foreign and incompatible with fulfilling... more...

  • A Companion to Marcus Aureliusby Marcel van Ackeren

    Wiley 2012; US$ 228.95 US$ 206.06

    A Companion to Marcus Aurelius presents the first comprehensive collection of essays to explore all essential facets relating to contemporary Marcus Aurelius studies. • First collection of its kind to commission new state-of-the-art scholarship on Marcus Aurelius • Features readings that cover all aspects of Marcus Aurelius,... more...

  • The Roman Empire: Augustus to Hadrianby Robert K. Sherk

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 46.00

    This is a collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions and papyri in English translation. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Ancient Romeby Matthew Bunson

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 95.00

    Expanded ed. of: Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire. Rev. ed. c2002. more...

  • Roman Conquests: North Africaby Nic Fields

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 23.95

    The third in the Roman Conquests series briefly covers Rome's first forays into the dark continent during the First and Second Punic Wars, then covers in detail her vindictive final conquest and destruction of Carthage in the Third Punic War. The subsequent long wars against the slippery Numidian prince, Jugurtha, which tested the Roman military... more...

  • The Frontiers of Imperial Romeby David Breeze

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 23.95

    At its height, the Roman Empire was the greatest empire yet seen with borders stretching from the rain-swept highlands of Scotland in the north to the sun-scorched Nubian desert in the south. But how were the vast and varied stretches of frontier defined and defended? Many of Rome's frontier defences have been the subject of detailed and ongoing... more...

  • The Roman World 44 BC–AD 180by Martin Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Roman World 44 BC – AD 180 deals with the transformation of the Mediterranean regions, northern Europe and the Near East by the military autocrats who ruled Rome during this period. The book traces the impact of imperial politics on life in the city of Rome itself and in the rest of the empire, arguing that, despite long periods of apparent... more...