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  1. England in the Thirteenth Century (1989)

    England in the Thirteenth Century (1989) [Hardback]

    W. M. Ormrod (Editor)

    Regular Price: £30.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781871615302
    Published by : Paul Watkins
    13 interdisciplinary papers on the historical, religious and philosophical background to 13th-century England as well as art and architecture and decorated pottery. .... Learn More
  2. Gothic Sermon

    Gothic Sermon: Making a Contract with the Mother of God, St Mary of Amiens [Hardback]

    Stephen Murray (Author)

    Regular Price: £70.95

    Special Price: £8.95

    ISBN: 9780520238473
    Published by : University of California Press
    In this groundbreaking work,Stephen Murray seizes a rare opportunity to explore the relationship between verbal and visual culture, by presenting a sermon preached during the second half of the 13th century at or near the Cathedral of Notre-Dam... .... Learn More
  3. A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War

    A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War [Paperback]

    Victor Hanson (Author)

    Regular Price: £16.50

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9780812969702
    Published by : Random House
    Over the course of a generation, the Hellenic city-states of Athens and Sparta fought a bloody conflict that resulted in the collapse of Athens and the end of its golden age. Thucydides wrote the standard history of the Peloponnesian War, which ha... .... Learn More
  4. The Trial of Socrates

    The Trial of Socrates [Paperback]

    I. F. Stone (Author)

    Regular Price: £12.00

    Special Price: £4.95

    ISBN: 9780385260329
    Published by : Doubleday
    Stone set out to discover how a so-called "free" society, such as existed in Athens, could try and condemn to death its most renowned philosopher. He examines what Plato does not tell us - the Athenian side of the story - to see whether ... .... Learn More
  5. Rome and Jerusalem

    Rome and Jerusalem: The Clash of Ancient Civilizations [Paperback]

    Martin Goodman (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.99

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9780375726132
    Published by : Random House
    In AD 70, after a war which had flared sporadically for four  years, three Roman legions under the future Emperors Vespasian  and his son Titus, surrounded, laid siege to, and eventually  dev... .... Learn More
  6. City of Fortune

    City of Fortune: How Venice Ruled the Seas [Paperback]

    Roger Crowley (Author)

    Regular Price: £9.99

    Special Price: £3.95

    ISBN: 9780812980226
    Published by : Random House
    A gripping narrative account of the rise of Venice from 1000 to its eclipse as the premier European naval power by Spain and Portugal at the start of the sixteenth century. Crowley shows how warfare and cru... .... Learn More
  7. Rome

    Rome: A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History [Paperback]

    Robert Hughes (Author)

    Regular Price: £16.99

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9780375711688
    Published by : Random House
    For almost a thousand years, Rome held sway as the spiritual and artistic centre of the world. Hughes vividly recreates the ancient Rome of Julius Caesar, Marcus Aurelius, Nero, Caligula, Cicero, Martial and Virgil. With the artistic blossoming of... .... Learn More
  8. The Spartans

    The Spartans: The World of the Warrior-Heroes of Ancient Greece [Paperback]

    Paul Cartledge (Author)

    Regular Price: £13.99

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9781400078851
    Published by : Random House
    The Spartan legend has inspired and captivated subsequent generations with evidence of its legacy found in both the Roman and British Empires. The Spartans are our ancestors, every bit as much as the Athenians. But while Athens promoted democracy,... .... Learn More
  9. The Origin of Satan

    The Origin of Satan [Paperback]

    Elaine H Pagels (Author)

    Regular Price: £8.99

    Special Price: £3.95

    ISBN: 9780679731184
    Published by : Random House
    This work is a social history of the devil. The figure of Satan has been a standing puzzle in the history of religion. This study examines his origins and his shifting functions. Satan is not present in classical Jewish sources (and scarcely prese... .... Learn More
  10. Helen of Troy

    Helen of Troy [Paperback]

    Bettany Hughes (Author)

    Regular Price: £16.99

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9781400076000
    Published by : Jonathan Cape
    As soon as men began to write, they made Helen of Troy their subject. Hesiod, a poet born around 700BC and one of the first named authors in history, called her 'the most beautiful woman in the world' and the description endured. Even though we ha... .... Learn More

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