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  1. Arsacids, Romans and Local Elites

    Arsacids, Romans and Local Elites [Paperback]

    Jason Schlude (Editor); Benjamin Rubin (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.00

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    ISBN: 9781785705922
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    For almost 500 years (247 BCE–224 CE), the Arsacid kings of Parthia ruled over a vast multi-cultural empire, which encompassed much of central Asia and the Near East. The inhabitants of this empire included a complex patchwork of Hellenized Greek-... .... Learn More
  2. Sinews of Empire

    Sinews of Empire [Hardback]

    Eivind Heldaas Seland (Editor); Håkon Fiane Teigen (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785705960
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    A recent surge of interest in network approaches to the study of the ancient world has enabled scholars of the Roman Empire to move beyond traditional narratives of domination, resistance, integration and fragmentation. This relational turn has no... .... Learn More
  3. Insularity and Identity in the Roman Mediterranean

    Insularity and Identity in the Roman Mediterranean [Paperback]

    Anna Kouremenos (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785705809
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Insularity – the state or condition of being an island – has played a key role in shaping the identities of populations inhabiting islands of the Mediterranean. As entities surrounded by water and usually possessing different lan... .... Learn More
  4. The Excavations at Dura-Europos conducted by Yale University and the French Academy of Inscriptions and Letters 1928 to 1937. Final Report VII

    The Excavations at Dura-Europos conducted by Yale University and the French Academy of Inscriptions and Letters 1928 to 1937. Final Report VII [Paperback]

    Simon James (Author)

    £42.00

    ISBN: 9781842173718
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This is a paperback reprint of the first edition, which  appeared in 2004, published by British Museum Press. The ancient  city of Dura-Europos, destroyed by a Sasanian Persian siege in  the AD 250s, was an important regional c... .... Learn More
  5. The Early Roman Empire in the West

    The Early Roman Empire in the West [Paperback]

    T. F. C. Blagg (Author); Martin Millett (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781842170694
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Digital reprint of this important collection of papers which form the companion to ' Early Roman Empire in the East' (Oxbow 1997) . Fourteen contributions examine the interaction of Roman and native peoples in the formative years of the Roman pro... .... Learn More
  6. Pax Romana

    Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World [Hardback]

    Adrian Goldsworthy (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780297864288
    Published by : Weidenfeld & Nicholson
    The Pax Romana is famous for having provided a remarkable period of peace and stability, rarely seen before or since. Yet the Romans were first and foremost conquerors, imperialists who took by force a vast empire stretching from the Euphrate... .... Learn More
  7. Roman Power: A Thousand Years of Empire

    Roman Power: A Thousand Years of Empire [Hardback]

    William V. Harris (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781107152717
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The Roman Empire was one of the largest and most enduring in world history. In his new book, distinguished historian William V. Harris sets out to explain, within an eclectic theoretical framework, the waxing and eventual waning of Roman impe... .... Learn More
  8. Globalisation and the Roman World:

    Globalisation and the Roman World:: World History, Connectivity and Material Culture [Paperback]

    Martin Pitts (Editor); Miguel John Versluys (Editor)

    £20.99

    ISBN: 9781107619005
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book explores a new perspective for understanding the Roman world, using connectivity as a major point of departure. Globalisation is apparent in increased flows of objects, people and ideas and in the creation of translocal consciousnes... .... Learn More
  9. The Horse in the Ancient World

    The Horse in the Ancient World: From Bucephalus to the Hippodrome [Hardback]

    Carolyn Willekes (Author)

    £64.00

    ISBN: 9781784533663
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    The domestication of the horse in the fourth millennium BC altered the course of mankind's future. Formerly a source only of meat, horses now became the prime mode of fast transport as well as a versatile weapon of war. Carolyn Willekes trace... .... Learn More
  10. Demography and the Graeco-Roman World: New Insights and Approaches

    Demography and the Graeco-Roman World: New Insights and Approaches [Paperback]

    Claire Holleran (Editor); April Pudsey (Editor)

    £18.99

    ISBN: 9781107526617
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Through a series of case studies this book demonstrates the wide-ranging impact of demographic dynamics on social, economic and political structures in the Graeco-Roman world. The individual case studies focus on fertility, mortality and migr... .... Learn More

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