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  1. Summoned to the Roman Courts: Famous Trials from Antiquity

    Summoned to the Roman Courts: Famous Trials from Antiquity [Paperback]

    Detlef Liebs (Author)

    £27.95

    ISBN: 9780520294851
    Published by : University of California Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Summoned to the Roman Courts is the first work by Detlef Liebs, an internationally recognized expert on ancient Roman law, to be made available in English. Originally presented as a series of popular lectures, this book brings to life a thousand y... .... Learn More
  2. Silk

    Silk: Trade and Exchange along the Silk Roads between Rome and China in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Berit Hildebrandt (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781785702792
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: ANCIENT TEXTILES SERIES
    Volume: 29
    Already in Greek and Roman antiquity a vibrant series of exchange relationships existed between the Mediterranean regions and China, including the Indian subcontinent, along well-defined routes we call the Silk Roads. Among... .... Learn More
  3. Agriculture and Industry in South-Eastern Roman Britain

    Agriculture and Industry in South-Eastern Roman Britain [Paperback]

    David Bird (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781785703195
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The ancient counties surrounding the Weald in the SE corner of England have a strongly marked character of their own that has survived remarkably well in the face of ever-increasing population pressure. The area is, however, comparatively neg... .... Learn More
  4. Small Finds and Ancient Social Practices in the Northwest Provinces of the Roman Empire

    Small Finds and Ancient Social Practices in the Northwest Provinces of the Roman Empire [Paperback]

    Stefanie Hoss (Editor); Alissa Whitmore (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781785702563
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Small finds – the stuff of everyday life – offer archaeologists a fascinating glimpse into the material lives of the ancient Romans. These objects hold great promise for unravelling the ins and outs of daily life, especially for the social groups,... .... Learn More
  5. Power and Privilege in Roman Society

    Power and Privilege in Roman Society [Hardback]

    Richard Duncan-Jones (Author)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781107149793
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    How far were appointments in the Roman Empire based on merit? Did experience matter? What difference did social rank make? This innovative study of the Principate examines the career outcomes of senators and knights by social category. Contra... .... Learn More
  6. Economy, Family and Society from Rome to Islam

    Economy, Family and Society from Rome to Islam: A Critical Edition, English Translation and Study of Bryson's Management of the Estate [Paperback]

    Simon Swain (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781107615137
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Bryson's Management of the Estate (Oikonomikos Logos) offers advice on the key private concerns of the Roman elite: getting rich, managing slaves, love and marriage, and bringing up children. This estate owner is a farmer and a merchant, maki... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Womens Life in Greece and Rome: A Source Book in Translation

    Womens Life in Greece and Rome: A Source Book in Translation [Paperback]

    Mary R. Lefkowitz (Editor); Maureen B. Fant (Editor)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9781472578471
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    This highly acclaimed collection, the first sourcebook on ancient women and now in its fourth edition, provides a unique look into the public and private lives and legal status of Greek and Roman women. The texts represent women of all social... .... Learn More
  9. Roman Artisans and the Urban Economy

    Roman Artisans and the Urban Economy [Hardback]

    Cameron Hawkins (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781107115446
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book offers the first comprehensive study of economic conditions and economic life in Roman cities during the late Republic and early Empire. By employing a sophisticated methodology based upon comparative evidence and contemporary econo... .... Learn More
  10. Popular Culture in the Ancient World

    Popular Culture in the Ancient World [Hardback]

    Lucy Grig (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781107074897
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Popular Culture in the Ancient World is the first book to provide an interdisciplinary study of the subject. Traditionally neglected by classical scholars, popular culture provides a new window through which we can view the ancient world. An ... .... Learn More

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