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  1. Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture

    Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture [Hardback]

    Daniel King (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198810513
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Classical Monographs
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This volume investigates the history and nature of pain in Greek culture under the Roman Empire (50-250 CE). Traditional accounts of pain in this society have focused either on philosophical or medical theories of pain or on Christian notions of '... .... Learn More
  2. Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery

    Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery [Hardback]

    P. Hunt (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781405188050
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Classical slavery provides fascinating, complex, and engaging, albeit sometimes grim, topics for the historian. Over the last generation, these have attracted the attention of many of the best minds in ancient social history. The issues involved h... .... Learn More
  3. 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
    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society

    The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society [Hardback]

    Kaius Tuori (Editor); Clifford Ando (Editor); Paul Du Plessis (Editor)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9780198728689
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Handbook is intended to survey the landscape of contemporary research and chart principal directions of future inquiry. Its aim is to bring to bear upon Roman legal study the full range of intellectual resources of contemporary legal hist... .... Learn More
  7. Trade and Taboo: Disreputable Professions in the Roman Mediterranean

    Trade and Taboo: Disreputable Professions in the Roman Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Sarah E. Bond (Author)

    £66.50

    ISBN: 9780472130085
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    Trade and Taboo addresses the legal, literary, social, and institutional creation of disrepute in ancient Roman society. Tracking the shifting application of stigmas of disrepute between the Republic and Late Antiquity, it follows particular ... .... Learn More
  8. Mediterranean Families in Antiquity: Households, Extended Families, and Domestic Space

    Mediterranean Families in Antiquity: Households, Extended Families, and Domestic Space [Hardback]

    Sabine R. Huebner (Editor); Geoffrey Nathan (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781119143697
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    This comprehensive study of families in the Mediterranean world spans the Bronze Age through Late Antiquity, and looks at families and households in various ancient societies inhabiting the regions around the Mediterranean Sea in an attempt to bre... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. 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

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