Rome & the Roman Provinces

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  1. The Mirror of Venus: Women in Roman Art

    The Mirror of Venus: Women in Roman Art [Hardback]

    Iain Ferris (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781445633725
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
    Though images of women were ubiquitous in the Roman world, these were seldom intended to be taken simply at face value. The importance of marriage, motherhood and political stability was often conveyed to the Roman people through carefully constru... .... Learn More
  2. Function of Humour in Roman Verse Satire

    Function of Humour in Roman Verse Satire: Laughing and Lying [Paperback]

    Maria Plaza (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199237937
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Maria Plaza sets out to analyse the function of humour in the Roman satirists Horace, Persius, and Juvenal. Her starting point is that satire is driven by two motives, which are to a certain extent opposed: to display humour, and to promote a s... .... Learn More
  3. Sword of Rome

    Sword of Rome: A Biography of Marcus Claudius Marcellus [Hardback]

    Jeremiah B. McCall (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848843790
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    McCall assesses the glittering military and political career of Marcellus who gained a legendary status for his successes during the period of the Punic Wars and as the embodiment of virtus. He sees Marcellus as very much a man of his time, and as... .... Learn More
  4. Roman Perspectives

    Roman Perspectives: Studies in Political and Cultural History, from the First to the Fifth Century [Hardback]

    John Matthews (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781905125395
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
    The fifteen papers in this volume discuss issues of Roman social, cultural and political history from the foundation of the Principate to the age of barbarian settlements of the west. Working imaginatively from within the diverse evidence, they... .... Learn More
  5. Catiline The Monster of Rome

    Catiline The Monster of Rome: An Ancient Case of Political Assassination [Hardback]

    Francis Galassi (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781594161964
    Published by : Westholme Publishing
    In 62 BC, Roman Senator Lucius Sergius Catiline lay dead on a battlefield in Tuscany. He was slain along with his soldiers after his conspiracy to overthrow the Roman Republic had been exposed by his adversary Cicero. It was an ignominious end for... .... Learn More
  6. Horace: A Life

    Horace: A Life [Paperback]

    Peter Levi (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781780761398
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    The work of the great Roman poet, Horatius Flaccus (65 BC to 8 BC), spanned all aspects of Roman life: politics, the arts, religion, and the authority of the emperor, while his legendary poems (Satires, Odes, Epistles) about friendship, philosophy... .... Learn More
  7. Ancient Rome

    Ancient Rome [Hardback]

    Thomas R. Martin (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780300160048
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Interweaving social, political, religious, and cultural history, Martin interprets the successes and failures of the Romans in war, political organization, quest for personal status, and in the integration of religious beliefs and practices with g... .... Learn More
  8. Donatist Martyr Stories

    Donatist Martyr Stories: The Church in Conflict in Roman North Africa [Paperback]

    Maureen A. Tilley (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780853239314
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    The Donatist church peaked was widespread in 4th Century Roman North Africa. The sect was persecuted by the Catholic church for believing the institution of the State to be the Anti-Christ. As a result, their literature was suppressed and remai... .... Learn More
  9. Troy's Children

    Troy's Children: Lost Generations in Virgil's Aeneid [Paperback]

    John K. Newman (Author); Frances Stickney Newman (Author)

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    ISBN: 9783487128108
    Published by : Georg Olms Verlag
    This study analyses the ambiguous role of children in Virgil’s Aeneid. It suggests that, by its entire stylistic bias, the Aeneid was incapable of picturing the vigour and life of a new generation. .... Learn More
  10. Mysteries of the Oracles

    Mysteries of the Oracles [Paperback]

    Philipp Vandenberg (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781845114022
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    In a first person narrative Philipp Vandenberg recounts his travels to the sites of the fifteen ancient oracles, and explores the history of archaeological research, as well as how the oracles functioned and how they were perceived by contemporaries. .... Learn More

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