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  1. Crossing Continents

    Crossing Continents: Between India and the Aegean from Prehistory to Alexander the Great [Paperback]

    Robert Arnott (Author)

    £34.99

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    ISBN: 9781789255546
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The first contacts between Greece, the Aegean and India are thought to have occurred at the beginning of the sixth century BC. There is now evidence of much earlier indirect connections, starting in the middle of the third millennium BC, but great... .... Learn More
  2. Ausonius of Rome

    Ausonius of Rome: Grammar, Rhetoric, and the Establishment of a Christian Culture in the Late Roman West [Hardback]

    Lionel Yaceczko (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463242800
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Studies in Early Christianity and Patristics
    Volume: 78
    The present volume describes the rich and complex world in which Ausonius (c. 310-395) lived and worked, from his humble beginnings as a schoolteacher in Bordeaux, to the heights of his influence as quaestor to the Emperor Gratian, at a time of un... .... Learn More
  3. Julia Velva - A Roman Lady from York

    Julia Velva - A Roman Lady from York: Her Life & Times Revealed by Patrick Ottaway [Hardback]

    Patrick Ottaway (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781526710970
    Published by : Pen & Sword
    The tombstone of Julia Velva, one of the best-preserved examples from Roman Britain, was found close to a Roman road just outside the centre of York. Fifty years old when she died in the early third century, Julia Velva was probably from a wealthy... .... Learn More
  4. Justinian's Indecision

    Justinian's Indecision: How Social Networks Shaped Imperial Policy [Hardback]

    Joshua Powell (Author)

    £88.00

    ISBN: 9781463242275
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Studies in Classical and Late Antiquity
    Volume: 28
    Since the time of Eduard Schwartz, scholars have tended to treat ecclesiastical policy under the influence of Justinian as inconsistent and even capricious. This book argues that such an image of Justinian, although seeming to provide a coherent n... .... Learn More
  5. Empire and Communities

    Empire and Communities: A Utopia or a Hope Against the Decline of Europe [Paperback]

    Francesco Di Marino (Author); Ted Toadvine (Editor)

    £10.99

    ISBN: 9788869772825
    Published by : Mimesis International
    The reduction of the shares of internal sovereignty, the emergence of transnational or international authorities, the overcoming financial systems’ power, underline the inadequacy of governments based on the obsolete dimension of “nation”. Hence ... .... Learn More
  6. Augustus and the Destruction of History

    Augustus and the Destruction of History: The politics of the past in early imperial Rome [Hardback]

    Ingo Gildenhard (Editor); Ulrich Gotter (Editor); Wolfgang Havener (Editor); Louise Hodgson (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780956838162
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society Supplementary Volume
    Volume: 41
    Augustus and the Destruction of History explores the intense controversies over the meaning and profile of the past that accompanied the violent transformation of the Roman Republic into the Augustan principate. The ten case studies colle... .... Learn More
  7. Tell Me Who You Are

    Tell Me Who You Are: Labeling Status in the Graeco-Roman World [Paperback]

    Maria Nowak (Editor); Adam Łajtar (Editor); Jakub Urbanik (Editor)

    £21.95

    ISBN: 5550210059
    Published by : Journal of Juristic Papyrology
    This volume is a contribution to the discussion regarding identities and identification in history, specifically in the ancient world. The following twelve articles focus on various issues surrounding personal identification from the classical per... .... Learn More
  8. Insularity and Identity in the Roman Mediterranean

    Insularity and Identity in the Roman Mediterranean [Paperback]

    Anna Kouremenos (Editor)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781785705809
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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 landscap... .... Learn More
  9. Rome, Blood and Politics: Reform, Murder and Popular Politics in the Late Republic

    Rome, Blood and Politics: Reform, Murder and Popular Politics in the Late Republic [Hardback]

    Gareth C. Sampson (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781473887329
    Published by : Pen & Sword
    The last century of the Roman Republic saw the consensus of the ruling elite shattered by a series of high-profile politicians who proposed political or social reform programmes, many of which culminated in acts of bloodshed on the streets of Rome... .... Learn More
  10. Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour

    Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour [Hardback]

    Marc Hyden (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781526702333
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Gaius Marius was one of the most remarkable and significant figures of the late Roman Republic. At a time when power tended to be restricted to a clique of influential families, he rose from relatively humble origins to attain the top office of co... .... Learn More

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