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  1. Gladiators

    Gladiators: Fighting to the Death in Ancient Rome [Paperback]

    M. C. Bishop

    £7.99

    ISBN: 9781612005133
    Published by : Casemate UK
    Series: Casemate Short History
    The gladiator is one of the most enduring figures of Ancient Rome. Heroic, though of lowly status, they fought vicious duals in large arenas filled with baying crowds. The survivor could be either executed (the famous ‘thumbs down' signal) or spar... .... Learn More
  2. Challenges of Mapping the Classical World

    Challenges of Mapping the Classical World [Hardback]

    Richard J. A. Talbert (Author)

    Regular Price: £115.00

    Special Price: £80.00

    ISBN: 9781472457820
    Published by : Routledge
    Richard Talbert's historical interests have focused primarily in recent years on Greek and Roman spatial perceptions, and on mapping the classical world. The items collected in this volume, both previously published and unpublished, cohere around ... .... Learn More
  3. Embracing the Provinces

    Embracing the Provinces: Society and Material Culture of the Roman Frontier Regions [Hardback]

    Tatiana Ivleva (Editor); Jasper de Bruin (Editor); Mark Driessen (Editor)

    £48.00

    ISBN: 9781789250152
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Embracing the Provinces is a collection of essays focused on people and their daily lives living in the Roman provinces, c. 27 BC-AD 476. The main aim is to showcase the vibrancy of Roman provincial studies and suggest new directions, or new empha... .... Learn More
  4. Domina: The Women Who Made Imperial Rome

    Domina: The Women Who Made Imperial Rome [Hardback]

    Guy de la Bedoyere (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price: £18.00

    ISBN: 9780300230307
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero-these are the names history associates with the early Roman Empire. Yet, not a single one of these emperors was the blood son of his predecessor. In this captivating history, a prominent scholar of ... .... Learn More
  5. Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World

    Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World [Hardback]

    Paul Keyser (Editor); John Scarborough (Editor)

    Regular Price: £115.00

    Special Price: £65.00

    ISBN: 9780199734146
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
    With a focus on science in the ancient societies of Greece and Rome, including glimpses into Egypt, Mesopotamia, India and China, The Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World offers an in depth synthesis of science and medici... .... Learn More
  6. Freed Slaves and Roman Imperial Culture: Social Integration and the Transformation of Values

    Freed Slaves and Roman Imperial Culture: Social Integration and the Transformation of Values [Hardback]

    Rose MacLean (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

    Special Price: £50.00

    ISBN: 9781107142923
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    During the transition from Republic to Empire, the Roman aristocracy adapted traditional values to accommodate the advent of monarchy. Freed Slaves and Roman Imperial Culture examines the ways in which members of the elite appropriated strategies ... .... Learn More
  7. Jewish Childhood in the Roman World

    Jewish Childhood in the Roman World [Hardback]

    Hagith Sivan (Author)

    Regular Price: £105.00

    Special Price: £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107090170
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This is the first full treatment of Jewish childhood in the Roman world. It follows minors into the spaces where they lived, learned, played, slept, and died and examines the actions and interaction of children with other children, with close-kin ... .... Learn More
  8. The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna

    The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna [Hardback]

    Steven J. R. Ellis (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £46.00

    ISBN: 9780198769934
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Tabernae were ubiquitous in all Roman cities, lining the busiest streets and dominating their most crowded intersections in numbers far exceeding those of any other form of building. That they played a vital role in the operation of the city, and ... .... Learn More
  9. Disabilities and the Disabled in the Roman World: A Social and Cultural History

    Disabilities and the Disabled in the Roman World: A Social and Cultural History [Hardback]

    Christian Laes (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

    Special Price: £50.00

    ISBN: 9781107162907
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Almost fifteen per cent of the world's population today experiences some form of mental or physical disability and society tries to accommodate their needs. But what was the situation in the Roman world? Was there a concept of disability? How were... .... Learn More
  10. Strategies of Remembering in Greece Under Rome (100 BC - 100 AD)

    Strategies of Remembering in Greece Under Rome (100 BC - 100 AD) [Paperback]

    Tamara M. Dijkstra (Editor); Inger N.I. Kuin (Editor); Muriel Moser (Editor); David Weidgenannt (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789088904806
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Publications of the Netherlands Institute at Athens
    Volume: VI
    At the beginning of the first century BC Athens was an independent city bound to Rome through a friendship alliance. By the end of the first century AD the city had been incorporated into the Roman province of Achaea. Along with Athenian independe... .... Learn More

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