Greece & Rome

The worlds of Greece and Rome, including archaeology, history, literature and culture: Archaic Greece, the Greek colonies around the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, the Classical Greek Age, Hellenistic expansion in the East, Rome and its Empire to AD 400.

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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. Ovid

    Ovid: Amores. Text, Prolegomena and Commentary in Four Volumes: Volume IV: A Commentary on Book Three [Hardback]

    J. C. McKeown (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780905205403
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: Ovid: Amores
    Volume: 4
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The final instalment of this substantial work of scholarship on Ovid. .... Learn More
  3. Beyond the Romans

    Beyond the Romans: Posthuman Perspectives in Roman archaeology [Hardback]

    Irene Selsvold (Editor); Lewis Webb (Editor)

    Regular Price: £40.00

    Special Price: £32.00

    ISBN: 9781789251364
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: TRAC Themes in Archaeology
    Volume: 3
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    This latest volume in the TRAC Themes in Theoretical Roman Archaeology series takes up posthuman theoretical perspectives to interpret Roman material culture. These perspectives provide novel and compelling ways of grappling with theoretical prob... .... Learn More
  4. City Walls in Late Antiquity

    City Walls in Late Antiquity: An Empire Wide Perspective [Hardback]

    Emanuele Intagliata (Editor); Christopher Courault (Editor); Simon J. Barker (Editor)

    Regular Price: £55.00

    Special Price: £44.00

    ISBN: 9781789253641
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The construction of urban defences was one of the hallmarks of the late Roman and late-antique periods (300–600 AD) throughout the western and eastern empire. City walls were the most significant construction projects of their time and they redefi... .... Learn More
  5. The Fight for Greek Sicily

    The Fight for Greek Sicily: Society, Politics, and Landscape [Paperback]

    Melanie Jonasch (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £30.40

    ISBN: 9781789253566
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The island of Sicily was a highly contested area throughout much of its history. Among the first to exert strong influence on its political, cultural, infrastructural, and demographic developments were the two major decentralized civilizations of ... .... Learn More
  6. Ovid in Exile

    Ovid in Exile [Paperback]

    Adrian Radulescu (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781592110209
    Published by : Vita Histria
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    The Roman poet Ovid (43 B.C.-A.D. 17) was a rock star of the newly-founded empire ruled by Caesar Augustus. A sensitive, artistic soul, his verse, focused on the art of love, attracted the Roman youth of his day and made him a celebrity in the imp... .... Learn More
  7. Iron Age and Roman Coin Hoards in Britain

    Iron Age and Roman Coin Hoards in Britain [Hardback]

    Roger Bland (Author); Adrian Chadwick (Author); Eleanor Ghey (Author); Colin Haselgrove (Author); David J. Mattingly (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £48.75

    ISBN: 9781785708558
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    More coin hoards have been recorded from Roman Britain than from any other province of the Empire. This comprehensive and lavishly illustrated volume provides a survey of over 3260 hoards of Iron Age and Roman coins found in England and Wales with... .... Learn More
  8. Seleukos I and his Empire

    Seleukos I and his Empire: King and Colonizer [Hardback]

    Lise Hannestad (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9788771248135
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
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    Seleukos was the last surviving of the successors of Alexander the Great and the one who conquered the largest part of Alexander’s empire. He was later given the surname ‘Nikator’, the Conqueror. This book is a study of his life and achievements, ... .... Learn More
  9. Illerup Adal 13

    Illerup Adal 13 [Hardback]

    Xenia Pauli Jensen (Author)

    £48.95

    ISBN: 9788788415629
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Illerup Ådal Vol. 13 discusses the relationship between the use of weapons in war and the civilian use of bow and arrow for hunting or axes as a tool for daily tasks. Xenia Pauli Jensen writes about bows and arrows, and Lars Christian Nørbach anal... .... Learn More
  10. The Kyrenia Ship Final Excavation Report, Volume I

    The Kyrenia Ship Final Excavation Report, Volume I: History of the Excavation, Amphoras, Pottery and Coins as Evidence for Dating [Hardback]

    Susan W. Katsev (Editor); Laina W. Swiney (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £45.00

    ISBN: 9781785707520
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: The Kyrenia Ship Final Excavation Report
    Volume: 1
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    The Kyrenia ship, a Greek merchantman built around 315 BC and sunk off the north coast of Cyprus 294-291 BC, was excavated between 1967 and 1972 under the direction of Michael Katzev. The importance of this ship lies in the extraordinary state of ... .... Learn More

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