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  1. Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman Empire: Civil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy

    Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman Empire: Civil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy [Hardback]

    Adrastos Omissi (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780198824824
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Studies in Byzantium
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    One of the great maxims of history is that it is written by the victors, and nowhere does this find greater support than in the later Roman Empire. Between 284 and 395 AD, no fewer than 37 men claimed imperial power, though today we recognize bare... .... Learn More
  2. Roman Political Thought

    Roman Political Thought [Paperback]

    Jed W. Atkins (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781107514553
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Key Themes in Ancient History
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    What can the Romans teach us about politics? This thematic introduction to Roman political thought shows how the Roman world developed political ideas of lasting significance, from the consequential constitutional notions of the separation of powe... .... Learn More
  3. Roman Political Thought

    Roman Political Thought [Hardback]

    Jed W. Atkins (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781107107007
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Key Themes in Ancient History
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    What can the Romans teach us about politics? This thematic introduction to Roman political thought shows how the Roman world developed political ideas of lasting significance, from the consequential constitutional notions of the separation of powe... .... Learn More
  4. On the Edge of the Empires: Interactions and Confrontations in North Mesopotamia during the Roman Period

    On the Edge of the Empires: Interactions and Confrontations in North Mesopotamia during the Roman Period [Hardback]

    Rocco Palermo (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781138120136
    Published by : Routledge
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    In antiquity, North Mesopotamia was the centre of the confrontation between different imperial entities. Rome, the Parthians, the Sasanians and the nomads of the region were all agents of a complex series of dynamics that impacted on the area: Rom... .... Learn More
  5. Afterlives of Augustus, AD 14-2014

    Afterlives of Augustus, AD 14-2014 [Hardback]

    Penelope J. Goodman (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781108423687
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    The bimillennium of Augustus' death on 19 August 2014 commemorated not only the end of his life but also the beginning of a two-thousand-year reception history. This volume addresses the range and breadth of that history. Beginning with the Empero... .... Learn More
  6. Insularity and Identity in the Roman Mediterranean

    Insularity and Identity in the Roman Mediterranean [Paperback]

    Anna Kouremenos (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785705809
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    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
  7. Crisis and Constitutionalism: Roman Political Thought from the Fall of the Republic to the Age of Revolution

    Crisis and Constitutionalism: Roman Political Thought from the Fall of the Republic to the Age of Revolution [Paperback]

    Benjamin Straumann (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9780190879532
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Crisis and Constitutionalism argues that the late Roman Republic saw, for the first time in the history of political thought, the development of a normative concept of constitution—the concept of a set of constitutional norms designed to guarantee... .... Learn More
  8. Models from the Past in Roman Culture: A World of Exempla

    Models from the Past in Roman Culture: A World of Exempla [Hardback]

    Matthew B. Roller (Author)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781107162594
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Historical examples played a key role in ancient Roman culture, and Matthew Roller's book presents a coherent model for understanding the rhetorical, moral, and historiographical operations of Roman exemplarity. It examines the process of observin... .... Learn More
  9. Augustan Rome

    Augustan Rome [Paperback]

    Andrew Wallace-Hadrill (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781472534262
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Classical World
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    Written by Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, one of the world's foremost scholars on Roman social and cultural history, this introduction to Rome in the Age of Augustus provides a fascinating insight into the social and physical contexts of Augustan politic... .... Learn More
  10. Politics and Philosophy at Rome: Collected Papers

    Politics and Philosophy at Rome: Collected Papers [Hardback]

    Miriam T. Griffin (Author); Catalina Balmaceda (Editor)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9780198793120
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    This volume presents the collected papers of Miriam T. Griffin, an eminent scholar of Roman history and ancient thought whose work has played a central role in forging links between scholarship on the history of the Graeco-Roman world and its phil... .... Learn More

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