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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. 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
  3. Insularity and Identity in the Roman Mediterranean

    Insularity and Identity in the Roman Mediterranean [Paperback]

    Anna Kouremenos (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Security in Roman Times: Italy, Rome and the Emperors

    Security in Roman Times: Italy, Rome and the Emperors [Hardback]

    Cecilia Ricci (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781472460158
    Published by : Routledge
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    Using literary, epigraphic, numismatic and iconographic sources this book investigates the safety devices that were in place for the protection of the emperor and the city of Rome in the imperial age. In the aftermath of the civil wars Augustus co... .... Learn More
  8. Triumphs in the Age of Civil War: The Late Republic and the Adaptability of Triumphal Tradition

    Triumphs in the Age of Civil War: The Late Republic and the Adaptability of Triumphal Tradition [Paperback]

    Carsten Hjort Lange (Author)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9781350060579
    Published by : Bloomsbury
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    Many of the wars of the Late Republic were largely civil conflicts. There was, therefore, a tension between the traditional expectation that triumphs should be celebrated for victories over foreign enemies and the need of the great commanders to g... .... Learn More
  9. Roman Error: Classical Reception and the Problem of Rome's Flaws

    Roman Error: Classical Reception and the Problem of Rome's Flaws [Hardback]

    Basil Dufallo (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198803034
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Classical Presences
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    In the eyes of posterity, ancient Rome is deeply flawed. The list of censures is long and varied, from political corruption and the practice of slavery, to religious intolerance and sexual immorality, yet for centuries the Romans' "errors" have no... .... Learn More
  10. Julius Caesar's Self-Created Image and Its Dramatic Afterlife

    Julius Caesar's Self-Created Image and Its Dramatic Afterlife [Hardback]

    Miryana Dimitrova (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781474245753
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Bloomsbury Studies in Classical Reception
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    The book explores the extent to which aspects of Julius Caesar's self-representation in his commentaries, constituent themes and characterization have been appropriated or contested across the English dramatic canon from the late 1500s until the e... .... Learn More

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