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  1. 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)

    Regular Price: £25.49

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    ISBN: 9780190879532
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    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
  2. Rome & the Black Sea Region

    Rome & the Black Sea Region: Domination, Romanisation, Resistance [Hardback]

    Tonnes Bekker-Nielsen (Author)

    £21.95

    ISBN: 9788779341746
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Black Sea Studies, 5)
    In 89 BC, Roman legionaries intervened in the Black Sea region to curb the ambitions of Mithridates VI of Pontos. Over the next two centuries, the Roman presence on the Black Sea coast was slowly, but steadily increased. This volume deals with the... .... Learn More
  3. 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)

    Regular Price: £28.99

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    ISBN: 9781350060579
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    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
  4. 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)

    £25.00

    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
  5. Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour

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

    Marc Hyden (Author)

    £25.00

    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
  6. Emperor Alexander Severus: Rome's Age of Insurrection, AD 222-235

    Emperor Alexander Severus: Rome's Age of Insurrection, AD 222-235 [Hardback]

    John S. McHugh (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781473845817
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Alexander Severus' is full of controversy and contradictions. He came to the throne through the brutal murder of his cousin, Elagabalus, and was ultimately assassinated himself. The years between were filled with regular uprisings and rebellions,... .... Learn More
  7. Emulating Alexander: How Alexander the Great's Legacy Fuelled Rome's Wars with Persia

    Emulating Alexander: How Alexander the Great's Legacy Fuelled Rome's Wars with Persia [Hardback]

    Glenn Barnett (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781526703002
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    This book gives an account of the Roman relationship with Persia and how it was shaped by the actions of Alexander the Great long before the events. Numerous Roman emperors led armies eastward against the Persians, seeking to emulate or exceed the... .... Learn More
  8. Pax Romana

    Pax Romana [Paperback]

    Adrian Goldsworthy (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781474604376
    Published by : Weidenfeld & Nicholson
    The Pax Romana is famous for having provided a remarkable period of peace and stability, rarely seen before or since. Yet the Romans were first and foremost conquerors, imperialists who took by force a vast empire stretching from the Euphrates in ... .... Learn More
  9. Conquerors of the Roman Empire: The Goths

    Conquerors of the Roman Empire: The Goths [Hardback]

    Simon MacDowall (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781473837645
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    In the late 4th century, pressure from the Huns forced the Goths to cross the Danube into the Roman Empire. The resultant Battle of Adrianople in 378 was one of Rome s greatest defeats. Both western (Visigoth) and eastern (Ostrogoth) branches of t... .... Learn More
  10. Materialising Roman Histories

    Materialising Roman Histories [Paperback]

    Astrid Van Oyen (Editor); Martin Pitts (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781785706769
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: University of Cambridge Museum of Classical Archaeology Monograph
    Volume: 3
    The Roman period witnessed massive changes in the human-material environment, from monumentalised cityscapes to standardised low-value artefacts like pottery. This book explores new perspectives to understand this Roman ‘object boom’ and its impac... .... Learn More

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