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  1. Demography and the Graeco-Roman World: New Insights and Approaches

    Demography and the Graeco-Roman World: New Insights and Approaches [Paperback]

    Claire Holleran (Editor); April Pudsey (Editor)

    Regular Price: £18.99

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    ISBN: 9781107526617
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Through a series of case studies this book demonstrates the wide-ranging impact of demographic dynamics on social, economic and political structures in the Graeco-Roman world. The individual case studies focus on fertility, mortality and migration... .... Learn More
  2. The Religious Aspects of War in the Ancient Near East Greece and Rome, Volume 1

    The Religious Aspects of War in the Ancient Near East Greece and Rome, Volume 1 [Hardback]

    Krzysztof Ulanowski (Editor)

    Regular Price: £169.00

    Special Price: £110.00

    ISBN: 9789004324756
    Published by : BRILL
    The Religious Aspect of Warfare in the Ancient Near East, Greece and Rome is a volume dedicated to investigating the relationship between religion and war in antiquity in minute detail. The nineteen chapters are divided into three groups: the anci... .... Learn More
  3. Pax Romana

    Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World [Hardback]

    Adrian Goldsworthy (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9780297864288
    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
  4. The Army of the Roman Republic

    The Army of the Roman Republic: The Second Century BC, Polybius and the Camps at Numantia, Spain [Paperback]

    Mike Dobson (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781785703980
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The main source of archaeological evidence for Late Roman Republican camps is a complex of installations around the Iberian city of Numantia in Spain, excavated by Adolf Schulten in the early 1900s. This book reassesses Schulten and concludes t... .... Learn More
  5. Imperial Transportation and Communication from the Third to the Late Fourth Century

    Imperial Transportation and Communication from the Third to the Late Fourth Century: The Golden Age of the Cursus Publicus [Paperback]

    Lukas Lemcke (Author)

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    ISBN: 9789042933569
    Published by : Peeters Press
    The Roman Empire featured an infrastructure that allowed reliable communication between the emperors and all parts of the Roman administration, known as uehiculatio during the Principate and as cursus publicus from the late third and early fourth ... .... Learn More
  6. Nicolaus of Damascus: The Life of Augustus and The Autobiography: Texts Translations and Historical Commentary

    Nicolaus of Damascus: The Life of Augustus and The Autobiography: Texts Translations and Historical Commentary [Hardback]

    Mark Toher (Editor)

    Regular Price: £105.00

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    ISBN: 9781107075610
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Nicolaus of Damascus, the chief minister of Herod the Great, was an exact contemporary of the first Roman emperor Augustus; he spent considerable time in Roman society and knew Augustus. The extensive remains of his Bios Kaisaros contain the earli... .... Learn More
  7. Germanicus: The Magnificent Life and Mysterious Death of Rome's Most Popular General

    Germanicus: The Magnificent Life and Mysterious Death of Rome's Most Popular General [Paperback]

    Lindsay Powell (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781473881983
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Germanicus (a.k.a. Germanicus Iulius Caesar) was regarded by many Romans as a hero in the mould of Alexander the Great. His untimely death, in suspicious circumstances, ended the possibility of a return to a more open republic and ambitions for th... .... Learn More
  8. The Battle of Actium 31 B.C.: War for the World

    The Battle of Actium 31 B.C.: War for the World [Hardback]

    Lee Fratantuono (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781473847149
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    A good argument could be made that the Battle of Actium was the most significant military engagement in Roman history. On a bright September day, the naval forces of Octavian clashed with those of Antony and Cleopatra off the coast of western Gree... .... Learn More
  9. Ancient Disasters and Crisis Management in Classical Antiquity

    Ancient Disasters and Crisis Management in Classical Antiquity [Hardback]

    Toni Naco del Hoyo (Editor); Roger Riera (Editor); Daniel Gómez-Castro (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788375312171
    Published by : Akanthina
    For millennia catastrophes, whether those caused by nature, or by human violence, have impacted on historical societies. In the Graeco-Roman world, as nowadays, the immediate consequences of such disasters only anticipated subsequent measures appl... .... Learn More
  10. Maximinus Thrax: Strongman, Emperor of Rome

    Maximinus Thrax: Strongman, Emperor of Rome [Hardback]

    Paul N. Pearson (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781473847033
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Maximinus was a half-barbarian strongman 'of frightening appearance and colossal size' who could smash stones with his bare hands and pull fully laden wagons unaided. Such feats impressed the emperor Severus who enlisted him into the imperial body... .... Learn More

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