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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. Birds in the Ancient World: Winged Words

    Birds in the Ancient World: Winged Words [Hardback]

    Jeremy Mynott (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780198713654
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Birds pervaded the ancient world, impressing their physical presence on the daily experience and imaginations of ordinary people and figuring prominently in literature and art. They provided a fertile source of symbols and stories in myths and fol... .... Learn More
  3. The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna

    The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna [Hardback]

    Steven J. R. Ellis (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198769934
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Tabernae were ubiquitous in all Roman cities, lining the busiest streets and dominating their most crowded intersections in numbers far exceeding those of any other form of building. That they played a vital role in the operation of the city, and ... .... Learn More
  4. Cave Canem

    Cave Canem: Animals in Roman Civilization [Hardback]

    Iain Ferris (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781445652931
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
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     In many ways, Roman attitudes to animals were similar to our own; they kept animals as household pets, they farmed animals for meat and hunted and fished. However, animals also played a far more significant role in Roman culture and religion... .... Learn More
  5. Strategies of Remembering in Greece Under Rome (100 BC - 100 AD)

    Strategies of Remembering in Greece Under Rome (100 BC - 100 AD) [Paperback]

    Tamara M. Dijkstra (Editor); Inger N.I. Kuin (Editor); Muriel Moser (Editor); David Weidgenannt (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789088904806
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Publications of the Netherlands Institute at Athens
    Volume: VI
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    At the beginning of the first century BC Athens was an independent city bound to Rome through a friendship alliance. By the end of the first century AD the city had been incorporated into the Roman province of Achaea. Along with Athenian independe... .... Learn More
  6. Strategies of Remembering in Greece Under Rome (100 BC - 100 AD)

    Strategies of Remembering in Greece Under Rome (100 BC - 100 AD) [Hardback]

    Tamara M. Dijkstra (Editor); Inger N.I. Kuin (Editor); Muriel Moser (Editor); David Weidgenannt (Editor)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789088904813
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Publications of the Netherlands Institute at Athens
    Volume: VI
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    At the beginning of the first century BC Athens was an independent city bound to Rome through a friendship alliance. By the end of the first century AD the city had been incorporated into the Roman province of Achaea. Along with Athenian independe... .... Learn More
  7. The Anatomy of Dance Discourse: Literary and Philosophical Approaches to Dance in the Later Graeco-Roman World

    The Anatomy of Dance Discourse: Literary and Philosophical Approaches to Dance in the Later Graeco-Roman World [Hardback]

    Karin Schlapbach (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780198807728
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Within the newly thriving field of ancient Greek and Roman performance and dance studies, The Anatomy of Dance Discourse offers a fresh and original perspective on ancient perceptions of dance. Focusing on the second century CE, it provides an ove... .... Learn More
  8. Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture

    Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture [Hardback]

    Daniel King (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198810513
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Classical Monographs
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    This volume investigates the history and nature of pain in Greek culture under the Roman Empire (50-250 CE). Traditional accounts of pain in this society have focused either on philosophical or medical theories of pain or on Christian notions of '... .... Learn More
  9. Mass Violence and Genocide in the Roman World

    Mass Violence and Genocide in the Roman World [Hardback]

    Tristan Taylor (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781472422231
    Published by : Routledge
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    Focusing on the Roman world from the early second century CE through to the fourth century CE, this volume examines episodes of mass-violence associated with war and imperial expansion, and also episodes of violence associated with religious strug... .... Learn More
  10. Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery

    Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery [Hardback]

    P. Hunt (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781405188050
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    Classical slavery provides fascinating, complex, and engaging, albeit sometimes grim, topics for the historian. Over the last generation, these have attracted the attention of many of the best minds in ancient social history. The issues involved h... .... Learn More

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