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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. Personal Names in the Roman World

    Personal Names in the Roman World [Paperback]

    Clive Cheesman (Author)

    £16.99

    ISBN: 9780715636183
    Published by : Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd.
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
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  3. Exemplary Ethics in Ancient Rome

    Exemplary Ethics in Ancient Rome [Hardback]

    Rebecca Langlands (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107040601
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This ground-breaking study conveys the thrill and moral power of the ancient Roman story-world and its ancestral tales of bloody heroism. Its account of 'exemplary ethics' explores how and what Romans learnt from these moral exempla, arguing that ... .... Learn More
  4. Roman Homes, Gardens, and Domestic Medical Practice

    Roman Homes, Gardens, and Domestic Medical Practice [Hardback]

    Jane Draycott (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781472433961
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Medicine and the Body in Antiquity
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    Recent scholarship on gardens in Roman Italy has focused largely on the aesthetic or symbolic significance of gardens. This is far removed from the tradition of the hortus - the garden as a productive irrigated space used to grow herbs, fruit and ... .... Learn More
  5. The Medicina Plinii: Pliny's Guide to Traveller's Health

    The Medicina Plinii: Pliny's Guide to Traveller's Health [Hardback]

    Kai Brodersen (Author); Yvette Hunt (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138934825
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World
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    Presented with facing Latin text, this is the first English translation and an up-to-date commentary of the Medicina Plinii, a late antique book on self-medication for travellers, adapted from Pliny's Natural History, which became one of the most ... .... Learn More
  6. The Single Life in the Roman and Later Roman World

    The Single Life in the Roman and Later Roman World [Hardback]

    Sabine R. Huebner (Editor); Christian Laes (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781108470179
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Using a variety of historical sources and methodological approaches, this book presents the first large-scale study of single men and women in the Roman world, from the Roman Republic to Late Antiquity and covering virtually all periods of the anc... .... Learn More
  7. Travel in the Roman Mind

    Travel in the Roman Mind [Hardback]

    Richard J. A. Talbert (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9780415504706
    Published by : Routledge
    Travel in the Roman Mind presents a broad spectrum of travel experiences in the Roman world from the Republic to the Late Empire. The sources reveal both the nature of travellers’ real-world interactions with humans and landscapes and the challeng... .... Learn More
  8. Travel in the Roman Mind

    Travel in the Roman Mind [Paperback]

    Richard J. A. Talbert (Editor)

    £27.99

    ISBN: 9780415504713
    Published by : Routledge
    Travel in the Roman Mind presents a broad spectrum of travel experiences in the Roman world from the Republic to the Late Empire. The sources reveal both the nature of travellers’ real-world interactions with humans and landscapes and the challeng... .... Learn More
  9. Cicero and Roman Education: The Reception of the Speeches and Ancient Scholarship

    Cicero and Roman Education: The Reception of the Speeches and Ancient Scholarship [Hardback]

    Giuseppe La Bua (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781107068582
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Cicero saw publication as a means of perpetuating a distinctive image of himself as statesman and orator. He memorialized his spiritual and oratorical self by means of a very solid body of texts. Educationalists and schoolteachers in antiquity rel... .... Learn More
  10. The World through Roman Eyes

    The World through Roman Eyes [Hardback]

    Maurizio Bettini (Editor); William Michael Short (Editor)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9781107157613
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The culmination of a project aimed at showcasing, in a systematic way, the potential of applying anthropological perspectives to classical studies, this volume highlights the fundamental contribution this approach has to make to our understanding ... .... Learn More

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