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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. Exemplary Ethics in Ancient Rome

    Exemplary Ethics in Ancient Rome [Hardback]

    Rebecca Langlands (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107040601
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  3. Travel in the Roman Mind

    Travel in the Roman Mind [Paperback]

    Richard J. A. Talbert (Editor)

    £27.99

    ISBN: 9780415504713
    Published by : Routledge
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    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
  4. Travel in the Roman Mind

    Travel in the Roman Mind [Hardback]

    Richard J. A. Talbert (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9780415504706
    Published by : Routledge
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    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
  5. Embracing the Provinces

    Embracing the Provinces: Society and Material Culture of the Roman Frontier Regions [Hardback]

    Tatiana Ivleva (Editor); Mark Driessen (Editor); Jasper de Bruin (Editor)

    Regular Price: £48.00

    Special Price: £36.00

    ISBN: 9781789250152
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Embracing the Provinces is a collection of essays focused on people and their daily lives living in the Roman provinces, c. 27 BC-AD 476. The main aim is to showcase the vibrancy of Roman provincial studies and suggest new directions, or new empha... .... Learn More
  6. Domina: The Women Who Made Imperial Rome

    Domina: The Women Who Made Imperial Rome [Hardback]

    Guy de la Bedoyere (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780300230307
    Published by : Yale University Press
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    Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero-these are the names history associates with the early Roman Empire. Yet, not a single one of these emperors was the blood son of his predecessor. In this captivating history, a prominent scholar of ... .... Learn More
  7. Transformations in Mapping the Classical World

    Transformations in Mapping the Classical World [Hardback]

    Richard J. A. Talbert (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781472457820
    Published by : Routledge
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    Richard Talbert's historical interests have focused primarily in recent years on Greek and Roman spatial perceptions, and on mapping the classical world. The items collected in this volume, both previously published and unpublished, cohere around ... .... Learn More
  8. Sound and the Ancient Senses

    Sound and the Ancient Senses [Paperback]

    Shane Butler (Editor); Sarah Nooter (Editor)

    £23.99

    ISBN: 9781138481664
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: The Senses in Antiquity
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    Sound and the Ancient Senses makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of Sense Studies and, in particular, its application to the ancient world. Sound has important relevance to scholars of ancient literature and of its well-known ... .... Learn More
  9. Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World

    Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World [Hardback]

    Paul Keyser (Editor); John Scarborough (Editor)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9780199734146
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
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    With a focus on science in the ancient societies of Greece and Rome, including glimpses into Egypt, Mesopotamia, India and China, The Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World offers an in depth synthesis of science and medici... .... Learn More
  10. Sound and the Ancient Senses

    Sound and the Ancient Senses [Hardback]

    Shane Butler (Editor); Sarah Nooter (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781138120389
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: The Senses in Antiquity
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Sound and the Ancient Senses makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of Sense Studies and, in particular, its application to the ancient world. Sound has important relevance to scholars of ancient literature and of its well-known ... .... Learn More

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