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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. 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
    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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery

    Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery [Hardback]

    P. Hunt (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781405188050
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
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    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
  7. 24 Hours in Ancient Rome: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There

    24 Hours in Ancient Rome: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There [Hardback]

    Philip Matyszak (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9781782438564
    Published by : Michael O'Mara Books
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    Walk a day in a Roman's sandals.What was it like to live in one of the ancient world's most powerful and bustling cities - one that was eight times more densely populated than modern day New York? In this entertaining and enlightening guide, bests... .... Learn More
  8. Taste and the Ancient Senses

    Taste and the Ancient Senses [Paperback]

    Kelli Rudolph (Author)

    £23.99

    ISBN: 9781844658695
    Published by : Routledge
    Olives, bread, meat and wine: it is deceptively easy to evoke ancient Greece and Rome through a few items of food and drink. But how were their tastes different from ours? How did they understand the sense of taste itself, in relation to their own... .... Learn More
  9. Migration, Mobility and Place in Ancient Italy

    Migration, Mobility and Place in Ancient Italy [Hardback]

    Elena Isayev (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781107130616
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Migration, Mobility and Place in Ancient Italy challenges prevailing conceptions of a natural tie to the land and a demographically settled world. It argues that much human mobility in the last millennium BC was ongoing and cyclical. In particular... .... Learn More
  10. How to be a Roman: A Day in the Life of a Roman Family

    How to be a Roman: A Day in the Life of a Roman Family [Paperback]

    Paul Chrystal (Author)

    £9.99

    ISBN: 9781445665641
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
    How to be a Roman is a fascinating guide to day-to-day life in ancient Rome. Explore the early Empire through the eyes of a typical Roman family - father, mother, son and daughter - and discover the daily routine of a each member of a bustling Rom... .... Learn More

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