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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. Prostitutes and Matrons in the Roman World

    Prostitutes and Matrons in the Roman World [Paperback]

    Anise K. Strong (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781316602645
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Prostitutes and Matrons in the Roman World is the first substantial account of elite Roman concubines and courtesans. Exploring the blurred line between proper matron and wicked prostitute, it illuminates the lives of sexually promiscuous women li... .... Learn More
  3. Challenges of Mapping the Classical World

    Challenges of Mapping the Classical World [Hardback]

    Richard J. A. Talbert (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781472457820
    Published by : Routledge
    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 The items collected in this volume, both previously published and unpublished, cohere around ...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
  4. Embracing the Provinces

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

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

    £48.00

    ISBN: 9781789250152
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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
  5. 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
    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
  6. Barbarians in the Greek and Roman World

    Barbarians in the Greek and Roman World [Paperback]

    Erik Jensen (Author)

    £15.99

    ISBN: 9781624667121
    Published by : Hackett Publishing Company
    What did the ancient Greeks and Romans think of the peoples they referred to as barbari ? Did they share the modern Western conception-popularized in modern fantasy literature and role-playing games-of "barbarians" as brutish, unwashed enemies of ... .... Learn More
  7. 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
    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
  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
    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. Jewish Childhood in the Roman World

    Jewish Childhood in the Roman World [Hardback]

    Hagith Sivan (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781107090170
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This is the first full treatment of Jewish childhood in the Roman world. It follows minors into the spaces where they lived, learned, played, slept, and died and examines the actions and interaction of children with other children, with close-kin ... .... Learn More
  10. Freed Slaves and Roman Imperial Culture: Social Integration and the Transformation of Values

    Freed Slaves and Roman Imperial Culture: Social Integration and the Transformation of Values [Hardback]

    Rose MacLean (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107142923
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    During the transition from Republic to Empire, the Roman aristocracy adapted traditional values to accommodate the advent of monarchy. Freed Slaves and Roman Imperial Culture examines the ways in which members of the elite appropriated strategies ... .... Learn More

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