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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.
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  3. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  4. 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
  5. Infancy and Earliest Childhood in the Roman World: 'A Fragment of Time'

    Infancy and Earliest Childhood in the Roman World: 'A Fragment of Time' [Hardback]

    Maureen Carroll (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780199687633
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Despite the developing emphasis in current scholarship on children in Roman culture, there has been relatively little research to date on the role and significance of the youngest children within the family and in society. This volume singles out ... .... Learn More
  6. Disabilities and the Disabled in the Roman World: A Social and Cultural History

    Disabilities and the Disabled in the Roman World: A Social and Cultural History [Hardback]

    Christian Laes (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107162907
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Almost fifteen per cent of the world's population today experiences some form of mental or physical disability and society tries to accommodate their needs. But what was the situation in the Roman world? Was there a concept of disability? How were... .... Learn More
  7. Cave Canem

    Cave Canem: Animals in Roman Civilization [Hardback]

    Iain Ferris (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781445652931
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
     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
  8. 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
    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
  9. 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
    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
  10. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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

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