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  1. The Topography of Violence in the Greco-Roman World

    The Topography of Violence in the Greco-Roman World [Hardback]

    Werner Riess (Editor); Garret G. Fagan (Editor)

    Regular Price: £69.95

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    ISBN: 9780472119820
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    What soldiers do on the battlefield or boxers do in the ring would be treated as criminal acts if carried out in an everyday setting. Perpetrators of violence in the classical world knew this and chose their venues and targets with care: killing J... .... Learn More
  2. Moving Romans: Migration to Rome in the Principate

    Moving Romans: Migration to Rome in the Principate [Hardback]

    Laurens E. Tacoma (Author)

    Regular Price: £77.00

    Special Price: £55.00

    ISBN: 9780198768050
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    While the importance of migration in contemporary society is universally acknowledged, historical analyses of migration put contemporary issues into perspective. Migration is a phenomenon of all times, but it can take many different forms. The Rom... .... Learn More
  3. Disability in Antiquity

    Disability in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Christian Laes (Editor)

    Regular Price: £190.00

    Special Price: £125.00

    ISBN: 9781138814851
    Published by : Routledge
    This is a major contribution to the field of disability history in the ancient world. Contributions from leading, international scholars examine deformity and disability from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as r... .... Learn More
  4. Roman Crete: New Perspectives

    Roman Crete: New Perspectives [Hardback]

    Jane E. Francis (Editor); Anna Kouremenos (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781785700958
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The last several decades have seen a dramatic increase in interest in the Roman period on the island of Crete. Ongoing and some long-standing excavations and investigations of Roman sites and buildings, intensive archaeological survey of Roman are... .... Learn More
  5. Bringing in the Sheaves: Economy and Metaphor in the Roman World

    Bringing in the Sheaves: Economy and Metaphor in the Roman World [Paperback]

    Brent D Shaw (Author)

    Regular Price: £32.99

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    ISBN: 9781442629226
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    The annual harvesting of cereal crops was one of the most important economic tasks in the Roman Empire. Not only was it urgent and critical for the survival of state and society, it mobilized huge numbers of men and women every year from across th... .... Learn More
  6. Hidden Lives Public Personae: Women and Civic Life in the Roman West

    Hidden Lives Public Personae: Women and Civic Life in the Roman West [Hardback]

    Emily Hemelrijk (Author)

    Regular Price: £71.00

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    ISBN: 9780190251888
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Roman cities have rarely been studied from the perspective of women, and studies of Roman women mainly focus on the city of Rome. Studying the civic participation of women in the towns of Italy outside Rome and in the numerous cities of the Latin-... .... Learn More
  7. Epideictic Rhetoric

    Epideictic Rhetoric: Questioning the Stakes of Ancient Praise [Hardback]

    Laurent Pernot (Author)

    Regular Price: £41.00

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    ISBN: 9780292768208
    Published by : University of North Carolina Press
    Speeches of praise and blame constituted a form of oratory put to brilliant and creative use in the classical Greek period (fifth to fourth century BC) and the Roman imperial period (first to fourth century AD), and they have influenced public spe... .... Learn More
  8. The Cambridge Companion to Roman Law

    The Cambridge Companion to Roman Law [Paperback]

    David Johnston (Editor)

    Regular Price: £24.99

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    ISBN: 9780521719940
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book reflects the wide range of current scholarship on Roman law. The essays, newly commissioned for this volume, cover the sources of evidence for classical Roman law, the elements of private law, as well as criminal and public law, and the ... .... Learn More
  9. Double Names and Elite Strategy in Roman Egypt

    Double Names and Elite Strategy in Roman Egypt [Paperback]

    Y. Broux (Author)

    Regular Price: £95.00

    Special Price: £66.00

    ISBN: 9789042931251
    Published by : Peeters Publishers
    In this detailed study of double names in Egypt, Yanne Broux explores how the age-old tradition of polyonymy flourished under Roman rule. While in the Ptolemaic period double names were mainly bilingual and were thus connected to the concept of et... .... Learn More
  10. The Panathenaic Games

    The Panathenaic Games: Proceedings of an International Conference held at the University of Athens, May 11-12, 2004 [Paperback]

    Olga Palagia (Author); Alkestis Spetsieri-Choremi (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781782979821
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The papers in this volume were presented at an international conference organised in Athens (May 11-14, 2004) and focus on the study of the Panathenaic Games, a Panhellenic athletic event that lasted for nearly a millennium. An international as... .... Learn More

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