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  1. Alexander to Constantine

    Alexander to Constantine [Paperback]

    Eric M. Meyers (Author); Mark A Chancey (Author)

    Regular Price: £21.00

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9780300205831
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This comprehensive and richly illustrated book explores the archaeological record of the land of the Bible from its conquest by Alexander the Great in the fourth century B.C.E. until the reign of the Roman Emperor Constantine in the fourth century... .... Learn More
  2. Diva Faustina

    Diva Faustina [Hardback]

    Martin Beckmann (Author)

    £66.00

    ISBN: 9780897223225
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
    Volume: 26
    The coinage struck posthumously in the name of Faustina the Elder, wife of the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius, was the largest such issue ever produced by the mint of Rome. Until now it has been impossible to date these coins with any accuracy, and ... .... Learn More
  3. A City of Marble

    A City of Marble: The Rhetoric of Augustan Rome [Hardback]

    Kathleen S. Lamp (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.95

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781611172775
    Published by : University of South Carolina Press
    In A City of Marble, Kathleen Lamp argues that classical rhetorical theory shaped the Augustan cultural campaigns and that in turn the Augustan cultural campaigns functioned rhetorically to help Augustus gain and maintain power and to influence ci... .... Learn More
  4. Ethics, Identity and Community in Later Roman Declamation

    Ethics, Identity and Community in Later Roman Declamation [Hardback]

    Neil W. Bernstein (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780199964116
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Rhetorical training was the central component of an elite Roman man's education. Controversiae (declamations), imaginary courtroom speeches in the character of a fictional or historical individual, were the most advanced exercises in the standard ... .... Learn More
  5. Women in Ancient Rome

    Women in Ancient Rome [Hardback]

    Paul Chrystal (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9781445608709
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
    The history of women in ancient Rome is fascinating and exhilarating. It gives a unique insight into one of the world’s most dynamic, successful super-power civilizations and, at the same time, illuminates any number of admirable,... .... Learn More
  6. Violence in Roman Egypt

    Violence in Roman Egypt [Hardback]

    Ari Z. Bryen (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

    Special Price: £17.95

    ISBN: 9780812245080
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    What can we learn about the world of an ancient empire from the ways that people complain when they feel that they have been violated? What role did law play in people's lives? And what did they expect their government to do for them when they fel... .... Learn More
  7. A Jew Among Romans

    A Jew Among Romans: The Life and Legacy of Flavius Josephus [Hardback]

    Frederic Raphael (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780307378163
    Published by : Random House
    An audacious history of Josephus, the Jewish general turned Roman historian whose emblematic betrayal is a touchstone for the Jew alone in the Gentile world. Raphael goes beyond the fascinating details of Josephus's life and his singular literary ... .... Learn More
  8. Gender: Antiquity and its Legacy

    Gender: Antiquity and its Legacy [Paperback]

    Brooke Holmes (Author)

    Regular Price: £16.99

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9780195380835
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Gender has now become a pervasive topic in the humanities and social sciences. Yet despite its familiarity within universities and colleges, some have argued that the radical debates which first characterized gender studies have become ghettoized ... .... Learn More
  9. Settling in a Changing World

    Settling in a Changing World [Hardback]

    Diederick Habermehl (Author)

    Regular Price: £89.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9789089645067
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Offering a broad analysis of the complex developments in rural habitation of the northern provinces of the Roman Empire, "Settling in a Changing World" reconstructs the colonial villa from social and economic perspectives to create a broad geograp... .... Learn More
  10. The Empire of the Self

    The Empire of the Self [Hardback]

    Christopher Star (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.50

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    ISBN: 9781421406749
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    In "The Empire of the Self", Christopher Star studies the question of how political reality affects the concepts of body, soul, and self. Star argues that during the early Roman Empire the establishment of autocracy and ... .... Learn More

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