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  1. 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

    Special Price: £23.00

    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
  2. 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

    Special Price: £40.00

    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
  3. 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
  4. The Cambridge Companion to Roman Law

    The Cambridge Companion to Roman Law [Paperback]

    David Johnston (Editor)

    Regular Price: £24.99

    Special Price: £12.00

    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
  5. 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
  6. Rome, Polybius and the East

    Rome, Polybius and the East [Hardback]

    Peter Sidney Derow (Author); Andrew Erskine (Editor); Josephine Crawley Quinn (Editor)

    Regular Price: £100.00

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    ISBN: 9780199640904
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Rome, Polybius, and the East offers a collection of seventeen of the more important papers written by the late Peter Derow, Hody Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at Wadham College, Oxford, during the course of his career. With a detailed introd... .... Learn More
  7. A Late Roman Town House and its Environs

    A Late Roman Town House and its Environs [Paperback]

    Emma Durham (Author); Michael Fulford (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9780907764397
    Published by : Roman Society Publications
    Series: Britannia Monographs
    Volume: 26
    This report publishes the 1937–8 excavations in Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, which revealed one of the best preserved late Roman town houses so far discovered in Roman Britain. Extensively decorated with mosaics, the building has recently be... .... Learn More
  8. The Island Standard

    The Island Standard [Hardback]

    John Tully (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780897223294
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
    Volume: 28
    This book is the first comprehensive study of the monetary history of one of the major coin-producing states of the Hellenistic and Roman Aegean. It analyzes the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman coinages of the Cycladic island of... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. 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 a... .... Learn More

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