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  1. Texts from the Archive of Socrates the Tax Collector and Other Contexts at Karanis

    Texts from the Archive of Socrates the Tax Collector and Other Contexts at Karanis [Hardback]

    Mohamed Gaber El-Maghrabi (Editor); Cornelia Romer (Editor)

    Regular Price: £68.00

    Special Price: £20.00

    ISBN: 9783110342154
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    This volume of Papyri contains a selection of 25 pieces which were excavated in the village of Karanis in the north-eastern Fayum (Egypt) by American archaeologists between 1924 and 1926. Many of the texts published here come from the archive of ... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Alexander to Constantine

    Alexander to Constantine [Paperback]

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

    Regular Price: £21.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    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 t... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. 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: £19.95

    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
  7. Like Man, Like Woman

    Like Man, Like Woman: Roman Women, Gender Qualities and Conjugal Relationships at the Turn of the First Century [Paperback]

    Claude-Emmanuelle Centlivres Challet (Author)

    Regular Price: £42.95

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9783039119127
    Published by : Peter Lang Verlag
    Modern scholarship often discusses Roman women in terms of their difference from their male counterparts, frequently defining them as `other'. This book shows how Roman male writers at the turn of the first century actually described women as not ... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. Women in Ancient Rome

    Women in Ancient Rome [Hardback]

    Paul Chrystal (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

    Special Price: £6.95

    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, exciting, evil, ... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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