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  1. 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

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    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
  2. 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

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    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
  3. Violence in Roman Egypt

    Violence in Roman Egypt [Hardback]

    Ari Z. Bryen (Author)

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    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
  4. Women in Ancient Rome

    Women in Ancient Rome [Hardback]

    Paul Chrystal (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

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    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
  5. A Jew Among Romans

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

    Frederic Raphael (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

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    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
  6. Gender: Antiquity and its Legacy

    Gender: Antiquity and its Legacy [Paperback]

    Brooke Holmes (Author)

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    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
  7. Settling in a Changing World

    Settling in a Changing World [Hardback]

    Diederick Habermehl (Author)

    Regular Price: £89.00

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    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
  8. 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 the development of a univer... .... Learn More
  9. The Genuine Teachers of This Art

    The Genuine Teachers of This Art: Rhetorical Education in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Jeffrey Walker (Author)

    Regular Price: £49.50

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    ISBN: 9781611170160
    Published by : University of South Carolina Press
    Genuine Teachers of This Art examines the techne, or handbook, tradition which it controversially suggests began with Isocrates as the central tradition in ancient rhetoric and a potential model for contemporary rhetoric. From this innovative pers... .... Learn More
  10. Rome

    Rome: A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History [Paperback]

    Robert Hughes (Author)

    Regular Price: £16.99

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    ISBN: 9780375711688
    Published by : Random House
    For almost a thousand years, Rome held sway as the spiritual and artistic centre of the world. Hughes vividly recreates the ancient Rome of Julius Caesar, Marcus Aurelius, Nero, Caligula, Cicero, Martial and Virgil. With the artistic blossoming of... .... Learn More

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