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BCE to c 500 CE

Hardcover. Seneca's Thyestes is the only literary or dramatic account of the Greek myth of Thyestes and his brother Atreus to have survived since antiquity. This new edition comprises an extensive introduction, Latin text, English verse translation, and detailed commentary. Editor(s): Boyle, A. J. Num Pages: 720 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; AN; DD; DSBB; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198744726
ISBN
9780198744726

€ 189.83

Hardback. Exploring as to how a sense of being 'a Christian', or of 'Christian identity', was shaped within the setting of the Jewish and Graeco-Roman world, this work shows that, there were similarities and differences in the ways Jews and others were thinking about themselves, and asks what made early Christianity distinctive. Num Pages: 384 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3D; DSBB; HBG; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 149 x 31. Weight in Grams: 630.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199262892
ISBN
9780199262892

€ 249.69

Hardcover. This volume offers a new interpretation of Flaccus' Argonautica, a Latin epic poem. Stover's approach to the text is both formalist and historicist as he seeks not only to elucidate Flaccus' dynamic appropriation of Lucan, but also to associate the Argonautica's formal gestures within a specific socio-political context. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; 3D; DSBB; DSC; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 222 x 147 x 20. Weight in Grams: 424.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199644087
ISBN
9780199644087

€ 125.82

Paperback. The Dark Age of Greece is one of the least understood periods of Greek history. This title explores each century from 1200 to 700 BCE through an individual site Mycenae, Nichoria, Athens, Lefkandi, Corinth, and Ascra that illustrates the major features of each period. Num Pages: 240 pages, 15 b&w photographs, 28 figures. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3B; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 16. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253216021
ISBN
9780253216021

€ 21.99
€ 21.83

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 14. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415620123
ISBN
9780415620123

€ 48.19

Paperback. Series: Dover Thrift Editions. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; DNF; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 210 x 134 x 14. Weight in Grams: 178.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Dover Publications
Edition
Dover Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486451077
ISBN
9780486451077

€ 7.48

Hardcover. Including texts, transliteration, translation and detailed commentary, this volume presents the earliest South Indian inscriptions (circa 2nd century BC to 6th century AD), written in Tamil in local derivations of the Ashokan Brahmi script. Editor(s): Mahadevan, Iravatham. Translator(s): Mahadevan, Iravatham. Series: Harvard Oriental Series. Num Pages: 720 pages, 54 plates, 174 figures, glossary, indexes. BIC Classification: 1F; 2BRT; 3D; CFL; DQ; DSBB; GTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 286 x 219 x 49. Weight in Grams: 2540.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
720
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674012271
ISBN
9780674012271

€ 67.59
€ 65.05

Hardback. The emergence of Rome as an imperial power. In the first few centuries of its existence, Rome developed from a minor settlement on the Tiber into the most powerful city-state in Italy. This book examines the reasons for Rome's emergence and success within a highly competitive Italian environment, and how much it owed to its neighbours. Series: The Edinburgh History of Ancient Rome. Num Pages: 320 pages, 70 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748621095
ISBN
9780748621095

€ 133.07
€ 119.21

Paperback. The story of how Augustus rose from an obscure teenager to become Rome's first and greatest emperor. Num Pages: 624 pages, 36. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 199 x 39. Weight in Grams: 484.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753829158
ISBN
9780753829158

€ 14.99
€ 11.86

Hardback. A revered instructor of the eremitic monks of Nitria, Sketis and Kellia, Evagrius Ponticus is a fascinating yet enigmatic figure in the history of fourth-century mystical thought. This title offers an historical and theological re-evaluation of the teaching of Evagrius that brings to bear evidence from the Greek and Syriac Evagriana. Series Editor(s): Astley, Revd Jeff; Beckford, Professor James A.; Brummer, Mr. Richard; Brummer, Professor Vincent. Num Pages: 232 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 3D; HRCC2. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 576.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780754662655
ISBN
9780754662655

€ 151.30

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW; JWKF. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 159 x 234 x 29. Weight in Grams: 534.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Vallentine Mitchell
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780853039310
ISBN
9780853039310

€ 26.80

Hardback. Series: Cities of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 552 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
552
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138850651
ISBN
9781138850651

€ 145.38

Paperback. Challenges our traditionally western-focused perception of the past, connecting Greco-Roman civilisation to the great rulers and empires that swept across Central Asia to India and China - resulting in a truly global vision of ancient history. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBLA; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 29. Weight in Grams: 326.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Windmill Books
Condition
New
SKU
9780099592082
ISBN
9780099592082

€ 11.99
€ 9.91

Paperback. In this first general book on the Byzantine army, the author traces the army's impact on the Byzantine state and society from the army's reorganization under Diocletian until its disintegration in the aftermath of the battle of Manzikert. Num Pages: 284 pages, 1 half-tone 10 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAZ; 3D; 3F; 3H; HBJD; HBLC; JW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 153 x 15. Weight in Grams: 370.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
284
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804731638
ISBN
9780804731638

€ 30.99
€ 28.07

Paperback. Using archaeological insights and discoveries, the author describes the birth, growth and demise of ancient people, whose nemesis was the growing power of Rome. She discusses the mysterious Etruscan language; the 6th-century BCE growth of Etruscan cities and Mediterranean trade; and the fatal incorporation of Etruria into Rome's political orbit. Series: I.B. Tauris Short Histories. Num Pages: 256 pages, 30 bw integrated, 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1DST; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 134. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd. United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780766157
ISBN
9781780766157

€ 17.80

Paperback. Illustrator(s): Dennis, Peter. Series: Fortress. Num Pages: 64 pages, 51ill.34col.ill. BIC Classification: 1QDAZ; 3D; 3F; 3H; HBJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 249 x 183 x 5. Weight in Grams: 214.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
64
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841767598
ISBN
9781841767598

€ 16.99
€ 15.67

Paperback. From the author of Horrible Histories comes the fourth volume in Terry Deary's gritty and humorous history series for adults. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 24. Weight in Grams: 288.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
W&N
Condition
New
SKU
9781780226385
ISBN
9781780226385

€ 8.92

Paperback. Num Pages: 112 pages, 113 color illus. and 7 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1FB; 3B; 3D; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 252 x 206 x 13. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
C R Gibson United States
Number of pages
112
Condition
New
SKU
V9780837808833
ISBN
9780837808833

€ 24.99
€ 23.70

Hardback. This study discusses whether there is a linguistic difference between classical Attic prose texts intended for public oral delivery and those intended for written circulation and private performance, establishing a rigorous methodology for the reconstruction of the native perception of clarity in the original contexts of textual reception. Series: Oxford Classical Monographs. Num Pages: 352 pages, 15 black-and-white figures. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; CF; D; DN; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 222 x 147 x 26. Weight in Grams: 518.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198795902
ISBN
9780198795902

€ 120.49

Hardback. Khirbet et-Tannur is a Nabataean site dating from the second century B.C. to the fourth to sixth centuries A.D. In 1937, Nelson Glueck excavated the site on behalf of the American Schools of Oriental Research but died before completing a report. Now, in two extensively illustrated volumes, the results of Glueck's excavations are finally published. Series: Annual of ASOR. Num Pages: 368 pages, Approximately 510 illustrations, numerous in color. BIC Classification: 1FBJ; 3D; HDDC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 223 x 284 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1402.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
American Schools of Oriental Research United States
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780897570350
ISBN
9780897570350

€ 20.93

Hardcover. Roman Disasters looks at how the Romans coped with, thought about, and used disasters for their own ends. Rome has been famous throughout history for its great triumphs. Yet Rome also suffered colossal disasters. Num Pages: 224 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 163 x 27. Weight in Grams: 506.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Polity
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745651026
ISBN
9780745651026

€ 18.56

Hardcover. Introduces the achievements of past civilisations through 12 structures or objects, each of which illustrates a key aspect or theme of that civilisation. Series: Great Civilisations. Num Pages: 32 pages, illustrations (colour). BIC Classification: 1QDAS; 3B; 3D; 5AK; YNH; YNTB. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 273 x 195 x 9. Weight in Grams: 348.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Franklin Watts Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445134017
ISBN
9781445134017

€ 16.99
€ 16.63

Hardcover. An exciting, readable new account of the Alesia campaign, incorporating the latest research, to illuminate the tactics of both Caesar and the Celts, and explore the momentous events of 52 BC. Num Pages: 320 pages, 27. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 162 x 235 x 24. Weight in Grams: 510.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Casemate
Condition
New
SKU
V9781612004051
ISBN
9781612004051

€ 25.99
€ 19.00

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