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BCE to c 500 CE

Paperback. They gave us democracy, philosophy, poetry, rational science, the joke. They built the Parthenon and the Library of Alexandria. But who were the ancient Greeks? And what was it that enabled them to achieve so much? This title offers a revelatory way of viewing this geographically scattered people, and more. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 22. Weight in Grams: 274.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099583646
ISBN
9780099583646
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.46

Paperback. Edith Hamilton (1867-1963) buoyantly captures the spirit and achievements of the Greek civilization for our modern world. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140. .
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393354447
ISBN
9780393354447
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 15.32

Paperback. Drawing on the greatest writers of its civilization, Hamilton vividly depicts the life and spirit of Rome. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140. .
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393354454
ISBN
9780393354454
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 15.32

Paperback. Makes ancient Latin-learning materials usable by modern students for the first time. Num Pages: 112 pages, 4 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; 3D; CFF; HBJD; HBLA; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 247 x 174. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
112
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107474574
ISBN
9781107474574
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.33

Paperback. This volume reflects on the late-1990s fascination with Sappho's "afterlife". The essays examine the changing interpretations of scholars and writers who have read the fragmentary remains of Sappho's poetry. Editor(s): Greene, Ellen. Series: Classics and Contemporary Thought. Num Pages: 254 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVGS; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; DSC; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 428. Sappho. Paperback, in very good condition.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
254
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
Revised ed.
SKU
KRF0016196
ISBN
9780520206038
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 25.00

Paperback. Philosopher, dramatist, rhetorician, Stoic and pragmatist, Seneca was one of the most contradictory figures in ancient Rome, embracing a stern ascetic morality while amassing a fortune under Nero and eventually committing suicide. This biography reveals a life lived perilously in the gap between ideals and reality. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1DST; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBTB; HPCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 298 x 20. Weight in Grams: 204.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780718193508
ISBN
9780718193508
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 9.10

Paperback. Using a combination of archaeological data, textual analysis, and ancient documents, this Very Short Introduction to the Trojan War investigates whether or not the war actually took place, whether archaeologists have correctly identified and been excavating the ancient site of Troy, and what has been found there. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 152 pages, 8 b/w halftones, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW; HRKP3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 145 x 174 x 8. Weight in Grams: 138.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199760275
ISBN
9780199760275
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.50

Paperback. Part one of a two-volume study of the visual art heritage of Wales, spanning a period of more than 3800 years. The volume provides stimulating reading to the general reader and provides valuable further insights to those with a specialist interest. Editor(s): Rowan, Eric. Num Pages: 127 pages, 136ill.(22col.). BIC Classification: 1DBKW; 3D; 3F; 3H; 3J; AC; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 250 x 210 x 9. Weight in Grams: 513. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
University of Wales Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1978
SKU
KOC0018747
ISBN
9780708306741
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 10.00

Hardcover. Cataphracts were the most heavily armoured shock cavalry on the ancient battlefield, predating the knights of Western Europe by over 1000 years. Num Pages: 188 pages, 16 illustrations. BIC Classification: 3D; HBLA; HBW; JWD; JWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 294 x 24. Weight in Grams: 496.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473837980
ISBN
9781473837980
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.48

Paperback. Presents general reader's history of the ancient mediterranean that combines a grasp of the scholarship of the day with a great historian's gift for imaginative reconstruction and inspired analogy. This book features notes that allow the reader to appreciate the state of scholarship at the time of writing. Translator(s): Reynolds, Sian. Num Pages: 432 pages, 4 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QSM; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 298. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001342
ISBN
9780140283556
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Cuneiform script on tablets of clay is, as far as we know, the oldest form of writing in the world. This book brings the world in which the cuneiform was written to life for the non-expert reader, revealing how ancient inscriptions can lead to a new way of thinking about the past. Num Pages: 112 pages, 30 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAM; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 147 x 11. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714111889
ISBN
9780714111889
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.32

Hardcover. Illustrator(s): Schubert, Mackenzie. Num Pages: 48 pages, Fully Illustrated. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; 5AF; YNH; YNJ. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 310 x 245. .
Publisher
Flying Eye Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909263611
ISBN
9781909263611
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.33

Paperback. This new edition of this popular title in the Scotties series gives a fascinating glimpse into life at the most northern edge of the Roman Empire. Through words and pictures find out about life in a Roman fort and much more. Series: Scotties. Num Pages: 48 pages, illustrated throughout. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3D; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 238 x 192 x 5. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
NMSE - Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
48
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905267514
ISBN
9781905267514
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.80

Paperback. Flag Fen is one of the best-preserved Late Bronze Age sits yet found in Britain. It was discovered in 1982 and consists of many tens of thousands of timbers which were driven into the muddy waters of a fen on the outskirts of modern Peterborough, between about 1300 and 900 BC. Flag Fen was opened to the public in 1987. Num Pages: 192 pages, 100 plans and photographs (25 in colour). BIC Classification: 1DBKEAC; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 171 x 15. Weight in Grams: 532.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752429007
ISBN
9780752429007
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 22.12

Paperback. Marcus Aurelius is the one great figure of antiquity who still speaks to us today, nearly 2,000 years after his death. A philosopher as well as an emperor, his was an extraordinary reign. He proved himself a great leader. This is his biography. Num Pages: 704 pages, 18. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 158 x 37. Weight in Grams: 540.
Publisher
Vintage Books
Number of pages
704
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844135271
ISBN
9781844135271
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.01

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, 275 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DB; 1DF; 1DN; 3D; ACG; HBJD1; HBTB; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 251 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1328.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714128368
ISBN
9780714128368
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 22.74

Paperback. Landscapes of Neolithic is the first volume to be devoted solely to the Irish Neolithic, using an innovative landscape and anthropological perspective to provide significant new insights on the period. Num Pages: 296 pages, 1 black & white tables. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 160 x 19. Weight in Grams: 446.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415169776
ISBN
9780415169776
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.99
€ 34.97

Paperback. Graphic account of the Parthian victory over Rome at Carrhae. A Penetrating study of the clash between two of the great empires of the ancient world that reconsiders the career of Marcus Licinius Crassus and his military reputation, Num Pages: 240 pages, 20 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
New ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473828049
ISBN
9781473828049
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.90

Hardcover. What did commercialized sex really amount to in the ancient and medieval Eastern Mediterranean? Series: Library of Middle East History. Num Pages: 352 pages, 5 black and white illustrations, 4 maps. BIC Classification: 1FB; 3D; 3F; 3H; HBJF1; HBTB; JFMX. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 167 x 241 x 35. Weight in Grams: 688.
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784536527
ISBN
9781784536527
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 54.99
€ 51.42

Paperback. The bestselling author of 1421: THE YEAR THE CHINESE DISCOVERED THE WORLD uncovers the truth behind the mystery of Atlantis. Updated with thrilling new discoveries for the paperback. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; HBLA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 28. Weight in Grams: 354.
Publisher
Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753828854
ISBN
9780753828854
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.57