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Hardcover. There was a time when Cicero held Caesar's life in the palm of his hand. But now Caesar is the dominant figure and Cicero's life is in ruins. Exiled, separated from his wife and children, his possessions confiscated, his life constantly in danger, Cicero is tormented by the knowledge that he has sacrificed power for the sake of his principles. Series: Cicero Trilogy. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; FV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 156. .
Publisher
Hutchinson
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Limited, signed and numbered (1000 copies)
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786330161
ISBN
9781786330161

€ 38.99
€ 26.20

Paperback. There was a time when Cicero held Caesar's life in the palm of his hand. But now Caesar is the dominant figure and Cicero's life is in ruins. Cicero's comeback requires wit, skill and courage. And for a brief and glorious period, the legendary orator is once more the supreme senator in Rome. But politics is never static. Series: Cicero Trilogy. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; FV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 37. Weight in Grams: 372.
Publisher
Arrow
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099474197
ISBN
9780099474197

€ 11.99
€ 10.07

Paperback. Tells the story of the tomb of Tutankhamun, placing the discoveries in their historical context. Num Pages: 104 pages, 35 colour, 55 b&w. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 281 x 218 x 10. Weight in Grams: 620.
Publisher
Ashmolean Museum
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781854442871
ISBN
9781854442871

€ 26.99
€ 21.60

Paperback. The story of the wars that led to the break-up of Alexander the Great's vast empire after his death in 323 BC and the brilliant cultural developments which accompanied this birth of a new world. Num Pages: 304 pages, 16 black & white plates, 10 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 217 x 134 x 24. Weight in Grams: 394.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199647002
ISBN
9780199647002

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. A masterful history of Rome's first imperial dynasty by the award-winning author of Rubicon, Persian Fire and In the Shadow of the Sword. Num Pages: 544 pages, Section: 24, b/w and col photos. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 198 x 40. Weight in Grams: 452.
Publisher
Abacus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349123837
ISBN
9780349123837

€ 16.99
€ 13.15

Hardcover. 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
2020
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748621095
ISBN
9780748621095

€ 134.46

Paperback. 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
Paperback
Publication date
2020
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748621101
ISBN
9780748621101

€ 38.99
€ 33.12

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

€ 77.77

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

€ 150.70

Hardcover. Traces the history of the spread of the myth of Egypt and the birth of Egyptology and describe the greatest archaeological discoveries between the first decades of the nineteenth century and those of the early twentieth century, to the gold of Tutankhamen and the silver of the Pharaohs of Tanis. Editor(s): Piacentini, Patrizia. Num Pages: 424 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 309 x 245 x 41. Weight in Grams: 3022.
Publisher
Skira Italy
Number of pages
424
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Slp
Condition
New
SKU
V9788857208343
ISBN
9788857208343

€ 80.52
€ 66.40

Paperback. Regarded as one of the best general histories of the ancient world, it is written for the general reader and the student coming to the subject for the first time and provides a reliable and highly accessible point of entry to the period. The 3rd edition has been extensively revised with several chapters rewritten and a wealth of new material added. Num Pages: 784 pages, Contains numerous halftones, colour plates, maps, and line drawings. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBG; HBLA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 158 x 43. Weight in Grams: 1262.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199651924
ISBN
9780199651924

€ 47.41

Paperback. Authoritative text explores the intricate myths, the gods and goddesses, and the divine role of the king, as well as the complex religious ceremonies developed over thousands of years. Num Pages: 256 pages, Over 430 photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; GBC; HBJH; HBLA; HRKP1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 173 x 219 x 19. Weight in Grams: 638.
Publisher
Southwater
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857231239
ISBN
9780857231239

€ 10.99
€ 9.79

Hardcover. Who were the ancient Egyptians? Why did they build pyramids and how were mummies made? These and other questions are answered with short, informative text, vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page. Illustrator(s): King, Colin. Series: Beginners. Num Pages: 32 pages, Full colour throughout. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; 4KHA; 5AD; YNH; YQH. Category: (JN) Preschool (0-5). Dimension: 214 x 158 x 9. Weight in Grams: 172.
Publisher
Usborne Publishing Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474903226
ISBN
9781474903226

€ 7.99
€ 7.78

Paperback. The Emperors of Rome charts the rise and fall of the Roman Empire through profiles of the greatest and most notorious of the emperors. Num Pages: 336 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 197 x 26. Weight in Grams: 226.
Publisher
Quercus Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780877501
ISBN
9781780877501

€ 16.99
€ 13.15

Paperback. A comparative study of the power and limits of bureaucracy in historical empires from ancient Rome to the twentieth century. Editor(s): Crooks, Peter; Parsons, Timothy H. Num Pages: 496 pages, 8 b/w illus. 17 maps 4 tables. BIC Classification: 3D; 3F; 3H; 3J; HBG; HBTQ. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 155 x 229 x 23. Weight in Grams: 780.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781316617281
ISBN
9781316617281

€ 32.65

Hardcover. This text discusses the features of ancient Greek poetry, particularly amatory poetry, that can be attributed to the influence of popular song and, conversely, looks at how 'higher' poetry affected 'lower' genres in antiquity and medieval times. Series: Duckworth Classical Essays. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; 3F; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 168 x 242 x 23. Weight in Grams: 508. Series: Duckworth Classical Essays. 256 pages, Illustrations. This text discusses the features of ancient Greek poetry, particularly amatory poetry, that can be attributed to the influence of popular song and, conversely, looks at how 'higher' poetry affected 'lower' genres in antiquity and medieval times. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; 3F; DSBB; DSC. Dimension: 168 x 242 x 23. Weight: 508.
Publisher
Duckworth Publishers
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780715629857
ISBN
9780715629857

€ 145.75

Hardcover. The period 300-600 AD saw huge changes in the Roman Empire. Here, 20 papers by international scholars explore how group identities were established against this shifting background. Themes include religious conversion, Roman law, problems of Jewish identity and what it meant to be Roman. Editor(s): Mitchell, Stephen; Greatex, Geoffrey. Num Pages: 343 pages, illus, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 3F; HBJD; HBLA; JFC; JFSL; JHMP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 25. Weight in Grams: 776.
Publisher
Classical Press of Wales
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780715630433
ISBN
9780715630433

€ 76.03

Hardcover. A collection of 12 studies from an international cast exploring how eunuchs were perceived. The text also reconstructs the realities of eunuchs' lives in Greek, Roman, Byzantine and eastern culture. Editor(s): Tougher, Dr. Shaun. Num Pages: 269 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 1QDAZ; 3D; 3F; 3H; 3J; HBTB; JFSJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 164 x 245 x 21. Weight in Grams: 644.
Publisher
The Classical Press of Wales
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780715631294
ISBN
9780715631294

€ 75.86

Paperback. Series: Egypt. Num Pages: 208 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 139 x 11. Weight in Grams: 231.
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486425108
ISBN
9780486425108

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. A social history of Greek civilization, its culture, arts and beliefs, with 180 magnificent images. Num Pages: 128 pages, 180 photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 280 x 217 x 9. Weight in Grams: 552. a Social History of Greek Civilization, Its Culture, Arts and Beliefs, Shown in More That 250 Magnificent Photographs, Sculptures and Paintings. 128 pages, 180 photographs. A social history of Greek civilization, its culture, arts and beliefs, with 180 magnificent images. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Dimension: 280 x 217 x 9. Weight: 554.
Publisher
Southwater
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780191461
ISBN
9781780191461

€ 11.99
€ 10.62

Paperback. Jean Bottero and his colleagues take the reader on a voyage of discovery into the public and private realms of the lives of our first civilized ancestors, looking at everyday life in Ancient Mesopotamia. Translator(s): Nevill, Antonia. Num Pages: 288 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAM; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 157 x 16. Weight in Grams: 444.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748613885
ISBN
9780748613885

€ 39.26

Hardcover. What would life have been like as a Roman soldier on Hadrian's Wall? Num Pages: 176 pages, 22 black and white images, 34 colour images. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYN; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA; HBW; JWT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 241 x 21. Weight in Grams: 438.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781553640
ISBN
9781781553640

€ 22.50

Paperback. Series: Translations from the Asian Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3D; HBJF; HBLA; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 151 x 18. Weight in Grams: 496.
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
416
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231163095
ISBN
9780231163095

€ 41.99
€ 36.61

Hardcover. Explore the greatest civilisations throughout history with this fascinating series. Series: Explore!. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAS; 3D; 4KHJ; 5AJ; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 228 x 277 x 8. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
Wayland
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781526300881
ISBN
9781526300881

€ 16.99
€ 13.15