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BCE to c 500 CE

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

€ 77.33

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

€ 149.80

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

€ 47.15

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
€ 9.75

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
€ 7.79

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
€ 13.88

Hardcover. Catalogues and gives a brief description of every significant battle (and most insignificant ones too) known to have been fought by the Roman Emperors. Num Pages: 215 pages, 27 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 242 x 25. Weight in Grams: 640.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473869080
ISBN
9781473869080

€ 25.99
€ 19.65

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

€ 133.70

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

€ 76.35

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

€ 76.35

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
€ 11.48

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
€ 10.58

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

€ 24.99
€ 18.82

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
€ 36.44

Paperback. Henry Fynes Clinton's two-volume tabular history of the Roman Empire, first published in 1845 and 1850. Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Classics. Num Pages: 876 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 322 x 25 x 75. Weight in Grams: 2310.
Publisher
Cambridge Library Collection United Kingdom
Number of pages
876
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781108012478
ISBN
9781108012478

€ 81.62

Paperback. Shows how Greek tragedy uses gender relations to explore specific issues in the development of the social, political, and intellectual life in the polis. This work investigates three problematic areas in which tragic heroines act independently of men: death ritual and lamentation, marriage, and the making of significant ethical choices. Series: Martin Classical Lectures. Num Pages: 424 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; DSG; HBTB; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 26. Weight in Grams: 672.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
424
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691094922
ISBN
9780691094922

€ 50.99
€ 44.70

Paperback. Using a spectrum of literary, artistic, archaeological and epigraphic evidence, this book uncovers the kaleidoscopic story of some of the most intriguing women in history, and the complex role of the empresses as political players on Rome's great stage. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 136 x 26. Weight in Grams: 316.
Publisher
Vintage
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099523932
ISBN
9780099523932

€ 19.99
€ 14.60

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

€ 22.44

Paperback. Descriptions of food in Roman Britain are usually based on the cookery book of Apicius, as if the whole island dined on gourmet food. Looking at the very varied food and drink available - from meat, fish and dairy products to vegetables, nuts and herbs - this work examines the eating, cooking and dining habits of people who inhabited the province. Num Pages: 192 pages, colour and b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3D; HB; HD; WB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 12. Weight in Grams: 536.
Publisher
Tempus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752419244
ISBN
9780752419244

€ 22.23

Paperback. Series: A Marcus Corvinus Mystery. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1DST; 3D; FFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 141. Weight in Grams: 315.
Publisher
Severn House Trade Paperback
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780295701
ISBN
9781780295701

€ 19.18

Hardcover. Reappraisal of one of the most famous battles of the ancient period. Num Pages: 5maps/diagrams, 6 photos. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473860858
ISBN
9781473860858

€ 25.99
€ 19.65

Paperback. The first publication of hundreds of archaeological objects from work in progress on the excavation and restoration of the palace of Philip II at Aegae. Most of these objects have never before been exhibited or published. Introduces a new understanding of royalty in Ancient Greek Macedonia. Num Pages: 264 pages, 600 col. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 220 x 280 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1388. Treasures from the Royal Capital of Macedon, an Hellenic Kingdom in the Age of Democracy. 264 pages, 600 col. The first publication of hundreds of archaeological objects from work in progress on the excavation and restoration of the palace of Philip II at Aegae. Most of these objects have never before been exhibited or published. Introduces a new understanding of royalty in Ancient Greek Macedonia. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HDDK. Dimension: 220 x 280 x 20. Weight: 1390.
Publisher
Ashmolean Museum
Number of pages
264
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781854442543
ISBN
9781854442543

€ 32.99
€ 26.08

Hardcover. Michael Grant's narrative is lucid and colourful, lavishly illustrated with photographs and maps. He successfully provides an examination of a comparatively unexplored area and constructs the history of the empire. Num Pages: 218 pages, illustrations, 46 b&w photographs, 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAZ; 3D; HBJD; HBJF; HBLA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 572. Clean copy with minor shelf wear. Fine in fine dustjacket
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
KOC0011970
ISBN
9780415147538

€ 20.00