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BCE to c 500 CE

Paperback. Roman Britain was created not by impersonal historical forces, but by men and women, each driven by ambition, aspiration and passion. This book explores the narrative of Britannia through the lives of its emperors, commanders, governors, officials and rebels. It reminds us of the truly epic nature of the history of Britannia. Num Pages: 288 pages, 73 illustrations, 42 in colour. BIC Classification: 1D; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 132 x 198 x 26. Weight in Grams: 348.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500292600
ISBN
9780500292600

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. The story of the Roman empire, from the beginnings to the crisis of the Middle Ages: why it was so large, why it was so durable, and why it was different from any other empire before or since. Num Pages: 384 pages, 24 black and white halftones; 7 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 137 x 18. Weight in Grams: 476.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199677511
ISBN
9780199677511

€ 15.99
€ 13.11

Paperback. Surveying the city's life from Christian Antiquity through the Middle Ages, this book focuses on monuments of art and architecture as they reflect the historical events, the ideological currents, and the meaning Rome. It tells a story in which the heritage of antiquity intertwines with the living presence of Christianity. Num Pages: 416 pages, 260 Halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 3F; 3H; AM; HBJD; HBLA; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 277 x 212 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1268.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780691049618
ISBN
9780691049618

€ 49.99
€ 32.35

Paperback. Take a trip back in time to the age of the Romans in this volume, designed both for children studying history for the first time and those investigating a particular interest. Detailed illustrations and an imaginary helmet should help them to recreate the past and imagine life as a Roman. Illustrator(s): Courtwright, Simon. Series: Usborne Time Traveller S. Num Pages: 32 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 4KHF; YNH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 274 x 218 x 3. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
E.D.C. Publishing
Number of pages
32
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
Rev&Updtd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780746030714
ISBN
9780746030714

€ 7.99
€ 7.78

Paperback. In Books 6 to 10 of his monumental history of Rome, Livy deals with the period in which Rome recovered from its Gallic disaster to impose mastery over almost the entire Italian peninsula in a series of ever greater wars. Vivid portrayals of personalities, politics, warfare, and religion bring 4th-century Italy vividly alive in this new translation. Translator(s): Yardley, J. C. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 448 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199564859
ISBN
9780199564859

€ 16.99
€ 13.95

Hardcover. Narrates the seismic events of this dramatic decade of warfare that recast the map of the ancient world. Shows how wars raging from India to North Africa were interconnected. Puts Roman expansion in wider context Num Pages: 219 pages, black & white tables, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAM; 1QDAR; 3D; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 163 x 22. Weight in Grams: 502.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848848252
ISBN
9781848848252

€ 23.00
€ 19.65

Paperback. The rise and fall of the Roman Empire by those that saw it. Series: Brief Histories. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 130 x 31. Weight in Grams: 342.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Constable and Robinson United Kingdom
Number of pages
464
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849010832
ISBN
9781849010832

€ 11.99
€ 10.07

Paperback. Crammed with quick quizzes and putrid pictures, the Horrible Histories Sticker Activity Book: Rotten Romans covers all things horrible. With over 250 savage stickers, explore the Roman's extraordinary empire. Get boggled by their baths, terrified by their torture and cured by their dastardly doctors. Illustrator(s): Brown, Martin. Series: Horrible Histories Sticker Activity Book. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 5AJ; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 210 x 274 x 1. Weight in Grams: 224.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Scholastic
Condition
New
SKU
9781407143729
ISBN
9781407143729

€ 6.99
€ 6.49

Hardcover. Featuring over 400 photographs, this volume presents a range of ancient Egyptian gold objects and jewels. It constitutes a study of the subject, not only revealing an array of dazzling jewellery and metalwork but also tracing the development of the goldsmiths' techniques and fashions. Num Pages: 256 pages, 400 colour and b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; ACG; AFKG; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 325 x 245. . Clean copy with minor shelf wear. Fine in fine dustjacket
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
SKU
KOC0011894
ISBN
9781860645273

€ 25.00

Paperback. Readers can discover all the foul facts about the RUTHLESS ROMANS, including which emperor enjoyed eating camel's heels, who were the terrible twins who founded Rome and which evil emperors made murder a sport. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Illustrator(s): Brown, Martin. Series: Horrible Histories. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 5AH; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 131 x 199 x 13. Weight in Grams: 108.
Publisher
Scholastic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781407167022
ISBN
9781407167022

€ 7.99
€ 7.59

Paperback. The Sasanians were the last of the ancient Persian dynasties, and the largest empire to espouse Zoroastrianism, before the encounter with the Arabs swept away the pre-Islamic institutions. In this clear and comprehensive book, Touraj Daryaee provides an unrivalled account of Sasanian Persia. Num Pages: 240 pages, illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAP; 3D; 3F; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 159 x 20. Weight in Grams: 386.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris in Association with the Iran Heritage Foundation
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780763781
ISBN
9781780763781

€ 31.89

Paperback. Readers can discover all the facts about the Savage Stone Age including what they used instead of toilet paper, why a hole in the skull is good for headaches and how to make a Stone Age mummy. Refreshed with a fantastic new design for 2016, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Series: Horrible Histories. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; 5AJ; YNH; YNU. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Scholastic Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781407165592
ISBN
9781407165592

€ 7.99
€ 7.59

Hardcover. Series: Studies in Early Medieval History. Num Pages: 288 pages, 4 maps, 4 bw illus. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3D; 3F; HBJD; HBLC1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781350019454
ISBN
9781350019454

€ 104.31

Paperback. A unique edition of the sayings of Diogenes, whose biting wit and eccentricity inspired the anecdotes that express his Cynic philosophy. It includes the accounts of his immediate successors, such as Crates and Hipparchia, and the witty moral preacher Bion. The contrasting teachings of the Cyrenaics and the hedonistic Aristippos complete the volume. Translator(s): Hard, Robin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HPCA; HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 196 x 15. Weight in Grams: 224.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199589241
ISBN
9780199589241

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBLA; JNB; PDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 303 x 13. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Pitchstone Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781634310901
ISBN
9781634310901

€ 20.99
€ 17.82

Paperback. This full-length history of Scotland spans 18 centuries, from the Picts to the 1980s. The book focuses on social and cultural history, including life in the towns, the changing role of the nobility and the shifting images of Scottish identity. Num Pages: 528 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3D; 3F; 3H; 3J; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 153 x 40. Weight in Grams: 728.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712698931
ISBN
9780712698931

€ 26.99
€ 18.52

Paperback. This book charts the environmental transformation of Scotland from the end of the ice age in an empty land 10,000 years ago to the Viking invasions of an established society 9,000 years later. Editor(s): Edwards, Kevin J.; Ralston, Ian. Num Pages: 336 pages, Extensively illustrated with maps and photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3B; 3D; 3F; HBJD1; HBLA; HBLC; HDD; RN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 188 x 246 x 21. Weight in Grams: 722.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748617364
ISBN
9780748617364

€ 57.74

Hardcover. Num Pages: 224 pages, 16 black & white illustrations, 16 black & white plates. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 242 x 25. Weight in Grams: 534.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750966023
ISBN
9780750966023

€ 32.99
€ 23.91

Paperback. Features historical and archaeological research into the mysterious and powerful confederations of raiders who troubled the Eastern Mediterranean in the last half of the Bronze Age. Illustrator(s): Rava, Giuseppe. Series: Elite. Num Pages: 64 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QRM; 3D; HBLA; HBTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 249 x 185 x 7. Weight in Grams: 218.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472806819
ISBN
9781472806819

€ 14.99
€ 13.07

Paperback. Coinciding with the hotly anticipated British Museum exhibition Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds in May 2016, this is the sensational story of two magnificent ancient aquatic cities which once stood at the mouth of the river Nile. Illustrator(s): Aarts, Esther. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVG; 1HBE; 3D; YNH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12); (XS) Student text. Dimension: 219 x 290 x 9. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
Nosy Crow Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857637574
ISBN
9780857637574

€ 9.99
€ 8.96