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BCE to c 500 CE

Hardcover. At long last we have Craig Williamson's beautiful and haunting translations of all of the Old English poems into modern strong-stress, alliterative verse, along with his introductions, his essay on translation, and noted medievalist Tom Shippey's introduction on the literary scope and vision of these timeless poems. Translator(s): Williamson, Craig. Series: The Middle Ages Series. Num Pages: 1248 pages. BIC Classification: 2ABA; 3D; 3F; 3H; DSB; DSC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 169 x 247 x 59. Weight in Grams: 1870.
Publisher
University of Pennsylvania Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780812248470
ISBN
9780812248470

€ 59.48
€ 58.78

Paperback. Focusing on the legions as the core of the Roman army, and chronicling their individual histories in detail, this volume builds on the thematic account of the Roman military force given by its companion The Complete Roman Army. It is suitable for anyone who has enjoyed that book. Num Pages: 240 pages, 212 illustrations, 204 in colour. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW; JWTR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 254 x 19. Weight in Grams: 866.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500291832
ISBN
9780500291832

€ 21.99
€ 17.14

Paperback. Between 58 and 50BC Caesar conquered most of the area now covered by France, Belgium and Switzerland, and twice invaded Britain. This title records of his campaigns. Translator(s): Gardner, Jane; Handford, S.A. Num Pages: 272 pages, maps, glossary, bibliography. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; DNF; HBJD; HBLA; JW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 204.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1983
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140444339
ISBN
9780140444339

€ 11.99
€ 10.10

Paperback. For the amateur archaeologist - summarizes 65 archaeological sites with maps and coordinates Num Pages: 256 pages, colour plates and maps. BIC Classification: 1DVGSC; 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 22. Weight in Grams: 524.
Publisher
Signal Books
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904955955
ISBN
9781904955955

€ 17.30

Hardcover. The unearthing in today's Iraq (in 1879) of a clay cylinder-shaped decree from Cyrus the Great, founder of the Achaemenid dynasty of Persia, stands in the same tradition of game-changing discoveries from antiquity as Hammurabi's famous law code or the intact tomb of the boy-king Tutankhamun. Editor(s): Finkel, Irving L. Num Pages: 160 pages, 10 colour, 58 bw integrated. BIC Classification: 1QDAP; 3D; HBJF; HBLA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 251 x 196 x 18. Weight in Grams: 806.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780760636
ISBN
9781780760636

€ 38.99
€ 38.54

Paperback. Drawing on notions of personal honor, manly vigor, and sophisticated craftsmanship, the games were a story that the Romans loved to tell themselves about themselves. Series: Witness to Ancient History. Num Pages: 144 pages, 8, 6 black & white halftones, 2 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 151 x 10. Weight in Grams: 208.
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781421415864
ISBN
9781421415864

€ 21.99
€ 21.86

Paperback. Combining a fresh analysis of the archaeological evidence with the traditional historical accounts, Neil Faulkner presents a new interpretation of the decline and fall of Roman Britain. Num Pages: 192 pages, colour and b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 242 x 167 x 15. Weight in Grams: 546.
Publisher
Tempus
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752419442
ISBN
9780752419442

€ 21.31

Paperback. The Discobolus or discus-thrower is a marvellous classical piece of sculpture that over time has come to mean different things to different people. It is originally cast in bronze by the fifth-century BC sculptor Myron. This book tells the story of Myron's Discobolus both as an archaeological artefact and bearer of meaning. Series: Objects in Focus. Num Pages: 64 pages, 30 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; ACG; AFKB; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 207 x 161 x 6. Weight in Grams: 170. Series: Objects in Focus. 64 pages, 30 colour illustrations. The Discobolus or discus-thrower is a marvellous classical piece of sculpture that over time has come to mean different things to different people. It is originally cast in bronze by the fifth-century BC sculptor Myron. This book tells the story of Myron's Discobolus both as an archaeological artefact and bearer of meaning. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; ACG; AFKB; HBJD; HBLA1. Dimension: 207 x 161 x 6. Weight: 170.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Number of pages
64
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714122717
ISBN
9780714122717

€ 8.20

Paperback. Focussing on how the Romans made Europe work as a homogenous civilisation and looking at why we are failing to make the EU work in modern times, this is an authoritative and amusing study from bestselling author Boris Johnson. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3D; 3JM; JPH; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 200.
Publisher
Harper Perennial London
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007224456
ISBN
9780007224456

€ 13.99
€ 10.65

Paperback. In 221 bc the First Emperor of Qin unified the lands that would become the heart of a Chinese empire. This book highlights the key challenges faced by the court officials and scholars who set about governing an empire of such scale and diversity of people. It illuminates many formative events in China's long history of imperialism. Series: History of Imperial China. Num Pages: 336 pages, 23 halftones, 16 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3D; HBJF; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 155 x 22. Weight in Grams: 482.
Publisher
Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674057340
ISBN
9780674057340

€ 26.02

Hardcover. An in-depth look at the history of Egypt's empire, from its roots to its heights in 15th century BCE and its gradual decline. Series: Great Empires. Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: 1QD; 1QDAE; 3D; 5AK; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 193 x 243 x 10. Weight in Grams: 354.
Publisher
Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750296625
ISBN
9780750296625

€ 16.00
€ 13.85

Hardcover. This is the only book to provide detailed background, historical context and rationale for the Egyptian Oracle Project, a multi-disciplinary, interactive educational experience using virtual reality to immerse a live audience in the enactment of a processional oracle. Editor(s): Gillam, Robyn; Jacobson, Jeffrey. Series: Bloomsbury Egyptology. Num Pages: 272 pages, 39 bw illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; JNUM; YQH; YQR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 544.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474234153
ISBN
9781474234153

€ 104.24

Paperback. Num Pages: 264 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 3D; HRC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230. .
Publisher
Inter Varsity Pr
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780851114835
ISBN
9780851114835

€ 16.30

Hardcover. Commodus is best known as the narcissistic, incestuous, patricidal megalomaniac Emperor in Ridley Scott's Gladiator (played by Joaquin Phoenix). This is the first full-length biography of Commodus in English. Commodus was notorious for fighting as a gladiator, living a debauched lifestyle and declaring himself a god. Num Pages: 320 pages, 8 or 16 b/w plates. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 168 x 241 x 34. Weight in Grams: 688.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473827554
ISBN
9781473827554

€ 32.99
€ 23.79

Paperback. Editor(s): Barrett, Anthony A.; Fantham, Elaine; Yardley, John C. Num Pages: 280 pages, 11 halftones. 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; GBC; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691156514
ISBN
9780691156514

€ 38.99
€ 34.33

Paperback. Presents an account of the life and times of the Empress Theodora. This book follows her from her childhood as a Hippodrome bear-keeper's daughter to her imperial roles as Justinian's trusted counselor and as an effective and powerful advocate for the downtrodden. Num Pages: 172 pages, 9 b&w illus., 1 figure. BIC Classification: 1QDAZ; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 331. Weight in Grams: 596.
Publisher
University of Texas Press United States
Number of pages
172
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
Illustrated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780292702707
ISBN
9780292702707

€ 19.99
€ 19.20

Paperback. The Etruscans (c. 900 - 400 BC) were a highly sophisticated and wealthy elite. Christopher Smith explores their archaeological record and the myths that remain about their existence. Placing the Etruscans within the context of the historical period and geographical location, he looks at how they have been perceived and received throughout history. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 168 pages, Approximately 15 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 113 x 173 x 9. Weight in Grams: 130.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199547913
ISBN
9780199547913

€ 11.99
€ 10.58

Paperback. A major new narrative account of one of history's greatest and most epic mysteries: the strange death of the Roman Empire. Num Pages: 592 pages, b/w plates (pages) 16. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBG; HBJD; HBLA; HBT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 132 x 41. Weight in Grams: 430.
Publisher
Pan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
First Paperback Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780330491365
ISBN
9780330491365

€ 18.99
€ 16.25

Hardcover. Concluding part of John Grainger's unique trilogy narrating the rise and fall of the Seleukid Empire. Num Pages: 240 pages, 5 or 6 b/w maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAM; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 332 x 27. Weight in Grams: 556.
Publisher
Pen & Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783030309
ISBN
9781783030309

€ 25.99
€ 19.65

Hardcover. Recounts the story of the lives and fortunes of the last Romans born before the Emperor Constantine converted to Christianity. This book traces their experiences of living through the fourth century's dramatic religious and political changes. Series: Transformation of the Classical Heritage. Num Pages: 344 pages, 29 b/w photographs, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBLA1; HRAM9; HRC; HRKP4. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 154 x 27. Weight in Grams: 616.
Publisher
University of California Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520283701
ISBN
9780520283701

€ 37.99
€ 33.29