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BCE to c 500 CE

Paperback. More than a century has passed past since German archeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovered the treasures of Bronze Age Mycenae. Through a combined study of the mythical tradition, archeological findings, and written sources, this title explores the evolution of warfare in the Bronze Age Greek world. Illustrator(s): Rava, Giuseppe. Series: Warrior. Num Pages: 64 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBLA; HBW; HDDK; JWT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 184 x 6. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
64
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849081955
ISBN
9781849081955

€ 14.99
€ 13.04

Paperback. This book explores the lands of the ancient Near East from around 3200 BCE to 539 BCE. The earth-shaking changes that marked this era include such fundamental inventions as the wheel and the plow and intellectual feats such as the inventions of astronomy, law, and diplomacy. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 168 pages, 10 b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 173 x 125 x 8. Weight in Grams: 132.
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195377996
ISBN
9780195377996

€ 11.99
€ 10.55

Hardcover. Covering various aspects of the visual arts, this book includes more than 1,000 images of art. It is suitable for the art enthusiasts. Num Pages: 624 pages, 1063 illustrations, 865 in colour. BIC Classification: 3D; 3F; 3H; 3J; ABA; AC; AF; AP. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 285 x 38. Weight in Grams: 2040.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500239438
ISBN
9780500239438

€ 50.99
€ 39.82

Paperback. An accessible and comprehensive introduction to Classical history, myth and the ancient world. Series: Brief Histories. Num Pages: 416 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 26. Weight in Grams: 348.
Publisher
Constable and Robinson United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845298869
ISBN
9781845298869

€ 13.99
€ 10.77

Paperback. The Roman period was Britain's great architectural age, though this is difficult to appreciate from the ruinous state of the sites that survive. This book looks at how in a few years Britain witnessed the design and erection of an astonishing range of buildings, from mundane and functional houses through to temples and civil engineering projects. Series: Shire Archaeology. Num Pages: 64 pages, b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3D; AMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 149 x 7. Weight in Grams: 164.
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Shire Publications Ltd
Number of pages
64
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KTJ0009011
ISBN
9780747805304

€ 8.76

Paperback. With data for ships throughout the period, rules for famous admirals, historical scenarios, a campaign system and a brief historical summary for those who wish to refresh their memory of the era, this title offers everything players need to bring to the tabletop the battles and campaigns of the first great age of naval warfare. Illustrator(s): Rava, Giuseppe. Series: Osprey Wargames. Num Pages: 64 pages, 41 col. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBLA; HBW; JWF; WDHW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 186 x 248 x 6. Weight in Grams: 212.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472814180
ISBN
9781472814180

€ 13.99
€ 12.29

Paperback. The ancient Egyptians believed that the Nile - their life source - was a divine gift. This book provides an insight into their religious beliefs and practices, from 5000 BC to the 4th century AD, when Egyptian Christianity replaced the earlier customs. It presents an introduction to the world of half-human/half-animal gods and goddesses. Num Pages: 512 pages, 16pp b&w illustrations, maps, line drawings, photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HRKP1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 128 x 23. Weight in Grams: 380.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140262520
ISBN
9780140262520

€ 21.99
€ 17.10

Paperback. In her authoritative survey, Gesine Manuwald evokes the many faces of Cicero, as well as his complexities and seeming contradictions. Series: Understanding Classics. Num Pages: 192 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HPCA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 139 x 19. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780764023
ISBN
9781780764023

€ 22.34

Paperback. The Roman empire tends to be seen as a whole whereas the early middle ages tends to be seen as a collection of regional histories, roughly corresponding to the land-areas of modern nation states. Num Pages: 1024 pages, 13 maps. BIC Classification: 1D; 1FB; 3D; 3F; HBG; HBJD; HBLA; HBLC; HBTB; KCZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 57. Weight in Grams: 1516.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
990
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199212965
ISBN
9780199212965

€ 62.88

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
€ 13.05

Paperback. A highly accessible survey of life in the capital of the Roman Empire, the largest metropolis of its day. Editor(s): Erdkamp, Paul. Series: Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World. Num Pages: 646 pages, 39 b/w illus. 10 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 226 x 159 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1022.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
644
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521720786
ISBN
9780521720786

€ 37.29

Paperback. "The Roman Empire at Bay is the only one volume history of the critical years 180-395 AD, which saw the transformation of the Roman Empire from a unitary state centred on Rome, into a new polity with two capitals and a new religion, Christianity"-- Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 792 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 36. Weight in Grams: 1300.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
784
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415840552
ISBN
9780415840552

€ 50.69

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

€ 21.39

Paperback. Jennifer Roberts introduces the background and writing of the 5th century Greek thinker and researcher Herodotus of Halicarnassus, who invented the genre of historical investigation. She discusses all aspects of his work, including his fascination with his origins; his travels; his interest in seeing the world; and the recurring themes of his work. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 144 pages, c. 15 black and white halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 176 x 112 x 8. Weight in Grams: 134.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199575992
ISBN
9780199575992

€ 11.99
€ 10.55

Paperback. Jem Duducu condenses the colossal story of the Romans into 100 accessible facts in this fun introduction to the Roman Empire. Series: In 100 Facts. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 126 x 18. Weight in Grams: 140.
Publisher
Amberley
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445649702
ISBN
9781445649702

€ 16.86

Hardcover. War in the modern age is persistently illuminated by antiquity. Series: Ancients and Moderns. Num Pages: 192 pages, 10-20 bw integrated, 1 map. BIC Classification: 3D; HBLA; HBW; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 145 x 20. Weight in Grams: 384.
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848859340
ISBN
9781848859340

€ 83.93

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages, black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 518.
Publisher
Disinformation Books
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781938875007
ISBN
9781938875007

€ 29.99
€ 28.31

Paperback. Offers an introduction to the central period of Greek History for students of classics. This title constructs the relevant historical periods from the age of colonization to Alexander the Great. Num Pages: 552 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 232 x 155 x 29. Weight in Grams: 842.
Publisher
Routledge United Kingdom
Number of pages
560
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415549776
ISBN
9780415549776

€ 42.16

Paperback. The Roman Empire was a remarkable achievement. This introduction covers the history of the empire at its height, looking at its people, religions and social structures. It explains how it deployed violence, 'romanisation', and tactical power to develop an astonishingly uniform culture from Rome to its furthest outreaches. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 168 pages, 25 halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBG; HBLA; HBTB; HPCA; LAFR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 171 x 110 x 10. Weight in Grams: 130.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
168
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192803917
ISBN
9780192803917

€ 11.99
€ 10.55

Paperback. Explores the lives and concerns of the Roman London's ordinary citizens. This title looks at the shops, houses and streets in which the majority of the sixty thousand inhabitants of the city spent their lives. Num Pages: 160 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3D; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 158 x 13. Weight in Grams: 290.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752465364
ISBN
9780752465364

€ 20.29

Paperback. This book explores divine manifestations and their representations not only in art, but also in literature, histories and inscriptions. Series: Greek Culture in the Roman World. Num Pages: 502 pages, 53 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; ACG; HBJD; HBLA1; HRKP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 171 x 245 x 31. Weight in Grams: 848.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781316619193
ISBN
9781316619193

€ 36.06

Paperback. Demosthenes was one of the greatest of the classic Athenian orators. He wrote for the courts in public and private cases and in major political trials and is a major source for the history of Athens' struggle against Macedon. This is the widest selection of his speeches in a single volume. Translator(s): Waterfield, Robin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 576 pages, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; 3D; DB; DNS; HBLA1; JPA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 126 x 198 x 26. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199593774
ISBN
9780199593774

€ 15.99
€ 13.03

Hardcover. Did you know that Chinese emperors kept pandas to keep evil spirits away? Ever heard about ancient Egyptians playing board games? Curious to find out who invented ice cream? In this book, you can check out all of the mind-bending, amazing facts about ancient history. Series: Mind Benders: Mind Benders. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; 5AJ; YQH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 214 x 162 x 13. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
Raintree
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474712866
ISBN
9781474712866

€ 11.69

Paperback. A comprehensive narrative history of the greatest army the world has ever known from its earliest origins to its disintegration in AD 476. Num Pages: 560 pages, 48. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 234 x 44. Weight in Grams: 758.
Publisher
Amberley
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445655338
ISBN
9781445655338

€ 33.64