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Paperback. What is a pyxis? Who was the Amasis Painter? How did Greek vases get their distinctive black and orange colours? This volume offers definitions and descriptions of these and many other Greek vase shapes, painters and techniques encountered in museum exhibitions and publications. Series: Looking at. Num Pages: 176 pages, 73 colour & 89 b&w illustrations, 2 line illustrations, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; ACG; AFPC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 158 x 9. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
J. Paul Getty Museum
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780892365999
ISBN
9780892365999

€ 21.38

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3D; HBJD1; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 234 x 19. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Luath Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910021750
ISBN
9781910021750

€ 13.99
€ 11.36

Paperback. From the illustrious son of Zeus down to the absolute monarch idealised by Louis XIV, from the valiant knight of the crusaders to the Moslem philosopher-king, the author reveals the gamut of contrasts that make up the legend of Alexander, this extraordinary hero of history and myth. Translator(s): Lloyd, Janet. Num Pages: 240 pages, 5M. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; BGH; HBG; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 159 x 236 x 14. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
Non Basic Stock Line
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748617654
ISBN
9780748617654

€ 34.41

Hardcover. Cleopatra - a brave, astute, and charming woman - continues to fascinate centuries after she ruled Egypt. This title includes essays that explore such topics as Cleopatra's controversial trip to Rome, her suicide by snake bite, and the afterlife of her love potions. Editor(s): Miles, Margaret M. Num Pages: 250 pages, 28 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; BGH; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 163 x 21. Weight in Grams: 472. A Sphinx Revisited. 250 pages, Illustrations. Editor(s): Miles, Margaret M. Cleopatra - a brave, astute, and charming woman - continues to fascinate centuries after she ruled Egypt. This title includes essays that explore such topics as Cleopatra's controversial trip to Rome, her suicide by snake bite, and the afterlife of her love potions. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; BGH; HBJH; HBLA. Dimension: 229 x 163 x 21. Weight: 472.
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
250
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520243675
ISBN
9780520243675

€ 54.57
€ 52.61

Hardcover. Series: Edge Books: History Hunters. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLCG; 3D; 3F; 5AK; YNH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 187 x 236 x 9. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
Raintree
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474726863
ISBN
9781474726863

€ 14.99
€ 14.13

Hardcover. Beginning in the Stone Age and continuing through the collapse of the Roman empire, Peter Bogucki describes the increasing complexity, technological accomplishments, and distinctive practices of the non-literate peoples known as Barbarians. Series: Lost civilizations. Num Pages: 208 pages, 50 illustrations, 25 in colour. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBLA; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Publisher
Reaktion Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780237183
ISBN
9781780237183

€ 23.99
€ 17.89

Hardcover. Marcus Agrippa was a key factor in the rise of Augustus and the transition from Republic to Empire. This is the first accessible, full-length study of this significant figure for over 75 years and 2014 sees the 2,000th anniversary of the death of Augustus. Num Pages: 384 pages, 16pp colour photos, 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 244 x 38. Weight in Grams: 738.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848846173
ISBN
9781848846173

€ 32.99
€ 23.66

Hardcover. A celebration of the finest 300 works of Byzantine art. Num Pages: 304 pages. Dimension: 298 x 264 x 31. Weight in Grams: 2250.
Publisher
Phaidon Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714848105
ISBN
9780714848105

€ 59.93
€ 55.79

Paperback. In AD 66 a local disturbance in Caesarea caused by Greeks sacrificing birds in front of a local synagogue exploded into a pan-Jewish revolt against their Roman overlords. Gaining momentum, the rebels successfully occupied Jerusalem and drove off an attack by the Roman legate of Syria, Cestus Gallius, who was defeated at the battle of Beth Horon. Illustrator(s): Dennis, Peter. Series: Campaign. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAL; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 185 x 6. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780961835
ISBN
9781780961835

€ 20.99
€ 15.20

Paperback. As an ancient Egyptian, your body is being prepared for the afterlife. But it's fairly disgusting business, and you can't be sure that you will always be treated with respect. This title in the popular You Wouldn't Want to Be series features full-colour illustrations which combine humour and accurate technical detail. Illustrator(s): Antram, David. Series: You Wouldn't Want to be.. Num Pages: 40 pages, Full colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; YNH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 239 x 215 x 3. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
Salariya Book Company Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
32
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909645257
ISBN
9781909645257

€ 10.99
€ 9.71

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
€ 21.23

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

€ 61.39
€ 60.57

Paperback. Num Pages: 336 pages, 105 bw illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; JFSK2. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 159 x 234 x 21. Weight in Grams: 568.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474257152
ISBN
9781474257152

€ 35.99
€ 35.10

Hardcover. Series: Infosearch: Daily Life in Ancient Civilizations. Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; 5AK; YQH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 248 x 191 x 8. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
Raintree
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781406288087
ISBN
9781406288087

€ 15.99
€ 14.98

Paperback. New in paperback by Laurence Gardner, the bestselling author of Bloodline of the Holy Grail. From the tombs of pharaonic Egypt, to the laboratories of modern science, comes the extraordinary account of gravity defiance and teleportation in the ancient world, and amazing revelations about the past power and future significance of the sacred Ark. Num Pages: 480 pages, (16 page plate section (24 colour photos, 21 b/w line illustrations)). BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; PDZ; VX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 356.
Publisher
Element
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007142965
ISBN
9780007142965

€ 16.99
€ 12.81

Paperback. 'Jones spans all 1,200 years of Roman history with seemingly unstoppable enthusiasm.. Informative, casually erudite but engagingly unstuffy, he makes the classical world feel both beguiling and fresh' --Andrew Holgate, Sunday Times Num Pages: 416 pages, maps (black and white). BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 30. Weight in Grams: 394.
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782393900
ISBN
9781782393900

€ 13.99
€ 10.42

Paperback. A highly stimulating Very Short Introduction to the history of Ancient Greek civilization, from the first documented use of the Greek language in about 1400 BCE, through the glories of the Classical and Hellenistic periods, to the foundation of the Byzantine empire in about CE 330. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 216 pages, 15 black and white halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 173 x 121 x 11. Weight in Grams: 174.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
216
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199601349
ISBN
9780199601349

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

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

€ 103.26

Paperback. Cuneiform script on tablets of clay is, as far as we know, the oldest form of writing in the world. This book brings the world in which the cuneiform was written to life for the non-expert reader, revealing how ancient inscriptions can lead to a new way of thinking about the past. Num Pages: 112 pages, 30 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAM; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 147 x 11. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714111889
ISBN
9780714111889

€ 13.99
€ 11.33

Hardcover. Explore the Egyptian war machine of the New Kingdom and discover how it was supplied and how it fought, the use of logistics and rations, as well as the designs of hand weapons and bows. Many pieces of kit have been reconstructed for the book, giving the reader a very immediate sense of what an Egyptian warrior's equipment looked like. Num Pages: 192 pages, 32 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HBE; 1QDAE; 3D; HBW; JWD; JWKT; JWM; JWT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 435.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781555804
ISBN
9781781555804

€ 25.99
€ 19.52

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
€ 44.37

Paperback. This is a succinct history of ancient Persia in the Achaemenid period, 550-330 BCE. Num Pages: 268 pages, 31 b/w illus. 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAP; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 154 x 15. Weight in Grams: 512.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521253697
ISBN
9780521253697

€ 35.87

Paperback. From city state to empire, in the early 2nd millennium BC to the end of the 7th century BC, Assyria was one of the most influential kingdoms of the Ancient Near East. Using archaeological discoveries from across the Middle East, Karen Radner demonstrates the vast, socially diverse, multicultural nature of Ancient Assyria and the Assyrian Empire. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 160 pages, Approx 10 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAA; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA; HDDC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 175 x 113 x 16. Weight in Grams: 126.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198715900
ISBN
9780198715900

€ 11.99
€ 10.51

Paperback. Deals with the Roman conquest and occupation within the larger context of Romano-British society and how it functioned. With nearly 300 illustrations and aerial views of Roman sites, and brimming with research and discoveries, this title intends to inform all those with an interest in this seminal epoch of British history. Num Pages: 288 pages, 286 illustrations, 75 in colour. BIC Classification: 1DB; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 253 x 178 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1150.
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500291146
ISBN
9780500291146

€ 25.99
€ 19.48