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BCE to c 500 CE

Paperback. Beneath the waters of Abukir Bay, lie the submerged remains of the ancient Egyptian cities Canopus and Thonis-Heracleion, which sank over 1,000 years ago but were brought to the surface by in the 1990s. These ancient artefacts are to be exhibited in Britain in 2016. This book tells the story of these two ancient civilizations. Series: British Museum. Num Pages: 272 pages, 272 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; HDDG; HDR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 291 x 258 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1604.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500292372
ISBN
9780500292372

€ 32.99
€ 23.91

Hardcover. Are copies of Greek and Roman masterpieces as important as the originals they imitate? Editor(s): Gazda, Elaine K. Series: The Papers & Monographs of the American Academy in Rome. Num Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DST; 3D; ABK; AC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 205 x 236 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1010.
Publisher
University of Michigan Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780472111893
ISBN
9780472111893

€ 126.25

Hardcover. Gives a clear narrative for 18 selected battles and sieges from the Classical Greek period. Num Pages: No illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 242 x 33. Weight in Grams: 638.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473827295
ISBN
9781473827295

€ 23.00
€ 19.65

Paperback. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750955904
ISBN
9780750955904

€ 10.23

Paperback. This book examines the archaeology of Cyprus from the first-known human presence during the Late Epipalaeolithic through the end of the Bronze Age. Series: Cambridge World Archaeology. Num Pages: 660 pages, 134 b/w illus. 5 maps 3 tables. BIC Classification: 1DVC; 3B; 3D; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 254 x 179 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1382.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
660
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521723473
ISBN
9780521723473

€ 32.66

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. 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
€ 7.56

Paperback. When Cleopatra took the throne of the kingdom of Egypt, the pyramids and Sphinx were already ancient wonders. The author draws on archaeological finds and fresh interpretations of ancient texts to separate truth from myth and set this incomparably beautiful queen in context. Series: Brief Histories. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBLA; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 17. Weight in Grams: 222.
Publisher
Robinson Publishing
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849019781
ISBN
9781849019781

€ 11.99
€ 10.07

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
€ 23.79

Paperback. This series allows children to visit a historical site and explore the artefacts and documents found there. This title is based on the Hadrians Wall Museums in Northumberland and the Roman Army Museum at Greenhead, Housesteads Fort and Corbridge and shows what daily Roman life was like. Illustrator(s): Clements, Gillian. Series: What Happened Here. Num Pages: 32 pages, colour photographs and artwork. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 4KHJ; YNH; YQH. Category: (EJ) Primary; (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 255 x 191 x 9. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
32
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713641691
ISBN
9780713641691

€ 11.08

Paperback. Incorporating fresh, new translations of original Greek and Roman texts and drawing on a range of sources this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great. Translator(s): Yardley, J. C. Series: Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History. Num Pages: 688 pages, black & white illustrations, maps, figures. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 247 x 190 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1454.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Number of pages
688
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405127769
ISBN
9781405127769

€ 41.36

Hardcover. Aristocracy in Antiquity explores and challenges the common assumption that hereditary 'aristocrats' who derive much of their status, privilege and power from their ancestors are identifiable at most times and places in the ancient world. Editor(s): Fisher, Nick; Wees, Hans van. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; JFSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 445.
Publisher
The Classical Press of Wales
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910589014
ISBN
9781910589014

€ 90.70

Hardcover. Traces the history of the spread of the myth of Egypt and the birth of Egyptology and describe the greatest archaeological discoveries between the first decades of the nineteenth century and those of the early twentieth century, to the gold of Tutankhamen and the silver of the Pharaohs of Tanis. Editor(s): Piacentini, Patrizia. Num Pages: 424 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 309 x 245 x 41. Weight in Grams: 3022.
Publisher
Skira Italy
Number of pages
424
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Slp
Condition
New
SKU
V9788857208343
ISBN
9788857208343

€ 80.53
€ 66.06

Paperback. Do you think being a Roman gladiator seems glamorous? Think again! At gladiator school, you'll be taught to fight, kill, and die in a suitably sporting manner to entertain the Roman crowds. If you survive, you could become a hero - but don't count on it. Illustrator(s): Antram, David. Series: You Wouldn't Want to be.. Num Pages: 40 pages, Full colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; YNH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 213 x 179 x 2. 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
V9781909645240
ISBN
9781909645240

€ 10.99
€ 9.79

Paperback. Describing the emergence and development of the civilization of the ancient Egyptians, from their prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks and Romans, this title details the changing nature of life and death in the Nile valley, which gave rise to some of the earliest masterpieces of art, architecture, and literature. Num Pages: 544 pages, 8pp halftone plates. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 32. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, U.S.A.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192804587
ISBN
9780192804587

€ 16.99
€ 13.95

Paperback. In this dialogue Plato shows the pretensions of the leading sophist, Protagoras, challenged by the critical arguments of Socrates. The dialogue broadens out to consider the nature of the good life and the role of intellect and pleasure. Translator(s): Taylor, C. C. W. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; DB; HPCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 9. Weight in Grams: 104.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199555659
ISBN
9780199555659

€ 9.99
€ 8.96

Paperback. Series: Bloomsbury Revelations. Num Pages: 344 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3D; 3F; 3H; HBJD1; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 232 x 21. Weight in Grams: 584.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472585240
ISBN
9781472585240

€ 27.43

Paperback. Editor(s): Marshall, C. W.; Hawkins, Tom. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 160 x 234 x 17. Weight in Grams: 468.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472588838
ISBN
9781472588838

€ 31.99
€ 31.45

Paperback. A comprehensive guide to the individual churches, catacombs, embellishments and artefacts of Early Christian Rome. The author describes precisely where the extant features are situated and provides details on what can be seen. Num Pages: 324 pages, b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DST; 3D; 3F; AMGD; AMN; HBJD; HBLA; HBLC; HDD; HRCC1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 171 x 21. Weight in Grams: 598.
Publisher
Sussex Academic Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
324
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902210582
ISBN
9781902210582

€ 38.99
€ 35.19

Paperback. Using a combination of archaeological data, textual analysis, and ancient documents, this Very Short Introduction to the Trojan War investigates whether or not the war actually took place, whether archaeologists have correctly identified and been excavating the ancient site of Troy, and what has been found there. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 152 pages, 8 b/w halftones, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW; HRKP3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 145 x 174 x 8. Weight in Grams: 138.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199760275
ISBN
9780199760275

€ 11.99
€ 10.58

Paperback. Presents the history of the Roman world from 133 BC to 68 AD. This book explores the decline and fall of the Roman Republic and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate. Series: Routledge Classics. Num Pages: 448 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 217 x 141 x 34. Weight in Grams: 570.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415584883
ISBN
9780415584883

€ 21.99
€ 21.72

Paperback. Polybius' account of Rome's rise to world power and her method of rule is a major source for the history of the years 220-146 BC. This new translation includes Books 1-5 in their entirety and all of the fragmentary Books 6 and 12 on the Roman constitution and historiography. It is accompanied by an illuminating introduction and notes. Translator(s): Waterfield, Robin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 560 pages, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 195 x 130 x 25. Weight in Grams: 388.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
560
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199534708
ISBN
9780199534708

€ 15.99
€ 13.05

Paperback. At its height the Roman Empire stretched across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, maintained by an army of modest size but great diversity. This title investigates how Roman Army units in the Western provinces were equipped, exploring the local influences and traditions that caused the variations in attire. Illustrator(s): Ruggeri, Raffaele. Series: Men-at-Arms. Num Pages: 48 pages, 45 b/w; 8 col. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW; JWD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 186 x 249 x 5. Weight in Grams: 166.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472815378
ISBN
9781472815378

€ 13.99
€ 12.30

Paperback. An edition of Tacitus' work on oratory, with a substantial introduction and commentary. Editor(s): Mayer, Roland. Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Num Pages: 240 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ADL; 3D; DNF; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 180 x 125 x 8. Weight in Grams: 246. Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. 240 pages. Editor(s): Mayer, Roland. An edition of Tacitus' work on oratory, with a substantial introduction and commentary. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 2ADL; 3D; DNF; DSBB. Dimension: 180 x 125 x 8. Weight: 238.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521469968
ISBN
9780521469968

€ 37.38