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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
€ 10.58

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
€ 11.40

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
€ 12.89

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
€ 15.24

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

€ 33.99
€ 33.84

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

€ 61.74
€ 60.89

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
€ 21.34

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
€ 9.82

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

€ 17.99
€ 15.40

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
€ 56.65

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
€ 18.01

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
€ 14.40

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

€ 54.88
€ 53.08

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

€ 34.52

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
€ 11.48

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

€ 21.48

Paperback. The story of the wars that led to the break-up of Alexander the Great's vast empire after his death in 323 BC and the brilliant cultural developments which accompanied this birth of a new world. Num Pages: 304 pages, 16 black & white plates, 10 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 217 x 134 x 24. Weight in Grams: 394.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199647002
ISBN
9780199647002

€ 13.99
€ 11.40

Paperback. Provides surveys of the cities of the ancient Near East, Egypt, and the Greek and Roman worlds, from an archaeological perspective, in their cultural and historical contexts. This title is suitable for university students in archaeology, ancient history, and classical studies and to students of ancient civilizations at high-school level. Num Pages: 504 pages, 132 black & white illustrations, 45 black & white halftones, 146 black & white line drawi. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBLA; HDDC; HDDK. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 245 x 173 x 24. Weight in Grams: 902.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
504
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415498647
ISBN
9780415498647

€ 46.33

Paperback. Descriptions of food in Roman Britain are usually based on the cookery book of Apicius, as if the whole island dined on gourmet food. Looking at the very varied food and drink available - from meat, fish and dairy products to vegetables, nuts and herbs - this work examines the eating, cooking and dining habits of people who inhabited the province. Num Pages: 192 pages, colour and b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3D; HB; HD; WB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 12. Weight in Grams: 536.
Publisher
Tempus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752419244
ISBN
9780752419244

€ 22.23

Hardcover. The Greeks and Romans were not shy about sex. In classical Greece, statues of erect penises served as boundary-stones and signposts. In Rome, marble satyrs and nymphs grappled in gardens. How are we to make sense of this abundance of sexual imagery? Were these images seductive, shocking, humorous? This title answers these questions. Num Pages: 256 pages, 200 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBTB; JHBK5. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 173 x 29. Weight in Grams: 952.
Publisher
British Museum Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714122786
ISBN
9780714122786

€ 32.99
€ 23.78

Paperback. "Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso. Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 320 pages, 23 black & white halftones, 6 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1QRM; 3D; 3F; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 231 x 158 x 15. Weight in Grams: 534.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415579612
ISBN
9780415579612

€ 48.36

Paperback. Phaedrus is widely recognized as one of Plato's most profound and beautiful works. It takes the form of a dialogue between Socrates and Phaedrus and its ostensible subject is love, especially homoerotic love. This new translation is accompanied by an introduction and full notes that discuss the structure of the dialogue and elucidate issues that might puzzle the modern reader. Translator(s): Waterfield, Robin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 176 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; DB; HPCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 120.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199554027
ISBN
9780199554027

€ 10.99
€ 9.75

Paperback. Series: It's All About.. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; 5AF; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 146 x 211 x 8. Weight in Grams: 116.
Publisher
Kingfisher
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Main Market Ed. - UK edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753439364
ISBN
9780753439364

€ 7.03

Paperback. For centuries Britain was an integral part of the Roman Empire. In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Salway weaves together the latest archaeological investigations and historical scholarship to chart life in Roman Britain from the first Roman invasion under Julius Caesar to the final collapse of the Roman Empire in the West around AD 500. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 144 pages, 8 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 176 x 112 x 12. Weight in Grams: 116.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198712169
ISBN
9780198712169

€ 11.99
€ 10.58