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BCE to c 500 CE

Paperback. What does Roman Britain mean to us now? How were its physical remains rediscovered and made sense of? How has it been reimagined, in story and song and verse? This book traces these tales by setting out to discover the remains of Roman Britain for herself, sometimes on foot, sometimes in a splendid, though not particularly reliable, VW camper van. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DB; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099552093
ISBN
9780099552093

€ 13.99
€ 10.85

Hardcover.
Publisher
Classical Press of Wales United Kingdom
Number of pages
230
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905125258
ISBN
9781905125258

€ 70.99

Flexibound. Takes kids back in time to discover what life was like in Ancient Rome. With key curriculum information, this title is packed with information, quizzes, fun facts and images of every aspect of Roman life. It shows you what Romans would have put in their shopping baskets, how to decode Roman numerals, and go into battle with the gladiators. Series: DK Find out!. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 5AF; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 243 x 188 x 11. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
DK Children
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241250235
ISBN
9780241250235

€ 8.14

Hardcover. Narrates the seismic events of this dramatic decade of warfare that recast the map of the ancient world. Shows how wars raging from India to North Africa were interconnected. Puts Roman expansion in wider context Num Pages: 219 pages, black & white tables, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAM; 1QDAR; 3D; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 163 x 22. Weight in Grams: 502.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848848252
ISBN
9781848848252

€ 23.00
€ 19.65

Paperback. Editor(s): Wilkinson, Toby. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBLA; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 199 x 30. Weight in Grams: 282.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141395951
ISBN
9780141395951

€ 14.99
€ 11.60

Paperback. Power; the power of the gods; the power of Greek cities; the power of the human body: all these were celebrated at the ancient Olympic Games. This title revolves around the Games of 416 BC a turning point in Greek politics when a cold war between Athens and other major cities was about to erupt into bloody fighting. Num Pages: 240 pages, 90 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBTB; WSBB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 172 x 201 x 20. Weight in Grams: 390. Ritual and Rivalry at the Ancient Greek Olympics. 240 pages, 90 colour illustrations. Power; the power of the gods; the power of Greek cities; the power of the human body: all these were celebrated at the ancient Olympic Games. This title revolves around the Games of 416 BC a turning point in Greek politics when a cold war between Athens and other major cities was about to erupt into bloody fighting. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBTB; WSBB. Dimension: 172 x 201 x 20. Weight: 390.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714122724
ISBN
9780714122724

€ 13.99
€ 11.61

Hardcover. Series: Infosearch: Daily Life in Ancient Civilizations. Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; 5AK; YQH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 248 x 191 x 8. Weight in Grams: 374.
Publisher
Raintree
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781406288070
ISBN
9781406288070

€ 15.99
€ 15.14

Hardcover. An evocation of a journey from Rome, the heart of Empire, to Hadrian's Wall during the reign of the emperor Hadrian. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 241 x 33. Weight in Grams: 594.
Publisher
Head of Zeus
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781851340
ISBN
9781781851340

€ 27.99
€ 21.68

Paperback. Illustrator(s): Dennis, Peter. Series: Campaign. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1DFG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 184 x 8. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846035814
ISBN
9781846035814

€ 17.99
€ 15.38

Paperback. Graphic account of the Parthian victory over Rome at Carrhae. A Penetrating study of the clash between two of the great empires of the ancient world that reconsiders the career of Marcus Licinius Crassus and his military reputation, Num Pages: 240 pages, 20 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
New ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473828049
ISBN
9781473828049

€ 19.99
€ 15.60

Paperback. Seventeen hundred years ago, the emperor Constantine marched on Rome to free Italy from the tyrant Maxentius and reunify the complete Roman Empire. The defining moment of the campaign was the battle of the Milvian Bridge. This illustrated book examines how Maxentius' poor choice of battleground was to ultimately doom his army to defeat. Illustrator(s): O'Brogain, Sean. Series: Campaign. Num Pages: 96 pages, 35 b/w; 47 col. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 251 x 185 x 8. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472813817
ISBN
9781472813817

€ 16.99
€ 14.59

Paperback. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; 1QDAR; 2AB; 3D; DSB; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 134. Weight in Grams: 178.
Publisher
Brown Dog Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785451485
ISBN
9781785451485

€ 11.14

Paperback. Flag Fen is one of the best-preserved Late Bronze Age sits yet found in Britain. It was discovered in 1982 and consists of many tens of thousands of timbers which were driven into the muddy waters of a fen on the outskirts of modern Peterborough, between about 1300 and 900 BC. Flag Fen was opened to the public in 1987. Num Pages: 192 pages, 100 plans and photographs (25 in colour). BIC Classification: 1DBKEAC; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 171 x 15. Weight in Grams: 532.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752429007
ISBN
9780752429007

€ 22.36

Paperback. In the aftermath of Alexander the Great's conquests in the late fourth century BC, Greek garrisons and settlements were established across Central Asia, through Bactria and into India. Looking particularly at the great city of Ai Khanoum, the author explores how these ancient people lived, communicated, and understood themselves. Num Pages: 256 pages, 9 b/w images, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1FC; 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBJF; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 392.
Publisher
University of California Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520292468
ISBN
9780520292468

€ 37.99
€ 33.47

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
€ 34.51

Hardcover. This text discusses the features of ancient Greek poetry, particularly amatory poetry, that can be attributed to the influence of popular song and, conversely, looks at how 'higher' poetry affected 'lower' genres in antiquity and medieval times. Series: Duckworth Classical Essays. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; 3F; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 168 x 242 x 23. Weight in Grams: 508. Series: Duckworth Classical Essays. 256 pages, Illustrations. This text discusses the features of ancient Greek poetry, particularly amatory poetry, that can be attributed to the influence of popular song and, conversely, looks at how 'higher' poetry affected 'lower' genres in antiquity and medieval times. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; 3F; DSBB; DSC. Dimension: 168 x 242 x 23. Weight: 508.
Publisher
Duckworth Publishers
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780715629857
ISBN
9780715629857

€ 145.07

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
€ 19.72

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
€ 10.62

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

€ 51.99
€ 44.73

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

€ 26.99
€ 19.67

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
€ 11.45

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

€ 104.53

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
€ 10.62

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
€ 10.53