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BCE to c 500 CE

Paperback. This book covers three centuries from the invasion of Egypt by Alexander the Great to the death of Cleopatra vii. It is a comprehensive survey of the political history of the period and will be a basic resource for students of this period. Translator(s): Savadra, Tina. Num Pages: 416 pages, 10 b&w photos. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; HBT; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 23. Weight in Grams: 648.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
416
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415234894
ISBN
9780415234894

€ 46.13

Paperback. The bestselling author of 1421: THE YEAR THE CHINESE DISCOVERED THE WORLD uncovers the truth behind the mystery of Atlantis. Updated with thrilling new discoveries for the paperback. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; HBLA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 28. Weight in Grams: 354.
Publisher
Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753828854
ISBN
9780753828854

€ 16.99
€ 13.13

Paperback. Presents one of the most powerful men in late antiquity, Attila's peerless Hunnic empire stretched from the Ural mountains to the Rhine river. This book examines how Attila was able to sweep across Europe, the tactics and innovations he employed and the major battles he faced. Illustrator(s): Noon, Steve. Series: Command. Num Pages: 64 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1F; 3D; HBJF; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 185 x 247 x 6. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472808875
ISBN
9781472808875

€ 13.99
€ 12.22

Paperback. Featuring archaeological photography and lavish artistic reconstructions, this book reveals the design and development history of Rome's naval force at the height of its Imperial power. Examining its warships, it reveals the navy's structure and the tactics that were developed to make the most of Rome's naval design superiority. Illustrator(s): Rava, Giuseppe. Series: New Vanguard. Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBTM; HBW; JWMV2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 184 x 5. Weight in Grams: 185.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
48
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472810892
ISBN
9781472810892

€ 11.99
€ 11.50

Hardcover. A fun and high-energy blast through history's most incredible events, people and places Series: Blast Through the Past. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; 4KHJ; 5AJ; YNH; YNJ. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 219 x 272 x 8. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Franklin Watts Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Illustrated edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445149295
ISBN
9781445149295

€ 17.11

Paperback. Discover the history behind the facts Series: In 100 Facts. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Amberley
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445656427
ISBN
9781445656427

€ 16.95

Hardcover. The Greco-Persian War gave us one of the most iconic battles in history, Thermopylae. This new retelling of the monumental Historia of Herodotus re-creates that epic conflict. Num Pages: 296 pages, 40 col. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAP; 3D; HBJD; HBJF; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153. .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
296
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2019
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472808639
ISBN
9781472808639

€ 27.99
€ 22.15

Paperback. From the internationally bestselling author of Horrible Histories, the first volume in a new series for adults. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Phoenix
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780226354
ISBN
9781780226354

€ 11.99
€ 10.06

Hardcover. Entomologist Gene Kritsky presents the first full-length discussion of the ways in which bees were a part of life in ancient Egypt. From the presence of bees in paintings and hieroglyphs in tombs to the use of beeswax in a variety of products, bees had a significant presence in ancient Egyptian culture. Num Pages: 160 pages, 103. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA1; TVHH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 15. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199361380
ISBN
9780199361380

€ 32.62

Hardcover. Possibly the most powerful man in the world during a crucial period of history and a highly successful general Examines Seleucid military strength and organization at this time Num Pages: 190 pages, illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FBS; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 241 x 22. Weight in Grams: 500.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Number of pages
192
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848844636
ISBN
9781848844636

€ 25.99
€ 19.73

Hardcover. Presents a survey of art and architecture in Mesopotamia (modern Iraq, northeast Syria and southeast Turkey), from 8000 BCE to the arrival of Islam in 636 BCE. This book is illustrated with c 400 full-colour photographs, and maps and time charts that guide you through the chronology and geography of this part of the ancient Near East. Num Pages: 376 pages, 414 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAM; 3D; ACG; AMX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 284 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1758.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500519172
ISBN
9780500519172

€ 51.71
€ 51.51

Paperback. Cicero (106-43 BC) was the greatest orator of the ancient world and a leading politician of the closing era of the Roman republic. These three dialogues here are among the most accessible of Cicero's philosophical works. Editor(s): Griffin, Miriam T. Translator(s): Davie, John. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; DNF; HBJD; HBLA; HPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199644148
ISBN
9780199644148

€ 13.99
€ 11.44

Paperback. Stanley Lombardo's translation of Homer's classic work aims to offer the distinctive speed and clarity of his other translations. Translator(s): Lombardo, Stanley. Num Pages: 478 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; DNF; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 142 x 215 x 21. Weight in Grams: 406.
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co.
Number of pages
478
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780872204843
ISBN
9780872204843

€ 19.99
€ 19.26

Paperback. "Roman Centurions 31 BC-AD 500: The Classical and Late Empire". Illustrator(s): Rava, Giuseppe. Series: Men-at-Arms. Num Pages: 48 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBLA; HBW; JWM; JWT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 187 x 5. Weight in Grams: 168.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
48
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849087957
ISBN
9781849087957

€ 13.99
€ 12.22

Paperback. With her signature comic-strip style, Marcia WIlliams takes us behind the scenes at some of ancient Rome's most famous moments. Illustrator(s): Williams, Marcia. Num Pages: 40 pages, Illustrations (colour). BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 5AH; YNH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 253 x 316 x 3. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
Walker Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
latest
Condition
New
SKU
V9781406354553
ISBN
9781406354553

€ 10.99
€ 9.30

Paperback. A fantastic voyage through 15,000 years of history that laid the foundations for civilisation as we know it by award-winning science writer Steven Mithen. Num Pages: 640 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps, ports. (some col.). BIC Classification: 3D; HBG; HBLA; HDDA; JHM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 140 x 47. Weight in Grams: 718.
Publisher
Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Number of pages
640
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753813928
ISBN
9780753813928

€ 21.99
€ 16.21

Paperback. Sima Qian tells the story of the First Emperor, founder of the Qin dynasty, in whose reign the Great Wall was built and whose tomb was guarded by the famous terracotta warriors excavated in 1974. His account details the ruthless exercise of power but also the creation of an empire that endured until 1911. Translator(s): Dawson, Raymond. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 208 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 2GDC; 3D; DNF; HBJF; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 158.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199574391
ISBN
9780199574391

€ 10.99
€ 9.78

Paperback. The three Punic Wars lasted nearly 100 years, from 264BC to 146BC. They represented a struggle in the Mediterranean between the bludgeoning land power of Rome, bent on imperial conquest, and the great maritime power of Carthage. This is a comprehensive account of a complicated historical period. Series: Essential Histories. Num Pages: 96 pages, 40 colour and b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 153 x 7. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841763552
ISBN
9781841763552

€ 19.99
€ 18.12

Paperback. In her own lifetime and in the 2000 years since her death, the image of Cleopatra has been repeatedly reinvented, each time in a form that fits the prejudices and fantasies of the age that produced it. This book gives an account of the way in which different generations have viewed Cleopatra. Num Pages: 432 pages, 16 pp b/w plates. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; BGR; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 128 x 196 x 28. Weight in Grams: 316.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844139378
ISBN
9781844139378

€ 19.99
€ 14.66

Paperback. Plato's "Symposium" - translated here, and with a commentary - is arguably one of the greatest works on the nature of love ever written. It recounts a drinking party following an evening meal, where the guests include Aristophanes, Alcibiades and Socrates. The revellers discuss a variety of topics. Num Pages: 206 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HPCA. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 157 x 15. Weight in Grams: 326.
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
206
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226042756
ISBN
9780226042756

€ 18.70