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Empires & historical states

Hardcover. Seneca's Thyestes is the only literary or dramatic account of the Greek myth of Thyestes and his brother Atreus to have survived since antiquity. This new edition comprises an extensive introduction, Latin text, English verse translation, and detailed commentary. Editor(s): Boyle, A. J. Num Pages: 720 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; AN; DD; DSBB; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198744726
ISBN
9780198744726

€ 189.83

Hardcover. This volume offers a new interpretation of Flaccus' Argonautica, a Latin epic poem. Stover's approach to the text is both formalist and historicist as he seeks not only to elucidate Flaccus' dynamic appropriation of Lucan, but also to associate the Argonautica's formal gestures within a specific socio-political context. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; 3D; DSBB; DSC; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 222 x 147 x 20. Weight in Grams: 424.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199644087
ISBN
9780199644087

€ 125.82

Paperback. The Dark Age of Greece is one of the least understood periods of Greek history. This title explores each century from 1200 to 700 BCE through an individual site Mycenae, Nichoria, Athens, Lefkandi, Corinth, and Ascra that illustrates the major features of each period. Num Pages: 240 pages, 15 b&w photographs, 28 figures. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3B; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 16. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253216021
ISBN
9780253216021

€ 21.99
€ 21.83

Paperback. This title is the detailed history of one of the most prosperous and important Greek cities of the pre-classical period - Eretria. The work weaves together evidence from archaeology, philology, textual research, epigraphy and numismatics. Num Pages: 368 pages, 60 b/w pls, b/w figs, 4 maps, tbs. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; HBJD; HBLA1; HBTB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 550.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
348
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415518536
ISBN
9780415518536

€ 55.30

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 14. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415620123
ISBN
9780415620123

€ 48.23

Paperback. Series: Dover Thrift Editions. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; DNF; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 210 x 134 x 14. Weight in Grams: 178.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Dover Publications
Edition
Dover Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486451077
ISBN
9780486451077

€ 7.48

Hardcover. Though blacks were not often seen on the streets of seventeenth-century London, they were already capturing the British imagination. In her exploration of this emerging black presence, Molineux assembles evidence ranging from shop signs, tea trays, trading cards, board games, and playing cards to song ballads and William Hogarth's graphic satires. Series: Harvard Historical Studies. Num Pages: 374 pages, 17 color illustrations, 69 halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDB; 3J; HBJD1; HBLH; HBLL; HBTS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 167 x 27. Weight in Grams: 722.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
374
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674050082
ISBN
9780674050082

€ 55.39
€ 50.51

Paperback. Empires - vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition - have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. This title departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a look at how empires relied on diversity to shape the global order. Num Pages: 528 pages, 44 halftones. 34 line illus. BIC Classification: 1QD; HBG; HBJQ; HBL; HBTQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 254 x 179 x 41. Weight in Grams: 1128.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Edition
unknown
Number of pages
528
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691152363
ISBN
9780691152363

€ 31.99
€ 28.30

Hardcover. Presenting the vases and the is imagery in their full narrative glory, this book interprets the informs and stories along a variety of themes, from the adventures of gods and mythological heroes, to expressive scenes of sexual intimacy and depictions of social, family and domestic life. Num Pages: 156 pages, 130 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; ACG; AFP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 269 x 257 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1174.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
British Museum Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
156
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714122779
ISBN
9780714122779

€ 31.99
€ 22.97

Hardback. The emergence of Rome as an imperial power. In the first few centuries of its existence, Rome developed from a minor settlement on the Tiber into the most powerful city-state in Italy. This book examines the reasons for Rome's emergence and success within a highly competitive Italian environment, and how much it owed to its neighbours. Series: The Edinburgh History of Ancient Rome. Num Pages: 320 pages, 70 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748621095
ISBN
9780748621095

€ 133.07
€ 119.21

Paperback. The story of how Augustus rose from an obscure teenager to become Rome's first and greatest emperor. Num Pages: 624 pages, 36. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 199 x 39. Weight in Grams: 484.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753829158
ISBN
9780753829158

€ 14.99
€ 11.86

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW; JWKF. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 159 x 234 x 29. Weight in Grams: 534.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Vallentine Mitchell
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780853039310
ISBN
9780853039310

€ 26.83

Paperback. The author investigates the appearance of a fashion in clothing, involving a knotted mantle worn across the chest, on many Attic stelae of the Roman period. She suggests that this style can be traced to Egyptian roots, and might have particularly been associated with a cult of Isis, popular among wealthy Athenians. Series: Hesperia supplements. Num Pages: 153 pages, xvi + 136 pp, 2 figs, 52 pls. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; HDDK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 279 x 216 x 13. Weight in Grams: 617.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
American School of Classical Studies at Athens United States
Number of pages
153
Condition
New
SKU
V9780876615225
ISBN
9780876615225

€ 54.99
€ 51.82

Paperback. A vivid portrayal of life in Pompeii's sister city, this book includes a detailed description of the ancient Villa dei Papiri, on which the present Getty Museum in Malibu is modeled. Num Pages: 222 pages, 118 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; ACG; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 520.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
J. Paul Getty Museum
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780892361649
ISBN
9780892361649

€ 24.50

Hardback. This title reproduces, with commentary, "Le Case i Monu Menti di Pompeii" (1854) of Fausto and Felice Niccolini, the first work to completely and systematically present the public and private buildings so far excavated in Pompeii. It features the watercolours they created to document Pompeii. Num Pages: 224 pages, 270 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DST; 1QDAR; AM; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 369 x 260 x 30. Weight in Grams: 2524.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Getty Trust Publications United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780892366842
ISBN
9780892366842

€ 78.73

Paperback. Num Pages: 84 pages, Ill.(some col.).35figs. BIC Classification: 1QDA; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 290 x 220. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
Publisher
Macquarie Ancient History Association Australia
Number of pages
84
Condition
New
SKU
V9780908299058
ISBN
9780908299058

€ 43.99
€ 40.51

Hardback. Series: Cities of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 552 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
552
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138850651
ISBN
9781138850651

€ 145.38

Hardcover. Series: Studies in the History of Greece and Rome. Num Pages: 352 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; HDDK; TQS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 26. Weight in Grams: 599.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
The University of North Carolina Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781469621289
ISBN
9781469621289

€ 117.87

Hardcover. Beyond Thalassocracies aims to evaluate and rethink the manner in which archaeologists approach, understand, and analyse the various processes associated with culture change connected to interregional contact, using as a test case the world of the Aegean during the Late Bronze Age (c. 1600-1100 BC). Editor(s): Gorogianni, Evi; Pavuk, Peter; Girella, Luca. Num Pages: 240 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDA; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 291 x 228 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1154.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Oxbow Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785702037
ISBN
9781785702037

€ 54.99
€ 51.82

Hardcover. Helps you find out about the land of the pharaohs, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 400 pictures. Suitable for ages 8 to 12, this title features 15 projects that allow you to bring the past to life - make a miniature pyramid, build a model boat suitable for sailing on the Nile, create your own water clock, and sculpt a canopic jar. Num Pages: 64 pages, over 400 pictures. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 5AJ; YNH; YNPH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 303 x 234 x 13. Weight in Grams: 674. Find Out About the Land of the Pharaohs, with 15 Step-by-step Projects and Over 400 Exciting Pictures. 64 pages, over 400 pictures. Helps you find out about the land of the pharaohs, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 400 pictures. Suitable for ages 8 to 12, this title features 15 projects that allow you to bring the past to life - make a miniature pyramid, build a model boat suitable for sailing on the Nile, create your own water clock, and sculpt a canopic jar. Cateogry: (JC) Children's (6-12). BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 5AJ; YNH; YNPH. Dimension: 303 x 234 x 13. Weight: 674.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Armadillo
Edition
New edition
Number of pages
64
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843229636
ISBN
9781843229636

€ 9.99
€ 9.50

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Liverpool University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904675143
ISBN
9781904675143

€ 23.30

Hardcover. Num Pages: 272 pages, 49 b 1 col plate. BIC Classification: 1QDA; ACG; WCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 365 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1378.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
British Museum Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714111308
ISBN
9780714111308

€ 68.11

Paperback. Challenges our traditionally western-focused perception of the past, connecting Greco-Roman civilisation to the great rulers and empires that swept across Central Asia to India and China - resulting in a truly global vision of ancient history. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBLA; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 29. Weight in Grams: 326.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Windmill Books
Condition
New
SKU
9780099592082
ISBN
9780099592082

€ 11.99
€ 9.91

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