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Paperback. From the author of Horrible Histories comes the fourth volume in Terry Deary's gritty and humorous history series for adults. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 24. Weight in Grams: 288.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
W&N
SKU
9781780226385
ISBN
9781780226385

€ 8.92

Paperback. The first five books of Livy's history of Rome record the city's foundations through the Republic to Rome's recovery after the Gallic invasion of the 4th century BC. Translator(s): De Selincourt, Aubrey. Num Pages: 496 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 344. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Penguin Classics
SKU
KSS0000296
ISBN
9780140448092

€ 4.91

Hardcover. Including texts, transliteration, translation and detailed commentary, this volume presents the earliest South Indian inscriptions (circa 2nd century BC to 6th century AD), written in Tamil in local derivations of the Ashokan Brahmi script. Editor(s): Mahadevan, Iravatham. Translator(s): Mahadevan, Iravatham. Series: Harvard Oriental Series. Num Pages: 720 pages, 54 plates, 174 figures, glossary, indexes. BIC Classification: 1F; 2BRT; 3D; CFL; DQ; DSBB; GTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 286 x 219 x 49. Weight in Grams: 2540.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
720
SKU
V9780674012271
ISBN
9780674012271

€ 76.90

Hardcover. Introduces the achievements of past civilisations through 12 structures or objects, each of which illustrates a key aspect or theme of that civilisation. Series: Great Civilisations. Num Pages: 32 pages, illustrations (colour). BIC Classification: 1QDAS; 3B; 3D; 5AK; YNH; YNTB. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 273 x 195 x 9. Weight in Grams: 348.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Franklin Watts Ltd
SKU
V9781445134017
ISBN
9781445134017

€ 18.88

Paperback. Terrible crimes, obsessive self-indulgence, big-hearted generosity, erratic judgements David Shotter's account reveals the many contradictory faces of Nero and gives the most balanced introduction currently available for students and general readers alike of this endlessly fascinating figure. Num Pages: 296 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGR; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 162 x 23. Weight in Grams: 442.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Routledge
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
296
SKU
V9781405824576
ISBN
9781405824576

€ 50.99
€ 45.41

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
SKU
V9780753829158
ISBN
9780753829158

€ 14.99
€ 11.50

Paperback. Num Pages: 112 pages, 113 color illus. and 7 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1FB; 3B; 3D; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 252 x 206 x 13. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
C R Gibson United States
Number of pages
112
SKU
V9780837808833
ISBN
9780837808833

€ 24.99
€ 24.22

Paperback. Pompey the Great was one of the most important military commanders and politicians in the history of the Roman republic. This biography provides a historical background essential for understanding Pompey's career. It gives readers a look inside the political and military world of ancient Rome and at one of the characters that shaped its destiny. Series: Blackwell Ancient Lives. Num Pages: 288 pages, 5. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 156 x 230 x 22. Weight in Grams: 422.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
288
SKU
V9780631227212
ISBN
9780631227212

€ 42.99
€ 42.94

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
SKU
V9780253216021
ISBN
9780253216021

€ 23.99
€ 22.28

Hardcover. Editor(s): Gosden, Christopher; Crawford, Sally; Ulmschneider, Katharina. Num Pages: 400 pages, b/w illustrations, 32pp colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3D; ACG; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 289 x 210 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1702.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oxbow Books
SKU
V9781782976554
ISBN
9781782976554

€ 69.66

Paperback. Num Pages: 350 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 174. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
350
SKU
V9780415741521
ISBN
9780415741521

€ 43.23

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
SKU
9780099592082
ISBN
9780099592082

€ 11.99
€ 9.91

Paperback. This study of the Roman army provides an important aid to understanding the Roman Empire in economic, social and political terms. Employing numerous examples, Brian Campbell explores the development of the Roman army and the expansion of the Roman Empire from 31 BC to 280 AD. Series: Warfare and History. Num Pages: 224 pages, 8 black & white illustrations, 9 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBTB; JW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 13. Weight in Grams: 336. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Routledge
SKU
KKD0000412
ISBN
9780415278829

€ 17.24

Hardback. Exploring as to how a sense of being 'a Christian', or of 'Christian identity', was shaped within the setting of the Jewish and Graeco-Roman world, this work shows that, there were similarities and differences in the ways Jews and others were thinking about themselves, and asks what made early Christianity distinctive. Num Pages: 384 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3D; DSBB; HBG; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 149 x 31. Weight in Grams: 630.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
SKU
V9780199262892
ISBN
9780199262892

€ 255.56

Hardcover. Roman Disasters looks at how the Romans coped with, thought about, and used disasters for their own ends. Rome has been famous throughout history for its great triumphs. Yet Rome also suffered colossal disasters. Num Pages: 224 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 163 x 27. Weight in Grams: 506.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Polity
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
224
SKU
V9780745651026
ISBN
9780745651026

€ 19.05

Paperback. 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
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
SKU
V9780748621101
ISBN
9780748621101

€ 38.99
€ 32.76

Paperback. Using archaeological insights and discoveries, the author describes the birth, growth and demise of ancient people, whose nemesis was the growing power of Rome. She discusses the mysterious Etruscan language; the 6th-century BCE growth of Etruscan cities and Mediterranean trade; and the fatal incorporation of Etruria into Rome's political orbit. Series: I.B. Tauris Short Histories. Num Pages: 256 pages, 30 bw integrated, 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1DST; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 134. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd. United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
SKU
V9781780766157
ISBN
9781780766157

€ 18.25

Paperback. This work therefore seeks to offer fresh proposals about why the revolt started, how it spread and where Boudica fought her last epic battle against a dangerously over-stretched and outnumbered Roman army. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 125 x 20. Weight in Grams: 304.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
256
SKU
V9780752459097
ISBN
9780752459097

€ 15.15

Paperback. An exciting look at the Romans and their world in all its rich variety. Num Pages: 176 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 140 x 198 x 12. Weight in Grams: 152.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Teach Yourself
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
176
SKU
V9781444163438
ISBN
9781444163438

€ 19.08

Hardback. This study discusses whether there is a linguistic difference between classical Attic prose texts intended for public oral delivery and those intended for written circulation and private performance, establishing a rigorous methodology for the reconstruction of the native perception of clarity in the original contexts of textual reception. Series: Oxford Classical Monographs. Num Pages: 352 pages, 15 black-and-white figures. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; CF; D; DN; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 222 x 147 x 26. Weight in Grams: 518.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
SKU
V9780198795902
ISBN
9780198795902

€ 124.28

Paperback. Presents general reader's history of the ancient mediterranean that combines a grasp of the scholarship of the day with a great historian's gift for imaginative reconstruction and inspired analogy. This book features notes that allow the reader to appreciate the state of scholarship at the time of writing. Translator(s): Reynolds, Sian. Num Pages: 432 pages, 4 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QSM; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 298. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Penguin
SKU
KKD0001342
ISBN
9780140283556

€ 17.95

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
SKU
V9780748621095
ISBN
9780748621095

€ 132.43

Paperback. The rise and fall of the Roman Empire by those that saw it. Series: Brief Histories. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 130 x 31. Weight in Grams: 342.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Constable and Robinson United Kingdom
Number of pages
464
SKU
V9781849010832
ISBN
9781849010832

€ 17.70

Paperback. It is the aim of this book to investigate Punic rural settlement in the western Mediterranean by bringing together and comparing the currently dispersed existing evidence for rural Punic settlement. Series: Monographs in Mediterranean Archaeology. Num Pages: 284 pages, 82 figures. BIC Classification: 1HB; 1QDA; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; HDD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 254 x 179 x 18. Weight in Grams: 554.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Limited
Number of pages
284
SKU
V9781845535063
ISBN
9781845535063

€ 50.99
€ 48.71

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