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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
€ 14.17

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

€ 10.81

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

€ 21.67

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

€ 35.99
€ 32.20

Paperback. This book traces the trajectories of a key idea of ancient Greek culture through three thousand years of literature and reception. Num Pages: 568 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; HBJD; HBLA1; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 154 x 228 x 34. Weight in Grams: 814.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781316613542
ISBN
9781316613542

€ 38.48

Paperback. With more than 130 reading selections and 300 photographs of ancient art, architecture, and artifacts, this title provides an introduction to some of the most significant and widely studied texts of the ancient Near East, including the "Epic of Gilgamesh", "the Creation Epic (Enuma elish)", "the Code of Hammurabi", and "the Baal Cycle". Editor(s): Pritchard, James Bennett. Num Pages: 512 pages, 307 halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; DSBB; HBJF1; HBLA; HRAX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 232 x 153 x 34. Weight in Grams: 978.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
656
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691147260
ISBN
9780691147260

€ 53.99
€ 46.79

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

€ 130.23

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

€ 10.99
€ 10.23

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HPCA; HRLK2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 215 x 18. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
New World Library
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781608684380
ISBN
9781608684380

€ 16.99
€ 13.39

Paperback. An examination of the figure of Briseis, Achilles' concubine in the "Iliad", as an example of the traditional artistry enabled by the oral poetic system. It argues that Briseis' role in the "Iliad" is enormously compressed, both in relation to the "Iliad" and the tradition of the epic cycle. Series: Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Num Pages: 240 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 149 x 9. Weight in Grams: 213.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742522190
ISBN
9780742522190

€ 50.99
€ 49.94

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

€ 25.99
€ 18.92

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
€ 11.02

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

€ 95.76

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

€ 10.99
€ 10.23

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
€ 10.22

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
€ 12.53

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
€ 14.70

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
€ 32.48

Hardcover. Ancient Samnium focuses on the region of Samnium in Italy, combining written and archaeological evidence to form a new understanding of its ancient inhabitants during the last six centuries BC. Num Pages: 368 pages, 13 halftones and 10 line drawings. BIC Classification: 1DST; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 224 x 159 x 26. Weight in Grams: 574.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198713760
ISBN
9780198713760

€ 134.54

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

€ 9.99
€ 9.46

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
€ 14.84

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

€ 21.99
€ 17.34

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
€ 13.87

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

€ 33.59

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