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Paperback. Incorporating the latest scholarly research, the third edition of A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000 323 BC presents a comprehensive overview of the multicultural civilizations of the ancient Near East. Series: Blackwell History of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 424 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FB; 1QDA; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 174 x 244 x 20. Weight in Grams: 830.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118718162
ISBN
9781118718162

€ 49.35

Paperback. The story of the Roman empire, from the beginnings to the crisis of the Middle Ages: why it was so large, why it was so durable, and why it was different from any other empire before or since. Num Pages: 384 pages, 24 black and white halftones; 7 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 137 x 18. Weight in Grams: 476.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199677511
ISBN
9780199677511

€ 15.99
€ 13.01

Paperback. Readers can discover all the foul facts about the RUTHLESS ROMANS, including which emperor enjoyed eating camel's heels, who were the terrible twins who founded Rome and which evil emperors made murder a sport. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Illustrator(s): Brown, Martin. Series: Horrible Histories. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 5AH; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 131 x 199 x 13. Weight in Grams: 108.
Publisher
Scholastic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781407167022
ISBN
9781407167022

€ 8.04

Paperback. 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. BIC Classification: 1QDAS; 3D; 4KHJ; 5AK; YNH; YNTB. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 212 x 267 x 7. Weight in Grams: 150.
Publisher
Franklin Watts Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445134000
ISBN
9781445134000

€ 12.80

Hardcover. Num Pages: 224 pages, 16 black & white illustrations, 16 black & white plates. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 242 x 25. Weight in Grams: 534.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750966023
ISBN
9780750966023

€ 32.99
€ 23.63

Paperback. This series allows children to visit a historical site and explore the artefacts and documents found there. This title is based on the Hadrians Wall Museums in Northumberland and the Roman Army Museum at Greenhead, Housesteads Fort and Corbridge and shows what daily Roman life was like. Illustrator(s): Clements, Gillian. Series: What Happened Here. Num Pages: 32 pages, colour photographs and artwork. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 4KHJ; YNH; YQH. Category: (EJ) Primary; (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 255 x 191 x 9. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
32
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713641691
ISBN
9780713641691

€ 11.09

Paperback. Incorporating fresh, new translations of original Greek and Roman texts and drawing on a range of sources this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great. Translator(s): Yardley, J. C. Series: Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History. Num Pages: 688 pages, black & white illustrations, maps, figures. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 247 x 190 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1454.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Number of pages
688
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405127769
ISBN
9781405127769

€ 41.21

Hardcover. Aristocracy in Antiquity explores and challenges the common assumption that hereditary 'aristocrats' who derive much of their status, privilege and power from their ancestors are identifiable at most times and places in the ancient world. Editor(s): Fisher, Nick; Wees, Hans van. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; JFSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 445.
Publisher
The Classical Press of Wales
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910589014
ISBN
9781910589014

€ 90.58

Paperback. Do you think being a Roman gladiator seems glamorous? Think again! At gladiator school, you'll be taught to fight, kill, and die in a suitably sporting manner to entertain the Roman crowds. If you survive, you could become a hero - but don't count on it. Illustrator(s): Antram, David. Series: You Wouldn't Want to be.. Num Pages: 40 pages, Full colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; YNH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 213 x 179 x 2. 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
V9781909645240
ISBN
9781909645240

€ 10.99
€ 9.70

Paperback. This book explores the relationship between the city of Rome and the Aurelian Wall during the six centuries following its construction. Num Pages: 378 pages, 63 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DST; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 246 x 171 x 22. Weight in Grams: 610.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107526532
ISBN
9781107526532

€ 38.66

Paperback. Describing the emergence and development of the civilization of the ancient Egyptians, from their prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks and Romans, this title details the changing nature of life and death in the Nile valley, which gave rise to some of the earliest masterpieces of art, architecture, and literature. Num Pages: 544 pages, 8pp halftone plates. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 32. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, U.S.A.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192804587
ISBN
9780192804587

€ 16.99
€ 13.84

Paperback. An in-depth look at the iconic empires from history, from their mighty rise to their eventual fall. Series: Great Empires. Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; 4KHJ; 5AK; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 239 x 178 x 5. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
Wayland
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781526300690
ISBN
9781526300690

€ 13.99
€ 13.87

Hardcover. This study is the first comprehensive historical account of the afterlives of ancient Greek monumental sculptures. Num Pages: 326 pages, 92 b/w illus. 14 colour illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 253 x 177 x 21. Weight in Grams: 870.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107040724
ISBN
9781107040724

€ 102.03

Paperback. In this dialogue Plato shows the pretensions of the leading sophist, Protagoras, challenged by the critical arguments of Socrates. The dialogue broadens out to consider the nature of the good life and the role of intellect and pleasure. Translator(s): Taylor, C. C. W. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; DB; HPCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 9. Weight in Grams: 104.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199555659
ISBN
9780199555659

€ 8.99
€ 8.92

Paperback. For almost eight hundred years (100 BC - AD 650) Nasca artists modeled and painted the plants, animals, birds, and fish of their homeland on Peru's south coast, and numerous abstract anthropomorphic creatures whose form and meaning are sometimes incomprehensible. This book describes the major artistic motifs of this stunning polychrome pottery. Num Pages: 274 pages, 40 colour photos, 333 drawings, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1KLSR; 3D; AFP; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 280 x 218 x 14. Weight in Grams: 688.
Publisher
University Of Iowa Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781587298295
ISBN
9781587298295

€ 60.33

Paperback. Series: Bloomsbury Revelations. Num Pages: 344 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3D; 3F; 3H; HBJD1; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 232 x 21. Weight in Grams: 584.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472585240
ISBN
9781472585240

€ 26.39

Hardcover. This book, the first of two monographs exploring Thucydides, consists of contributions by world-class scholars on political order, using the Peloponnesian War to explore the historiography and political development of the ancient world. These scholars analyze the original source material of the Athenian order and interpretations of such material. Editor(s): Thauer, Christian R. Num Pages: 212 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBAH; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 13. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137527622
ISBN
9781137527622

€ 101.12

Paperback. Editor(s): Marshall, C. W.; Hawkins, Tom. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 160 x 234 x 17. Weight in Grams: 468.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472588838
ISBN
9781472588838

€ 30.99
€ 30.29

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: 346.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140448092
ISBN
9780140448092

€ 14.99
€ 12.20

Paperback. A comprehensive guide to the individual churches, catacombs, embellishments and artefacts of Early Christian Rome. The author describes precisely where the extant features are situated and provides details on what can be seen. Num Pages: 324 pages, b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DST; 3D; 3F; AMGD; AMN; HBJD; HBLA; HBLC; HDD; HRCC1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 171 x 21. Weight in Grams: 598.
Publisher
Sussex Academic Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
324
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902210582
ISBN
9781902210582

€ 38.99
€ 35.26

Paperback. Using a combination of archaeological data, textual analysis, and ancient documents, this Very Short Introduction to the Trojan War investigates whether or not the war actually took place, whether archaeologists have correctly identified and been excavating the ancient site of Troy, and what has been found there. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 152 pages, 8 b/w halftones, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW; HRKP3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 145 x 174 x 8. Weight in Grams: 138.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199760275
ISBN
9780199760275

€ 10.99
€ 9.73

Paperback. Presents the history of the Roman world from 133 BC to 68 AD. This book explores the decline and fall of the Roman Republic and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate. Series: Routledge Classics. Num Pages: 448 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 217 x 141 x 34. Weight in Grams: 570.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415584883
ISBN
9780415584883

€ 22.60

Paperback. The Crown of Arsinoe II is a detailed study of a unique crown that was created for the Ptolemaic Egyptian Queen Arsinoe II which has important conclusions for ancient Egyptian history. Num Pages: 272 pages, b/w & colour illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HDDG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 217 x 278 x 16. Weight in Grams: 1072.
Publisher
Oxbow Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781842174920
ISBN
9781842174920

€ 62.81
€ 24.21

Paperback. Polybius' account of Rome's rise to world power and her method of rule is a major source for the history of the years 220-146 BC. This new translation includes Books 1-5 in their entirety and all of the fragmentary Books 6 and 12 on the Roman constitution and historiography. It is accompanied by an illuminating introduction and notes. Translator(s): Waterfield, Robin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 560 pages, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 195 x 130 x 25. Weight in Grams: 388.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
560
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199534708
ISBN
9780199534708

€ 15.99
€ 13.01

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