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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

€ 10.99
€ 10.23

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
€ 18.90

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
€ 11.97

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

€ 9.99
€ 9.04

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

€ 9.99
€ 9.46

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

€ 18.99
€ 14.20

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

€ 18.06

Hardcover. A comparative study of the power and limits of bureaucracy in historical empires from ancient Rome to the twentieth century. Editor(s): Crooks, Peter; Parsons, Timothy H. Num Pages: 494 pages, 8 b/w illus. 17 maps 4 tables. BIC Classification: 3D; 3F; 3H; 3J; HBG; HBTQ. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 162 x 270 x 26. Weight in Grams: 900.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107166035
ISBN
9781107166035

€ 100.89

Paperback. Num Pages: 608 pages, 16 page pcolour plate section and embedded black and white pictures. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 47. Weight in Grams: 516.
Publisher
Profile Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846683817
ISBN
9781846683817

€ 14.99
€ 11.81

Paperback. When the Romans occupied the southern half of Britain in AD 43, the Iceni tribe quickly allied themselves with the invaders. This book tells how Boudicca widow of Prasutagus, the king of the Iceni, raised her people and other tribes in revolt and nearly took control of the fledgling Roman province. Illustrator(s): Dennis, Peter. Series: Campaign. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA; HBW; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 184 x 7. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849083133
ISBN
9781849083133

€ 17.99
€ 14.91

Hardcover. A novel approach to Israelite kinship, arguing that maternal kinship bonds played key social, economic, and political roles for a son who aspired to inherit his father's household Series: The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library. Num Pages: 360 pages, 12 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAL; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA; HRCG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 166 x 243 x 28. Weight in Grams: 642.
Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300197945
ISBN
9780300197945

€ 85.60

Paperback. Featuring full-colour artwork, specially drawn maps and an array of revealing illustrations depicting weapons, equipment, key locations and personalities, this book offers key insights into the tactics, leadership, combat performance and subsequent reputations of the Roman soldiers and their Germanic opponents. Illustrator(s): Dennis, Peter. Series: Combat. Num Pages: 80 pages, Illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour). BIC Classification: 1DFG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBLA1; HBW; JWKT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 186 x 249 x 5. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472803498
ISBN
9781472803498

€ 15.99
€ 13.44

Hardcover. Commodus is best known as the narcissistic, incestuous, patricidal megalomaniac Emperor in Ridley Scott's Gladiator (played by Joaquin Phoenix). This is the first full-length biography of Commodus in English. Commodus was notorious for fighting as a gladiator, living a debauched lifestyle and declaring himself a god. Num Pages: 320 pages, 8 or 16 b/w plates. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 168 x 241 x 34. Weight in Grams: 688.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473827554
ISBN
9781473827554

€ 31.99
€ 22.84

Paperback. Get ready: as a young man living in the Roman Empire, you've heard many stories about far-away lands and people. It sounds exciting but you're about to discover how tough life really is for a Roman soldier! The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and narrative approach will absorb readers in the informative story. Illustrator(s): Antram, David. Series: You Wouldn't Want to be. Num Pages: 40 pages, Full colour. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 5AH; YNH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 357 x 489 x 6. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
Book House
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910706459
ISBN
9781910706459

€ 9.99
€ 9.46

Paperback. St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was one of the central figures in the history of Christianity. Written as a defence of the faith at a time when the Roman Empire was on the brink of collapse, this title examines the ancient pagan religions of Rome, the arguments of the Greek philosophers and the revelations of the Bible. Editor(s): Evans, G. R. Translator(s): Bettenson, Henry. Num Pages: 1184 pages, bibliography, chronology, notes. BIC Classification: 3D; DNF; HPCB; HRAB; HRC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 50. Weight in Grams: 788.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
1184
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140448948
ISBN
9780140448948

€ 20.99
€ 15.67

Paperback. A fascinating insight into everyday life on Hadrian's Wall. The translations of the Vindolanda Scrolls ('send fresh socks' etc) are also a treat! Num Pages: 208 pages, 130, 100 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYN; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA; HBTB; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 173 x 15. Weight in Grams: 686.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing United Kingdom
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848682108
ISBN
9781848682108

€ 21.99
€ 17.33

Hardcover. Hypatia was a female philosopher and mathematician during the early Christian era in Alexandria. She was brutally murdered by a Christian mob and has become an icon for various groups. But who was the woman behind the myth? Using the available evidence these myths are dispelled and the woman who was Hypatia is visible for the first time. Num Pages: 192 pages, 28 colour and black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; BGH; HBJH; HBLA; PBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 241 x 21. Weight in Grams: 536.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781555460
ISBN
9781781555460

€ 25.99
€ 18.92

Hardcover. The only full-length monograph in English devoted to Emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius Severus Antoninus Pius Augustus (better known by his nickname, Caracalla). Num Pages: 336 pages, 30+ maps, 50 b/w line drawings, 16pp plates. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473895249
ISBN
9781473895249

€ 31.99
€ 22.84

Hardcover. The unearthing in today's Iraq (in 1879) of a clay cylinder-shaped decree from Cyrus the Great, founder of the Achaemenid dynasty of Persia, stands in the same tradition of game-changing discoveries from antiquity as Hammurabi's famous law code or the intact tomb of the boy-king Tutankhamun. Editor(s): Finkel, Irving L. Num Pages: 160 pages, 10 colour, 58 bw integrated. BIC Classification: 1QDAP; 3D; HBJF; HBLA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 251 x 196 x 18. Weight in Grams: 806.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780760636
ISBN
9781780760636

€ 38.99
€ 37.09

Hardcover. Civil War provides a vigorous, direct, clear, third-personal, impassioned account of Caesar's campaigns during the civil war of 49--48 BC, drawn from his three books of commentarii. Editor(s): Damon, Cynthia. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 450 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; 3D; DB; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 118 x 170 x 28. Weight in Grams: 336.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674997035
ISBN
9780674997035

€ 25.48

Hardcover. Reappraisal of one of the most famous battles of the ancient period. Num Pages: 5maps/diagrams, 6 photos. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473860858
ISBN
9781473860858

€ 25.99
€ 18.90

Hardcover. Dorothy Wong traces the ancient roots of the Chinese stele tradition and investigates the process by which Chinese steles were adapted for Buddhist use. She demonstrates how the Chinese artistic idiom planted the seeds for major achievements in figural and landscape arts in the ensuing Sui and Tang periods. Num Pages: 320 pages, 97 illustrations, 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3D; ACG; AGR; HRE. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 211 x 19. Weight in Grams: 862.
Publisher
University of Hawaii Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780824827830
ISBN
9780824827830

€ 84.65

Hardcover. How did the Earth form? Why is it dark at night? Why do people get sick? Ancient Egyptians used myths to describe things they couldn't explain. This book enables you to discover how Egyptians used myths to make sense of their world. Series: Fact Finders: Ancient Egyptian Civilization. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; 5AJ; YQH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 222 x 197. .
Publisher
Capstone Global Library Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
32
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474717267
ISBN
9781474717267

€ 14.99
€ 13.91

Paperback. This book reflects the wide range of current scholarship on Roman law, covering private, criminal and public law. Editor(s): Johnston, David. Num Pages: 551 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; LAFR. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 155 x 228 x 31. Weight in Grams: 796.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521719940
ISBN
9780521719940

€ 34.95

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