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BCE to c 500 CE

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

€ 11.99
€ 10.07

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

€ 23.00
€ 19.75

Hardcover. Presents a survey of art and architecture in Mesopotamia (modern Iraq, northeast Syria and southeast Turkey), from 8000 BCE to the arrival of Islam in 636 BCE. This book is illustrated with c 400 full-colour photographs, and maps and time charts that guide you through the chronology and geography of this part of the ancient Near East. Num Pages: 376 pages, 414 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAM; 3D; ACG; AMX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 284 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1758.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500519172
ISBN
9780500519172

€ 51.77
€ 51.57

Paperback. A thoroughly revised, greatly expanded edition of the most important documentary history of European witchcraft ever published. Editor(s): Kors, Alan Charles; Peters, Edward. Num Pages: 480 pages, 44 illus. BIC Classification: 1D; 3D; 3JD; HBT; HRQX5; JFC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 236 x 158 x 31. Weight in Grams: 722.
Publisher
University of Pennsylvania Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780812217513
ISBN
9780812217513

€ 50.21

Paperback. Cicero (106-43 BC) was the greatest orator of the ancient world and a leading politician of the closing era of the Roman republic. These three dialogues here are among the most accessible of Cicero's philosophical works. Editor(s): Griffin, Miriam T. Translator(s): Davie, John. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; DNF; HBJD; HBLA; HPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199644148
ISBN
9780199644148

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

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
€ 12.33

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

€ 10.99
€ 9.30

Paperback. A fantastic voyage through 15,000 years of history that laid the foundations for civilisation as we know it by award-winning science writer Steven Mithen. Num Pages: 640 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps, ports. (some col.). BIC Classification: 3D; HBG; HBLA; HDDA; JHM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 140 x 47. Weight in Grams: 718.
Publisher
Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Number of pages
640
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753813928
ISBN
9780753813928

€ 21.99
€ 16.22

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

€ 10.99
€ 9.79

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

€ 19.99
€ 14.67

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

€ 19.76

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
€ 15.38

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
€ 13.80

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

€ 32.99
€ 23.90

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

€ 21.99
€ 16.21

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

€ 23.99
€ 18.09

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

€ 26.99
€ 19.76

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

€ 32.99
€ 23.90

Paperback. Explains the social function and aesthetic achievement of Greek sculpture from c.750 BC to the end of antiquity. Num Pages: 350 pages, 176 b/w illus. 8 colour illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; ACG; AFKB; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 245 x 190 x 17. Weight in Grams: 784. 350 pages, 176 b/w illus. 8 colour illus. Explains the social function and aesthetic achievement of Greek sculpture from c.750 BC to the end of antiquity. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; ACG; AFKB; HBJD; HBLA1. Dimension: 245 x 190 x 17. Weight: 782.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
350
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521756983
ISBN
9780521756983

€ 40.03

Paperback. These ten Lives trace the history of Hellenistic Greece from the rise of Macedon and Alexander's conquest of the Persian empire to the arrival of the Romans. Plutarch's biographies of eminent politicians, rulers, and soldiers combine vivid portraits with a wealth of historical information. Translator(s): Waterfield, Robin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 576 pages, Maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 140 x 26. Weight in Grams: 396.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
576
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199664337
ISBN
9780199664337

€ 16.99
€ 13.93

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

€ 23.00
€ 19.75

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

€ 88.23

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
€ 14.27

Hardcover. Num Pages: 344 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAP; 3D; HBJD; HBJF; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 163 x 24. Weight in Grams: 660.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780936130
ISBN
9781780936130

€ 104.07

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