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BCE to c 500 CE

Paperback. The first Persian Empire (559-331 BC) was the biggest land empire the world had seen, and seated at the heart of its vast dominions, in the south of modern-day Iran, was the person of the Great King. This book explores Achaemenid kingship and argues for the centrality of the royal court in elite Persian society. Series: Debates and Documents in Ancient History. Num Pages: 224 pages, 23 b/w illustrations 1 b/w tables. BIC Classification: 1QDAP; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 156 x 233 x 15. Weight in Grams: 506. Series: Debates and Documents in Ancient History. 224 pages, 23 b/w illustrations 1 b/w tables. The first Persian Empire (559-331 BC) was the biggest land empire the world had seen, and seated at the heart of its vast dominions, in the south of modern-day Iran, was the person of the Great King. This book explores Achaemenid kingship and argues for the centrality of the royal court in elite Persian society. Cateogry: (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: 1QDAP; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Dimension: 156 x 233 x 15. Weight: 500.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748641253
ISBN
9780748641253

€ 38.99
€ 32.94

Paperback. Decline and Fall of the Sasanians has already been praised as one of the most intellectually exciting books about ancient Persia to have been published for years. Num Pages: 552 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBN; 3D; 3F; HBJF; HBLA; HBLC; JFSR2. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 25. .
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784537470
ISBN
9781784537470

€ 22.42

Paperback. An accessible, vivid and up-to-date student-level introduction to the coinage and history of the Hellenistic world (323-31 BC). Series: Guides to the Coinage of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 200 pages, 256 b/w illus. 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HDDK; JFCD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
200
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107451759
ISBN
9781107451759

€ 30.19

Paperback. Collects the primary texts on homosexuality in ancient Greece and Rome that are translated into modern English. Covering a period - from the earliest Greek texts in the late seventh century bce to Greco-Roman texts of the third and fourth centuries ce - this title includes well-known writings by Plato, Sappho, Aeschines, Catullus, and Juvenal. Editor(s): Hubbard, Thomas K. Num Pages: 575 pages, 35 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; JFSK2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 156 x 36. Weight in Grams: 922. A Sourcebook of Basic Documents. 558 pages, b/w illus. Editor(s): Hubbard, Thomas K. Collects the primary texts on homosexuality in ancient Greece and Rome that are translated into modern English. Covering a period - from the earliest Greek texts in the late seventh century bce to Greco-Roman texts of the third and fourth centuries ce - this title includes well-known writings by Plato, Sappho, Aeschines, Catullus, and Juvenal. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; JFSK2. Dimension: 227 x 156 x 36. Weight: 832.
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
558
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
First Printing Writing In Book
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520234307
ISBN
9780520234307

€ 46.99
€ 40.79

Paperback. Strarting from the Ice Ages, this account traces the political, social and cultural history of the land that has come to be called Wales. It spans prehistoric hill forts and Roman ruins to the Reformation, the Industrial Revolution and the series of strikes by Welsh miners in the late twentieth century, offering a history of an enduring people. Num Pages: 784 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; 3B; 3D; 3F; 3H; 3J; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 34. Weight in Grams: 536.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
784
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140284751
ISBN
9780140284751

€ 21.99
€ 16.21

Paperback. The chapters in this volume analyse the different nationalities and kingdoms that existed in the British Isles from the end of the Roman empire to the coming of the Vikings, the process of conversion to Christianity, the development of art and of a written culture, and the interaction between this written culture and the societies of the day. Editor(s): Charles-Edwards, Thomas. Series: Short Oxford History of the British Isles. Num Pages: 368 pages, Maps, halftones and line drawings. BIC Classification: 1DB; 3D; 3F; HBJD1; HBLA; HBLC; HRC; JFC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 136 x 22. Weight in Grams: 440.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199249824
ISBN
9780199249824

€ 37.58

Paperback. Readers can discover all the foul facts about the AWESOME EGYPTIANS, including why some pharaohs wore false beards, which king had the most blackheads and revolting recipes for 3000 year old sweets. 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: 1QDAE; 3D; 5AJ; YNH; YNU. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 12. Weight in Grams: 106.
Publisher
Scholastic Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781407178653
ISBN
9781407178653

€ 7.99
€ 7.56

Paperback. Num Pages: 536 pages, 15 color illus. 71 halftones. 10 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBG; HBLA; HRKP; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 203 x 127. .
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691170275
ISBN
9780691170275

€ 19.99
€ 18.82

Paperback. An examination of parts of the 'Epitome of Histories' by the 12th century Byzantine functionary and canonist John Zonaras provides an invaluable guide and stimulus to further research for scholars and students of the history and historiography of Rome and Byzantium. Num Pages: 328 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 1QDAZ; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 18. Weight in Grams: 416.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415694322
ISBN
9780415694322

€ 46.18

Paperback. A collection of source material on Greek social and political history from 800 to 399 BC, from all over the Greek world. Editor(s): Dillon, Matthew; Garland, Lynda. Series: Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World. Num Pages: 624 pages, maps, geneal. tables. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 244 x 175 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1090.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
624
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415473309
ISBN
9780415473309

€ 58.15

Hardcover. The Social War was one of the toughest fought by the Roman republic, threatened by a tough enemy that fought using the same tactics and equipment as the Roman legions. Dramatic narrative combining big personalities, political intrigue, assassination and full-scale warfare. Num Pages: 256 pages, 8pp plates, 3 or 4 black & white maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 161 x 20. Weight in Grams: 458.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848847897
ISBN
9781848847897

€ 23.00
€ 19.65

Paperback. Num Pages: 496 pages, 3 maps, 40 bw images. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 235 x 24. Weight in Grams: 842.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
4th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472578471
ISBN
9781472578471

€ 35.99
€ 35.59

Hardcover. The third part of the first comprehensive history of the study and understanding of ancient Egypt, from ancient times to the twenty-first century Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 150. .
Publisher
The American University in Cairo Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9789774167607
ISBN
9789774167607

€ 45.99
€ 39.53

Paperback. The Histories of Herodotus, completed in the second half of the 5th century BC, is generally regarded as the first work of history and the first great masterpiece of non-fiction writing. This book offers a translation of Herodotus' Histories. Translator(s): Holland, Tom. Num Pages: 880 pages, 13 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; DB; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 137 x 198 x 41. Weight in Grams: 608.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140455397
ISBN
9780140455397

€ 13.99
€ 10.79

Paperback. Editor(s): Bakogianni, Anastasia; Hope, Valerie M. Num Pages: 472 pages, 15 bw illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 159 x 234 x 30. Weight in Grams: 726.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781350005884
ISBN
9781350005884

€ 35.99
€ 35.59

Paperback. Series: Bloomsbury Egyptology. Num Pages: 232 pages, 5 maps, 50 bw illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HDDG; WDMG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
232
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474221177
ISBN
9781474221177

€ 36.99
€ 33.28

Paperback. Diocletian and Constantine were the greatest of the Late Roman emperors, and their era marks the climax of the legionary system. This title details the equipment, background, training and combat experience of the men from all parts of the empire who made up the backbone of Rome's legions in this pivotal period. Illustrator(s): O'Brogain, Sean. Series: Warrior. Num Pages: 64 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBLA; HBW; JWD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 250 x 184 x 9. Weight in Grams: 212.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472806666
ISBN
9781472806666

€ 13.99
€ 12.30

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HPCA; HPDF; HRAX; HRE. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 17. Weight in Grams: 457.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691176321
ISBN
9780691176321

€ 29.99
€ 26.16

Paperback. The Sasanians were the last of the ancient Persian dynasties, and the largest empire to espouse Zoroastrianism, before the encounter with the Arabs swept away the pre-Islamic institutions. In this clear and comprehensive book, Touraj Daryaee provides an unrivalled account of Sasanian Persia. Num Pages: 240 pages, illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAP; 3D; 3F; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 159 x 20. Weight in Grams: 386.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris in Association with the Iran Heritage Foundation
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780763781
ISBN
9781780763781

€ 31.89

Hardcover. A world-renowned classicist presents a thrilling revisionist biography of the Bible's most controversial figure. Translator(s): Carden, Jeremy. Num Pages: 240 pages, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJF1; HBLA; HRCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 400.
Publisher
Liveright
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781631492358
ISBN
9781631492358

€ 23.99
€ 22.51

Paperback.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752428864
ISBN
9780752428864

€ 23.42

Paperback. Full-colour guide to the many places in Wales associated with the Roman Empire Num Pages: 96 pages, 52. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 236 x 6. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
Amberley
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445643809
ISBN
9781445643809

€ 26.20

Paperback. Series: Bloomsbury Egyptology. Num Pages: 208 pages, 80 colour and bw illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; HDDG. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 244 x 169. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472575616
ISBN
9781472575616

€ 33.89

Paperback.
Publisher
Longman
Number of pages
408
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780582493728
ISBN
9780582493728

€ 60.64

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