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BCE to c 500 CE

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
€ 10.78

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

€ 44.99
€ 39.42

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

€ 36.20

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

€ 25.99
€ 19.61

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

€ 58.01

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

€ 45.68

Paperback. This Companion examines the complete works of Seneca in context and establishes the importance of his legacy in Western thought. Editor(s): Bartsch, Shadi; Schiesaro, Alessandro. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Num Pages: 378 pages, 4 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; 3D; DSBB; DSG; HBLA1; HPCA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 153 x 25. Weight in Grams: 552.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107694217
ISBN
9781107694217

€ 33.63

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
€ 18.64

Paperback. Argues for a completely new interpretation of republican chronology. While classicists have long recognized that the Roman Republic changed and evolved over time, the author mounts a serious argument against the idea of republican continuity that has been fundamental to modern historical study. Num Pages: 224 pages, 1 line illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 148 x 216 x 13. Weight in Grams: 276.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691152585
ISBN
9780691152585

€ 29.99
€ 25.96

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
€ 7.55

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

€ 37.29

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
€ 16.10

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

€ 29.99
€ 29.89

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

€ 26.24

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

€ 32.99
€ 27.91

Paperback. Ur, one of the world's first cities, was highly important politically and economically around 2600 - 2500 BC when the Sumerian rulers of the city were buried in tombs filled with ornate, valuable objects and with evidence of elaborate rituals and human sacrifice. This is the story of discovery and significance of this splendid object. Series: Objects in Focus. Num Pages: 64 pages, 30 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAS; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 150 x 11. Weight in Grams: 186.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714151137
ISBN
9780714151137

€ 8.10

Paperback. Shows how everyday Romans sought to survive and thrive under the afflictions of disease, war, and violence, and to control their fates under powers that both oppressed and ignored them. In this book, the author seeks out the ordinary people who formed the fabric of everyday life in ancient Rome and the outlaws and pirates who lay beyond it. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 123 x 192 x 25. Weight in Grams: 348.
Publisher
Profile Books
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846684029
ISBN
9781846684029

€ 14.99
€ 12.17

Paperback. Thoroughly updated and revised, the second edition of this successful and widely praised textbook offers an account of the 'classical' period of Greek history, from the aftermath of the Persian Wars in 478 BC to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC. Series: Wiley Desktop Editions. Num Pages: 488 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 251 x 168 x 26. Weight in Grams: 754.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Number of pages
488
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405192866
ISBN
9781405192866

€ 41.25

Paperback. This richly illustrated, four-colour textbook introduces the art and architecture of ancient Greece with an emphasis on function and context. Num Pages: 445 pages, 84 b/w illus. 400 colour illus. 9 maps 1 table. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; ACG; HDDK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 283 x 220 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1612.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521171809
ISBN
9780521171809

€ 55.56

Paperback. All the Awful Egyptians' most horrible facts ready for readers to uncover, including why the Egyptian people worshipped a dung beetle, which pharaoh married her grandfather and what the 'Shepherd of the Royal Backside' had to do! These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Series: Horrible Histories. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; 5AJ; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Scholastic United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781407163826
ISBN
9781407163826

€ 7.99
€ 7.55

Paperback. The first two chapters provide a resume of how the coinage of the central Roman state changed, developed and stumbled. In Britain most coins in museums and collections come from hoards (coins deposited in a group) or from coins found singly during excavation or walking over fields. Num Pages: 176 pages, colour and b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1QDAR; 3D; HB; HD; WCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 460.
Publisher
Tempus Pub Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752425238
ISBN
9780752425238

€ 21.18

Paperback. Stressing the unity of Greek history and the centrality of Athens, the author covers a rich and diverse range of political, economic, military and cultural issues in the Greek world, from the early history of the Greeks, including early Sparta and the wars with Persia, to the ascendancy of Athens and the Peloponnesian War. Series: Routledge Classics. Num Pages: 432 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 217 x 140 x 32. Weight in Grams: 538.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415584876
ISBN
9780415584876

€ 21.99
€ 21.62

Paperback. This book charts the environmental transformation of Scotland from the end of the ice age in an empty land 10,000 years ago to the Viking invasions of an established society 9,000 years later. Editor(s): Edwards, Kevin J.; Ralston, Ian. Num Pages: 336 pages, Extensively illustrated with maps and photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3B; 3D; 3F; HBJD1; HBLA; HBLC; HDD; RN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 188 x 246 x 21. Weight in Grams: 722.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748617364
ISBN
9780748617364

€ 57.09

Paperback. UnRoman Britain Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), maps. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1QDAR; 3D; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 173 x 17. Weight in Grams: 746.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752462851
ISBN
9780752462851

€ 19.30

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