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Paperback. Using archaeological insights and discoveries, the author describes the birth, growth and demise of ancient people, whose nemesis was the growing power of Rome. She discusses the mysterious Etruscan language; the 6th-century BCE growth of Etruscan cities and Mediterranean trade; and the fatal incorporation of Etruria into Rome's political orbit. Series: I.B. Tauris Short Histories. Num Pages: 256 pages, 30 bw integrated, 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1DST; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 134. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd. United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780766157
ISBN
9781780766157

€ 18.21

Hardcover. 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, illustrations (colour). BIC Classification: 1QDAS; 3B; 3D; 5AK; YNH; YNTB. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 273 x 195 x 9. Weight in Grams: 348.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Franklin Watts Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445134017
ISBN
9781445134017

€ 17.07

Hardback. The emergence of Rome as an imperial power. In the first few centuries of its existence, Rome developed from a minor settlement on the Tiber into the most powerful city-state in Italy. This book examines the reasons for Rome's emergence and success within a highly competitive Italian environment, and how much it owed to its neighbours. Series: The Edinburgh History of Ancient Rome. Num Pages: 320 pages, 70 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748621095
ISBN
9780748621095

€ 137.05
€ 122.17

Paperback. From the author of Horrible Histories comes the fourth volume in Terry Deary's gritty and humorous history series for adults. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 24. Weight in Grams: 288.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
W&N
Condition
New
SKU
9781780226385
ISBN
9781780226385

€ 8.92

Hardcover. Seneca's Thyestes is the only literary or dramatic account of the Greek myth of Thyestes and his brother Atreus to have survived since antiquity. This new edition comprises an extensive introduction, Latin text, English verse translation, and detailed commentary. Editor(s): Boyle, A. J. Num Pages: 720 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; AN; DD; DSBB; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198744726
ISBN
9780198744726

€ 195.85

Paperback. In this first general book on the Byzantine army, the author traces the army's impact on the Byzantine state and society from the army's reorganization under Diocletian until its disintegration in the aftermath of the battle of Manzikert. Num Pages: 284 pages, 1 half-tone 10 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAZ; 3D; 3F; 3H; HBJD; HBLC; JW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 153 x 15. Weight in Grams: 370.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
284
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804731638
ISBN
9780804731638

€ 31.99
€ 28.87

Hardcover. Editor(s): Gosden, Christopher; Crawford, Sally; Ulmschneider, Katharina. Num Pages: 400 pages, b/w illustrations, 32pp colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3D; ACG; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 289 x 210 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1702.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oxbow Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782976554
ISBN
9781782976554

€ 70.20

Hardcover. Including texts, transliteration, translation and detailed commentary, this volume presents the earliest South Indian inscriptions (circa 2nd century BC to 6th century AD), written in Tamil in local derivations of the Ashokan Brahmi script. Editor(s): Mahadevan, Iravatham. Translator(s): Mahadevan, Iravatham. Series: Harvard Oriental Series. Num Pages: 720 pages, 54 plates, 174 figures, glossary, indexes. BIC Classification: 1F; 2BRT; 3D; CFL; DQ; DSBB; GTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 286 x 219 x 49. Weight in Grams: 2540.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
720
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674012271
ISBN
9780674012271

€ 77.09

Hardback. Series: Cities of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 552 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
552
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138850651
ISBN
9781138850651

€ 150.12

Paperback. Num Pages: 112 pages, 113 color illus. and 7 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1FB; 3B; 3D; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 252 x 206 x 13. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
C R Gibson United States
Number of pages
112
Condition
New
SKU
V9780837808833
ISBN
9780837808833

€ 24.99
€ 24.39

Paperback. From the bestselling author of Rubicon and Persian Fire comes this thrilling panoramic account of the rise of Islam Num Pages: 592 pages, Section: 16, colour photos. BIC Classification: 1FB; 1QDA; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA; HRAX; HRH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 39. Weight in Grams: 488. Good clean copy showing light shelf and reading wear, remains a nice copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Abacus
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0018613
ISBN
9780349122359

€ 4.64

Paperback. The story of how Augustus rose from an obscure teenager to become Rome's first and greatest emperor. Num Pages: 624 pages, 36. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 199 x 39. Weight in Grams: 484.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753829158
ISBN
9780753829158

€ 14.99
€ 12.16

Hardcover. An exciting, readable new account of the Alesia campaign, incorporating the latest research, to illuminate the tactics of both Caesar and the Celts, and explore the momentous events of 52 BC. Num Pages: 320 pages, 27. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 162 x 235 x 24. Weight in Grams: 510.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Casemate
Condition
New
SKU
V9781612004051
ISBN
9781612004051

€ 25.99
€ 19.53

Paperback. Illustrator(s): Dennis, Peter. Series: Fortress. Num Pages: 64 pages, 51ill.34col.ill. BIC Classification: 1QDAZ; 3D; 3F; 3H; HBJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 249 x 183 x 5. Weight in Grams: 214.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
64
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841767598
ISBN
9781841767598

€ 16.99
€ 16.08

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
178
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253221155
ISBN
9780253221155

€ 21.99
€ 21.36

Hardcover. Roman Disasters looks at how the Romans coped with, thought about, and used disasters for their own ends. Rome has been famous throughout history for its great triumphs. Yet Rome also suffered colossal disasters. Num Pages: 224 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 163 x 27. Weight in Grams: 506.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Polity
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745651026
ISBN
9780745651026

€ 19.06

Paperback. The Dark Age of Greece is one of the least understood periods of Greek history. This title explores each century from 1200 to 700 BCE through an individual site Mycenae, Nichoria, Athens, Lefkandi, Corinth, and Ascra that illustrates the major features of each period. Num Pages: 240 pages, 15 b&w photographs, 28 figures. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3B; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 16. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253216021
ISBN
9780253216021

€ 23.99
€ 22.38

Paperback. Challenges our traditionally western-focused perception of the past, connecting Greco-Roman civilisation to the great rulers and empires that swept across Central Asia to India and China - resulting in a truly global vision of ancient history. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBLA; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 29. Weight in Grams: 326.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Windmill Books
Condition
New
SKU
9780099592082
ISBN
9780099592082

€ 11.99
€ 9.91

Paperback. It is the aim of this book to investigate Punic rural settlement in the western Mediterranean by bringing together and comparing the currently dispersed existing evidence for rural Punic settlement. Series: Monographs in Mediterranean Archaeology. Num Pages: 284 pages, 82 figures. BIC Classification: 1HB; 1QDA; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; HDD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 254 x 179 x 18. Weight in Grams: 554.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Limited
Number of pages
284
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845535063
ISBN
9781845535063

€ 50.99
€ 49.08

Paperback. The emergence of Rome as an imperial power. In the first few centuries of its existence, Rome developed from a minor settlement on the Tiber into the most powerful city-state in Italy. This book examines the reasons for Rome's emergence and success within a highly competitive Italian environment, and how much it owed to its neighbours. Series: The Edinburgh History of Ancient Rome. Num Pages: 320 pages, 70 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748621101
ISBN
9780748621101

€ 38.99
€ 33.00

Hardback. This study discusses whether there is a linguistic difference between classical Attic prose texts intended for public oral delivery and those intended for written circulation and private performance, establishing a rigorous methodology for the reconstruction of the native perception of clarity in the original contexts of textual reception. Series: Oxford Classical Monographs. Num Pages: 352 pages, 15 black-and-white figures. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; CF; D; DN; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 222 x 147 x 26. Weight in Grams: 518.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198795902
ISBN
9780198795902

€ 124.40

Hardback. Exploring as to how a sense of being 'a Christian', or of 'Christian identity', was shaped within the setting of the Jewish and Graeco-Roman world, this work shows that, there were similarities and differences in the ways Jews and others were thinking about themselves, and asks what made early Christianity distinctive. Num Pages: 384 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3D; DSBB; HBG; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 149 x 31. Weight in Grams: 630.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199262892
ISBN
9780199262892

€ 257.67

Paperback. Develops readings of Rome's historians Sallust, Livy and Tacitus in light of contemporary discussions of republicanism and rhetoric. Num Pages: 206 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; JPA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 12. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
206
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107425279
ISBN
9781107425279

€ 44.78

Paperback. A unique military and cultural history that chronicles the reigns of Philip and Alexander the Great in one sweeping narrative. Series: Ancient Warfare and Civilization. Num Pages: 416 pages, 27 illus, 10 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBJF; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 235 x 23. Weight in Grams: 596.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190614645
ISBN
9780190614645

€ 16.99
€ 13.80

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