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BCE to c 500 CE

Hardcover. Marcus Agrippa was a key factor in the rise of Augustus and the transition from Republic to Empire. This is the first accessible, full-length study of this significant figure for over 75 years and 2014 sees the 2,000th anniversary of the death of Augustus. Num Pages: 384 pages, 16pp colour photos, 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 244 x 38. Weight in Grams: 738.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848846173
ISBN
9781848846173

€ 32.99
€ 23.73

Hardcover. Beginning in the Stone Age and continuing through the collapse of the Roman empire, Peter Bogucki describes the increasing complexity, technological accomplishments, and distinctive practices of the non-literate peoples known as Barbarians. Series: Lost civilizations. Num Pages: 208 pages, 50 illustrations, 25 in colour. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBLA; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Publisher
Reaktion Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780237183
ISBN
9781780237183

€ 23.99
€ 17.93

Hardcover. Series: Edge Books: History Hunters. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLCG; 3D; 3F; 5AK; YNH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 187 x 236 x 9. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
Raintree
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474726863
ISBN
9781474726863

€ 14.99
€ 14.24

Hardcover. Cleopatra - a brave, astute, and charming woman - continues to fascinate centuries after she ruled Egypt. This title includes essays that explore such topics as Cleopatra's controversial trip to Rome, her suicide by snake bite, and the afterlife of her love potions. Editor(s): Miles, Margaret M. Num Pages: 250 pages, 28 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; BGH; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 163 x 21. Weight in Grams: 472. A Sphinx Revisited. 250 pages, Illustrations. Editor(s): Miles, Margaret M. Cleopatra - a brave, astute, and charming woman - continues to fascinate centuries after she ruled Egypt. This title includes essays that explore such topics as Cleopatra's controversial trip to Rome, her suicide by snake bite, and the afterlife of her love potions. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; BGH; HBJH; HBLA. Dimension: 229 x 163 x 21. Weight: 472.
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
250
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520243675
ISBN
9780520243675

€ 54.75
€ 52.90

Paperback. From the illustrious son of Zeus down to the absolute monarch idealised by Louis XIV, from the valiant knight of the crusaders to the Moslem philosopher-king, the author reveals the gamut of contrasts that make up the legend of Alexander, this extraordinary hero of history and myth. Translator(s): Lloyd, Janet. Num Pages: 240 pages, 5M. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; BGH; HBG; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 159 x 236 x 14. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
Non Basic Stock Line
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748617654
ISBN
9780748617654

€ 34.43

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3D; HBJD1; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 234 x 19. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Luath Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910021750
ISBN
9781910021750

€ 13.99
€ 11.36

Paperback. What is a pyxis? Who was the Amasis Painter? How did Greek vases get their distinctive black and orange colours? This volume offers definitions and descriptions of these and many other Greek vase shapes, painters and techniques encountered in museum exhibitions and publications. Series: Looking at. Num Pages: 176 pages, 73 colour & 89 b&w illustrations, 2 line illustrations, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; ACG; AFPC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 158 x 9. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
J. Paul Getty Museum
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780892365999
ISBN
9780892365999

€ 21.38

Paperback. The story of the wars that led to the break-up of Alexander the Great's vast empire after his death in 323 BC and the brilliant cultural developments which accompanied this birth of a new world. Num Pages: 304 pages, 16 black & white plates, 10 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 217 x 134 x 24. Weight in Grams: 394.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199647002
ISBN
9780199647002

€ 13.99
€ 11.38

Paperback. Provides surveys of the cities of the ancient Near East, Egypt, and the Greek and Roman worlds, from an archaeological perspective, in their cultural and historical contexts. This title is suitable for university students in archaeology, ancient history, and classical studies and to students of ancient civilizations at high-school level. Num Pages: 504 pages, 132 black & white illustrations, 45 black & white halftones, 146 black & white line drawi. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBLA; HDDC; HDDK. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 245 x 173 x 24. Weight in Grams: 902.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
504
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415498647
ISBN
9780415498647

€ 45.81

Paperback. Descriptions of food in Roman Britain are usually based on the cookery book of Apicius, as if the whole island dined on gourmet food. Looking at the very varied food and drink available - from meat, fish and dairy products to vegetables, nuts and herbs - this work examines the eating, cooking and dining habits of people who inhabited the province. Num Pages: 192 pages, colour and b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3D; HB; HD; WB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 12. Weight in Grams: 536.
Publisher
Tempus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752419244
ISBN
9780752419244

€ 22.18

Hardcover. The Greeks and Romans were not shy about sex. In classical Greece, statues of erect penises served as boundary-stones and signposts. In Rome, marble satyrs and nymphs grappled in gardens. How are we to make sense of this abundance of sexual imagery? Were these images seductive, shocking, humorous? This title answers these questions. Num Pages: 256 pages, 200 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBTB; JHBK5. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 173 x 29. Weight in Grams: 952.
Publisher
British Museum Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714122786
ISBN
9780714122786

€ 32.99
€ 23.73

Paperback. "Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso. Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 320 pages, 23 black & white halftones, 6 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1QRM; 3D; 3F; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 231 x 158 x 15. Weight in Grams: 534.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415579612
ISBN
9780415579612

€ 48.25

Paperback. Phaedrus is widely recognized as one of Plato's most profound and beautiful works. It takes the form of a dialogue between Socrates and Phaedrus and its ostensible subject is love, especially homoerotic love. This new translation is accompanied by an introduction and full notes that discuss the structure of the dialogue and elucidate issues that might puzzle the modern reader. Translator(s): Waterfield, Robin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 176 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; DB; HPCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 120.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199554027
ISBN
9780199554027

€ 10.99
€ 9.74

Paperback. Series: It's All About.. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; 5AF; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 146 x 211 x 8. Weight in Grams: 116.
Publisher
Kingfisher
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Main Market Ed. - UK edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753439364
ISBN
9780753439364

€ 7.00

Paperback. For centuries Britain was an integral part of the Roman Empire. In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Salway weaves together the latest archaeological investigations and historical scholarship to chart life in Roman Britain from the first Roman invasion under Julius Caesar to the final collapse of the Roman Empire in the West around AD 500. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 144 pages, 8 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 176 x 112 x 12. Weight in Grams: 116.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198712169
ISBN
9780198712169

€ 11.99
€ 10.55

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, 275 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DB; 1DF; 1DN; 3D; ACG; HBJD1; HBTB; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 251 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1328.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714128368
ISBN
9780714128368

€ 32.99
€ 23.66

Paperback. Num Pages: 264 pages, 32 color illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300223491
ISBN
9780300223491

€ 19.00

Paperback. Num Pages: 440 pages, 49 halftones. 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 143 x 216 x 35. Weight in Grams: 470.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691169842
ISBN
9780691169842

€ 19.99
€ 18.64

Hardcover. This book explores sex and sexuality in the Babylonian Talmud within the context of competing cultural discourses, for students of comparative religion. Num Pages: 310 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAB; 3D; 3F; HBLA; HBTB; HRJS; HRLM7. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 164 x 236 x 24. Weight in Grams: 596.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107155510
ISBN
9781107155510

€ 92.39
€ 15.50

Paperback. Marcus Aurelius' Meditations is a private notebook of philosophical reflections with universal significance. Drawing on Stoic philosophy, Marcus confronts challenges that affect us all in our struggle to live meaningful lives. This edition includes a selection of Marcus' correspondence with his tutor Fronto which complements the Meditations. Translator(s): Hard, Robin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; HBLA1; HPCA; HPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 158.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199573202
ISBN
9780199573202

€ 10.99
€ 9.71

Paperback. The image of the Roman legionary is as familiar today as it was to the citizens - and enemies - of the vast Roman Empire. This book examines the Roman Army from the first armed citizens of the early Republic through the glorious heights of the Imperial legions to the shameful defeats inflicted upon the late Roman Army by the Goths and Huns. Editor(s): McNab, Chris. Series: General Military. Num Pages: 280 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW; JWD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 192 x 23. Weight in Grams: 964.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
280
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849088138
ISBN
9781849088138

€ 18.99
€ 15.98

Hardcover. Gesine Manuwald evokes the many faces of Cicero, as well as his complexities and seeming contradictions. She focuses on his major writings, allowing the great rhetorician to speak for himself. Series: Understanding Classics. Num Pages: 192 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HPCA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 134 x 23. Weight in Grams: 386.
Publisher
I.B. Tauris
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780764016
ISBN
9781780764016

€ 58.69

Paperback. In AD 70 the city of Jerusalem was destroyed by Roman forces after a 6 month siege, the world-famous temple burnt to the ground. This was the disastrous outcome of a Jewish revolt against Roman domination beginning in AD 66 with high hopes and early success, but soon became mired in factional conflict, at its most extreme within Jerusalem itself. Editor(s): Goodman, Martin. Translator(s): Hammond, Martin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: 1FB; 1QDA; 2AHA; 3D; DB; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 29. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199646029
ISBN
9780199646029

€ 14.99
€ 12.20

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBLA; JNB; PDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 303 x 13. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Pitchstone Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781634310901
ISBN
9781634310901

€ 20.99
€ 17.78

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