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Paperback. Cleopatra's palace shimmered with onyx and gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Though her life spanned fewer than forty years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world. Famous long before she was notorious, Cleopatra has gone down in history for all the wrong reasons. This title presents a reconstruction of her life. Num Pages: 400 pages, col. Illustrations, maps (some col.). BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; BGH; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 25. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Virgin Books
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
SKU
V9780753539569
ISBN
9780753539569

€ 19.99
€ 14.62

Hardcover. The three centuries following the conquests of Alexander were perhaps the most thrilling of all periods of ancient history. Culture, ideas, and individuals travelled freely over vast areas from the Rhone to the Indus, whilst dynasts battled for dominion over Alexander's great empire. Thonemann presents a brief history of this globalized world. Num Pages: 176 pages, 17 black and white halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 120 x 170. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780198759010
ISBN
9780198759010

€ 16.99
€ 13.81

Paperback. In the sixth millennium BC, settlers on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers created the world's first cities. In doing so, they wrote the opening chapter of the history of human civilization as we know it. Paul Kriwaczek tells their extraordinary story. Num Pages: 320 pages, ill. BIC Classification: 1QDAM; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 25. Weight in Grams: 330. Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization. 320 pages, ill. In the sixth millennium BC, settlers on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers created the world's first cities. In doing so, they wrote the opening chapter of the history of human civilization as we know it. Paul Kriwaczek tells their extraordinary story. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1QDAM; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Dimension: 198 x 133 x 25. Weight: 326.
Publisher
Atlantic
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Main
SKU
V9781848871571
ISBN
9781848871571

€ 15.99
€ 11.90

Paperback. Series: Ancients in Action. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 138 x 216 x 9. Weight in Grams: 206.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
SKU
V9781472534897
ISBN
9781472534897

€ 29.99
€ 29.87

Paperback. An account of the lives, writings and enduring influence of Christianity's founding fathers, written for the general reader. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; HRAX; HRCC1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 511 x 30. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
SPCK Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
SKU
V9780281074129
ISBN
9780281074129

€ 16.99
€ 16.23

Hardcover. The story of the Phoenicians is an elusive one. Roman sources suggest that the Phoenicians once had an extensive literature of history, law, philosophy and religion. Frustratingly, all now is lost. The author guides the reader through the archaeological, religious and linguistic evidence for this mysterious ancient people. Series: I.B. Tauris Short Histories. Num Pages: 256 pages, 30 bw integrated, 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1FB; 1QDA; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 134 x 25. .
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
SKU
V9781780766171
ISBN
9781780766171

€ 88.19

Paperback. The Roman Empire rules the civilised world with an iron fist, seemingly all-powerful. And yet, the power of Rome is secured not by its mighty legions, but by small bands of warriors fighting a secret war. They seek out artefacts hidden by the gods themselves, hunt creatures of myth and face enemies that would use dark magic against the empire. Illustrator(s): Lathwell, Alan. Series: Osprey Wargames. Num Pages: 64 pages, 40 col. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW; WDHW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 187 x 248 x 6. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
SKU
V9781472815132
ISBN
9781472815132

€ 13.99
€ 12.26

Paperback. An annotated English translation of the eleven later panegyrics (291-389 CE) of the XII Panegyrici Latini, with the original Latin text prepared by R A B Mynors. Each panegyric has a thorough introduction, and detailed commentary on historical events, style, figures of speech, and rhetorical strategies accompanies the translations. Series: Transformation of the Classical Heritage. Num Pages: 750 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; DSBB; HBLA1; JPA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 153 x 42. Weight in Grams: 1014.
Publisher
University of California Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Annotated edition
SKU
V9780520286252
ISBN
9780520286252

€ 47.99
€ 41.36

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 204.
Publisher
Featherstone Education
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
V9781472935960
ISBN
9781472935960

€ 10.99
€ 10.74

Paperback. Num Pages: 266 pages, black & white illustrations, maps, figures. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 156 x 234 x 16. Weight in Grams: 452. The Restoration of the Republic and the Establishment of the Empire. 266 pages, illustrations. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA. Dimension: 156 x 234 x 16. Weight: 446.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
266
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780748619559
ISBN
9780748619559

€ 38.99
€ 32.76

Mass Market Paperback. Tells the story of the great and mad Cambyses, King of Persia. This title take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Series: Penguin Little Black Classics. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 111 x 8. Weight in Grams: 56.
Publisher
Penguin Classic
Publication date
2012
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
V9780141398778
ISBN
9780141398778

€ 4.64

Hardcover.
Publisher
Westholme Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781594161971
ISBN
9781594161971

€ 25.99
€ 24.56

Paperback. The Battle of Zama saw two great generals face off, as Hannibal led his Carthaginians against Rome's Scipio. This clash appeals to those interested in ancient history or the military greats. Illustrator(s): Dennis, Peter. Series: Campaign. Num Pages: 96 pages, 35 b/w; 47 col. BIC Classification: 1HBT; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 187 x 248 x 8. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
SKU
V9781472814210
ISBN
9781472814210

€ 16.99
€ 14.47

Paperback. Take a trip back in time to the age of the Romans in this volume, designed both for children studying history for the first time and those investigating a particular interest. Detailed illustrations and an imaginary helmet should help them to recreate the past and imagine life as a Roman. Illustrator(s): Courtwright, Simon. Series: Usborne Time Traveller S. Num Pages: 32 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 4KHF; YNH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 274 x 218 x 3. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
E.D.C. Publishing
Number of pages
32
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
Rev&Updtd
SKU
V9780746030714
ISBN
9780746030714

€ 7.99
€ 7.71

Paperback. Continues Neil's landmark exploration of how our land and its people came to be, which began with the acclaimed A HISTORY OF SCOTLAND. Num Pages: 480 pages, 200. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 132 x 28. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
Phoenix
Number of pages
373
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
SKU
V9780753828861
ISBN
9780753828861

€ 14.99
€ 11.57

Paperback. This book considers what the Greeks thought of foreigners and their religions, cultures and politics, and what these beliefs and opinions reveal about the Greeks. Series: Edinburgh Readings on the Ancient World. Num Pages: 288 pages, 2 maps, further reading. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 22. Weight in Grams: 544.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
SKU
V9780748612710
ISBN
9780748612710

€ 41.94

Paperback. The first comprehensive introduction to the role of smell in the history, literature and society of classical antiquity, "Smell and the Ancient Senses" examines the ways in which the olfactory sense contributed to our perceptions of bodies, environments, behaviour and morality. Editor(s): Bradley, Mark. Series: The Senses in Antiquity. Num Pages: 222 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 245 x 175 x 9. Weight in Grams: 456.
Publisher
Acumen Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781844656424
ISBN
9781844656424

€ 37.41

Hardcover. Fullest biography of Gaius Marius in English for over 20 years. Num Pages: 344 pages, 2 b/w maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
SKU
V9781526702333
ISBN
9781526702333

€ 32.99
€ 23.66

Paperback. This volume reflects on the late-1990s fascination with Sappho's "afterlife". The essays examine the changing interpretations of scholars and writers who have read the fragmentary remains of Sappho's poetry. Editor(s): Greene, Ellen. Series: Classics and Contemporary Thought. Num Pages: 254 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVGS; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; DSC; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 428. Sappho. Paperback, in very good condition.
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
254
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
Revised ed.
SKU
KRF0016196
ISBN
9780520206038

€ 25.00

Paperback. A fascinating exploration of the lives of normal people in ancient Egypt. Full of their own strange and amusing stories; documents their anxieties, hopes, loves and mischievous pursuits. Num Pages: 304 pages, 30. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 126 x 198 x 24. Weight in Grams: 204.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
SKU
V9781445660271
ISBN
9781445660271

€ 13.99
€ 11.36

Paperback. An accurate and highly readable new translation with introduction, extensive explanatory notes, and up-to-date bibliography of four of Aeschylus' plays, including the unique historical tragedy Persians and the hugely influential Prometheus Bound. Translator(s): Collard, Christopher. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages, 5 maps. BIC Classification: 3D; DB; DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 173 x 23. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Reprint
SKU
V9780192832825
ISBN
9780192832825

€ 13.99
€ 11.36

Hardcover. Num Pages: 700 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 3D; WCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 146 x 41. Weight in Grams: 1346.
Publisher
Spink & Son Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
SKU
V9781902040455
ISBN
9781902040455

€ 75.74

Paperback. A unique edition of the sayings of Diogenes, whose biting wit and eccentricity inspired the anecdotes that express his Cynic philosophy. It includes the accounts of his immediate successors, such as Crates and Hipparchia, and the witty moral preacher Bion. The contrasting teachings of the Cyrenaics and the hedonistic Aristippos complete the volume. Translator(s): Hard, Robin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HPCA; HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 196 x 15. Weight in Grams: 224.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780199589241
ISBN
9780199589241

€ 13.99
€ 11.41

Paperback. This book provides a survey of modern debates on Greek and Roman cities, and a sketch of the cities' chief characteristics. Series: Key Themes in Ancient History. Num Pages: 236 pages, 6 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBTB; JFSG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 155 x 226 x 15. Weight in Grams: 332.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
SKU
V9780521166010
ISBN
9780521166010

€ 27.44

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