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Paperback. The ancient Egyptians believed that the Nile - their life source - was a divine gift. This book provides an insight into their religious beliefs and practices, from 5000 BC to the 4th century AD, when Egyptian Christianity replaced the earlier customs. It presents an introduction to the world of half-human/half-animal gods and goddesses. Num Pages: 512 pages, 16pp b&w illustrations, maps, line drawings, photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HRKP1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 128 x 23. Weight in Grams: 380.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140262520
ISBN
9780140262520

€ 20.99
€ 16.54

Paperback. In her authoritative survey, Gesine Manuwald evokes the many faces of Cicero, as well as his complexities and seeming contradictions. 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 139 x 19. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780764023
ISBN
9781780764023

€ 20.69

Paperback. A masterful history of Rome's first imperial dynasty by the award-winning author of Rubicon, Persian Fire and In the Shadow of the Sword. Num Pages: 544 pages, Section: 24, b/w and col photos. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 198 x 40. Weight in Grams: 452.
Publisher
Abacus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349123837
ISBN
9780349123837

€ 16.99
€ 13.39

Paperback. Combining a fresh analysis of the archaeological evidence with the traditional historical accounts, Neil Faulkner presents a new interpretation of the decline and fall of Roman Britain. Num Pages: 192 pages, colour and b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 242 x 167 x 15. Weight in Grams: 546.
Publisher
Tempus
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752419442
ISBN
9780752419442

€ 20.68

Paperback. Jennifer Roberts introduces the background and writing of the 5th century Greek thinker and researcher Herodotus of Halicarnassus, who invented the genre of historical investigation. She discusses all aspects of his work, including his fascination with his origins; his travels; his interest in seeing the world; and the recurring themes of his work. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 144 pages, c. 15 black and white halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 176 x 112 x 8. Weight in Grams: 134.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199575992
ISBN
9780199575992

€ 10.99
€ 10.23

Paperback. Jem Duducu condenses the colossal story of the Romans into 100 accessible facts in this fun introduction to the Roman Empire. Series: In 100 Facts. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 126 x 18. Weight in Grams: 140.
Publisher
Amberley
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445649702
ISBN
9781445649702

€ 16.39

Hardcover. War in the modern age is persistently illuminated by antiquity. Series: Ancients and Moderns. Num Pages: 192 pages, 10-20 bw integrated, 1 map. BIC Classification: 3D; HBLA; HBW; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 145 x 20. Weight in Grams: 384.
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848859340
ISBN
9781848859340

€ 76.27

Paperback. An introduction to the culture of ancient Peru, providing information on the indigenous farming communities, their religious rituals and the adaptations they had to make in order to survive extraordinary environmental extremes. This revised edition examines the latest archaeological discoveries. Num Pages: 288 pages, 234 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KLSR; 3D; 3F; 3H; HBJK; HBLC; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 255 x 176 x 24. Weight in Grams: 690.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
Revised Second Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500282779
ISBN
9780500282779

€ 24.99
€ 18.88

Paperback. The Roman Empire was a remarkable achievement. This introduction covers the history of the empire at its height, looking at its people, religions and social structures. It explains how it deployed violence, 'romanisation', and tactical power to develop an astonishingly uniform culture from Rome to its furthest outreaches. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 168 pages, 25 halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBG; HBLA; HBTB; HPCA; LAFR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 171 x 110 x 10. Weight in Grams: 130.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
168
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192803917
ISBN
9780192803917

€ 10.99
€ 10.23

Paperback. Explores the lives and concerns of the Roman London's ordinary citizens. This title looks at the shops, houses and streets in which the majority of the sixty thousand inhabitants of the city spent their lives. Num Pages: 160 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3D; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 158 x 13. Weight in Grams: 290.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752465364
ISBN
9780752465364

€ 19.71

Paperback. This book explores divine manifestations and their representations not only in art, but also in literature, histories and inscriptions. Series: Greek Culture in the Roman World. Num Pages: 502 pages, 53 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; ACG; HBJD; HBLA1; HRKP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 171 x 245 x 31. Weight in Grams: 848.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781316619193
ISBN
9781316619193

€ 32.58

Paperback. Series: Sources of History. Num Pages: 252 pages, index. BIC Classification: 1D; 3B; 3D; HBJD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 142 x 14. Weight in Grams: 328. Series: Sources of History. 252 pages, index. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 1D; 3B; 3D; HBJD. Dimension: 215 x 143 x 16. Weight: 348.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
252
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521289580
ISBN
9780521289580

€ 47.89

Paperback. Demosthenes was one of the greatest of the classic Athenian orators. He wrote for the courts in public and private cases and in major political trials and is a major source for the history of Athens' struggle against Macedon. This is the widest selection of his speeches in a single volume. Translator(s): Waterfield, Robin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 576 pages, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; 3D; DB; DNS; HBLA1; JPA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 126 x 198 x 26. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199593774
ISBN
9780199593774

€ 15.99
€ 12.60

Hardcover. Did you know that Chinese emperors kept pandas to keep evil spirits away? Ever heard about ancient Egyptians playing board games? Curious to find out who invented ice cream? In this book, you can check out all of the mind-bending, amazing facts about ancient history. Series: Mind Benders: Mind Benders. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; 5AJ; YQH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 214 x 162 x 13. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
Raintree
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474712866
ISBN
9781474712866

€ 11.40

Paperback. A comprehensive narrative history of the greatest army the world has ever known from its earliest origins to its disintegration in AD 476. Num Pages: 560 pages, 48. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 234 x 44. Weight in Grams: 758.
Publisher
Amberley
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445655338
ISBN
9781445655338

€ 32.60

Hardcover. A new reading of the portrayal of Greek myths in Roman art, revealing important shifts in Roman values and identities. Series: Greek Culture in the Roman World. Num Pages: 406 pages, 125 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBTB; HRKP3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 185 x 257 x 26. Weight in Grams: 982.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107072244
ISBN
9781107072244

€ 100.89

Hardcover. The period 300-600 AD saw huge changes in the Roman Empire. Here, 20 papers by international scholars explore how group identities were established against this shifting background. Themes include religious conversion, Roman law, problems of Jewish identity and what it meant to be Roman. Editor(s): Mitchell, Stephen; Greatex, Geoffrey. Num Pages: 343 pages, illus, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 3F; HBJD; HBLA; JFC; JFSL; JHMP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 25. Weight in Grams: 776.
Publisher
Classical Press of Wales
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780715630433
ISBN
9780715630433

€ 73.09

Hardcover. Series: Cities of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138658332
ISBN
9781138658332

€ 138.59

Paperback. Num Pages: 236 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBLA1; HBTB; JHB; LAZ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 140 x 218 x 16. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415749619
ISBN
9780415749619

€ 54.96

Paperback. The Etruscans (c. 900 - 400 BC) were a highly sophisticated and wealthy elite. Christopher Smith explores their archaeological record and the myths that remain about their existence. Placing the Etruscans within the context of the historical period and geographical location, he looks at how they have been perceived and received throughout history. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 168 pages, Approximately 15 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 113 x 173 x 9. Weight in Grams: 130.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199547913
ISBN
9780199547913

€ 9.99
€ 9.46

Paperback. Editor(s): Radice, Katharine; Mayer, Roland. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; 3D; 4KL; DB; DSBB; HBLA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 140 x 215 x 13. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474265980
ISBN
9781474265980

€ 20.68

Paperback. Suitable for primary school children who are learning about the ancient Romans at school, this book features information about what people wore, what jobs they did, how they lived, children's lives, and key emperors such as Julius Caesar, Augustus, Constantine and Claudius. Num Pages: 64 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; 5AH; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 255 x 190 x 7. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Ladybird Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780723277309
ISBN
9780723277309

€ 9.99
€ 9.04

Paperback. First published in English between 1885 and 1891, this book provides a critical presentation of Jewish history, institutions, and literature from 175 B.C. to A.D. 135. It has rendered invaluable services to scholars for nearly a century. This edition offers a fresh translation and a revision of the entire subject-matter. Num Pages: 736 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBP; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA; HRJ; JFSR1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 139 x 69. Weight in Grams: 928.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
736
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780567070241
ISBN
9780567070241

€ 66.50

Paperback. Offers a collection of ten biographies that spans the period from the start of the fourth century BC to the early third, and covers some of the most important figures in Greek history, such as the orator Demosthenes and Alexander the Great, as well as lesser known figures such as Plato's pupil Dion of Syracuse. Translator(s): Scott-Kilvert, Ian; Duff, Timothy. Num Pages: 672 pages, 5 maps (black and white). BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 127 x 30. Weight in Grams: 462.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
672
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140449358
ISBN
9780140449358

€ 18.99
€ 14.20

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