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Paperback. A highly stimulating Very Short Introduction to the history of Ancient Greek civilization, from the first documented use of the Greek language in about 1400 BCE, through the glories of the Classical and Hellenistic periods, to the foundation of the Byzantine empire in about CE 330. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 216 pages, 15 black and white halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 173 x 121 x 11. Weight in Grams: 174.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
216
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199601349
ISBN
9780199601349

€ 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

Paperback. Featuring archaeological photography and lavish artistic reconstructions, this book reveals the design and development history of Rome's naval force at the height of its Imperial power. Examining its warships, it reveals the navy's structure and the tactics that were developed to make the most of Rome's naval design superiority. Illustrator(s): Rava, Giuseppe. Series: New Vanguard. Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBTM; HBW; JWMV2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 184 x 5. Weight in Grams: 185.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
48
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472810892
ISBN
9781472810892

€ 11.99
€ 11.24

Paperback. From the award-winning author of THE DISCOVERY OF FRANCE and PARISIANS The dazzling new book from the bestselling author Graham Robb contains a discovery that will transform your understanding of pre-Roman Europe. Num Pages: 400 pages, illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white). BIC Classification: 1D; 3B; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 26. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
Picador
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprints
Condition
New
SKU
V9780330531511
ISBN
9780330531511

€ 11.99
€ 11.34

Paperback. An illustrated history of the Roman Navy and their warships in the late Empire. A less well-known aspect of Roman history that will appeal to ancient and naval history enthusiasts. Illustrator(s): Rava, Giuseppe. Series: New Vanguard. Num Pages: 48 pages, 48 col. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 251 x 184 x 8. Weight in Grams: 166.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472818263
ISBN
9781472818263

€ 11.99
€ 11.24

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
€ 11.02

Hardcover. Series: First Facts: Ancient Greece. Num Pages: 24 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; 5AG; YNH; YQH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 202 x 202. .
Publisher
Capstone Global Library Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
24
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474717458
ISBN
9781474717458

€ 13.99
€ 13.04

Paperback. An in-depth look at the iconic empires from history, from their mighty rise to their eventual fall. Series: Great Empires. Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; 4KHJ; 5AK; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 239 x 178 x 5. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
Wayland
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781526300690
ISBN
9781526300690

€ 13.99
€ 13.45

Paperback. Presents one of the most powerful men in late antiquity, Attila's peerless Hunnic empire stretched from the Ural mountains to the Rhine river. This book examines how Attila was able to sweep across Europe, the tactics and innovations he employed and the major battles he faced. Illustrator(s): Noon, Steve. Series: Command. Num Pages: 64 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1F; 3D; HBJF; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 185 x 247 x 6. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472808875
ISBN
9781472808875

€ 13.99
€ 11.97

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.
Publisher
Windmill Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099592082
ISBN
9780099592082

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

Paperback. "Roman Centurions 31 BC-AD 500: The Classical and Late Empire". Illustrator(s): Rava, Giuseppe. Series: Men-at-Arms. Num Pages: 48 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBLA; HBW; JWM; JWT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 187 x 5. Weight in Grams: 168.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
48
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849087957
ISBN
9781849087957

€ 13.99
€ 11.97

Paperback. Provides an eyewitness account of the attempt by a Greek mercenary army - the Ten Thousand - to help Prince Cyrus overthrow his brother and take the Persian throne. Translator(s): Warner, Rex. Num Pages: 384 pages, index. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAP; 3D; HBJD; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 25. Weight in Grams: 280.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Impression
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140440072
ISBN
9780140440072

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

Paperback. Focussing on how the Romans made Europe work as a homogenous civilisation and looking at why we are failing to make the EU work in modern times, this is an authoritative and amusing study from bestselling author Boris Johnson. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3D; 3JM; JPH; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 200.
Publisher
Harper Perennial London
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007224456
ISBN
9780007224456

€ 13.99
€ 10.37

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
€ 11.02

Paperback. With data for ships throughout the period, rules for famous admirals, historical scenarios, a campaign system and a brief historical summary for those who wish to refresh their memory of the era, this title offers everything players need to bring to the tabletop the battles and campaigns of the first great age of naval warfare. Illustrator(s): Rava, Giuseppe. Series: Osprey Wargames. Num Pages: 64 pages, 41 col. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBLA; HBW; JWF; WDHW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 186 x 248 x 6. Weight in Grams: 212.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472814180
ISBN
9781472814180

€ 13.99
€ 11.97

Paperback. Cicero (106-43 BC) was the greatest orator of the ancient world and a leading politician of the closing era of the Roman republic. These three dialogues here are among the most accessible of Cicero's philosophical works. Editor(s): Griffin, Miriam T. Translator(s): Davie, John. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; DNF; HBJD; HBLA; HPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199644148
ISBN
9780199644148

€ 13.99
€ 11.02

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472815132
ISBN
9781472815132

€ 13.99
€ 11.97

Paperback. Cuneiform script on tablets of clay is, as far as we know, the oldest form of writing in the world. This book brings the world in which the cuneiform was written to life for the non-expert reader, revealing how ancient inscriptions can lead to a new way of thinking about the past. Num Pages: 112 pages, 30 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAM; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 147 x 11. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714111889
ISBN
9780714111889

€ 13.99
€ 11.02

Paperback. Acclaimed popular historian, Philip Matyszak takes readers back to the rise and fall of the world's first superpower. Series: Beginner's Guides. Num Pages: 224 pages, 1 maps, 7 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 133 x 13. Weight in Grams: 190.
Publisher
Oneworld Publications
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780744247
ISBN
9781780744247

€ 13.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. 'Jones spans all 1,200 years of Roman history with seemingly unstoppable enthusiasm.. Informative, casually erudite but engagingly unstuffy, he makes the classical world feel both beguiling and fresh' --Andrew Holgate, Sunday Times Num Pages: 416 pages, maps (black and white). BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 30. Weight in Grams: 394.
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782393900
ISBN
9781782393900

€ 13.99
€ 10.22

Paperback. One of the world's greatest generals and commanders, Alexander is a near-legendary figure. He dominates classical history as the general and king whose military brilliance and instiable desire for conquest led him to conquer half the known world. This book opens with the rise of Macedonia, followed by an account of Alexander's military progress. Num Pages: 128 pages, over 250 colour photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 296 x 231 x 10. Weight in Grams: 676. An Illustrated Military History. 128 pages, over 250 colour photographs. One of the world's greatest generals and commanders, Alexander is a near-legendary figure. He dominates classical history as the general and king whose military brilliance and instiable desire for conquest led him to conquer half the known world. This book opens with the rise of Macedonia, followed by an account of Alexander's military progress. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Dimension: 296 x 231 x 10. Weight: 676.
Publisher
Anness
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844768219
ISBN
9781844768219

€ 13.99
€ 11.02

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
€ 10.51

Paperback. At its height the Roman Empire stretched across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, maintained by an army of modest size but great diversity. This title investigates how Roman Army units in the Western provinces were equipped, exploring the local influences and traditions that caused the variations in attire. Illustrator(s): Ruggeri, Raffaele. Series: Men-at-Arms. Num Pages: 48 pages, 45 b/w; 8 col. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW; JWD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 186 x 249 x 5. Weight in Grams: 166.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472815378
ISBN
9781472815378

€ 13.99
€ 11.92

Paperback. What does Roman Britain mean to us now? How were its physical remains rediscovered and made sense of? How has it been reimagined, in story and song and verse? This book traces these tales by setting out to discover the remains of Roman Britain for herself, sometimes on foot, sometimes in a splendid, though not particularly reliable, VW camper van. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DB; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099552093
ISBN
9780099552093

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

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