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BCE to c 500 CE

Paperback. From city state to empire, in the early 2nd millennium BC to the end of the 7th century BC, Assyria was one of the most influential kingdoms of the Ancient Near East. Using archaeological discoveries from across the Middle East, Karen Radner demonstrates the vast, socially diverse, multicultural nature of Ancient Assyria and the Assyrian Empire. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 160 pages, Approx 10 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAA; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA; HDDC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 175 x 113 x 16. Weight in Grams: 126.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198715900
ISBN
9780198715900

€ 10.99
€ 10.17

Paperback. This is a succinct history of ancient Persia in the Achaemenid period, 550-330 BCE. Num Pages: 268 pages, 31 b/w illus. 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAP; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 154 x 15. Weight in Grams: 512.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521253697
ISBN
9780521253697

€ 33.76

Paperback. Shows how Greek tragedy uses gender relations to explore specific issues in the development of the social, political, and intellectual life in the polis. This work investigates three problematic areas in which tragic heroines act independently of men: death ritual and lamentation, marriage, and the making of significant ethical choices. Series: Martin Classical Lectures. Num Pages: 424 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; DSG; HBTB; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 26. Weight in Grams: 672.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
424
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691094922
ISBN
9780691094922

€ 48.99
€ 42.83

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HPCA; HRLK2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 215 x 18. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
New World Library
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781608684380
ISBN
9781608684380

€ 16.99
€ 13.29

Paperback. An examination of the figure of Briseis, Achilles' concubine in the "Iliad", as an example of the traditional artistry enabled by the oral poetic system. It argues that Briseis' role in the "Iliad" is enormously compressed, both in relation to the "Iliad" and the tradition of the epic cycle. Series: Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Num Pages: 240 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 149 x 9. Weight in Grams: 213.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742522190
ISBN
9780742522190

€ 46.99
€ 46.02

Hardcover. Explore the Egyptian war machine of the New Kingdom and discover how it was supplied and how it fought, the use of logistics and rations, as well as the designs of hand weapons and bows. Many pieces of kit have been reconstructed for the book, giving the reader a very immediate sense of what an Egyptian warrior's equipment looked like. Num Pages: 192 pages, 32 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HBE; 1QDAE; 3D; HBW; JWD; JWKT; JWM; JWT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 435.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781555804
ISBN
9781781555804

€ 24.99
€ 18.76

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

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Hardcover. This is the only book to provide detailed background, historical context and rationale for the Egyptian Oracle Project, a multi-disciplinary, interactive educational experience using virtual reality to immerse a live audience in the enactment of a processional oracle. Editor(s): Gillam, Robyn; Jacobson, Jeffrey. Series: Bloomsbury Egyptology. Num Pages: 272 pages, 39 bw illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; JNUM; YQH; YQR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 544.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474234153
ISBN
9781474234153

€ 94.98
€ 94.93

Hardcover. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; JPSD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 244 x 163 x 23. Weight in Grams: 550.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472484291
ISBN
9781472484291

€ 148.99

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

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Hardcover. Series: Infosearch: Daily Life in Ancient Civilizations. Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; 5AK; YQH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 248 x 191 x 8. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
Raintree
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781406288087
ISBN
9781406288087

€ 15.99
€ 14.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 336 pages, 105 bw illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; JFSK2. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 159 x 234 x 21. Weight in Grams: 568.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474257152
ISBN
9781474257152

€ 33.99
€ 32.24

Hardcover. At long last we have Craig Williamson's beautiful and haunting translations of all of the Old English poems into modern strong-stress, alliterative verse, along with his introductions, his essay on translation, and noted medievalist Tom Shippey's introduction on the literary scope and vision of these timeless poems. Translator(s): Williamson, Craig. Series: The Middle Ages Series. Num Pages: 1248 pages. BIC Classification: 2ABA; 3D; 3F; 3H; DSB; DSC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 169 x 247 x 59. Weight in Grams: 1870.
Publisher
University of Pennsylvania Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780812248470
ISBN
9780812248470

€ 58.80

Hardcover. Ancient Samnium focuses on the region of Samnium in Italy, combining written and archaeological evidence to form a new understanding of its ancient inhabitants during the last six centuries BC. Num Pages: 368 pages, 13 halftones and 10 line drawings. BIC Classification: 1DST; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 224 x 159 x 26. Weight in Grams: 574.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198713760
ISBN
9780198713760

€ 134.41

Paperback. As an ancient Egyptian, your body is being prepared for the afterlife. But it's fairly disgusting business, and you can't be sure that you will always be treated with respect. This title in the popular You Wouldn't Want to Be series features full-colour illustrations which combine humour and accurate technical detail. Illustrator(s): Antram, David. Series: You Wouldn't Want to be.. Num Pages: 40 pages, Full colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; YNH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 239 x 215 x 3. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
Salariya Book Company Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
32
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909645257
ISBN
9781909645257

€ 9.99
€ 9.39

Paperback. In AD 66 a local disturbance in Caesarea caused by Greeks sacrificing birds in front of a local synagogue exploded into a pan-Jewish revolt against their Roman overlords. Gaining momentum, the rebels successfully occupied Jerusalem and drove off an attack by the Roman legate of Syria, Cestus Gallius, who was defeated at the battle of Beth Horon. Illustrator(s): Dennis, Peter. Series: Campaign. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAL; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 185 x 6. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780961835
ISBN
9781780961835

€ 17.99
€ 14.84

Hardcover. A celebration of the finest 300 works of Byzantine art. Num Pages: 304 pages. Dimension: 298 x 264 x 31. Weight in Grams: 2250.
Publisher
Phaidon Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714848105
ISBN
9780714848105

€ 59.93
€ 54.16

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
€ 13.81

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

€ 33.32

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

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. Series: Peoples of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 310 pages, 30 black & white halftones, 20 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 167 x 13. Weight in Grams: 532.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138776685
ISBN
9781138776685

€ 42.82

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

€ 20.65

Hardcover. Num Pages: 244 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; GTC; HBLA; LAZ; LNAA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 164 x 241 x 19. Weight in Grams: 524.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472483690
ISBN
9781472483690

€ 154.82

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

€ 21.51

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