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BCE to c 500 CE

Paperback. This book covers three centuries from the invasion of Egypt by Alexander the Great to the death of Cleopatra vii. It is a comprehensive survey of the political history of the period and will be a basic resource for students of this period. Translator(s): Savadra, Tina. Num Pages: 416 pages, 10 b&w photos. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; HBT; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 23. Weight in Grams: 648.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
416
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415234894
ISBN
9780415234894

€ 46.18

Paperback. From the bestselling author of Rubicon and Persian Fire comes this thrilling panoramic account of the rise of Islam Num Pages: 592 pages, Section: 16, colour photos. BIC Classification: 1FB; 1QDA; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA; HRAX; HRH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 39. Weight in Grams: 466.
Publisher
Abacus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349122359
ISBN
9780349122359

€ 16.99
€ 13.15

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
€ 13.15

Hardcover. The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero Odysseus' epic ten year journey home after the end of the Trojan War of the Iliad. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers. Translator(s): Verity, Anthony. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages, 1 black & white map. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; DB; DCF; DSBB; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 223 x 146 x 34. Weight in Grams: 503.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199669103
ISBN
9780199669103

€ 21.99
€ 17.26

Hardcover. Explore the greatest civilisations throughout history with this fascinating series. Series: Explore!. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAS; 3D; 4KHJ; 5AJ; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 228 x 277 x 8. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
Wayland
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781526300881
ISBN
9781526300881

€ 16.99
€ 13.15

Paperback. Collects the primary texts on homosexuality in ancient Greece and Rome that are translated into modern English. Covering a period - from the earliest Greek texts in the late seventh century bce to Greco-Roman texts of the third and fourth centuries ce - this title includes well-known writings by Plato, Sappho, Aeschines, Catullus, and Juvenal. Editor(s): Hubbard, Thomas K. Num Pages: 575 pages, 35 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; JFSK2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 156 x 36. Weight in Grams: 922. A Sourcebook of Basic Documents. 558 pages, b/w illus. Editor(s): Hubbard, Thomas K. Collects the primary texts on homosexuality in ancient Greece and Rome that are translated into modern English. Covering a period - from the earliest Greek texts in the late seventh century bce to Greco-Roman texts of the third and fourth centuries ce - this title includes well-known writings by Plato, Sappho, Aeschines, Catullus, and Juvenal. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; JFSK2. Dimension: 227 x 156 x 36. Weight: 832.
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
558
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
First Printing Writing In Book
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520234307
ISBN
9780520234307

€ 46.99
€ 40.79

Hardcover. Gaiseric successfully defeated Roman attempts at reconquest of these vital provinces and his fleets dominated the Western Mediterranean. Num Pages: 272 pages, 20 Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781590188
ISBN
9781781590188

€ 32.99
€ 23.90

Hardcover. Original dual biography of the brothers Valentinian and Valens allows comparison of their achievements and contrasting reputations Detailed coverage of the crucial events of leading upto the Battle of Hadrianople, the battle itself and its aftermath. Discussion of the Roman armies of the period and their enemies. Num Pages: 282 pages, 16pp plates, 10 b/w maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 163 x 235 x 36. Weight in Grams: 666.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848844179
ISBN
9781848844179

€ 32.99
€ 23.90

Paperback. In her own lifetime and in the 2000 years since her death, the image of Cleopatra has been repeatedly reinvented, each time in a form that fits the prejudices and fantasies of the age that produced it. This book gives an account of the way in which different generations have viewed Cleopatra. Num Pages: 432 pages, 16 pp b/w plates. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; BGR; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 128 x 196 x 28. Weight in Grams: 316.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844139378
ISBN
9781844139378

€ 19.99
€ 14.67

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9781526702333
ISBN
9781526702333

€ 32.99
€ 23.90

Paperback. The Discobolus or discus-thrower is a marvellous classical piece of sculpture that over time has come to mean different things to different people. It is originally cast in bronze by the fifth-century BC sculptor Myron. This book tells the story of Myron's Discobolus both as an archaeological artefact and bearer of meaning. Series: Objects in Focus. Num Pages: 64 pages, 30 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; ACG; AFKB; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 207 x 161 x 6. Weight in Grams: 170. Series: Objects in Focus. 64 pages, 30 colour illustrations. The Discobolus or discus-thrower is a marvellous classical piece of sculpture that over time has come to mean different things to different people. It is originally cast in bronze by the fifth-century BC sculptor Myron. This book tells the story of Myron's Discobolus both as an archaeological artefact and bearer of meaning. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; ACG; AFKB; HBJD; HBLA1. Dimension: 207 x 161 x 6. Weight: 170.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Number of pages
64
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714122717
ISBN
9780714122717

€ 8.23

Hardcover. From the worlds first true cities, in Mesopotamia, to the spectacular urban centres of the Maya in Central America, the places described here represent almost three millennia of human history, society and culture. This book takes a global view, beginning in the Near East with the earliest cities such as Ur and Babylon, Troy and Jerusalem. Editor(s): Norwich, John Julius. Num Pages: 240 pages, 151 illustrations, 147 in colour. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBLA; HBTB; JFSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 192 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1110.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500252048
ISBN
9780500252048

€ 32.99
€ 23.86

Paperback. John Killen brings together the legends, folklore, traditions and stories that have been associated with St Patrick across the centuries. Num Pages: 160 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKN; 3D; BGX; HBJD1; HRLP1; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 188 x 122. .
Publisher
Blackstaff Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
SKU
V9780856409585
ISBN
9780856409585

€ 16.99
€ 15.14

Hardcover. An exciting, readable new account of the Alesia campaign, incorporating the latest research, to illuminate the tactics of both Caesar and the Celts, and explore the momentous events of 52 BC. Num Pages: 320 pages, 27. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 162 x 235 x 24. Weight in Grams: 510.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Casemate
Condition
New
SKU
V9781612004051
ISBN
9781612004051

€ 23.00
€ 19.75

Paperback. This work therefore seeks to offer fresh proposals about why the revolt started, how it spread and where Boudica fought her last epic battle against a dangerously over-stretched and outnumbered Roman army. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 125 x 20. Weight in Grams: 304.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752459097
ISBN
9780752459097

€ 15.36

Paperback. This book presents a selection of the most important scholarship on Augustus and the contribution he made to the development of the Roman state in the early imperial period. Editor(s): Edmondson, Jonathan. Series: Edinburgh Readings on the Ancient World. Num Pages: 576 pages, 59 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 29. Weight in Grams: 816.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
576
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748615957
ISBN
9780748615957

€ 36.06

Hardcover. Editor(s): Jones, Alexander R. Num Pages: 208 pages, 145 color illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HDD; HPCA; HPJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 237 x 312 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1366.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691174402
ISBN
9780691174402

€ 52.92
€ 51.23

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
€ 10.53

Paperback. A biography that focuses on Cleopatra's ever-shifting identity. Depending on the audience, she might present herself as a goddess, a political leader, or an alluring and exotic woman. Roman statesmen likewise manipulated Cleopatra's image for their own political ends. Series: Life & Times. Num Pages: 159 pages, 31 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; BGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 13. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Haus Publishers Ltd.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904950257
ISBN
9781904950257

€ 16.99
€ 14.91

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
€ 12.28

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
€ 23.90

Hardcover. Num Pages: 358 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps. BIC Classification: 1DVWYM; 1QDA; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW; JWD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 165 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1038.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848846180
ISBN
9781848846180

€ 32.99
€ 23.90

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

€ 21.44

Paperback. Editor(s): Gleason, Kathryn L. Series: The Cultural Histories Series. Num Pages: 304 pages, 54 bw illus. BIC Classification: 3B; 3D; AMV; HBLA; HBTB; WMB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 171 x 244 x 20. Weight in Grams: 598.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781350009868
ISBN
9781350009868

€ 35.99
€ 32.20

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