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Hardcover. Including texts, transliteration, translation and detailed commentary, this volume presents the earliest South Indian inscriptions (circa 2nd century BC to 6th century AD), written in Tamil in local derivations of the Ashokan Brahmi script. Editor(s): Mahadevan, Iravatham. Translator(s): Mahadevan, Iravatham. Series: Harvard Oriental Series. Num Pages: 720 pages, 54 plates, 174 figures, glossary, indexes. BIC Classification: 1F; 2BRT; 3D; CFL; DQ; DSBB; GTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 286 x 219 x 49. Weight in Grams: 2540.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
720
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674012271
ISBN
9780674012271

€ 77.17

Paperback. A sweeping narrative of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 136 x 215 x 40. Weight in Grams: 618.
Publisher
Phoenix
Number of pages
544
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753826928
ISBN
9780753826928

€ 21.99
€ 17.14

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192832825
ISBN
9780192832825

€ 13.99
€ 11.38

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

€ 22.40

Hardcover. The ancient Egyptians used thousands of hieroglyphs to record their history. But only a handful of people knew what these symbols meant! This book enables you to learn about this ancient form of writing and discover what the ancient Egyptians had to say. Series: Fact Finders: Ancient Egyptian Civilization. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; 5AJ; YQH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 222 x 197. .
Publisher
Capstone Global Library Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
32
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474717250
ISBN
9781474717250

€ 14.99
€ 14.25

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9780746030714
ISBN
9780746030714

€ 7.99
€ 7.74

Paperback. Editor(s): Bakogianni, Anastasia; Hope, Valerie M. Num Pages: 472 pages, 15 bw illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HBW. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 159 x 234 x 30. Weight in Grams: 726.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781350005884
ISBN
9781350005884

€ 35.99
€ 35.56

Paperback. The Roman empire during the period framed by the accession of Septimus Severus in 193 and the rise of Diocletian in 284 has conventionally been regarded as one of crisis. This book describes and integrates the contrasting histories of different parts of the empire and assesses the impacts of administrative, political and religious change. Series: The Edinburgh History of Ancient Rome. Num Pages: 320 pages, 30 b&w illustrations, 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 464. The Critical Century. Series: The Edinburgh History of Ancient Rome. 320 pages, 30 b&w illustrations, 5 maps. The Roman empire during the period framed by the accession of Septimus Severus in 193 and the rise of Diocletian in 284 has conventionally been regarded as one of crisis. This book describes and integrates the contrasting histories of different parts of the empire and assesses the impacts of administrative, political and religious change. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Dimension: 231 x 156 x 14. Weight: 478.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748620517
ISBN
9780748620517

€ 38.99
€ 32.86

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

€ 21.43

Paperback. Using a spectrum of literary, artistic, archaeological and epigraphic evidence, this book uncovers the kaleidoscopic story of some of the most intriguing women in history, and the complex role of the empresses as political players on Rome's great stage. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 136 x 26. Weight in Grams: 316.
Publisher
Vintage
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099523932
ISBN
9780099523932

€ 19.99
€ 14.58

Hardcover. Num Pages: 64 pages, 50 Colour Photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWW; 3D; YNH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 284 x 243 x 11. Weight in Grams: 564.
Publisher
National Geographic Society United States
Number of pages
64
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781426305993
ISBN
9781426305993

€ 14.99
€ 12.20

Paperback. Arrian's account of Alexander's life and campaigns, published as the Anabasis and its companion piece the Indica, is our prime source for the history of Alexander, told with great narrative skill. This edition features a new translation of both texts, introduction, notes, guide to military systems and terminology, maps and a full index. Translator(s): Hammond, Martin. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 432 pages, 4 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 19. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199587247
ISBN
9780199587247

€ 13.99
€ 11.38

Paperback. Ancient Egyptians believed pharaohs received their power from the gods. Pharaohs were absolute rulers and formed the link between the gods and humans. This book helps you to learn more about the pharaohs and their dynasties, including how they lived and how they ruled the people of ancient Egypt. Series: Fact Finders: Ancient Egyptian Civilization. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; 5AJ; YQH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 222 x 197. .
Publisher
Raintree
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474717359
ISBN
9781474717359

€ 11.99
€ 10.55

Hardcover. Ancient Egyptians believed pharaohs received their power from the gods. Pharaohs were absolute rulers and formed the link between the gods and humans. This book enables you to learn more about the pharaohs and their dynasties, including how they lived and how they ruled the people of ancient Egypt. Series: Fact Finders: Ancient Egyptian Civilization. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; 5AJ; YQH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 222 x 197. .
Publisher
Capstone Global Library Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
32
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474717281
ISBN
9781474717281

€ 14.99
€ 14.25

Hardcover. How did the Earth form? Why is it dark at night? Why do people get sick? Ancient Egyptians used myths to describe things they couldn't explain. This book enables you to discover how Egyptians used myths to make sense of their world. Series: Fact Finders: Ancient Egyptian Civilization. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; 5AJ; YQH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 222 x 197. .
Publisher
Capstone Global Library Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
32
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474717267
ISBN
9781474717267

€ 14.99
€ 14.24

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
452
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521795432
ISBN
9780521795432

€ 55.56

Paperback. St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was one of the central figures in the history of Christianity. Written as a defence of the faith at a time when the Roman Empire was on the brink of collapse, this title examines the ancient pagan religions of Rome, the arguments of the Greek philosophers and the revelations of the Bible. Editor(s): Evans, G. R. Translator(s): Bettenson, Henry. Num Pages: 1184 pages, bibliography, chronology, notes. BIC Classification: 3D; DNF; HPCB; HRAB; HRC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 50. Weight in Grams: 788.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
1184
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140448948
ISBN
9780140448948

€ 21.99
€ 16.10

Paperback. Num Pages: 354 pages, 19 black & white halftones, 18 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 3D; 3F; 3H; HBJF; HBLA; HBLC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 237 x 156 x 26. Weight in Grams: 590.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138828216
ISBN
9781138828216

€ 48.25

Paperback. Num Pages: 444 pages, 59 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1D; 3D; 3F; 3H; HBJD; HBLC1; HBTB; JWA. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 178 x 245 x 25. Weight in Grams: 858.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138887664
ISBN
9781138887664

€ 43.38

Paperback. The three Punic Wars lasted nearly 100 years, from 264BC to 146BC. They represented a struggle in the Mediterranean between the bludgeoning land power of Rome, bent on imperial conquest, and the great maritime power of Carthage. This is a comprehensive account of a complicated historical period. Series: Essential Histories. Num Pages: 96 pages, 40 colour and b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 153 x 7. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841763552
ISBN
9781841763552

€ 19.99
€ 18.01

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
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472814210
ISBN
9781472814210

€ 16.99
€ 14.58

Paperback. An examination of parts of the 'Epitome of Histories' by the 12th century Byzantine functionary and canonist John Zonaras provides an invaluable guide and stimulus to further research for scholars and students of the history and historiography of Rome and Byzantium. Num Pages: 328 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 1QDAZ; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 18. Weight in Grams: 416.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415694322
ISBN
9780415694322

€ 45.81

Paperback. The sweeping new novel from the bestselling author of LADY OF HAY switches between Roman Britain and the present day where history dramatically impacts on the lives of three women. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 36. Weight in Grams: 406.
Publisher
Harper / HarperCollins
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007174270
ISBN
9780007174270

€ 14.99
€ 11.37

Paperback. This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations. Num Pages: 480 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HDDG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 248 x 165 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1018.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470673362
ISBN
9780470673362

€ 56.20

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