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  • Britain Begins
    Britain Begins (English, Paperback) Sir Barry Cunliffe

    The story of the origins of the British and the Irish peoples, from the end of the last Ice Age around 10,000BC to the eve of the Norman Conquest - who they were, where they came from, and how they related to one another.

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  • Confronting the Classics
    Confronting the Classics (English, Paperback) Mary Beard

    Explores our rich classical heritage - from Greek drama to Roman jokes, introducing some larger-than-life characters of history, such as Alexander the Great, and Nero. The author invites you into the places where Greeks and Romans lived and died, from the palace at Knossos to Cleopatra's Alexandria - and reveals the often hidden world of slaves.

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  • Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers 1
    Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers 1 (English, Paperback) Raffaele D'Amato, Peter Dennis

    A fully illustrated study of the colorful standards employed by the Roman army, and the iconic standard-bearers who led the legionaries into battle.

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  • The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Civilizations
    The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Civilizations (English, Paperback) John Haywood

    This new historical atlas, richly illustrated with photographs, artwork recreations and full-colour maps, explores the world's earliest civilisations from the first farming settlements of Mesopotamia, via Egypt, Greece and Rome, to the civilisations of the Far East, Europe and America.

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  • OCR Classical Civilisation AS and A Level Component 11
    OCR Classical Civilisation AS and A Level Component 11 (Paperback) Sally Knights

    This textbook is endorsed by OCR and supports the specifications for AS and A-Level Classical Civilisation (first teaching September 2017). It covers all three options for Component 11: World of the Hero (Homer's Iliad, Homer's Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid). ...

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  • Roman Legionary 109-58 BC
    Roman Legionary 109-58 BC (English, Paperback) Ross Cowan, Sean O'Brogain

    A detailed study of the men who manned the legions in a crucial period in the history of Ancient Rome.

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  • Roman Britain
    Roman Britain (Sheet map, folded) Ordnance Survey

    The OS Historical Map series comprises of Ancient Britain and Roman Britain. The Roman Britain Map provides the ideal overview of nearly 400 yearsof history, during which Britain was a part of the Roman Empire. This map covers the whole of Great Britain and is printed back to back as North and South sheets. It includes a list of key dates, events and archaeological evidence. The OS Historical Map...

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  • The Rise of Rome
    The Rise of Rome (English, Paperback) Livy

    "The fates ordained the founding of this great city and the beginning of the world's mightiest empire, second only to the power of the gods"...

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  • 1177 B.C.
    1177 B.C. (English, Paperback) Eric H. Cline

    In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end. Kingdoms fell like dominoes over the course of...

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  • On the Ocean
    On the Ocean (English, Hardback) Sir Barry Cunliffe

    The story of the contest between humans and the sea, played out in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic from early prehistory until AD 1500.

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  • By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean
    By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean (English, Paperback) Barry Cunliffe

    The story of the peoples of Eurasia, from the birth of farming to the expansion of the Mongols in the thirteenth century. An immense historical panorama set on a huge continental stage, this is also the story of how humans first started building the global system we know today.

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  • Stonehenge
    Stonehenge (Hardback) Julian Richards

    The story that is told here is right up to date, including the results of the latest investigations in the landscape in 2016.

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  • The Early History of Rome
    The Early History of Rome (English, Paperback) Livy

    The first five books of Livy's history of Rome record the city's foundations through the Republic to Rome's recovery after the Gallic invasion of the 4th century BC.

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  • The Great Pyramid Hoax
    The Great Pyramid Hoax (English, Paperback) Scott Creighton

    Reveals how the only hard evidence that dates the Great Pyramid - the quarry marks discovered by Colonel Vyse in 1837 - was forged

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  • OCR Classical Civilisation AS and A Level Components 21 and 22
    OCR Classical Civilisation AS and A Level Components 21 and 22 (Paperback) Robert Hancock-Jones, James Renshaw

    This textbook is endorsed by OCR and supports the specification for AS and A-Level Classical Civilisation (first teaching September 2017). It covers Components 21 and 22 from the 'Culture and the Arts' Component Group:...

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  • Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces 1
    Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces 1 (English, Paperback) Raffaele D'Amato, Raffaele Ruggeri

    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.

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  • Agricola and Germania
    Agricola and Germania (English, Paperback) Cornelius Tacitus

    Presents a portrait of Julius Agricola - the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus' well-loved and respected father-in-law. This title offers fascinating descriptions of the geography, climate and people of the country, and an account of the early stages of the Roman occupation of Britain.

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  • Pagan Britain
    Pagan Britain (English, Paperback) Ronald Hutton

    Britain's pagan past, with its mysterious monuments, atmospheric sites, enigmatic artifacts, bloodthirsty legends, and cryptic inscriptions, is both enthralling and perplexing to a resident of the twenty-first century. In this ambitious and thoroughly up-to-date book, Ronald Hutton reveals the long development, rapid suppression, and enduring cultural significance of paganism, from the Paleolithic...

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  • Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC
    Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC (English, Paperback) Raffaele D'Amato, Andrea Salimbeti

    Features historical and archaeological research into the mysterious and powerful confederations of raiders who troubled the Eastern Mediterranean in the last half of the Bronze Age.

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  • The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt
    The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt (English, Paperback) Ian Shaw

    Describing the emergence and development of the civilization of the ancient Egyptians, from their prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks and Romans, this title details the changing nature of life and death in the Nile valley, which gave rise to some of the earliest masterpieces of art, architecture, and literature.

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