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  • Cuneiform by Irving Finkel
    Cuneiform (English, Paperback) Irving Finkel

    An accessible look at the world's oldest writing system, covering it's origins, historical development and demise. With new colour photos.

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  • The Master and His Emissary by Iain McGilchrist
    The Master and His Emissary (English, Paperback) Iain McGilchrist

    A new edition of the best-selling classic?published with a special introduction to mark its tenth anniversary...

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  • The Roman Revolution by Ronald Syme
    The Roman Revolution (English, Paperback) Ronald Syme

    The transformation of state and society, the violent transference of power and property, and the establishment of Augustus' rule and that of the Empire are presented in a narrative which quotes from ancient evidence, refers seldomly to modern authorities, and states controversial opinions openly.

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  • Armies of the Late Roman Empire AD 284 to 476 by Gabriele Esposito
    Armies of the Late Roman Empire AD 284 to 476 (English, Hardback) Gabriele Esposito

    Covers the Late Roman Army from Diocletian's reign to the Fall of the Western Empire.

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  • Rome by Amanda Claridge
    Rome (English, Paperback) Amanda Claridge

    The ultimate guide to all the important archaeological sites in the city of Rome from the period 800 BC to AD 600, with over 200 site maps, plans, and photographs

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  • Socrates in Love by Armand D'Angour
    Socrates in Love (English, Hardback) Armand D'Angour

    An innovative and insightful exploration of the passionate early life of Socrates and the influences that led him to become the first and greatest of philosophers.

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  • The Great Illyrian Revolt by Jason R. Abdale
    The Great Illyrian Revolt (English, Hardback) Jason R. Abdale

    First full-length study of this neglected ancient war. This was one of the largest wars of the early Roman Empire, with fifteen legions involved over three years.

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  • The Illustrated Guide to Viking Martial Arts by Antony Cummins
    The Illustrated Guide to Viking Martial Arts (English, Paperback) Antony Cummins

    Martial Arts researcher Antony Cummins reveals the hitherto hidden world of Viking hand-to-hand combat, which employed the sword, the spear, the axe and the shield. Illustrated with over 250 images, The Illustrated Guide to Viking Martial Arts in effect represents the earliest combat manual in the world.

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  • Roman Britain by Ordnance Survey
    Roman Britain (English, 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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  • Ancient Britain by Ordnance Survey
    Ancient Britain (English, Sheet map, folded) Ordnance Survey

    The OS Historical Map series comprises of Ancient Britain and Roman Britain. Each archaeological period is identified using different symbols and colours to show sites from the Stone Age through to the early Middle Ages against a modern map base, double-sided to cover the whole country. The Ancient Britain map and guide is complemented by a timeline that shows British events in relation to wider...

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  • The Fall of Carthage by Adrian Goldsworthy
    The Fall of Carthage (English, Paperback) Adrian Goldsworthy

    The greatest conflict of antiquity, the struggle for supremacy between Rome and Carthage.

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  • 1177 B.C. by Eric H. Cline
    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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  • Wonderful Things by Jason Thompson
    Wonderful Things (English, Hardback) Jason Thompson

    The history of Egyptology is the story of the people, famous and obscure, who constructed the picture of ancient Egypt that we have today, recovered the Egyptian past while inventing it anew, and made a lost civilization comprehensible to generations of enchanted readers and viewers thousands of years later. This, the first of a three-volume survey of the history of Egyptology, follows the fascination with ancient Egypt from antiquity until 1881, tracing the recovery of ancient Egypt and its impact on the human imagination in a saga filled with intriguing mysteries, great discoveries, and scholarly creativity.

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  • An Archaeological Map of Hadrian's Wall
    An Archaeological Map of Hadrian's Wall (English, Sheet map, folded)

    Using Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 data - the ideal scale for walkers - this new map shows with great clarity all the elements of Hadrian's Wall, and distinguishes between those features that are visible and those that have been levelled through time.

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  • Attila the Hun by Hughes, Ian
    Attila the Hun (English, Hardback) Hughes, Ian

    Attila the Hun is one of the most famous individuals in world history, dominating the history of Europe for two decades. Here the author attempts to analyse Attila's character and motivations as far as imperfect sources will allow.

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  • New Visions of the Countryside of Roman Britain Volume 3: Life and Death in the Countryside of Roman Britain by Alexander Smith
    New Visions of the Countryside of Roman Britain Volume 3: Life and Death in the Countryside of Roman Britain (English, Paperback) Alexander Smith, Martyn Allen

    Focuses upon the people of rural Roman Britain - how they looked, lived, interacted with the material and spiritual worlds surrounding them, and also how they died, and what their physical remains can tell us.

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  • The End of the Roman Republic 146 to 44 BC by Catherine Steel
    The End of the Roman Republic 146 to 44 BC (English, Paperback) Catherine Steel

    By 146, Rome had established itself as the leading Mediterranean power. Over the next century, it consolidated its power into an immense territorial empire. This title traces the processes of change which transformed Rome from a republic to a monarchy. It is suitable for academics working on the history of Rome and the Roman Republic.

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  • Rome: Republic into Empire by Paul Chrystal
    Rome: Republic into Empire (English, Hardback) Paul Chrystal

    The 1st century BCE was probably the most tumultuous in Rome's history with repeated civil wars. Paul Chrystal narrates and analyses this complex series of wars in a single volume.

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  • Symposium and The Death of Socrates by Plato
    Symposium and The Death of Socrates (English, Paperback) Plato

    "Symposium" gives an account of the sparkling society that was Athens at the height of her empire. The other dialogues collected here under the title "The Death of Socrates" tell the tale of how Socrates was put on trial for impiety, found guilty and sentenced to death.

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  • Agricola and Germania by Cornelius Tacitus
    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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