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  • Cuneiform by Irving Finkel
    Cuneiform (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 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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  • OCR Classical Civilisation AS and A Level Components 21 and 22 by Robert Hancock-Jones
    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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  • OCR Classical Civilisation A Level Components 31 and 34 by Athina Mitropoulos
    OCR Classical Civilisation A Level Components 31 and 34 (Paperback) Athina Mitropoulos, Tim Morrison

    This textbook is endorsed by OCR and supports the specification for A-Level Classical Civilisation (first teaching September 2017). It covers Components 31 and 34 from the 'Beliefs and Ideas' Component Group:...

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  • The Roman Republic: A Very Short Introduction by David M. Gwynn
    The Roman Republic: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) David M. Gwynn

    Here, David Gwynn reflects on the remarkable legacy of the Roman Republic. The rise and fall of the Republic holds a special place in the history of Western civilization; it has been presented as a model, a source of inspiration, but also a warning. Placing the events in their wider context, he provides a fascinating history of culture and society.

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  • Roman Britain by Ordnance Survey
    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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  • Roman Legionary vs Carthaginian Warrior by David Campbell
    Roman Legionary vs Carthaginian Warrior (English, Paperback) David Campbell, Adam Hook

    An investigation of the tactics, weapons, and legacy of the Roman and Carthaginian fighting men who fought one another in three epic battles--Lake Trasimene (217 BC), Cannae (216 BC), and Ilipa (206 BC).

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  • Chronicle of the Roman Emperors by Chris Scarre
    Chronicle of the Roman Emperors (English, Paperback) Chris Scarre

    Focusing on the succession of the rulers of imperial Rome, this title guides readers to each reign and its main events. This title features biographical portraits of the 56 principal emperors from Augustus to Constantine.

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  • Hadrian's Wall by Nick Hodgson
    Hadrian's Wall (English, Hardback) Nick Hodgson

    Built around AD 122, Hadrian's Wall was guarded by the Roman army for over three centuries and has left an indelible mark on the landscape of northern Britain. It was a wonder of the ancient world and is a World Heritage Site. Written by a leading archaeologist who has excavated widely on the Wall, this is an authoritative yet accessible treatment of the archaeological evidence. The book explains...

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  • OCR Classical Civilisation A Level Components 32 and 33 by Matthew Barr
    OCR Classical Civilisation A Level Components 32 and 33 (Paperback) Matthew Barr, Lucy Cresswell

    This textbook is endorsed by OCR and supports the specification for A-Level Classical Civilisation (first teaching September 2017). It covers Components 32 and 33 from the 'Beliefs and Ideas' Component Group:...

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  • OCR Ancient History AS and A Level Component 2 by Robert Cromarty
    OCR Ancient History AS and A Level Component 2 (Paperback) Robert Cromarty, James Harrison

    This textbook supports the specification for AS and A-Level Ancient History (first teaching September 2017). It covers the whole of Component 2, both the compulsory Period Study and the three optional Depth Studies:...

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  • The World of Late Antiquity by Peter Brown
    The World of Late Antiquity (Paperback) Peter Brown

    This remarkable study in social and cultural change explains how and why the Late Antique world, between c.150 and c.750 A.D., came to differ from 'Classical civilization'. These centuries, as the author demonstrates, were the era in which the most deep-rooted of ancient institutions disappeared for all time. By 476 the Roman empire had vanished from western Europe; by 655 the Persian empire had...

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  • Ancient Britain by Ordnance Survey
    Ancient Britain (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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  • OCR Ancient History AS and A Level Component 1 by Charlie Cottam
    OCR Ancient History AS and A Level Component 1 (Paperback) Charlie Cottam, David Hodgkinson

    This textbook is endorsed by OCR and supports the specification for AS and A-Level Ancient History (first teaching September 2017). It covers the whole of Component 1, both the compulsory Period Study and the three optional Depth Studies:...

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  • Praetorian by Guy de la Bedoyere
    Praetorian (English, Paperback) Guy de la Bedoyere

    A riveting account of ancient Rome's imperial bodyguard, the select band of soldiers who wielded the power to make?or destroy?the emperors they served...

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  • Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces 1 by Raffaele D'Amato
    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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  • Pagan Britain by Ronald Hutton
    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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  • The Ancient Paths by Graham Robb
    The Ancient Paths (English, Paperback) Graham Robb

    From the award-winning author of THE DISCOVERY OF FRANCE and PARISIANS The dazzling new book from the bestselling author Graham Robb contains a discovery that will transform your understanding of pre-Roman Europe.

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  • The Library of Alexandria by Roy MacLeod
    The Library of Alexandria (English, Paperback) Roy MacLeod

    The Library of Alexandria was one of the great cultural centres of the late ancient world and contained thousands of scrolls of Greek, Hebrew and Mesopotamian literature and art and artefacts of ancient Egypt. This text examines the institution.

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  • Rome by Greg Woolf
    Rome (English, Paperback) Greg Woolf

    The story of the Roman empire, from the beginnings to the crisis of the Middle Ages: why it was so large, why it was so durable, and why it was different from any other empire before or since.

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