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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 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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  • 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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  • I am Ashurbanipal by Gareth Brereton
    I am Ashurbanipal (English, Paperback) Gareth Brereton

    A penetrating insight into the ancient Assyrian empire, explored through the life of the last great king of Assyria, Ashurbanipal.

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  • The Complete Roman Army by Adrian Goldsworthy
    The Complete Roman Army (English, Paperback) Adrian Goldsworthy

    Presents the picture of the world's most famous fighting machine. This title explores every aspect of the Roman army, from the daily lives of individual soldiers to the outcome of major campaigns. It discusses key Roman battles, and includes hundreds of illustrations and biographies of the great commanders.

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  • What Makes Civilization? by David Wengrow
    What Makes Civilization? (English, Paperback) David Wengrow

    A vivid new account of the 'birth of civilization' in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia where many of the foundations of modern life were laid

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  • The Celts by Dr. Alice Roberts
    The Celts (English, Paperback) Dr. Alice Roberts

    TV tie-in to major BBC series revealing a new history of the Celts and their international legacy today

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  • Legion versus Phalanx by Myke Cole
    Legion versus Phalanx (English, Hardback) Myke Cole

    Myke Cole combines his novelist's flair for drama with the historian's eye for detail to create a unique book that examines one of the most important but least understood turning points in ancient history--the war that saw Rome's legions defeat Greece's phalanxes to make it the master of the Western world.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Greek and Roman Myths by Philip Matyszak
    The Greek and Roman Myths (English, Hardback) Philip Matyszak

    A guide to the Greek and Roman Myths. It features a blend of stories, facts and quotations from ancient authors, and places ancient myths in a modern context, discussing the afterlives of the myths and the relevance of their messages. It includes factfiles on heroes and heroines and family trees of the gods.

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  • When Women Ruled the World by Kara Cooney
    When Women Ruled the World (English, Hardback) Kara Cooney

    This narrative explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs and shines a light on our perceptions of women in power today.

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  • The World of Late Antiquity by Peter Brown
    The World of Late Antiquity (English, 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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  • When Christians Were Jews by Paula Fredriksen
    When Christians Were Jews (English, Hardback) Paula Fredriksen

    A compelling account of Christianity's Jewish beginnings, from one of the world's leading scholars of ancient religion

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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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  • North Pole by Michael Bravo
    North Pole (English, Paperback) Michael Bravo

    Tracing poles and polarity back to their sacred ancient civilizations, this book explores how the idea of a North Pole has given rise to utopias, satires, fantasies, paradoxes and nationalist ideologies, from the Renaissance to the Third Reich.

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  • The Twelve Caesars by Suetonius
    The Twelve Caesars (English, Paperback) Suetonius, Robert Graves

    Chronicles the public careers and private lives of the men who wielded absolute power over Rome, from the foundation of the empire under Julius Caesar and Augustus, to the decline into depravity and civil war under Nero and the recovery that came with his successors.

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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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