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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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  • The Islamic World by Ladan  Akbarnia
    The Islamic World (English, Hardback) Ladan Akbarnia, Venetia Porter

    This lavishly illustrated history explores the Islamic world, through superb art objects and cultural artifacts dating from the seventh century to the present.

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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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  • 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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  • Londinium: A Biography by Richard Hingley
    Londinium: A Biography (English, Paperback) Richard Hingley, Christina Unwin

    This major new work on Roman London brings together the many new discoveries of the last generation and provides a detailed overview of the city from before its foundation in the first century to the fifth century AD. Richard Hingley explores the archaeological and historical evidence for London under the Romans, assessing the city in the context of its province and the wider empire. He explores...

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  • The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead by E. A. Wallis Budge
    The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead (English, Hardback) E. A. Wallis Budge

    The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead is a compendium of classic texts by one of the greatest translators and historians of ancient Egypt, as well as one of the most renowned Egyptologists of all time, E.A. Wallis Budge. Discover the magic of ancient Egypt in this comprehensive text. ...

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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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  • 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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  • Babylon by Paul Kriwaczek
    Babylon (Paperback) Paul Kriwaczek

    In the sixth millennium BC, settlers on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers created the world's first cities. In doing so, they wrote the opening chapter of the history of human civilization as we know it. Paul Kriwaczek tells their extraordinary story.

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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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  • Pharaoh Seti I by Nicky Nielsen
    Pharaoh Seti I (English, Hardback) Nicky Nielsen

    First full-length, popular biography of this neglected ruler. Overshadowed by his son, Ramasses II (the Great), he is here given his due for laying the foundations for his son's greatness.

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  • Roman Body Armour by Hilary Travis
    Roman Body Armour (English, Paperback) Hilary Travis

    A reassessment and reconstruction of Roman Body armour.

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  • Sacred Britannia by Miranda Aldhouse-Green
    Sacred Britannia (English, Hardback) Miranda Aldhouse-Green

    A compelling new account of religion in Roman Britain, weaving together the latest archaeological research and a new analysis of ancient literature to illuminate parallels between past and present

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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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  • The Parthenon by Mary Beard
    The Parthenon (Paperback) Mary Beard

    The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world's most famous images. Its 'looted' Elgin Marbles are a global cause celebre. But what actually are they? This work tells the history and explains the significance of the Parthenon, the temple of the virgin goddess Athena, the divine patroness of ancient Athens.

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  • The Conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar
    The Conquest of Gaul (English, Paperback) Julius Caesar

    Between 58 and 50BC Caesar conquered most of the area now covered by France, Belgium and Switzerland, and twice invaded Britain. This title records of his campaigns.

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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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  • 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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  • The Colosseum Operations Manual by Nigel Rodgers
    The Colosseum Operations Manual (English, Hardback) Nigel Rodgers

    The Colosseum in Rome impressed the world when completed in 80AD, continued to impress throughout the Middle Ages and Renaissance, and still does so today. This book investigates its construction, its workings and history, including its recent triumphant restoration.

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