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  • Pompeii by Mary Beard
    Pompeii (Paperback) Mary Beard

    'The world's most controversial classicist debunks our movie-style myths about the Roman town with meticulous scholarship and propulsive energy - scrutinising and animated in equal measure' Laura Silverman, Daily Mail

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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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  • 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 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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  • Roman Legionary 109-58 BC by Ross Cowan
    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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  • Tacitus Annals I: A Selection by Katharine Radice
    Tacitus Annals I: A Selection (English, Paperback) Katharine Radice

    The official publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS prescription ofAnnals Book I sections 16-30 and the A-level prescription of Annals Book I sections 3-7, 11-14 and 46-49, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary, with a detailed introduction that also covers the prescribed text to be read in English for A-level.

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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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  • Lucius Verus and the Roman Defence of the East by M. C. Bishop
    Lucius Verus and the Roman Defence of the East (English, Hardback) M. C. Bishop

    Marcus Aurelius first action as Roman Emperor was to appoint his adoptive brother, Lucius Verus, as his co-emperor, even though he is often depicted as a wastrel. The author analyses why Verus succeeded against the Parthians where other emperors, before and after him, failed

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  • Energy by Professor Richard Rhodes
    Energy (English, Hardback) Professor Richard Rhodes

    Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time?wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond....

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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 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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  • Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction by Paul Cartledge
    Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Paul Cartledge

    A highly stimulating Very Short Introduction to the history of Ancient Greek civilization, from the first documented use of the Greek language in about 1400 BCE, through the glories of the Classical and Hellenistic periods, to the foundation of the Byzantine empire in about CE 330.

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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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  • The Roman Army by Patricia Southern
    The Roman Army (English, Paperback) Patricia Southern

    A comprehensive narrative history of the greatest army the world has ever known from its earliest origins to its disintegration in AD 476.

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  • Greek Hoplite vs Persian Warrior by Chris McNab
    Greek Hoplite vs Persian Warrior (English, Paperback) Chris McNab, Adam Hook

    Employing primary sources and the latest research, this fully illustrated study vividly examines the pitched battles between the Greeks and their Persian opponents during the Greco-Persian Wars.

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  • Confronting the Classics by Mary Beard
    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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  • Scythians by St John Simpson
    Scythians (English, Hardback) St John Simpson

    Astonishing artifacts convey the fascinating story of a remarkable ancient culture

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  • Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers 1 by Raffaele D'Amato
    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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  • OCR Classical Civilisation AS and A Level Component 11 by Sally Knights
    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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  • The Hellenistic Age: A Very Short Introduction by Peter Thonemann
    The Hellenistic Age: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Peter Thonemann

    The three centuries following the conquests of Alexander were perhaps the most thrilling of all periods of ancient history. Culture, ideas, and individuals travelled freely over vast areas from the Rhone to the Indus, whilst dynasts battled for dominion over Alexander's great empire. Thonemann presents a brief history of this globalized world.

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