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  • Rome and the Mediterranean 290 to 146 BC by Nathan Rosenstein
    Rome and the Mediterranean 290 to 146 BC (English, Paperback)

    Nathan Rosenstein charts Rome's incredible journey and command of the Mediterranean over the course of the third and second centuries BC.

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  • The Roman Empire and the Indian Ocean by Dr Raoul McLaughlin
    The Roman Empire and the Indian Ocean (English, Paperback)

    Groundbreaking study of a significant yet neglected aspect of Roman success . The first in a two-part study of Romes dealings with the world beyond the traditional horizons of the Classical World.

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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 (English, Paperback)

    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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  • Homer: A Very Short Introduction by Barbara Graziosi
    Homer: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback)

    The Iliad and the Odyssey are the cornerstones of Western literature, inspiring artists, writers, philosophers, musicians, playwrights, and film-makers throughout history. Barbara Graziosi introduces Homer's key works and discusses the main literary, historical, and archaeological issues at the heart of Homeric studies.

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  • Seneca's Letters from a Stoic by Lucius Seneca
    Seneca's Letters from a Stoic (English, Paperback)

    Major text of Roman Stoic philosophy examines the rational order of the universe, how to lead a simple life, effects and benefits of misfortune, and the necessity of facing mortality.

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  • The Histories: No. 2 by Polybius
    The Histories: No. 2 (English, Hardback)

    The historian Polybius (ca 200-118 BCE) was born into a leading family of Megalopolis in the Peloponnese (Morea) and served the Achaean League in arms and diplomacy for many years, favoring alliance with Rome. This title offers a translation of Polybius' work.

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  • The Fate of Rome by Kyle Harper
    The Fate of Rome (English, Paperback)

    How climate change and disease helped to bring down the Roman Empire...

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

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

    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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  • Mithridates the Great by Philip Matyszak
    Mithridates the Great (English, Paperback)

    Mithridates the Great was one of the dominant figures of the first century BC and the Romans' most persistent enemy, going to war with them three times.

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  • Hekate Soteira by Sarah Iles Johnston
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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 (English, Paperback)

    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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  • The Fall of Rome by Bryan Ward-Perkins
    The Fall of Rome (English, Paperback)

    The dominant view is that the 'fall of Rome' was a largely peaceful transition to Germanic rule, and the start of a positive cultural transformation. Encouraging the readers to think again by reclaiming the drama and violence of Rome's fall, this book examines how and why successive generations have understood this period differently.

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  • Ancient Dynasties by Grainger, John D
    Ancient Dynasties (English, Hardback)

    A unique reference book to the ruling families of the Classical World.

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  • From Roman Civitas to Anglo-Saxon Shire by Bruce Eagles
    From Roman Civitas to Anglo-Saxon Shire (English, Paperback)

    Presents a comprehensive examination of the development of territorial organisation within the Wessex region from the breakdown of Roman boundaries to the emergence of historic counties, combining archaeology, historical, linguistic, place-name and toponymical evidence.

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

    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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  • Stone Circles by Hugh Newman
    Stone Circles (Paperback)

    The world's finest pocket guide to Stone Circles.

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  • The First Fossil Hunters by Adrienne Mayor
    The First Fossil Hunters (English, Paperback)

    Griffins, Cyclopes, Monsters, and Giants - these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern imagination through the vivid accounts that have come down to us from the ancient Greeks and Romans. This title shows that many of the giants and monsters of myth did have a basis in fact.

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  • Olympia by Robin Waterfield
    Olympia (English, Hardback)

    The remarkable story of the Ancient Olympic Games, narrated in invigorating style by a leading classical scholar and translator.

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  • Caracalla by Ilkka Syvanne
    Caracalla (English, Hardback)

    The only full-length monograph in English devoted to Emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius Severus Antoninus Pius Augustus (better known by his nickname, Caracalla).

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