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  • The Master and His Emissary by Iain McGilchrist
    The Master and His Emissary (English, Paperback)

    "First published in paperback 2010"--Title page verso.

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  • The Great Illyrian Revolt by Jason R. Abdale
    The Great Illyrian Revolt (English, Hardback)

    First full-length study of this neglected ancient war. This was one of the largest wars of the early Roman Empire, with fifteen legions involved over three years.

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  • Cicero by Kathryn Tempest
    Cicero (English, Paperback)

    Originally published: London; New York: Continuum, 2011.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • Roman Legionary vs Carthaginian Warrior by David Campbell
    Roman Legionary vs Carthaginian Warrior (English, Paperback)

    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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  • 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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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    Meditations (English, Paperback)

    Marcus Aurelius' Meditations is a private notebook of philosophical reflections with universal significance. Drawing on Stoic philosophy, Marcus confronts challenges that affect us all in our struggle to live meaningful lives. This edition includes a selection of Marcus' correspondence with his tutor Fronto which complements the Meditations.

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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 (English, Paperback)

    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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  • Cities of the Classical World by Colin McEvedy
    Cities of the Classical World (English, Paperback)

    'This book will delight any historian. It's a superb gazetteer of 120 centres of ancient civilization' (Daily Telegraph)...

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  • Time and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid Empire by Paul J. Kosmin
    Time and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid Empire (English, Hardback)

    Under Seleucid rule, time no longer restarted with each new monarch. Instead, progressively numbered years, identical to the system we use today, became the measure of historical duration. Paul Kosmin shows how this invention of a new kind of time-and resistance to it-transformed the way we organize our thoughts about the past, present, and future.

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  • Greek Sanctuaries and Temple Architecture by Mary Emerson
    Greek Sanctuaries and Temple Architecture (English, Paperback)

    First published as 'Greek Sanctuaries: an introduction' in 2007.

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  • Understanding Greek Warfare by Matthew A. Sears
    Understanding Greek Warfare (English, Paperback)

    Understanding Greek Warfare offers a wide-ranging survey of Greek warfare, from the Mycenaeans through to the Hellenistic kingdoms' clashes with Rome. Each chapter provides an overview of a particular theme and historical period, and a detailed discussion of the relevant sources, both ancient and modern. This volume covers not only the development of equipment, tactics, strategy, and the major...

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