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  • Confronting the Classics
    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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  • The Fate of Rome
    The Fate of Rome (English, Hardback) Kyle Harper

    A sweeping new history of how climate change and disease helped bring down the Roman Empire...

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  • OCR Classical Civilisation AS and A Level Component 11
    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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  • OCR Classical Civilisation A Level Components 23 and 24
    OCR Classical Civilisation A Level Components 23 and 24 (Paperback) Athina Mitropoulos, Laura Snook

    This textbook is endorsed by OCR and supports the specification for A-Level Classical Civilisation (first teaching September 2017). It covers Components 23 and 24 from the 'Culture and the Arts' Component Group: ...

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  • Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces 1
    Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces 1 (English, Paperback) Raffaele D'Amato, Raffaele Ruggeri

    At its height the Roman Empire stretched across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, maintained by an army of modest size but great diversity. This title investigates how Roman Army units in the Western provinces were equipped, exploring the local influences and traditions that caused the variations in attire.

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  • Jungle of Stone
    Jungle of Stone (English, Paperback) William Carlsen

    Documents the true story of the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Mayan civilization by American ambassador John Lloyd Stephens and British architect Frederick Catherwood, illuminating how their findings profoundly changed Western understandings about human history.

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  • The Parthenon
    The Parthenon (English, 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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  • Roman Power
    Roman Power (English, Hardback) W. V. Harris

    This book explains the growth, durability and eventual shrinkage of Roman imperial power alongside the Roman state's internal power structures.

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  • Laughter in Ancient Rome
    Laughter in Ancient Rome (English, Paperback) Mary Beard

    What made the Romans laugh? Was ancient Rome a carnival, filled with practical jokes and hearty chuckles? How did Romans make sense of laughter? What role did it play in the world of the law courts, the imperial palace, or the spectacles of the arena? This book explores one of the most intriguing, but also trickiest, of historical subjects.

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  • Zama 202 BC
    Zama 202 BC (English, Paperback) Mir Bahmanyar, Peter Dennis

    The Battle of Zama saw two great generals face off, as Hannibal led his Carthaginians against Rome's Scipio. This clash appeals to those interested in ancient history or the military greats.

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  • OCR Classical Civilisation A Level Components 31 and 34
    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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  • Greek and Roman Myths: A Guide to Classical Stories
    Greek and Roman Myths: A Guide to Classical Stories (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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  • Roman Army Units in the Eastern Provinces 1
    Roman Army Units in the Eastern Provinces 1 (English, Paperback) Raffaele D'Amato, Raffaele Ruggeri

    Drawing upon the latest archaeological research this is an in-depth study of the Roman army units based in the Eastern provinces during the first two centuries of the Empire. It will be ideal for anyone interested in ancient warfare, in particular modelers, re-enactors and wargamers.

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  • The Bar Kokhba War AD 132-136
    The Bar Kokhba War AD 132-136 (English, Paperback) Lindsay Powell

    A highly illustrated account of the final Jewish rebellion against Roman rule. It will appeal to any enthusiast of Roman or Jewish history.

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  • Complete Roman Army
    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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  • OCR Classical Civilisation A Level Components 32 and 33
    OCR Classical Civilisation A Level Components 32 and 33 (Paperback) Matthew Barr, Lucy Cresswell

    This textbook is endorsed by OCR and supports the specification for A-Level Classical Civilisation (first teaching September 2017). It covers Components 32 and 33 from the 'Beliefs and Ideas' Component Group:...

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  • Caracalla
    Caracalla (English, Hardback) Ilkka Syvanne

    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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  • Brutus
    Brutus (English, Hardback) Kathryn Tempest

    A compelling new portrait of Marcus Brutus delves behind the ancient evidence to set aside the myths that surround the ancient world's most famous assassin

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  • Wars of the Anunnaki
    Wars of the Anunnaki (English, Paperback) Chris H. Hardy

    Examines the Anunnaki gods' evolving relationships with humanity, their power struggles, and the details of their nuclear war on Earth

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  • Sir John Soane's Greatest Treasure
    Sir John Soane's Greatest Treasure (English, Paperback) John H. Taylor

    The first ever book about Sir John Soane's greatest treasure - one of the most important Egyptian antiquities anywhere in the world - the unique sarcophagus of the Pharoah Seti I

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