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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Praetorian by Guy de la Bedoyere
    Praetorian (English, Paperback) Guy de la Bedoyere

    A riveting account of ancient Rome's imperial bodyguard, the select band of soldiers who wielded the power to make?or destroy?the emperors they served...

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  • OCR Classical Civilisation A Level Components 32 and 33 by Matthew Barr
    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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  • Seneca's Letters from a Stoic by Lucius Seneca
    Seneca's Letters from a Stoic (English, Paperback) Lucius Seneca

    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 End of the Roman Republic 146 to 44 BC by Catherine Steel
    The End of the Roman Republic 146 to 44 BC (English, Paperback) Catherine Steel

    By 146, Rome had established itself as the leading Mediterranean power. Over the next century, it consolidated its power into an immense territorial empire. This title traces the processes of change which transformed Rome from a republic to a monarchy. It is suitable for academics working on the history of Rome and the Roman Republic.

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  • The Fate of Rome by Kyle Harper
    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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  • The Dancing Lares and the Serpent in the Garden by Harriet I. Flower
    The Dancing Lares and the Serpent in the Garden (English, Hardback) Harriet I. Flower

    The most pervasive gods in ancient Rome had no traditional mythology attached to them, nor was their worship organized by elites. Throughout the Roman world, neighborhood street corners, farm boundaries, and household hearths featured small shrines to the beloved lares, a pair of cheerful little dancing gods. These shrines were maintained primarily by ordinary Romans, and often by slaves and...

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  • OCR Classical Civilisation A Level Components 23 and 24 by Athina Mitropoulos
    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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  • Wars of the Anunnaki by Chris H. Hardy
    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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  • From the Gracchi to Nero by H. H. Scullard
    From the Gracchi to Nero (English, Paperback) H. H. Scullard

    Presents the history of the Roman world from 133 BC to 68 AD. This book explores the decline and fall of the Roman Republic and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate.

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  • Caesar's Druids by Miranda Aldhouse-Green
    Caesar's Druids (English, Hardback) Miranda Aldhouse-Green

    Exploring the various roles that Druids played in British and Gallic society during the first centuries BC and AD, the author argues that they were a highly complex, intellectual, and sophisticated group whose influence transcended religion and reached into the realms of secular power and politics.

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  • Constantius II by Peter Crawford
    Constantius II (English, Hardback) Peter Crawford

    The only full-length, English-language biography dedicated to Constantius II in print. Usually overshadowed by his father Constantine and his cousin/successor Julian, but here revealed as a significant figure in his own right.

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