Mary Beard

39 items
Sort & refine results
  • 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

    $10.28 $15.51

    5 stars

    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Pompeii by Mary Beard
    Pompeii (English, Paperback) Mary Beard

    Contains chapters that include Street Life, Earning a Living: Baker, Banker and Garum Maker (who ran the city), and The Pleasure of the Body: Food, Wine, Sex and Baths. This book offers an insight into the workings of a Roman town.

    $10.28 $15.81
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Parthenon by Mary Beard
    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.

    $9.59 $12.76
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • 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.

    $9.74 $12.76
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Roman Triumph by Mary Beard
    The Roman Triumph (English, Paperback) Mary Beard

    A reexamination of the most extraordinary of ancient ceremonies, this book explores the magnificence of the Roman Triumph-but also its darker side, as it prompted the Romans to question as well as celebrate military glory. This work is a testament to the profound importance of the triumph in Roman culture-and for monarchs and generals ever since.

    $30.09 $36.00
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Classical Art by Mary Beard
    Classical Art (English, Paperback) Mary Beard, John Henderson

    This look at Classical art starts with the excavation of the buried city of Pompeii, and investigates the monuments of ancient tyrants, and the sensual beauty of Apollo and Venus. Concluding with the human portrait, it highlights the re-discovery of Classical art in the modern world.

    $18.98 $27.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Women & Power by Mary Beard
    Women & Power (English, Hardback) Mary Beard

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A modern feminist classic."-The Guardian From the internationally acclaimed classicist and New York Times best-selling author comes this timely manifesto on women and power.

    $15.23
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Laughter in Ancient Rome by Mary Beard
    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.

    $17.88 $18.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Rome in the Late Republic by Mary Beard
    Rome in the Late Republic (English, Paperback) Mary Beard, N. Crawford

    This textbook outlines the factors that every student must assess for a proper understanding of the period, from the attitudes of the aristocracy and the role of state religion to the function of political institutions.

    $22.91 $24.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Colosseum by Keith Hopkins
    The Colosseum (English, Paperback) Keith Hopkins, Mary Beard

    The Colosseum was Imperial Rome's monument to warfare. The author tells the story of Rome's greatest arena: how it was built; the gladiatorial and other games that were held there; the training of the gladiators; the audiences who revelled in the games, and the emperors who staged them and the critics.

    $8.74 $20.50
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Silver Caesars - A Renaissance Mystery by Julia Siemon
    The Silver Caesars - A Renaissance Mystery (English, Paperback) Ellenor Alcorn, Mary Beard

    The essays in this volume grew out of a symposium held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, on June 18 and 19, 2014. An exhibition of the same title was held at the Metropolitan Museum from December 12, 2017 through March 11, 2018, and at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, from April 18 through July 21, 2018.

    $48.44
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Confession by Leo Tolstoy
    The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Confession (English, Paperback) Leo Tolstoy

    A pairing of Tolstoy's most spiritual and existential works of fiction and nonfiction from the renowned translator of Turgenev and Chekhov.

    $11.20 $13.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Age of Caesar by Plutarch
    The Age of Caesar (English, Hardback) Plutarch

    An outstanding new edition of Plutarch, the inventor of biography, focused on five lives that remade the Roman world.

    $29.79 $35.00
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Classics: A Very Short Introduction by John Henderson
    Classics: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) John Henderson, Mary Beard

    Starting with a visit to the British Museum, the authors prompt us to consider the significance of Classics as a means of discovery and enquiry, its value in terms of literature, philosophy, and culture, and its importance as a source of imagery.

    $9.35 $11.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • All in a Don's Day by Mary Beard
    All in a Don's Day (English, Paperback) Mary Beard

    Lets you share the author's 'terror of humiliation' as she enters 'hairdresser country' and follow her dilemma as she wanders through the quandary of illegible handwriting on examination papers and 'longing for the next dyslexic' - on whose paper the answers are typed, not handwritten.

    $12.22
    More details
  • It's a Don's Life by Mary Beard
    It's a Don's Life (English, Paperback) Mary Beard

    Covers the author's famous blog, A Don's Life, that ran on the "TLS" website for over three years.

    $12.45
    More details
  • SPQR by Mary Beard
    SPQR (English, Hardback) Mary Beard

    A sweeping, revisionist history of the Roman Empire from one of our foremost classicists.

    $26.92 $35.00
    More details
  • SPQR by Mary Beard
    SPQR (English, Paperback) Mary Beard

    New York Times Bestseller. Mary Beard's "magisterial" history shows why Rome remains "relevant to people many centuries later" (The Atlantic).

    $16.98 $17.95
    More details
  • How Do We Look by Mary Beard
    How Do We Look (English, Hardback) Mary Beard

    From prehistoric Mexico to modern Istanbul, Mary Beard looks beyond the familiar canon of Western imagery to explore the history of art, religion, and humanity.

    $21.42 $24.95
    More details
  • The Roman Guide to Slave Management by Dr Jerry Toner
    The Roman Guide to Slave Management (English, Paperback) Dr Jerry Toner

    The sly, subversive,first-person, and uncompromising guide to the realities of slavery and servitude inancient Rome, with a foreword by Mary Beard.

    $16.07 $16.95
    More details