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The Peace of the Gods

by Craige B. Champion

The Peace of the Gods takes a new approach to the study of Roman elites' religious practices and beliefs, using current theories in psychology, sociology, and anthropology, as well as cultural and literary studies....


Pompey, Cato, and the Governance of the Roman Empire

by Kit Morrell

Provincial governance under the Roman republic has long been notorious for its corrupt officials and greedy tax-farmers, though this is far from being the whole story. This book challenges the traditional picture,...


The Satyricon — Complete

by Petronius Arbiter

The Satyricon is a Roman work of fiction believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius or Petronius Arbiter, as he is more commonly known. The book is an example of Menippean satire, which is very different...


Thucydides on the Outbreak of War

by S. N. Jaffe

The cause of great power war is a perennial issue for the student of politics. Some 2,400 years ago, in his monumental History of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides wrote that it was the growth of Athenian power...


Orality and Performance in Classical Attic Prose

by Alessandro Vatri

This study discusses the question of whether there is a linguistic difference between classical Attic prose texts intended for public oral delivery and those intended for written circulation and private performance....


Arrian of Nicomedia

by Philip A. Stadter

A comprehensive picture of the life and work of a major figure among the Greek-speaking authors of the Roman Empire. Arrian is our most reliable source for Alexander the Great and the author of three other major...


The Caesars

by Thomas de Quincey

 In his landmark study The Caesars, Thomas de Quincey traces the rise and fall of Rome's first emperors.


The Rhetoric of Seeing in Attic Forensic Oratory

by Peter A. O'Connell

In ancient Athenian courts of law, litigants presented their cases before juries of several hundred citizens. Their speeches effectively constituted performances that used the speakers' appearances, gestures,...


Three Stones Make a Wall

by Eric H. Cline & Glynnis Fawkes

In 1922, Howard Carter peered into Tutankhamun's tomb for the first time, the only light coming from the candle in his outstretched hand. Urged to tell what he was seeing through the small opening he had cut...


On Life and Death

by Cicero, John Davie & Miriam T. Griffin

'any service I may have rendered my countrymen in my active life I may also extend to them... now that I am at leisure' Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC), Rome's greatest orator, had a career of intense activity...


Babatha's Orchard

by Philip F. Esler

Babatha's Orchard tells a story that has gone untold for nearly two thousand years. It is a story that would have perished with the last person familiar with its details-the Jewish woman Babatha, daughter of...


Following Osiris

by Mark Smith

Osiris, god of the dead, was one of ancient Egypt's most important deities. The earliest secure evidence for belief in him dates back to the fifth dynasty (c.2494-2345BC), but he continued to be worshipped until...


The Shape of the Roman Order

by Daniel J. Gargola

In recent years, a long-established view of the Roman Empire during its great age of expansion has been called into question by scholars who contend that this model has made Rome appear too much like a modern...


Ancient Roman Roads and Architecture-Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor

Unleash both the historian and architect in your kids with this Ancient Roman Roads and Architecture History Book. There is a whole different but beautifully thought-of world in the ancient Rome that your children...


Confucius and His Teachings about Life- Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor

Don't wait until your kids get to school before they learn about who Confucius is. Get them this book and create an edge among other kids by teaching them history effortlessly. Confucius and his teachings are...


Egyptians, Greeks and Romans: Powerful Ancient Nations

by Baby Professor

Take a stroll back in the ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome with this historical reference book. It discusses the powerful ancient nations and their numerous contributions in the world history, economy, politics,...


History Of Rome For Kids: A History Series - Children Explore Histories Of The World Edition

by Baby Professor

Rome is famous for its rich history. It is the home of the great Roman conquerors, who spread Christianity to the different corners of the world. This educational book is a combination of texts and pictures...


Ancient Egypt's Deepest Secrets Revealed -Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor

Egypt is one of the really mysterious and very interesting topics in the world of history. Your child should be able to see it too. This book’s goal is to spark interest in history for all children out there...


Pyramids and Mummies: A Guide to Egypt's Pharaohs-Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor

Travel to the land of the pharaohs and mummies. This wonderful picture book illustrates the many wonders of Ancient Egypt. It also include bits and pieces of the country’s history so that kids would learn...


Ancient Greece: 2nd Grade History Book | Children's Ancient History Edition

by Baby Professor

Is it possible, at all, to visit ancient Greece without leaving the comforts of home? Of course, it is! You have this educational book to take you where you want to go in Athens. The next pages will tell you...