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The Restoration of the Roman Forum in Late Antiquity: Transforming Public Space

by Gregor Kalas

In The Restoration of the Roman Forum in Late Antiquity, Gregor Kalas examines architectural conservation during late antiquity period at Rome's most important civic center: the Roman Forum. During the fourth...


Studies of Roman Life and Literature

by Frank Frost Abbott

This book deals with the life of the common people, with their language and literature, their occupations and amusements, and with their social, political, and economic conditions. We are interested in the common...


The Collapse of Ancient Rome

by Nunziante Mastrolia

The free market economic theory as one of the causes that turned a Republic into a despotism.


Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City

by Mark Adams

“Adventurous, inquisitive and mirthful, Mark Adams gamely sifts through the eons of rumor, science, and lore to find a place that, in the end, seems startlingly real indeed.” –Hampton Sides

“Infused...


The Death of Caesar: The Story of History's Most Famous Assassination

by Barry Strauss

The exciting, dramatic story of one of history’s most famous events—the death of Julius Caesar—now placed in full context of Rome’s civil wars by eminent historian Barry Strauss.

Thanks to William Shakespeare,...


Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery.

by David Gibson & Michael McKinley

As featured in the 6-part CNN SERIES "Finding Jesus"

FINDING JESUS explores six major artifacts, including the Shroud of Turin, the True Cross, and John the Baptist, that give us the most direct evidence about...


Thucydides and the Shaping of History

by Emily Greenwood

Thucydides' work was one of the most exciting creations in the cultural history of Greece in the fifth century BC - one of only two monumental prose works to have survived - and it still poses fresh and challenging...


Gender and the Interpretation of Classical Myth

by Lillian Doherty

Myths reflect, reinforce, and sometimes subvert gender ideologies and so have an influence in the 'real world'. This is true in the present no less than when the Greek and Roman myths were created. The struggles...


Pity Transformed

by David Konstan

"Pity Transformed" is an examination of how pity was imagined and expressed in classical antiquity. It pays particular attention to the ways in which the pity of the Greeks and Romans differed from modern ideas....


An Introduction to Greek Art: Sculpture and Vase Painting in the Archaic and Classical Periods

by Susan Woodford

The four centuries between the composition of the Homeric epics and the conquests of Alexander the Great witnessed an immensely creative period in Greek art, one full of experimentation and innovation. But time...


Catiline

by Barbara Levick

Like Guy Fawkes in early 17th-century Britain, L. Sergius Catilina was a threat to the constitution imposed on Rome by Sulla in the mid-1st century BC. His aim at first was to reach the consulship, the summit...


The Birth of Politics: Eight Greek and Roman Political Ideas and Why They Matter

by Melissa Lane

In The Birth of Politics, Melissa Lane introduces the reader to the foundations of Western political thought, from the Greeks, who invented democracy, to the Romans, who created a republic and then transformed...


Lost Battles: Reconstructing the Great Clashes of the Ancient World

by Philip Sabin

From the author's introduction:

Ancient battles seize the modern imagination. Far from being forgotten, they have become a significant aspect of popular culture, prompting a continuing stream of books, feature...


The Histories

by Herodotus

Herodotus is not only the father of the art and the science of historical writing but also one of the Western tradition's most compelling storytellers. In tales such as that of Gyges—who murders Candaules,...


Mayan Temple Discovered In Pompeii Italy

by Ronald Ritter & Sussan Evermore

The archaeological site of Pompeii in southern Italy was an ancient Roman town/city situated near modern Naples. It was covered in (4-6) meters of ash and pumice by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D....


Illustrated Greek Myths for Children

by Elisabetta Guaita

Did you know what happened to Arachne when she dared challenge Athena to her loom? And what happened to Prometheus when he stole the fire from Zeus? And the pirates who dared kidnap Dionysus ? What happened...


Roman Reflections: Iron Age to Viking Age in Northern Europe

by Klavs Randsborg

Roman Reflections uses a series of detailed and deeply researched case studies to explore how Roman society connected with and influenced Northern Europe during the Iron and Viking Ages. In an original way,...


The Grail: Relic of an Ancient Religion

by Simon Andrew Stirling

The Death-and-Rebirth Mysteries in Arthur's Britain.


The Histories (Rediscovered Books): With linked Table of Contents

by Herodotus

Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c.484 - 425 BC). He has been called the "Father of History", and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically,...


Warfare in the Ancient World

by Brian Todd Carey, Joshua Allfree & John Cairns

Warfare in the Ancient World explores how civilizations and cultures made war on the battlefields of the Near East and Europe between the rise of civilization in Mesopotamia in the late fourth millenium BC and...