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The Annals

by Tacitus

"The Annals" by Roman historian and senator Tacitus is a history of the Roman Empire from the reign of Tiberius to that of Nero, the years AD 14–68. Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus (c. AD 56 – after...


Archaic and Classical Greek Sicily: A Social and Economic History

by Franco De Angelis

Ancient Greek migrants in Sicily produced societies and economies that both paralleled and differed from their homeland. Explanations for these similarities and differences have been hotly debated. On the one...


The Rosetta Stone

by E. A. Wallis Budge

The Rosetta Stone is a granodiorite stele inscribed with a decree issued at Memphis, Egypt, in 196 BC on behalf of King Ptolemy V. The decree appears in three scripts: the upper text is Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs,...


Wisdom of the east ancient egyptian legends

by M. A. Murray

In this book I have retold the legends of the Gods of ancient Egypt, legends, which were current in the "morning of the world," preserved to the present day engraved on stone and written on papyri. I have told...


The Catacombs of Rome

by W. H. Withrow

The present work, it is hoped, will supply a want long felt in the literature of the Catacombs. That literature, it is true, is very voluminous; but it is for the most part locked up in rare and costly folios...


A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome, 2 Volume Set

by Georgia L. Irby

A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome brings a fresh perspective to the study of these disciplines in the ancient world, with 60 chapters examining these topics from a variety...


The Roman Barbarian Wars: The Era of Roman Conquest

by Ludwig Heinrich Dyck

The history of the 'barbarian' peoples of Europe is filled with dramatic wars and migrations along with charismatic and often farsighted leaders. Inevitably, their greatest challenge was their struggle with...


The Fall of the Seleukid Empire 187-75 BC

by John D Grainger

The concluding part of John D Grainger's history of the Seleukids traces the tumultuous last century of their empire. In this period it was riven by dynastic disputes, secessions and rebellions, the religiously-inspired...


Brutus of Troy: And the Quest for the Ancestry of the British

by Anthony Adolph

Just who did the British think they were? For much of the last 1,500 years, when the British looked back to their origins they saw the looming mythological figure of Brutus of Troy. A great-great-grandson of...


The Egypt of the Hebrews and Herodotos

by A. H. Sayce

A few words of preface are needful to justify the addition of another contribution to the over-abundant mass of literature of which Egypt is the subject. It is intended to supplement the books already in the...


Egyptian Tales, Translated from the Papyri - Second Series, XVIIIth To XIXth Dynasty

by Flinders Petrie

This early work by the British archaeologist, Flinders Petrie, was originally published in 1899 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Egyptian Tales, Translated from the Papyri...


Egyptian Tales, Translated from the Papyri - First Series IVth To XIIth Dynasty

by Flinders Petrie

This early work by the British archaeologist, Flinders Petrie, was originally published in 1899 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Egyptian Tales, Translated from the Papyri...


The Religion of Ancient Egypt

by Flinders Petrie

This early work by the British archaeologist, Flinders Petrie, was originally published in 1906 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Religion of Ancient Egypt' is a scholarly...


Paul Revealed: Facts that Father Never Told You

by Steve J. Herman

When Donald Trump boasts of his billions while claiming to be a good Christian, he’s not thinking of Jesus. Jesus damned the rich: “it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich...


The World's Oldest Church: Bible, Art, and Ritual at Dura-Europos, Syria

by Michael Peppard

Michael Peppard provides a historical and theological reassessment of the oldest Christian building ever discovered, the third-century house-church at Dura-Europos. Contrary to commonly held assumptions about...


Hellenistic Lives: including Alexander the Great

by Plutarch & Robin Waterfield

Alexander * Demosthenes * Phocion * Eumenes * Demetrius * Pyrrhus * Agis and Cleomenes * Aratus * Philopoemen * Flamininus This selection of ten Lives traces the history of Hellenistic Greece from the rise of...


Every Traveller Needs a Compass: Travel and Collecting in Egypt and the Near East

by Neil Cooke & Vanessa Daubney

A varied and charming collection of 17 papers that bring something new about the people from many countries and backgrounds who traveled to, from and within Egypt and the Near East, either singly or as a group,...


Roman Military Architecture on the Frontiers: Armies and Their Architecture in Late Antiquity

by Rob Collins, Matt Symonds & Meike Weber

The Roman army was one of the most astounding organizations in the ancient world, and much of the success of the Roman empire can be attributed to its soldiers. Archaeological remains and ancient texts provide...


Ceramics, Cuisine and Culture: The archaeology and science of kitchen pottery in the ancient mediterranean world

by Michela Spataro & Alexandra Villing

The 23 papers presented here are the product of the interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and approaches to the study of kitchen pottery between archaeologists, material scientists, historians and ethnoarchaeologists....


Cypriot Cultural Details: Proceedings of the 10th Annual Meeting of Young Researchers in Cypriot Archaeology

by Iosif Hadjikyriako & Mia Gaia Trentin

There are countless references to Cyprus in Venice: in palaces, primarily that of Queen Caterina Corner, in the church of Saints Giovanni e Paolo, where the skin of Mark Antonius Bragadin (the staunch defender...