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Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt.

by Jacob Abbott

THE story of Cleopatra is a story of crime. It is a narrative of the course and the consequences of unlawful love. In her strange and romantic history we see this passion portrayed with the most complete and...


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...


Exemplarity and Singularity: Thinking through Particulars in Philosophy, Literature, and Law

by Michele Lowrie & Susanne Lüdemann

This book pursues a strand in the history of thought - ranging from codified statutes to looser social expectations - that uses particulars, more specifically examples, to produce norms. Much intellectual history...


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...


The Anabasis of Alexander

by Arrian Of Nicomedia

WHEN I began this Translation, more than two years ago, I had no intention of publishing it; but as the work progressed, it occurred to me that Arrian is an Author deserving of more attention from the English-speaking...


Byzantine New Testament

by World English Bible

The Byzantine New Testament is a reliable translation of the New Testament based on the Majority Text. Key features: * Fairly literal translation in informal, spoken English, designed to sound good and be accurate...


The Dragon and the Eagle: The Rise and Fall of the Chinese and Roman Empires

by Sunny Auyang

This stimulating, uniquely organized, and wonderfully readable comparison of ancient Rome and China offers provocative insights to students and general readers of world history. The book's narrative is clear,...


The Tombs of Pompeii: Organization, Space, and Society

by Virginia L. Campbell

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the tombs of Pompeii and its immediate environs, examining the funerary culture of the population, delving into the importance of social class and self-representation,...


Cicero, On Pompey's Command (De Imperio), 27-49

by Ingo Gildenhard & Louise Hodgson

In republican times, one of Rome's deadliest enemies was King Mithridates of Pontus. In 66 BCE, after decades of inconclusive struggle, the tribune Manilius proposed a bill that would give supreme command in...


The Social History of Rome (Routledge Revivals)

by Dr Geza Alfoldy

This study, first published in German in 1975, addresses the need for a comprehensive account of Roman social history in a single volume. Specifically, Alföldy attempts to answer three questions: What is the...


Trade, Transport and Society in the Ancient World (Routledge Revivals): A Sourcebook

by Onno Van Nijf & Fik Meijer

This book, first published in 1992, presents an introduction to the nature of trade and transport in antiquity through a selection of translated literary, papyrological, epigraphical and legal sources. These...


The Colosseum

by Aavv, Aa. Vv. & Lozzi Roma

The Valley of Colosseum, the Arch of Constantine, The Temple of Venus and Rome, the Domus Aurea


A History of Market Performance: From Ancient Babylonia to the Modern World

by R.J. Van der Spek, Jan Luiten van Zanden & Bas van Leeuwen

This exciting new volume examines the development of market performance from Antiquity until the dawn of the Industrial Revolution.

Efficient market structures are agreed by most economists to serve as evidence...


The Return of the Buddha: Ancient Symbols for a New Nation

by Himanshu Prabha Ray

The Return of the Buddha traces the development of Buddhist archaeology in colonial India, examines its impact on the reconstruction of India's Buddhist past, and the making of a public and academic discourse...


The Decrees of Memphis and Canopus: Vol. II (Routledge Revivals): The Rosetta Stone

by E. A. Wallis Budge

This is the second of three volumes exploring some of the most remarkable insights into Ancient Egypt to have come to light in modern times. The first two volumes deal with the Rosetta Stone, an outstanding...


The Sacred Identity of Ephesos (Routledge Revivals): Foundation Myths of a Roman City

by Guy Maclean Rogers

The Sacred Identity of Ephesos offers a full-length interpretation of one of the largest known bequests in the Classical world, made to the city of Ephesos in AD 104 by a wealthy Roman equestrian, and challenges...


The Spaniards in Rome (Routledge Revivals): From Marius to Domitian

by Ernest Weinrib

The Spaniards in Rome: From Marius to Domitian, first published in 1990, examines the expansion and revitalisation of the Roman aristocracy in the later Republic and early Empire, focusing specifically on the...


A History of Egypt under the Ptolemaic Dynasty (Routledge Revivals)

by Edwyn Bevan

First published in 1927, this title presents a well-regarded study of this intriguing and often over-looked period of Egyptian history, both for the general reader and the student of Hellenism.

Edwyn Bevan describes...


A Hieroglyphic Vocabulary to the Theban Recension of the Book of the Dead (Routledge Revivals)

by E. A. Wallis Budge

Containing a comprehensive dictionary of hieroglyphs to all the texts of the Theban Recension of the Book of the Dead, and also to most of the supplementary Chapters of the Saïte and Graeco-Roman period that...