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Augustus

by Patricia Southern

The first Emperor of Rome holds a perennial fascination for anyone with an interest in the Romans and their Empire. Augustus was a truly remarkable man who brought peace after many years of civil wars and laid...


Lords of the Sea: The Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy

by John R. Hale

The epic true story of Themistocles and the Battle of Salamis, and a rousing history of the world's first dominant navy and the towering empire it built

The Athenian Navy was one of the finest fighting forces...


120 questions about ancient Egypt

by Raphaël Bertrand

120 questions about deities, geography, history of ancient Egypt.

The Author of this quiz teaches hieroglyphic egyptian, hieratic writing and history of ancient Egypt.


Thucydides

by Walter Robert Connor

This full-scale sequential reading of Thucydides' history of the Peloponnesian War will be invaluable to the specialist and also to those in search of an introduction and companion to the Histories. Moving beyond...


Doctrine and Power: Theological Controversy and Christian Leadership in the Later Roman Empire

by Carlos R. Galvão-Sobrinho

During the fourth century A.D., theological controversy divided Christian communities throughout the Eastern half of the Roman Empire. Not only was the truth about God at stake, but also the authority of church...


Rome: Empire of the Eagles, 753 BC - AD 476

by Neil Faulkner

The Roman Empire is widely admired as a model of civilisation. However, in this compelling new study Neil Faulkner argues that in fact, it was nothing more than a ruthless system of robbery and violence. War...


A   History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of Cleopatra VII B.C. 30 - Vol III: Egypt Under the Amenemhats and Hyksos: Vol.

by E. A. Wallis Budge

Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum's department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects,...


A   History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of Cleopatra VII B.C. 30 - Vol. IV: Egypt and Her Asiatic Empire: Vol. IV: Egyp

by E. A. Wallis Budge

Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum's department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects,...


A   History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of Cleopatra VII B.C. 30 - Vol. VI: Egypt Under the Saites, Persians and Ptolem

by E. A. Wallis Budge

Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum's department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects,...


A   History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of Cleopatra VII B.C. 30: Vol. VII: Egypt Under the Saites, Persians and Ptolem

by E. A. Wallis Budge

Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum's department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects,...


Sparta

by Michael Whitby

This volume introduces the reader to every important aspect of the society of Sparta, the dominant power in southern Greece from the seventh century B.C. and the great rival of Athens in the fifth and fourth...


Mediterranean Paradigms

by Irad Malkin

In this book, prominent historians apply Mediterranean paradigms to Classical Mediterranean Antiquty (Greece and Rome), allowing for a new approach to the ancient world and enhancing antiquity's relevance to...


Networks in the Ancient Mediterrane

by Irad Malkin, Christy Constantakopoulou & Katerina Panagopoulou

How useful is the concept of "network" for historical studies and the ancient world in particular? Using theoretical models of social network analysis, this book illuminates aspects of the economic, social,...


Historical Dictionary of Shamanism

by Graham Harvey & Robert J. Wallis

Few religious traditions have generated such diversity and stirred imaginations as shamanism. In their engagements with other worlds, shamans have conversed with animals and ancestors and have been empowered...


Imagination: A Study in the History of Ideas

by John Cocking & Penelope Murray

"First Published in 1991, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company."


Questions of Gender in Byzantine Society

by Bronwen Neil & Lynda Garland

Gender was a key social indicator in Byzantine society, as in many others. While studies of gender in the western medieval period have appeared regularly in the past decade, similar studies of Byzantium have...


The Poetics of Eros in Ancient Greece

by Claude Calame & Janet Lloyd

The Poetics of Eros in Ancient Greece offers the first comprehensive inquiry into the deity of sexual love, a power that permeated daily Greek life. Avoiding Foucault's philosophical paradigm of dominance/submission,...


The Teacher in Ancient Rome: The Magister and His World

by Lisa Maurice

Although a number of general books about ancient education have been published over the last few decades, none of these books emphasize the teacher. The Teacher in Ancient Rome: The Magister and His World, by...


Roman Theories of Translation: Surpassing the Source

by Siobhán| McElduff

For all that Cicero is often seen as the father of translation theory, his and other Roman comments on translation are often divorced from the complicated environments that produced them. The first book-length...


The Mythology of Venus: Ancient Calendars and Archaeoastronomy

by Helen Benigni

The Mythology of Venus is a collection of essays that summarizes the archaeoastronomy, calendar associations, religious and cultural icons and myths identified with the planet Venus. This book reveals the archetype...