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Egyptomania

by Bob Brier

The world has always been fascinated with ancient Egypt. When the Romans conquered Egypt, it was really Egypt that conquered the Romans. Cleopatra captivated both Caesar and Marc Antony and soon Roman ladies...


Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire: Experiencing the Roman Empire

by David J. Mattingly

Despite what history has taught us about imperialism's destructive effects on colonial societies, many classicists continue to emphasize disproportionately the civilizing and assimilative nature of the Roman...


Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory

by Stella Souvatzi & Athena Hadji

Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory addresses these two concepts as interrelated, rather than as separate categories, and as a means for understanding past social relations at different scales. The need...


Women in the Ancient Near East: A Sourcebook

by Mark Chavalas

Women in the Ancient Near East provides a collection of primary sources that further our understanding of women from Mesopotamian and Near Eastern civilizations, from the earliest historical and literary texts...


Epicurean Tradition

by Howard Jones

First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Ancient Egyptians (2 Vols)

by J. Gardner Wilkinson

Written in 1836, this two-volume study has enduring importance in the field of Egyptology. Covering topics including Egyptian homes, ceremonies, hunting, religious rites, and castes, it provides a comprehensive...


A History of Egypt: In the Middle Ages

by Stanley Lane-Poole

When originally published in 1901, this volume related for the first time the History of Egypt in the Middle Ages, from its conquest by the Saracens in 640 to its annexation by the Ottoman Turks in 1517 in...


The Greek World in the Fourth Century: From the Fall of the Athenian Empire to the Successors of Alexander

by Lawrence A. Tritle

The contributors in this volume present a systematic survey of the struggles of Athens, Sparta and Thebes to dominate Greece in the fourth century - only to be overwhelmed by the newly emerging Macedonian kingdom...


Cosmology in Antiquity

by Rosemary Wright

The popularity of Stephen Hawking's work has put cosmology back in the public eye. The question of how the universe began, and why it hangs together, still puzzles scientists. Their puzzlement began two and...


Crisis of Empire: Doctrine and Dissent at the End of Late Antiquity

by Phil Booth

This book focuses on the attempts of three ascetics-John Moschus, Sophronius of Jerusalem, and Maximus Confessor-to determine the Church's power and place during a period of profound crisis, as the eastern Roman...


Egyptian Religion: Egyptian Ideas of the Future Life

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,...


Egyptian Tales and Romances: Pagan, Christian and Muslim: Pagan, Christian and Muslim

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,...


Egyptian Language: Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphics: Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphics

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: Egypt in the Neolithic and Archaic Periods: Vol. I: E

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: Egypt Under the Great Pyramid Builders: Vol. II: 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. VIII: Egypt Under the Ptolemies and Cleopatra V

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,...


The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science Is Rewriting Their Story

by Dimitra Papagianni & Michael A. Morse

“Even-handed, up-to-date, and clearly written. . . . If you want to navigate between the Scylla and Charybdis of Neanderthal controversies, you’ll find no better guide.” —Brian Fagan, author of Cro-Magnon...


The Enemies of Rome: From Hannibal to Attila the Hun

by Philip Matyszak

"Matyszak writes clearly and engagingly . . . nicely produced, with ample maps and illustrations." —Classical Outlook This engrossing book looks at the growth and eventual demise of Rome from the viewpoint...


Legionary: The Roman Soldier's (Unofficial) Manual

by Philip Matyszak

An insider's guide: how to join the Roman legions, wield a gladius, storm cities, and conquer the world Your emperor needs you for the Roman army! The year is AD 100 and Rome stands supreme and unconquerable...


Eager to be Roman: Greek Response to Roman Rule in Pontus and Bithynia

by Jesper Majbom Madsen

Eager to be Roman is an important investigation into the ways in which the population of Pontus et Bithynia, a Greek province in the northwestern part of Asia Minor (on the southern shore of the Black Sea),...