Classical history & classical civilisation

    Learn Latin from the Romans: A Complete Introductory Course Using Textbooks from the Roman Empire

    By Eleanor Dickey

    Paperback £23.58

    The only introductory Latin textbook to use texts written by ancient Romans for Latin learners, presented in one volume.

    Insularity and Identity in the Roman Mediterranean

    Paperback £32.10

    Papers examine cultural developments and trade relationships of island life in the Mediterranean during the Roman period.

    Dea Senuna

    By Ralph Jackson

    Paperback £33.66

    The hoard of Roman-British temple treasure discovered at Ashwell in 2002, provides fascinating new insights into the ritual of Roman religion

    Roman Agricultural Economy

    Paperback £26.66

    This collection presents new analyses for the nature and scale of Roman agriculture. It outlines the fundamental features of agricultural production through studying the documentary and archaeological evidence for the modes of land exploitation and the organisation, development of, and investment in this sector.

    Teleology in the Ancient World

    Hardback Save £9.16 = £65.84

    Teleology is the study of ends or purposes. This collection of twelve essays examines ancient philosophical and medical approaches to a subject that has often been conflated with theological arguments advocated by proponents of creationism and intelligent design. In so doing, it will enable a better evaluation of teleological argumentation.

    Pietro Bembo on Etna: The Ascent of a Venetian Humanist

    By Gareth D. Williams

    Hardback £43.37

    This book is centered on the Venetian humanist Pietro Bembo 1470-1547, on his ascent of Mount Etna in 1493, and above all on the striking artistic originality of the elegant Latin work that he wrote about his climb after his return to Venice in 1494: his De Aetna, published at...

    Sir John Soane's Greatest Treasure

    By John H. Taylor

    Paperback £8.45

    The first ever book about Sir John Soane's greatest treasure - one of the most important Egyptian antiquities anywhere in the world - the unique sarcophagus of the Pharoah Seti I

    Dancing Lares and the Serpent in the Garden

    By Harriet I. Flower

    Hardback £23.46

    The most pervasive gods in ancient Rome had no traditional mythology attached to them, nor was their worship organized by elites. Throughout the Roman world, neighborhood street corners, farm boundaries, and household hearths featured small shrines to the beloved lares, a pair of cheerful little dancing gods. These shrines were...

    Fortifications of Arkadian City States in the Classical and

    By Matthew P. Maher

    Hardback Save £8.34 = £81.66

    This illustrated study comprises of a comprehensive and detailed account of the historical development of Greek military architecture and defensive planning specifically in Arkadia, a region in the centre of the Peloponnese in Greece, in the Classical and Hellenistic periods.

    Emperor Alexander Severus

    By John S. McHugh

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    This is the only full-length biography of Severus Alexander available in English

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