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

    Corinth in Late Antiquity

    By Amelia Brown

    Hardback £69.61

    Late antique Corinth was on the frontline of the radical political, economic and religious transformations that swept across the Mediterranean world from the second to sixth centuries CE.

    Century of Miracles

    By H. A. Drake

    Hardback £24.89

    The fourth century of our common era began and ended with a miracle: Constantine's famous Vision of the Cross at one end and Theodosius' victory bearing prayer at the other. In this book, historian H. A. Drake shows how miracles in this century forever altered the way Christians, pagans, and...

    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...

    Aegean Interactions

    By Christy Constantakopoulou

    Hardback £72.86

    The third century BC was a troubled period of ancient Greek history, not least due to the power struggles raging in the Aegean. This volume explores the history of interaction in the region, focusing on the island of Delos and drawing on material evidence to show how active networks of...

    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

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