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  • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    21 Lessons for the 21st Century
    av Yuval Noah Harari

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784708283

    Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the…

  • The Master and His Emissary

    The Master and His Emissary
    av Iain McGilchrist

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300245929

    A pioneering exploration of the differences between the brain’s right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture—"one of the few contemporary works deserving classic status” (Nicholas Shakespeare, The T…

  • Rome and the Enemy

    Rome and the Enemy
    av Susan P. Mattern

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520236837

    How did the Romans build and maintain one of the most powerful and stable empires in the history of the world? This illuminating book draws on the literature, especially the historiography, composed by the members of the elite who conducted Roman fo…

  • Meditations

    Meditations
    av Marcus Aurelius

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780994898906

  • Ancient Greek Philosophers

    Ancient Greek Philosophers

    Övrigt - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684125531

    "Philosophy begins in wonder." --Plato Have you ever wondered about the development of civilization? What topics were discussed in the days of Ancient Greece? This collection of thoughts from Plato, Aristotle, and other masters of philosophy will le…

  • Ancient Germanic Warriors

    Ancient Germanic Warriors
    av Michael P. Speidel

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415486828

    Presenting a range of evidence for these diverse styles, from Roman art to early medieval bracteate amulets, and from classical texts to Beowulf, the Edda and Icelandic sagas, Professor Speidel here details seventeen different Germanic warriors styl…

  • Ancient Germanic Warriors

    Ancient Germanic Warriors
    av Michael P. Speidel

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415311991

    Presenting a range of evidence for these diverse styles, from Roman art to early medieval bracteate amulets, and from classical texts to Beowulf, the Edda and Icelandic sagas, Professor Speidel here details seventeen different Germanic warriors styl…

  • In Search of the Romans (Second Edition)

    In Search of the Romans (Second Edition)
    av James Renshaw

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474299916

    In Search of the Romans is a lively and informative introduction to ancient Rome. Making extensive use of ancient sources and copiously illustrated with photographs, drawings, maps and plans, now for the first time in colour, its opening two chapter…

  • Meditations

    Meditations
    av Marcus Aurelius

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199573202

    'Do not act as if you had ten thousand years to live ... while you have life in you, while you still can, make yourself good.' The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) is a private notebook of philosophical reflections, written by a Roman emp…

  • The Dragon in the West

    The Dragon in the West
    av Daniel Ogden

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198830184

    An exploration of how the image and idea of the dragon has evolved through history How did the dragon get its wings? Everyone in the modern West has a clear idea of what a dragon looks like and of the sorts of stories it inhabits, not least devotees…

  • Augustan Rome

    Augustan Rome
    av Andrew Wallace-Hadrill

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472534262

    Written by Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, one of the world's foremost scholars on Roman social and cultural history, this introduction to Rome in the Age of Augustus provides a fascinating insight into the social and physical contexts of Augustan politics…

  • Greek Religion: Volume 46

    Greek Religion: Volume 46

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781009048798

    This brief but highly informative book presents an outline of Greek religion in the classical period. After surveying its main characteristics, it offers a clear and innovative view of the great gods and heroes as well as their sanctuaries and also…

  • The Peloponnesian War

    The Peloponnesian War
    av Donald Kagan

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142004371

    Traces the nearly three-decade war between Athens and Sparta at the end of the fifth century B.C., describing its major events while noting its impact on the institutions, beliefs, and customs that became the foundations of modern society. Reprint.

  • The Thirty-Year Genocide

    The Thirty-Year Genocide
    av Benny Morris

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674251434

    A Financial Times Book of the Year A Foreign Affairs Book of the Year A Spectator Book of the Year “A landmark contribution to the study of these epochal events.” —Times Literary Supplement “Brilliantly researched and written…

  • Greek Sanctuaries and Temple Architecture

    Greek Sanctuaries and Temple Architecture
    av Mary Emerson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472575289

    Assuming no prior knowledge, this book introduces the reader to a selection of sites and temples, exploring them in detail and explaining all technical terms along the way. Intended for college-level students and the interested general reader, this…

  • Pericles of Athens

    Pericles of Athens
    av Vincent Azoulay

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178332

    Pericles has the rare distinction of giving his name to an entire period of history, embodying what has often been taken as the golden age of the ancient Greek world. "Periclean" Athens witnessed tumultuous political and military events, and achieve…

  • Pericles of Athens

    Pericles of Athens
    av Vincent Azoulay, Janet Lloyd, Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154596

    Pericles has the rare distinction of giving his name to an entire period of history, embodying what has often been taken as the golden age of the ancient Greek world. "Periclean" Athens witnessed tumultuous political and military events, and achieve…

  • Ritual, Emotion, and Materiality in the Early Christian World

    Ritual, Emotion, and Materiality in the Early Christian World

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781032054797

    This volume advances our understanding of early Christianity as a lived religion by approaching it through its rites, the emotions and affects surrounding those rites, and the material setting for the practice of them. The connections between emotio…

  • Isocrates and Civic Education

    Isocrates and Civic Education

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292722347

    Civic virtue and the type of education that produces publicly minded citizens became a topic of debate in American political discourse of the 1980s, as it once was among the intelligentsia of Classical Athens. Conservatives such as former National E…

  • For the Freedom of Zion

    For the Freedom of Zion

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300248135

    A definitive account of the great revolt of Jews against Rome and the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple “A lucid yet terrifying account of the 'Jewish War'—the uprising of the Jews in 66 CE, and the Roman empire’s savage response…

  • Alesia 52 BC

    Alesia 52 BC
    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782009221

    In 52 BC Caesar’s continued strategy of annihilation had engendered a spirit of desperation, which detonated into a revolt of Gallic tribes under the leadership of the charismatic young Arvernian noble Vercingetorix. Major engagements were fou…

  • Xenophon: Anabasis Book III

    Xenophon: Anabasis Book III

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107437432

    This is the first comprehensive commentary on a section of Xenophon's Anabasis in English for almost a century. It provides up-to-date guidance on literary, historical and cultural aspects of the Anabasis and will help undergraduate students to read…

  • Person of Interest

    Person of Interest
    av J. Warner Wallace

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780310111276

    Can the truth about Jesus be uncovered--even without a body or a crime scene? Join cold-case detective and bestselling author J. Warner Wallace as he investigates Jesus using an innovative and unique approach he employs to solve real missing person…

  • Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

    Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
    av Jared Diamond

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143117001

    In Jared Diamond's follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning Guns, Germs and Steel, the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization. Diamond is also the auth…

  • Four Lost Cities

    Four Lost Cities
    av Annalee Newitz

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393652666

    In Four Lost Cities, acclaimed science journalist Annalee Newitz takes readers on an entertaining and mind-bending adventure into the deep history of urban life. Investigating across the centuries and around the world, Newitz explores the rise and f…

  • Four Lost Cities

    Four Lost Cities

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393882452

    In Four Lost Cities, acclaimed science journalist Annalee Newitz takes readers on an entertaining and mind-bending adventure into the deep history of urban life. Investigating across the centuries and around the world, Newitz explores the rise and f…

  • Ancient Greece: An Illustrated History

    Ancient Greece: An Illustrated History
    av Rodgers Nigel

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754833574

    The legacy of the ancient Greeks has shaped our world. Classical Greece's military prowess, political sophistication and cultural innovations continue to influence modern society. The first half of the book focuses on political and military history,…

  • Post-Structuralist Classics

    Post-Structuralist Classics

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138689527

    Modern literary theory is increasingly looking to philosophy for its inspiration. After a wave of structural analysis, the growing influence of deconstruction and hermeneutic readings continues to bear witness to this. This exciting and important co…

  • Lives of the Eminent Philosophers

    Lives of the Eminent Philosophers
    av Diogenes Laertius

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197523391

    Everyone wants to live a meaningful life. Long before our own day of self-help books offering twelve-step programs and other guides to attain happiness, the philosophers of ancient Greece explored the riddle of what makes a life worth living, produc…

  • The Complete Roman Army

    The Complete Roman Army
    av Adrian Goldsworthy

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500288993

    The Complete Roman Army draws on archaeology, ancient art and original documentary sources to present the most convincing picture ever published of the world’s most famous fighting machine. Every aspect of the Roman army, from the daily lives…

  • Rome Resurgent

    Rome Resurgent
    av Peter Heather

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197500538

    Between the fall of the western Roman Empire in the fifth century and the collapse of the east in the face of the Arab invasions in the seventh, the remarkable era of the Emperor Justinian (527-568) dominated the Mediterranean region. Famous for his…

  • Rome Resurgent

    Rome Resurgent
    av Peter Heather

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199362745

    Between the fall of the western Roman Empire in the fifth century and the collapse of the east in the face of the Arab invasions in the seventh, the remarkable era of the Emperor Justinian (527-568) dominated the Mediterranean region. Famous for his…

  • On Grand Strategy

    On Grand Strategy
    av John Lewis Gaddis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143132516

    A master class in strategic thinking, distilled from the legendary program the author has co-taught at Yale for decades For almost two decades, Yale students have competed for admission each year to the Studies in Grand Strategy seminar taught by Jo…

  • Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction

    Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199601349

    The contribution of the Ancient Greeks to modern western culture is incalculable. In the worlds of art, architecture, myth, literature, and philosophy, the world we live in would be unrecognizably different without the formative influence of Ancient…

  • Stoicism

    Stoicism
    av John Sellars

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650538

    Stoicism was one of the most influential schools of philosophy in antiquity and its influence has persisted to the present day. Originating in Athens around 300 BCE, Stoicism flourished for some five hundred years and has remained a constant presenc…

  • Stoicism

    Stoicism
    av John Sellars

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650521

    This is the first introduction to Stoic philosophy for 30 years. Aimed at readers new to Stoicism and to ancient philosophy, it outlines the central philosophical ideas of Stoicism and introduces the reader to the different ancient authors and sourc…

  • The Hellenistic Age: A Very Short Introduction

    The Hellenistic Age: A Very Short Introduction
    av Peter Thonemann

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198746041

    The three centuries which followed the conquests of Alexander are perhaps the most thrilling of all periods of ancient history. This was an age of cultural globalization: in the third century BC, a single language carried you from the Rhône to the I…

  • Rome in the Ancient World

    Rome in the Ancient World
    av David Potter

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500251973

    How did the Romans go from a small village on the banks of the Tiber to an imperial power that at its height encompassed some 64 million people across three continents? And how can we explain the decline and eventual collapse of this vast empire? Th…

  • The Decline of the West

    The Decline of the West

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912975617

    The first volume of Oswald Spengler's The Decline of the West is a classic milestone in the annals of historiography. However, it is not a history book in the traditional sense of recounting events in chronological order. Instead, it tries to explai…

  • The Decline of the West

    The Decline of the West

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912975600

    The first volume of Oswald Spengler's The Decline of the West is a classic milestone in the annals of historiography. However, it is not a history book in the traditional sense of recounting events in chronological order. Instead, it tries to explai…

  • The Decline of the West

    The Decline of the West

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914208362

    In the second and more controversial, albeit optimistic, volume of The Decline of the West, Oswald Spengler deals with the world historical perspectives of his comparative cultural morphology. The periodical calm surrounding the constant and eternal…

  • The Decline of the West

    The Decline of the West

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914208355

    In the second and more controversial, albeit optimistic, volume of The Decline of the West, Oswald Spengler deals with the world historical perspectives of his comparative cultural morphology. The periodical calm surrounding the constant and eternal…

  • Olympia

    Olympia
    av Judith M. Barringer

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210476

    A comprehensive and richly illustrated history of one of the most important athletic, religious, and political sites in the ancient Greek and Roman world The memory of ancient Olympia lives on in the form of the modern Olympic Games. But in the anci…

  • The Greeks

    The Greeks

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571353569

    *Longlisted for the Anglo-Hellenic League Runciman Award 2022* 'A wonderful book.' Peter Frankopan 'A masterpiece.' Gregory Nagy, Harvard University 'Remarkable' Ian Morris, author of Why the West Rules-For Now The way we think. The way we learn. Th…

  • Ancient Magic

    Ancient Magic
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500052075

    Magic was everywhere in the ancient world. The supernatural abounded, turning flowers into fruit and caterpillars into butterflies. Magic packed a cloud of water vapour with energy enough to destroy a house with one well-aimed thunderbolt. It was ev…

  • The Creation of Patriarchy

    The Creation of Patriarchy
    av Gerda Lerner

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195051858

    When precisely did the ideas, symbols and metaphors of patriarchy take hold of Western civilization? When were women, so central to the creation of society, moved on to the sidelines? Where is the evidence to support the notion that male dominance o…

  • The Parthenon

    The Parthenon
    av Professor Mary Beard

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846683497

    The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world's most famous images. Its 'looted' Elgin Marbles are a global cause celebre. But what actually are they? In a revised and updated edition, Mary Beard, award winning…

  • Rome's Sicilian Slave Wars

    Rome's Sicilian Slave Wars
    av Natale Barca

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526767462

    In 136 BC, in Sicily (which was then a Roman province), some four hundred slaves of Syrian origin rebelled against their masters and seized the city of Henna with much bloodshed. Their leader, a fortune-teller named Eunus, was declared king (taking…

  • Spartacus War

    Spartacus War
    av Barry Strauss

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753826980

    The story of the most famous revolt of the ancient world, and its legendary leader, Spartacus the Gladiator.

  • The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome

    The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome
    av Edward J. Watts

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190076719

    As this book intriguingly explores, for those who would make Rome great again and their victims, ideas of Roman decline and renewal have had a long and violent history. The decline of Rome has been a constant source of discussion for more than 2200…

  • Forgotten Peoples of the Ancient World

    Forgotten Peoples of the Ancient World
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500052150

    The ancient world saw the birth and collapse of great civilizations. In mainstream history the Classical world is dominated by Greece and Rome, and the Biblical world is centred on the Hebrews. Yet the roughly four-and-a-half thousand years (4000 bc…

  • The Road to Sparta

    The Road to Sparta
    av Dean Karnazes

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781760295325

    In 490 BCE Pheidippides ran for 36 hours straight from Athens to Sparta to seek help in defending Athens from a Persian invasion. He was hailed as a hero and his run stands enduringly as one of greatest physical accomplishments in history. Dean Karn…

  • The Syriac World

    The Syriac World

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367732363

    This volume surveys the 'Syriac world', the culture that grew up among the Syriac-speaking communities from the second century CE and which continues to exist and flourish today, both in its original homeland of Syria and Mesopotamia, and in the wor…

  • The Syriac World

    The Syriac World

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138899018

    This volume surveys the 'Syriac world', the culture that grew up among the Syriac-speaking communities from the second century CE and which continues to exist and flourish today, both in its original homeland of Syria and Mesopotamia, and in the wor…

  • In Search of the Argonauts

    In Search of the Argonauts
    av Helen Lovatt

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350115125

    Few classical stories are as exciting as that of Jason and the Golden Fleece. The legend of the boy, who discovers a new identity as son of a usurped king and leads a crew of demi-gods and famous heroes, has resonated through the ages, rumbling like…

  • Philosophy of Epicurus

    Philosophy of Epicurus
    av Epicurus

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486833033

  • Babylonia: A Very Short Introduction

    Babylonia: A Very Short Introduction
    av Trevor Bryce

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198726470

    The history of Ancient Babylonia in ancient Mesopatamia is epic. After playing host to three great empires, the Hammurabic and Kassite empires, and the Neo-Babylonian Empire ruled by Nebuchadnezzar, it was conquered by the Persians. Entered triumpha…

  • Hercules

    Hercules

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780988106659

    Hercules the superman, the monsterslaying machine, the myth - who was the man beneath the lionskin headdress, and does he really live up to his legend? This unique biography tells the story of the first superhero from his traumatic birth to his dram…