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  • 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…

  • Chronicle of the Roman Republic

    Chronicle of the Roman Republic
    av Philip Matyszak

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500287637

    New in paperback, here is a highly readable account of 56 of the extraordinary characters whose lives were the defining threads in the great adventure and final tragedy that was the Roman Republic. In this history we see the best and worst of the Ro…

  • Ancient Athens on Five Drachmas a Day

    Ancient Athens on Five Drachmas a Day
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500051573

    Hot on the heels of the author's previous book Ancient Rome on 5 Denarii a Day, here is another informative and entertaining guide, this time to everything that any tourist needs for a journey back in time to ancient Athens in 432 bc.You need only p…

  • 24 Hours in Ancient Athens

    24 Hours in Ancient Athens
    av Dr Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782439769

    Spend 24 hours with the ancient Athenians. See the city through their eyes as it teeters on the edge of the fateful war that would end its golden age.Athens, 416 BC. A tenuous peace holds. The city-state's political and military might are feared thr…

  • Legionary

    Legionary
    av Philip Matyszak

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500293799

    Your Emperor needs you! The year is ad 100 and Rome stands supreme and unconquerable, from the desert sands of Mesopotamia to the misty highlands of Caledonia. But the might of Rome rests entirely on the shoulders of the legionaries, who stand stron…

  • 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…

  • 24 Hours in Ancient Rome

    24 Hours in Ancient Rome
    av Dr Philip Matyszak

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789291278

    Walk a day in a Roman's sandals ... What was it like to live in one of the ancient world's most powerful and bustling cities - one that was eight times more densely populated than modern day New York? In this entertaining and enlightening guide, bes…

  • Cataclysm 90 BC

    Cataclysm 90 BC
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848847897

    We are accustomed to think of the late Republic as a period in which Rome enjoyed almost uninterrupted military success against foreign enemies. Yet at the start of the first century BC, Rome, outnumbered and out-generalled, faced a hostile army les…

  • Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day

    Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day
    av Philip Matyszak

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500293768

    A unique combination of travel guide and popular history that takes the reader on a vivid journey to the Rome of the Caesars.

  • The Greek and Roman Myths

    The Greek and Roman Myths
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500251737

    This handy guide to the Greek and Roman Myths brings classical mythology to life. Written by a bestselling author on Ancient Greece and Rome, the book features an engaging blend of stories, facts and quotations from ancient authors, and places ancie…

  • Sparta: Rise of a Warrior Nation

    Sparta: Rise of a Warrior Nation
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473874640

    Their contemporaries were fascinated by the Spartans and we still are. They are portrayed as the stereotypical macho heroes: noble, laconic, totally fearless and impervious to discomfort and pain. What makes the study of Sparta so interesting is tha…

  • Mithridates the Great: Rome's Indomitable Enemy

    Mithridates the Great: Rome's Indomitable Enemy
    av Philip Matyszak

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473828902

    A military biography of Mithridates VI 'the Great' of Pontus, Rome's most persistent enemy. The Mithridiatic wars stretched over half a century and two continents, and have a fascinating cast of pirates, rebels, turncoats and poisoners (though an un…

  • Greece Against Rome

    Greece Against Rome
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473874800

    Towards the middle of the third century BC, the Hellenistic kingdoms (the fragments of Alexander the Great's short-lived empire) were near their peak. In terms of population, economy and military power each individual kingdom was vastly superior to…

  • 24 tundi vana-roomas

    24 tundi vana-roomas
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2018 - Estniska - ISBN: 9789949853472

  • The Sons of Caesar

    The Sons of Caesar
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500251287

    The Sons of Caesar is the story of one of the most colourful dynasties in history, from Caesar's rise to power in the first century BC to Nero's death in AD 68. It reviews the long history of the Julian and Claudian families in the Republic and the…

  • The Sons of Caesar

    The Sons of Caesar
    av Philip Matyszak

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500295908

    At the heart of this history of the Julio-Claudian dynasty are the lives of six men - Julius Caesar, Augustus, Tiberius, Gaius Caligula, Claudius and Nero - men who mastered Rome and changed it from a democracy to a personal possession. It was no ea…

  • 24 Horas En La Antigua Roma

    24 Horas En La Antigua Roma
    av Philip Matyszak

    Häftad - 2019 - Spanska - ISBN: 9788441439221

  • Roomalaisia elämäntarinoita

    Roomalaisia elämäntarinoita
    av Philip Matyszak, Joanne Berry

    Inbunden - 2009 - Finska - ISBN: 9789512351190

    Muinainen Rooma on painanut lähtemättömän jäljen kokonaiseen maanosaan. Eurooppa on täynnä roomalaisten perinnöstä kumpuavia piirteitä, niin fyysisiä kuin henkisiä. Mutta millaiset ihmiset kansoittivat maanosien rajat ylittänyttä valtakuntaa, millai…

  • Imperial General: the Remarkable Career of Petilius Cerealis

    Imperial General: the Remarkable Career of Petilius Cerealis
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848841192

    Petilius Cerealis is one of the few Imperial Roman officers, below the level of Emperor, whose career it is possible to follow in sufficient detail to write a coherent biography. Fortunately his career was a remarkably eventful and colourful one. Wi…

  • Gladiator

    Gladiator
    av Matyszak Philip

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500294772

  • The Enemies of Rome: From Hannibal to Attila the Hun

    The Enemies of Rome: From Hannibal to Attila the Hun
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500251249

    Until recently, it was assumed that Rome carried the torch of civilization into the barbarian darkness, bringing law, architecture, and literature to conquered peoples. The alternative view now suggests that many of Rome's enemiesthe Celts, Hebrews,…

  • Gladiaator. rooma areenivõitleja (mitteametlik) käsiraamat

    Gladiaator. rooma areenivõitleja (mitteametlik) käsiraamat
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2017 - Estniska - ISBN: 9789949560868

  • The Greeks

    The Greeks
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780239002

    This is ancient Greece - but not as we know it. Few people today appreciate that Greek civilization was spread across the Middle East, and that there were Greek cities in the foothills of the Himalayas. This book tells the story of the Greeks outsid…

  • Alltag und Leben im Alten Rom

    Alltag und Leben im Alten Rom
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2018 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783730606377

  • Legionär in der römischen Armee

    Legionär in der römischen Armee
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2018 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783806237405

  • Sertorious and the Struggle for Spain

    Sertorious and the Struggle for Spain
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848847873

    When, after a brutal civil war, the dictator Sulla took power in Rome (82 BC), among the many who refused to accept his rule was a young army officer called Quintus Sertorius. Sertorius fled, first to Africa and then to Spain, where he made common c…

  • Roman Conquests: Macedonia and Greece

    Roman Conquests: Macedonia and Greece
    av Matyszak, Philip

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526726780

    In the late 3rd century BC, while Rome struggled for her very survival against the Carthaginians in the Second Punic War, Philip V of Macedon allied with Hannibal in pursuit of his dream for a new Macedonian empire. Once Carthage was defeated, howev…

  • Macedonia and Greece: Roman Conquest

    Macedonia and Greece: Roman Conquest
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844159680

    This is the third in the Roman Conquests series (following Italy and Spain) and one of those with the most obvious appeal. While Rome was struggling for her very survival against the Carthaginians in the Second Punic War, Philip V of Macedon attempt…

  • The Roman Empire

    The Roman Empire
    av Philip Matyszak

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780744247

    No other political entity has shaped the modern world like the Roman Empire. Encompassing close to a quarter of the world's population and 3 million km2 of land, it represented a diverse and dynamic collection of nations, states and tribes, all boun…

  • Philip Matyszak's Classical Compendium

    Philip Matyszak's Classical Compendium
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500051627

    Many ancient writers - from Pliny and Plutarch to Xenophon were incorrigible collectors of miscellany, lively anecdotes and after-dinner jokes. Here, writer and historian Philip Matyszak brings together his favourite incidents, wisecracks and curiou…

  • The Enemies of Rome

    The Enemies of Rome
    av Philip Matyszak

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500287729

    New in paperback, this engrossing and original book looks at the growth and eventual demise of Rome from the viewpoint of the peoples who fought against it. Here is the reality behind legends such as Spartacus the gladiator, and the stories of Shapu…

  • Expedition to Disaster

    Expedition to Disaster
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848848870

    The Athenian expedition to conquer Sicily was one of the pivotal events of the classical period. At this time (415 BC), Athens was locked in a decades-long struggle with Sparta for mastery of the Greek world. The expedition to Sicily was intended to…

  • Leegionär. rooma sõduri
(mitteametlik) käsiraamat

    Leegionär. rooma sõduri (mitteametlik) käsiraamat
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2016 - Estniska - ISBN: 9789949560653

  • The Rise of the Hellenistic Kingdoms 336-250 BC

    The Rise of the Hellenistic Kingdoms 336-250 BC
    av Matyszak, Philip

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473874763

    When Alexander the Great died in 323 BC, he left an empire that stretched from the shores of the Adriatic to the mountains of Afghanistan. This empire did not survive Alexander's death, and rapidly broke into several successor states. These states,…

  • Gladiator

    Gladiator
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500051672

    Experience at first hand the spectacular, brutal life and savage death of the most iconic figure of ancient Rome.This manual will take the reader from the first faltering steps over the threshold of gladiator school, and through training to become a…

  • Historiallisen soturin käsikirja: Gladiaattori

    Historiallisen soturin käsikirja: Gladiaattori
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2013 - Finska - ISBN: 9789522541598

    Myyttisiä historiallisia sotureita esittelevän sarjan toisessa osassa kerrotaan antiikin Rooman gladiaattoreista: heidän koulutuksestaan, työstään ja roolistaan roomalaisajan raadollisilla viihdeareenoilla. Gladiaattorin ura ei suinkaan aina ollut o…

  • Sparta

    Sparta
    av Matyszak, Philip

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473874725

    Universally admired in 479 BC, the Spartans were masters of the Greek world by 402 BC, only for their state to collapse in the next generation. What went wrong? Was the fall of Sparta inevitable? Philip Matyszak examines the political blunders and f…