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  • Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity

    Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity
    av Walter Scheidel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172187

    The gripping story of how the end of the Roman Empire was the beginning of the modern world The fall of the Roman Empire has long been considered one of the greatest disasters in history. But in this groundbreaking book, Walter Scheidel argues that…

  • 1491 (Second Edition): New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

    1491 (Second Edition): New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
    av Charles C. Mann

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400032051

    A groundbreaking analysis of America prior to the European arrival in 1492 describes how the latest research of archaeologists and anthropologists has transformed long-held myths about the Americas, revealing that not only was the population of the…

  • Discourses on Livy

    Discourses on Livy

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199555550

    Discourses on Livy (1531) is as essential to an understanding of Machiavelli as his famous treatise, The Prince. Equally controversial, it reveals his fundamental preference for a republican state. Comparing the practice of the ancient Romans with t…

  • In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts

    In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts
    av Stephen L. Dyson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300204995

    The stories behind the acquisition of ancient antiquities are often as important as those that tell of their creation. This fascinating book provides a comprehensive account of the history and development of classical archaeology, explaining how and…

  • Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization

    Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization
    av Lars Brownworth

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307407962

    Filled with unforgettable stories of emperors, generals, and religious patriarchs, as well as fascinating glimpses into the life of the ordinary citizen, Lost to the West reveals how much we owe to the Byzantine Empire that was the equal of any in i…

  • Birds in the Bronze Age

    Birds in the Bronze Age
    av Joakim Goldhahn

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108499095

    This book provides new insights into the relationship between humans and birds in Northern Europe during the Bronze Age. Joakim Goldhahn argues that birds had a central role in Bronze Age society and imagination, as reflected in legends, myths, ritu…

  • A Brief History of Ancient Israel

    A Brief History of Ancient Israel
    av Victor Harold Matthews

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780664224363

    Grounded in the latest archeological developments, Victor Matthews's A Brief History of Ancient Israel presents a concise history of Israel covering the ancestral period, conquest and settlement, the monarchy, and both the exilic and postexilic peri…

  • Min europeiska familj : De senaste 54 000 åren

    Min europeiska familj : De senaste 54 000 åren
    av Karin Bojs

    e-bok - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789100155278

    Vinnare av Augustpriset 2015 och utnämnd till "Årets bok om svensk historia 2015" av Nättidningen Svensk HistoriaVetenskapsjournalisten Karin Bojs bestämde sig för att släktforska på djupet och låta DNA-trådarna knyta ihop henne själv med forntidens…

  • Första boken om Järnåldern

    Första boken om Järnåldern
    av Cecilia Lidström Holmberg

    Inbunden - 1999 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789121177983

    Järnåldern är en lång och spännande period i vår förhistoria. Den här boken berättar om den första delen av järnåldern i Norden, den tid som brukar kallas romersk järnålder och folkvandringstiden.

  • The Gallic War

    The Gallic War
    av Julius Caesar

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199540266

    The Gallic War, published on the eve of the civil war which led to the end of the Roman Republic, is an autobiographical account written by one of the most famous figures of European history. On one level a straightforward narrative of the campaigns…

  • The Human Past

    The Human Past

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500294208

    Here is a new, fourth edition of this authoritative introductory survey of world prehistory, spanning the past 3,000,000 years and written by a team of twenty-four expert authors. This edition has been radically updated to be more thematic and acces…

  • Källan på botten av tidens brunn : indoeuropeiska rötter till fornnordisk religion

    Källan på botten av tidens brunn : indoeuropeiska rötter till fornnordisk religion
    av Anders Kaliff

    Halvklotband - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173319270

    Indoeuropéerna har återkommit i såväl vetenskap som i mediernas vetenskapsnyheter. Anledningen är att DNA-metoder där man analyserar gamla molekyler nu öppnar nya världar. Här upptäcker man bärare av arvsanlag i våra gener, vilket visar oanade samba…

  • The Ancient Celts, Second Edition

    The Ancient Celts, Second Edition
    av Barry Cunliffe

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198752936

    Fierce warriors and skilled craftsmen, the Celts were famous throughout the Ancient Mediterranean World. They were the archetypal barbarians from the north and were feared by both Greeks and Romans. For two and a half thousand years they have contin…

  • The Ancient Celts, Second Edition

    The Ancient Celts, Second Edition
    av Barry Cunliffe

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198752929

    Fierce warriors and skilled craftsmen, the Celts were famous throughout the Ancient Mediterranean World. They were the archetypal barbarians from the north and were feared by both Greeks and Romans. For two and a half thousand years they have contin…

  • Histories

    Histories
    av Herodotus

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853264665

    Translated with Notes by George Rawlinson. With an Introduction by Tom Griffith.Herodotus (c480-c425) is 'The Father of History' and his Histories are the first piece of Western historical writing. They are also the most entertaining.Why did Pheidip…

  • Histories

    Histories
    av Herodotus

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996283

    Book I of the "Histories" provides a particularly good illustration of the discursiveness and diversity of Herodotus' materials and of the ingenuity with which he develops his narrative and welds it into an artistic whole. Here he deals first with t…

  • A History of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3000-323 BC

    A History of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3000-323 BC
    av Marc van de Mieroop

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118718162

    Incorporating the latest scholarly research, the third edition of A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000 323 BC presents a comprehensive overview of the multicultural civilizations of the ancient Near East. * Integrates the most up-to-date rese…

  • Xenophon's Cyrus the Great

    Xenophon's Cyrus the Great
    av Xenophon, Larry Hedrick, Xenophon

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312364694

    A modern, accessible translation of the ancient Athenian's account of Cyrus the Great's military campaign discusses his founding of the Persian empire, rescue of some 40,000 Jewish captives, and benevolent leadership style that won the respect of hi…

  • Archaeological Theory

    Archaeological Theory
    av Matthew Johnson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118475027

    A lively and accessible introduction to themes and debates in archaeological theory for students of all levelsArchaeological Theory is a relatable, accessible, reader-friendly first step into the world of theory for archaeology students. Recognizing…

  • Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World

    Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World
    av Emma Southon

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643130781

    Sister of Caligula. Wife of Claudius. Mother of Nero. The story of Agrippina, at the center of imperial power for three generations, is the story of the Julio-Claudia dynasty--and of Rome itself, at its bloody, extravagant, chaotic, ruthless, and po…

  • Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World

    Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World
    av Emma Southon

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643136103

    Sister of Caligula. Wife of Claudius. Mother of Nero. The story of Agrippina, at the center of imperial power for three generations, is the story of the Julio-Claudia dynasty--and of Rome itself, at its bloody, extravagant, chaotic, ruthless, and po…

  • Forensic Archaeology

    Forensic Archaeology
    av Laura Evis

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784914844

    Archaeological excavation has been widely used in the recovery of human remains and other evidence in the service of legal cases for many years. However, established approaches will in future be subject to closer scrutiny following the announcement…

  • Archaeology

    Archaeology
    av Kevin Greene

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415496391

    Archaeology: An Introduction looks behind the popular aspects of archaeology such as the discovery and excavation of sites, the study of human remains and animal bones, radiocarbon dating, museums and 'heritage' displays, and reveals the methods use…

  • Archaeology

    Archaeology
    av Kevin Greene

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415496384

    Archaeology: An Introduction looks behind the popular aspects of archaeology such as the discovery and excavation of sites, the study of human remains and animal bones, radiocarbon dating, museums and 'heritage' displays, and reveals the methods use…

  • Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners

    Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners
    av Bill Manley

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500051726

    Presents a fresh approach to reading ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, this introduction assumes no previous knowledge of grammar or ancient languages, but guides readers through the inscriptions, from simple to more complex, supported by full explanati…

  • Skärvor av 1900-tal : arkeologiska essäer

    Skärvor av 1900-tal : arkeologiska essäer
    av Mats Burström

    Inbunden - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188168009

    Alla platser har en historia att berätta. I Skärvor av 1900-tal söker arkeologen Mats Burström upp ställen där något alldeles speciellt utspelat sig. En mytomspunnen filminspelningsplats i Kalifornien, en specialbyggd arena för Tredje rikets skördef…

  • A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War

    A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War
    av Victor Davis Hanson

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812969702

    One of our most provocative military historians, Victor Davis Hanson has given us painstakingly researched and pathbreaking accounts of wars ranging from classical antiquity to the twenty-first century. Now he juxtaposes an ancient conflict with our…

  • Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire: Vols 1-3

    Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire: Vols 1-3
    av Edward Gibbon

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150957

    Easily the most celebrated historical work in English, Gibbon's account of the Roman empire was in its time a landmark in classical and historical scholarship and remains a remarkable fresh and powerful contribution to the interpretation of Roman hi…

  • The Spatha

    The Spatha
    av M.C. Bishop

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472832399

    Adopted from the Celts in the 1st century BC, the spatha, a lethal and formidable chopping blade, became the primary sword of the Roman soldier in the Later Empire. Over the following centuries, the blade, its scabbard, and its system of carriage un…

  • The Sumerians

    The Sumerians
    av Samuel Noah Kramer

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226452388

    The Sumerians, the pragmatic and gifted people who preceded the Semites in the land first known as Sumer and later as Babylonia, created what was probably the first high civilization in the history of man, spanning the fifth to the second millennium…

  • Boiotia in Antiquity

    Boiotia in Antiquity
    av Albert Schachter

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107053243

    Boiotia was - next to Athens and Sparta - one of the most important regions of ancient Greece. Albert Schachter, a leading expert on the region, has for many decades pioneered and fostered the exploration of it and its people through his research. H…

  • Apollonius Rhodius, Herodotus and Historiography

    Apollonius Rhodius, Herodotus and Historiography
    av A. D. Morrison

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108492324

    This book examines the Argonautica of Apollonius of Rhodes through one aspect of its relationship with other texts. The particular intertextual relationship examined is that with the Histories of Herodotus, focusing on the presence of the latter tex…

  • Epigraphic Evidence

    Epigraphic Evidence

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415116244

    Epigraphic Evidence is an accessible guide to the responsible use of Greek and Latin inscriptions as sources for ancient history. It introduces the types of historical information supplied by inscriptional texts and the methods with which they can b…

  • Epigraphic Evidence

    Epigraphic Evidence

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415116237

    Epigraphic Evidence is an accessible guide to the responsible use of Greek and Latin inscriptions as sources for ancient history. It introduces the types of historical information supplied by inscriptional texts and the methods with which they can b…

  • The Viking Art of War

    The Viking Art of War
    av Paddy Griffith

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932033601

    A best-selling study of the Vikings' genius for war explodes myths and reveals the facts behind their fearsome reputation . . . This groundbreaking study of the Vikings establishes the facts behind their rise to prominence, and cuts away the myths a…

  • Historium: Welcome to the Museum

    Historium: Welcome to the Museum
    av Jo Nelson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780763679842

    Discover more than 160 exhibits in this virtual museum, open all hours. Welcome to the museum There are more than 160 historical artifacts to be discovered in Welcome to the Museum: Historium. Wander the galleries of this museum whenever you wish--i…

  • Textiles and Clothing, c.1150-1450

    Textiles and Clothing, c.1150-1450
    av Elisabeth Crowfoot

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843832393

    Among the most evocative items to be discovered by archaeologists are the scraps of silk and wool and other fabrics that signal so eloquently their owner's status and concerns. Such clothing and textile finds have figured prominently in excavations…

  • The Discourses

    The Discourses
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Storpocket - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444285

    Few figures in intellectual history have proved as notorious and ambiguous as Niccolo Machiavelli. But while his treatise The Prince made his name synonymous with autocratic ruthlessness and cynical manipulation, The Discourses (c.1517) shows a radi…

  • Babylon: Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization

    Babylon: Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization
    av Paul Kriwaczek

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250054166

    Civilization was born eight thousand years ago, between the floodplains of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, when migrants from the surrounding mountains and deserts began to create increasingly sophisticated urban societies. In the cities that they…

  • The Twelve Caesars

    The Twelve Caesars
    av Suetonius

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455168

    'Suetonius, in holding up a mirror to those Caesars of diverting legend, reflects not only them but ourselves: half-tempted creatures, whose great moral task is to hold in balance the angel and the monster within' GORE VIDAL As private secretary to…

  • Archaeological Spatial Analysis

    Archaeological Spatial Analysis

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815373230

    Effective spatial analysis is an essential element of archaeological research; this book is a unique guide to choosing the appropriate technique, applying it correctly and understanding its implications both theoretically and practically. Focusing u…

  • Archaeological Spatial Analysis

    Archaeological Spatial Analysis

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815373223

    Effective spatial analysis is an essential element of archaeological research; this book is a unique guide to choosing the appropriate technique, applying it correctly and understanding its implications both theoretically and practically. Focusing u…

  • Archaeology

    Archaeology
    av Lord Colin Renfrew

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500292105

    Since its first edition, Renfrew and Bahn's Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice has been the leading educational source on what archaeologists do and how they do it. The text is organized around the key questions that archaeologists ask abo…

  • Roman Social History

    Roman Social History
    av Susan Treggiari

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415195225

    This lively and original guidebook is the first to show students new to the subject exactly what Roman social history involves, and how they can study it for themselves. After presenting a short history of the development and current position of the…

  • Theories, Models and Concepts in Ancient History

    Theories, Models and Concepts in Ancient History
    av Neville Morley

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415248778

    Morley's book offers the first accessible guide for students to show how theories, models and concepts have been applied to ancient history.Showing readers how they can use theory to interpret historical evidence for themselves, as well as to evalua…

  • Theories, Models and Concepts in Ancient History

    Theories, Models and Concepts in Ancient History
    av Neville Morley

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415248761

    Morley's book offers the first accessible guide for students to show how theories, models and concepts have been applied to ancient history.Showing readers how they can use theory to interpret historical evidence for themselves, as well as to evalua…

  • Religion in Human Evolution

    Religion in Human Evolution
    av Robert N. Bellah

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674975347

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice An ABC Australia Best Book on Religion and Ethics of the Year Distinguished Book Award, Sociology of Religion Section of the American Sociological AssociationReligion in Human Evolution is a work of extra…

  • The Histories

    The Histories
    av Herodotus

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199535668

    Herodotus is not only known as the `father of history', as Cicero called him, but also the father of ethnography; as well as charting the historical background to the Persian Wars, his curiosity also prompts frequent digression on the cultures of th…

  • The Histories

    The Histories
    av Herodotus

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449082

    'The first example of non-fiction, the text that underlies the entire discipline of history ... it is above all a treasure trove' Tom HollandOne of the masterpieces of classical literature, The Histories describes how a small and quarrelsome band of…

  • Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire

    Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire
    av James Romm

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307456601

    When Alexander the Great died at the age of thirty-two, his empire stretched from the Adriatic Sea in the west all the way to modern-day India in the east. In an unusual compromise, his two heirs--a mentally damaged half brother, Philip III, and an…

  • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
    av Edward Gibbon

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433944

    Edward Gibbon's six-volume History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-88) is among the most magnificent and ambitious narratives in European literature. Its subject is the fate of one of the world's greatest civilizations over thirtee…

  • Sökandet efter pyramidernas hemligheter

    Sökandet efter pyramidernas hemligheter

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9788253538624

    I över 200 år har Egyptens urgamla monument lockat till sig forskare och nyfikna turister från hela världen. Allt från små barnmumier till gigantiska pyramider har undersökts i försöken att kartlägga en av världens äldsta civilisationer, först med s…

  • When Women Ruled the World

    When Women Ruled the World
    av Kara Cooney

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426220883

    This riveting narrative explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra--women who ruled with real power--and shines a piercing light on our own perceptions of women in power today. Female rulers are a rare phenome…

  • When Women Ruled the World

    When Women Ruled the World
    av Kara Cooney

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426219771

    This riveting narrative explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra--women who ruled with real power--and shines a piercing light on our own perceptions of women in power today. Female rulers are a rare phenome…

  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
    av Edward Gibbon

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375758119

  • How to Think about War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy

    How to Think about War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy
    av Thucydides

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190150

    An accessible modern translation of essential speeches from Thucydides's History that takes readers to the heart of his profound insights on diplomacy, foreign policy, and warWhy do nations go to war? What are citizens willing to die for? What justi…

  • The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

    The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
    av Toby Wilkinson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408810026

    This is a story studded with extraordinary achievements and historic moments, from the building of the pyramids and the conquest of Nubia, through Akhenaten's religious revolution, the power and beauty of Nefertiti, the glory of Tutankhamun's burial…

  • The Histories

    The Histories
    av Herodotus

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780670024896

    One of Western history's greatest books springs to life in Tom Holland's vibrant new translation Herodotus of Halicarnassus--who was hailed by Cicero as "the father of history"--wrote his histories around 440 BC. It is the earliest surviving work of…

  • The Histories

    The Histories
    av Herodotus

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375400612

    Recounts the causes and history of the wars between the Greek city-states and Persia

  • History of Ancient Britain

    History of Ancient Britain
    av Neil Oliver

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753828861

    Continues Neil Oliver's landmark exploration of how our land and its people came to be, which began with the acclaimed A History of Scotland.