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  • The Twelve Caesars

    The Twelve Caesars
    av Robert Graves

    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…

  • Bog Bodies Uncovered

    Bog Bodies Uncovered
    av Miranda Aldhouse-Green

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500051825

    It is time for a new book about bog bodies: the number of known bodies is growing. Lindow Man, the famous 'Pete Marsh' discovered in Cheshire in the 1980s, has been joined by new finds from Ireland and elsewhere. Who were these unfortunate people, a…

  • The Campaigns of Alexander

    The Campaigns of Alexander
    av Arrian

    Storpocket - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140442533

    The most important historical source on one of the most powerful leaders of the ancient world, Arrian's The Campaigns of Alexander illustrates how Alexander the Great came to rule over a vast empire of his own making, translated from the Greej by Au…

  • Magicians of the Gods: Sequel to the International Bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods

    Magicians of the Gods: Sequel to the International Bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods
    av Graham Hancock

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250045928

    Graham Hancock's multi-million bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods remains an astonishing, deeply controversial, wide-ranging investigation of the mysteries of our past and the evidence for Earth's lost civilization. Twenty years on, Hancock returns…

  • The Civil War

    The Civil War
    av Julius Caesar

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199540624

    `All over Italy men were conscripted, and weapons requisitioned; money was exacted from towns, and taken from shrines; and all the laws of god and man were overturned.' The Civil War is Caesar's masterly account of the celebrated war between himself…

  • The Civil War

    The Civil War
    av Julius Caesar

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441871

    A military leader of legendary genius, Caesar was also a great writer, recording the events of his life with incomparable immediacy and power. The Civil War is a tense and gripping depiction of his struggle with Pompey over the leadership of Republi…

  • The Textile Revolution in Bronze Age Europe

    The Textile Revolution in Bronze Age Europe

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108493598

    Textile production and the introduction of wool and woolen textiles represented a great revolution in Bronze Age Europe at the dawn of the second millennium BC. The available contemporary written sources from the Mediterranean and Near East suggest…

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean

    The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199873609

    The Greek Bronze Age, roughly 3000 to 1000 BC, witnessed the flourishing of the Minoan and Mycenean civilizations, the earliest expansion of trade in the Aegean and wider Mediterranean Sea, the development of artistic techniques in a variety of medi…

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean

    The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195365504

    The Greek Bronze Age, roughly 3000 to 1000 BC, witnessed the flourishing of the Minoan and Mycenean civilizations, the earliest expansion of trade in the Aegean and wider Mediterranean Sea, the development of artistic techniques in a variety of medi…

  • Scythians and Greeks

    Scythians and Greeks
    av Ellis Hovell Minns

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108024877

    First published in 1913, Scythians and Greeks is a monumental work, covering the archaeology, ethnology and history of the region between the Carpathians and the Caucasus. Written evidence on Scythia is mostly from Greek sources, but archaeological…

  • Legion versus Phalanx

    Legion versus Phalanx
    av Myke Cole

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472828422

    From the time of Ancient Sumeria, the heavy infantry phalanx dominated the battlefield. Armed with spears or pikes, standing shoulder to shoulder with shields interlocking, the men of the phalanx presented an impenetrable wall of wood and metal to t…

  • Legion versus Phalanx

    Legion versus Phalanx
    av Myke Cole

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472841124

    From the time of Ancient Sumeria, the heavy infantry phalanx dominated the battlefield. Armed with spears or pikes, standing shoulder to shoulder with shields interlocking, the men of the phalanx presented an impenetrable wall of wood and metal to t…

  • The History of the Ancient World

    The History of the Ancient World
    av Susan Wise Bauer

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393059748

    A sweeping, historical overview of the ancient world links historical events from Europe and the Middle East to the coast of China, offering an in-depth geography of how the events occurred, detailed timelines, an analysis of cultural interconnectio…

  • Agricola and Germany

    Agricola and Germany
    av Tacitus

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199539260

    `Long may the barbarians continue, I pray, if not to love us, at least to hate one another.' Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian and the last great writer of classical Latin prose, produced his first two books in AD 98. He was inspired to t…

  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar
    av Philip Freeman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743289542

    More than two thousand years after his death, Julius Caesar remains one of the great figures of history. He shaped Rome for generations, and his name became a synonym for emperor -- not only in Rome but as far away as Germany and Russia. He is best…

  • 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…

  • 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed

    1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed
    av Eric H. Cline

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491581438

    In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After c…

  • The Celts

    The Celts
    av Alice Roberts

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784293352

    'Informed, impeccably researched and written' Neil Oliver 'A masterpiece of evocative scientific storytelling' Brian Cox The Celts are one of the world's most mysterious ancient people. In this compelling account, Alice Roberts takes us on a journ…

  • The Celts

    The Celts
    av Alice Roberts

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784293321

    'Informed, impeccably researched and written' Neil OliverThe Celts are one of the world's most mysterious ancient people. In this compelling account, Alice Roberts takes us on a journey across Europe, uncovering the truth about this engimatic tribe:…

  • Greek and Roman Necromancy

    Greek and Roman Necromancy
    av Daniel Ogden

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691119687

    In classical antiquity, there was much interest in necromancy--the consultation of the dead for divination. People could seek knowledge from the dead by sleeping on tombs, visiting oracles, and attempting to reanimate corpses and skulls. Ranging ove…

  • The Quest

    The Quest
    av Leen Ritmeyer

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789652206282

    No book is better suited to the study, understanding and development of the manmade plateau that is the focus of the world's interest - Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Ritmeyer's experience as architect of the Temple Mount Excavations following the Six-D…

  • The Oracle: Ancient Delphi and the Science Behind Its Lost Secrets

    The Oracle: Ancient Delphi and the Science Behind Its Lost Secrets
    av William J. Broad

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143038597

    An analysis of the life, influence, and mythical powers of the Oracle of Delphi draws on the accounts of her contemporaries as well as archaeological and geological findings from her ancient temple on Mount Parnassos, in an investigation that seeks…

  • Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great
    av Arrian

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199587247

    'He was a man like no other man has ever been'So Arrian sums up the career of Alexander the Great of Macedon (356-323 BC), who in twelve years that changed the world led his army in conquest of a vast empire extending from the Danube to the rivers o…

  • 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…

  • 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 Rhone to the I…

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Aegean Bronze Age

    The Cambridge Companion to the Aegean Bronze Age

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521891271

    This book is a comprehensive up-to-date survey of the Aegean Bronze Age, from its beginnings to the period following the collapse of the Mycenaean palace system. In essays by leading authorities commissioned especially for this volume, it covers the…

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Aegean Bronze Age

    The Cambridge Companion to the Aegean Bronze Age

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521814447

    This book is a comprehensive up-to-date survey of the Aegean Bronze Age, from its beginnings to the period following the collapse of the Mycenaean palace system. In essays by leading authorities commissioned especially for this volume, it covers the…

  • The Athenian Agora

    The Athenian Agora
    av John McK., II Camp

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780876616437

    In a newly revised version of this popular site guide, the current director of excavations in the Athenian Agora gives a brief account of the history of the ancient center of Athens. The text has been updated and expanded to cover the most recent ar…

  • The Pitted Ware Culture on Djursland

    The Pitted Ware Culture on Djursland

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788771847826

    Lutz Klassen (ed.), The Pitted Ware Culture On Djursland. Supra-regional significance and contacts in the Middle Neolithic of southern Scandinavia. Between ca. 3000 and 2800 BC, the Pitted Ware Culture of northeast European descent spread to the nor…

  • Legions of Rome: The Definitive History of Every Imperial Roman Legion

    Legions of Rome: The Definitive History of Every Imperial Roman Legion
    av Stephen Dando-Collins

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250004710

    The complete history of every Imperial Roman legion and what it achieved as a fighting force, by an award-winning historianIn this landmark publication, Stephen Dando-Collins does what no other author has ever attempted to do: provide a complete his…

  • Pompeii

    Pompeii
    av Roger Ling

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752414591

    Pompeii, the Roman city buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in August AD 79, is one of the world's most famous archaeological sites. With excavations in progress for more than 250 years, it is also the subject of the world's longest-running arc…

  • Carthage Must Be Destroyed: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Civilization

    Carthage Must Be Destroyed: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Civilization
    av Richard Miles

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143121299

    The first full-scale history of Hannibal's Carthage in decades and "a convincing and enthralling narrative." (The Economist ) Drawing on a wealth of new research, archaeologist, historian, and master storyteller Richard Miles resurrects the civiliza…

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486817194

    The entire Greek world plunged into three decades of bloodshed in 431 B.C., when the ongoing friction between Athens and Sparta exploded into war. Ten years into the struggle, the Athenian general Thucydides was dismissed for a military failure that…

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Storpocket - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440393

    'With icy remorselessness, it puts paid to any notion that the horrors of modern history might be an aberration - for it tells of universal war, of terrorism, revolution and genocide' Tom HollandThe long life-and-death struggle between Athens and Sp…

  • History Of The Peloponnesian War

    History Of The Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781419124266

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573922166

    The Peloponnesian War (431-404 b.c.e.) was the greatest "disturbance" in Greek history to that time. The bitter rivalry between the two chief city-states, Athens and Sparta, and their respective allies ended with the ruin of Athens' naval hegemony a…

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853990557

    This useful companion, keyed by bold lemmata to the Penguin translation, identifies the basic issues and raises key questions. The reader is aided by frequent cross-references and succinct comments on Thucydides' choices regarding selection and plac…

  • The Greeks Overseas

    The Greeks Overseas
    av John Boardman

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500281093

    This classic study gives the archaeologist's view of one of the most important periods of European history, describing how, out of the Dark Ages, the Greeks set their sails north, south, east and west to plant trading posts and colonies, to reap wha…

  • Ancient Empires

    Ancient Empires
    av Eric H. Cline

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521717809

    Ancient Empires is a relatively brief yet comprehensive and even-handed overview of the ancient Near East, the Mediterranean and Europe, including the Greco-Roman world, Late Antiquity and the early Muslim period. Taking a focused and thematic appro…

  • Ancient Empires

    Ancient Empires
    av Eric H. Cline

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521889117

    Ancient Empires is a relatively brief yet comprehensive and even-handed overview of the ancient Near East, the Mediterranean and Europe, including the Greco-Roman world, Late Antiquity and the early Muslim period. Taking a focused and thematic appro…

  • Caesar: Politician and Statesman

    Caesar: Politician and Statesman
    av Matthias Gelzer

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674090019

    In 1912 a young scholar published a slim volume investigating the social structure of the late Roman Republic, which was in due course to transform the study of Roman history. The author, Mattias Gelzer, went on to hold the Chair of Ancient History…

  • Pausanias' Guide to Ancient Greece

    Pausanias' Guide to Ancient Greece
    av Christian Habicht

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520061705

    A Greek who lived in Asia Minor during the second century A.D., Pausanias traveled through Greece and wrote an invaluable description of its classical sites that is a treasure trove of information on archaeology, religion, history, and art. Although…

  • Mesopotamia - Civilization Begins

    Mesopotamia - Civilization Begins
    av Ariane Thomas

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781606066492

    Mesopotamia, in modern-day Iraq, was home to the remarkable ancient civilizations of Sumer, Akkad, Babylonia, and Assyria. From the rise of the first cities around 3500 BCE, through the mighty empires of Nineveh and Babylon, to the demise of its nat…

  • 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…

  • Gods and Robots

    Gods and Robots
    av Adrienne Mayor

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202266

    The fascinating untold story of how the ancients imagined robots and other forms of artificial life-and even invented real automated machines The first robot to walk the earth was a bronze giant called Talos. This wondrous machine was created not by…

  • Gods and Robots

    Gods and Robots
    av Adrienne Mayor

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183510

    The fascinating untold story of how the ancients imagined robots and other forms of artificial life-and even invented real automated machines The first robot to walk the earth was a bronze giant called Talos. This wondrous machine was created not by…

  • 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…

  • The New Complete Works of Josephus

    The New Complete Works of Josephus
    av Josephus Flavius

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780825429248

    No source, other than the Bible itself, provides more relevant information on the first century than the work of Flavius Josephus. This newly edited version updates the original 18th century language; includes commentary by the award winning author…

  • In Search Of The Trojan War

    In Search Of The Trojan War
    av Michael Wood

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780563522652

    Detailing the rediscovery in Moscow of the so-called jewels of Helen and the re-excavation of the site of Troy begun in 1988, which continues to yield new evidence about the historical city, In Search of the Trojan War takes a fresh look at some of…

  • In Search of the Trojan War

    In Search of the Trojan War
    av Michael Wood

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520215993

    Tales of Troy and its heroes--Achilles and Hector, Paris and the legendary beauty Helen--have fired the human imagination for 3,000 years. With In Search of the Trojan War, Michael Wood brings vividly to life the legend and lore of the Heroic Age in…

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

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437645

    Spanning thirteen centuries from the age of Trajan to the taking of Constantinople by the Turks, DECLINE & FALL is one of the greatest narratives in European Literature. David Womersley's masterly selection and bridging commentary enables the reader…

  • Fall of the Roman Republic

    Fall of the Roman Republic
    av Plutarch

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449341

    Dramatic artist, natural scientist and philosopher, Plutarch is widely regarded as the most significant historian of his era, writing sharp and succinct accounts of the greatest politicians and statesman of the classical period. Taken from the Lives…

  • Lost Technologies of Ancient Egypt

    Lost Technologies of Ancient Egypt
    av Christopher Dunn

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591431022

    From the pyramids in the north to the temples in the south, ancient artisans left their marks all over Egypt, unique marks that reveal craftsmanship we would be hard pressed to duplicate today. Drawing together the results of more than 30 years of r…

  • 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…

  • The Letters of the Younger Pliny

    The Letters of the Younger Pliny
    av The Younger Pliny

    Storpocket - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441277

    Providing a series of fascinating views of Imperial Rome, The Letters of the Younger Pliny also offer one of the fullest self-portraits to survive from classical times. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction by Betty Radice…

  • The Histories: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    The Histories: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av Herodotus

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107545

    "Unquestionably the best English translation of Herodotus to have appeared in the past half-century." --The Times Literary Supplement In Tom Holland's vibrant translation, one of the great masterpieces of Western history springs to life. Herodotus o…

  • S.P.Q.R: A History of Ancient Rome

    S.P.Q.R: A History of Ancient Rome
    av Mary Beard

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871404237

    Ancient Rome was an imposing city even by modern standards, a sprawling imperial metropolis of more than a million inhabitants, a "mixture of luxury and filth, liberty and exploitation, civic pride and murderous civil war" that served as the seat of…

  • Byzantium: A Very Short Introduction

    Byzantium: A Very Short Introduction
    av Peter Sarris

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199236114

    After surviving the fifth century fall of the Western European Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire flourished as one of the most powerful economic, cultural, and military forces in Europe for a thousand years.In this Very Short Introduction Peter Sar…

  • Assembling Archaeology

    Assembling Archaeology
    av Hannah Cobb

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198784258

    Assembling Archaeology provides a radical rethinking of the relationships between teaching, researching, digging, and practicing as an archaeologist in the 21st century. The issues addressed here are global and applicable wherever archaeology is tau…

  • Cultures of Stone

    Cultures of Stone
    av Gabriel Cooney

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789088908910

  • Cultures of Stone

    Cultures of Stone
    av Gabriel Cooney

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789088908927

  • Samtidsarkeologi : introduktion till ett forskingsfält

    Samtidsarkeologi : introduktion till ett forskingsfält
    av Mats Burström

    Häftad - 2007 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789144004303

    Varför ta arkeologi till hjälp för att studera samtiden? Vad kan arkeologin tillföra när det finns ett överflöd av andra kunskapskällor? Och när börjar överhuvudtaget samtiden? Samtidsarkeologin visar hur föremål och andra materiella spår från det n…

  • 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…