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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Scipio Africanus

    Scipio Africanus
    av Professor Richard A. Gabriel

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597972055

    The world often misunderstands its greatest men while neglecting others entirely. Scipio Africanus, surely the greatest general that Rome produced, suffered both these fates. Today scholars celebrate the importance of Hannibal, even though Scipio de…

  • Chronicle of the Roman Emperors

    Chronicle of the Roman Emperors
    av Chris Scarre

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500289891

    This is a highly readable history and a unique work of reference. Focusing on the succession of the rulers of imperial Rome, it uses timelines with at-a-glance visual guides to each reign and its main events. Biographical portraits of the 56 princip…

  • 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…

  • A Short History of Babylon

    A Short History of Babylon
    av Karen Radner

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838601706

    Much of our perception of Babylon in the West is filtered through the poignant echoes of loss and longing that resonate in the Hebrew Bible. The lamenting exiles of Judah craved a return to their lost homeland after the sack of Jerusalem in 587 BC a…

  • A Short History of Babylon

    A Short History of Babylon
    av Karen Radner

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838601690

    Much of our perception of Babylon in the West is filtered through the poignant echoes of loss and longing that resonate in the Hebrew Bible. The lamenting exiles of Judah craved a return to their lost homeland after the sack of Jerusalem in 587 BC a…

  • 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…

  • Ancient Assyria: A Very Short Introduction

    Ancient Assyria: A Very Short Introduction
    av Karen Radner

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198715900

    Assyria was one of the most influential kingdoms of the Ancient Near East. In this Very Short Introduction, Karen Radner sketches the history of Assyria from city state to empire, from the early 2nd millennium BC to the end of the 7th century BC. Si…

  • Troy 1800-1250 BC

    Troy 1800-1250 BC
    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767031

    In all the stories told by mankind and recorded through its history, the tale of the siege of Troy is perhaps the greatest secular story ever told. It has certainly captured the western imagination for some 3000 years. Archaeological work has reveal…

  • Plataea 479 BC

    Plataea 479 BC
    av William Shepherd

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085540

    Plataea was one of the biggest and most important land battles of pre-20th century history. Close to 100,000 hoplite and light-armed Greeks took on an even larger barbarian army that included elite Asian cavalry and infantry, and troops from as far…

  • The Histories

    The Histories
    av Tacitus

    Storpocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449648

    In AD68 Nero's suicide marked the end of the first dynasty of imperial Rome. The following year was one of drama and danger, though not of chaos.In the surviving books of his Histories the barrister-historian Tacitus, writing some thirty years after…

  • The Histories

    The Histories
    av Tacitus

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199540709

    `The story I now commence is rich in vicissitudes, grim with warfare, torn by civil strife, a tale of horror even during times of peace.' Edward Gibbon called The Histories an `immortal work, every sentence of which is pregnant with the deepest obse…

  • Thermopylae 480 BC

    Thermopylae 480 BC
    av Nic Fields

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841761800

    An authoritative re-telling of one of the greatest tales of heroism of all time and a decisive moment for the history of the world, Leonidas and the 300 Spartans' fight to the death against overwhelming Persian forces preserved the future of Greece…

  • Roman Guardsman 62 BC-AD 324

    Roman Guardsman 62 BC-AD 324
    av Ross Cowan

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782009252

    From the civil wars of the Late Republic to Constantine's bloody reunification of the Empire, elite corps of guardsmen were at the heart of every Roman army. Whether as bodyguards or as shock troops in battle, the fighting skills of praetorians, spe…

  • The Scythians

    The Scythians
    av Barry Cunliffe

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198820123

    Brilliant horsemen and great fighters, the Scythians were nomadic horsemen who ranged wide across the grasslands of the Asian steppe from the Altai mountains in the east to the Great Hungarian Plain in the first millennium BC. Their steppe homeland…

  • 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…

  • Roman Military Dress

    Roman Military Dress
    av Graham Sumner

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752445762

    The Roman military was one of the most powerful forces of the ancient world. But what did its soldiers wear? This book presents an accurate and illuminating study of a popular yet understudied subject. Spanning 1000 years from the Late Republic to t…

  • Charlemagne, Genghis Khan, and Scipio Africanus: History's Ultimate Trilogy (3 Manuscripts)

    Charlemagne, Genghis Khan, and Scipio Africanus: History's Ultimate Trilogy (3 Manuscripts)
    av Michael Klein

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781539947790

  • The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction

    The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction
    av Eric H. Cline

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199760275

    Homer's tale of the abduction of Helen to Troy and the ten-year war to bring her back to Greece has fascinated mankind for centuries since he related it in The Iliad and The Odyssey. More recently, it has given rise to countless scholarly articles a…

  • The Age of Alexander

    The Age of Alexander
    av Plutarch

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449358

    The Parallel Lives of Plutarch are cornerstones of Western literature, and have exerted a profound influence on writers and statesmen since the Renaissance, most notably Shakespeare. This selection of ten biographies spans the period from the start…

  • 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…

  • Ancient Mesopotamia

    Ancient Mesopotamia
    av Susan Pollock

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521575683

    This book is an in-depth treatment of the antecedents and first florescence of early state and urban societies in the alluvial lowlands of Mesopotamia over nearly three millennia, from approximately 5000 to 2100 BC. Susan Pollock’s approach is…

  • Ancient Mesopotamia

    Ancient Mesopotamia
    av Susan Pollock

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521573344

    This book is an in-depth treatment of the antecedents and first florescence of early state and urban societies in the alluvial lowlands of Mesopotamia over nearly three millennia, from approximately 5000 to 2100 BC. Susan Pollock's approach is expli…

  • Domina

    Domina
    av Guy de la Bedoyere

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300230307

    A captivating popular history that shines a light on the notorious Julio-Claudian women who forged an empire Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero-these are the names history associates with the early Roman Empire. Yet, not a single one…

  • Domina

    Domina
    av Guy de la Bedoyere

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300254846

    A captivating popular history that shines a light on the notorious Julio-Claudian women who forged an empire Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero-these are the names history associates with the early Roman Empire. Yet, not a single one…

  • Story of the British Isles in 100 Places

    Story of the British Isles in 100 Places
    av Neil Oliver

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593079799

    (Edward Stourton)From much-loved historian Neil Oliver, comes this beautifully written, kaleidoscopic history of a place with a story like no other. The British Isles, this archipelago of islands, is to Neil Oliver the best place in the world.

  • Keeper Of Genesis

    Keeper Of Genesis
    av Robert Bauval, Graham Hancock

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099416364

    Using computer simulations of the ancient skies to crack the millennial code that the monuments transcribe, the authors set out a new theory concerning the Pyramid Texts and other archaic Egyptian scriptures.

  • Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire: Vols 4-6

    Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire: Vols 4-6
    av Edward Gibbon

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151923

    The first three volumes of Gibbon's DECLINE AND FALL (the western empire) were published by Everyman in 1993. Volumes 4-6 complete the set which is now available for the first time in many years. This year is the bicentenary of Gibbon's death, which…

  • Lives of the Ancient Egyptians

    Lives of the Ancient Egyptians
    av Toby Wilkinson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500294802

    From the dawn of history to the death of Cleopatra, ancient Egypt was home to larger-than-life personalities. Across one hundred lives, Toby Wilkinson explores the true character and diversity of human experience in the ancient world's greatest civi…

  • 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…

  • 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 Oxford Handbook of the European Bronze Age

    The Oxford Handbook of the European Bronze Age

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198855071

    The Oxford Handbook of the European Bronze Age is a wide-ranging survey of a crucial period in prehistory during which many social, economic, and technological changes took place. Written by expert specialists in the field, the book provides coverag…

  • The Oxford Handbook of the European Bronze Age

    The Oxford Handbook of the European Bronze Age

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199572861

    The Oxford Handbook of the European Bronze Age is a wide-ranging survey of a crucial period in prehistory during which many social, economic, and technological changes took place. Written by expert specialists in the field, the book provides coverag…

  • 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…

  • 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 Makers of Rome

    The Makers of Rome
    av Plutarch

    Storpocket - 1965 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441581

    These nine biographies illuminate the careers, personalities and military campaigns of some of Rome's greatest statesmen, whose lives span the earliest days of the Republic to the establishment of the Empire. Selected from Plutarch's Roman Lives, th…

  • Classical Archaeology in the Field

    Classical Archaeology in the Field
    av L.C. Bowkett

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996177

    Archaeology has progressed enormously since the early excavations of classical sites such as Olympia and Ephesus in the middle of the 19th century. A better perspective on the material culture of the Classical world is now given by new methods and m…

  • Aztekerna

    Aztekerna
    av Jacques Soustelle

    Pocket - 1994 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187680564

    Soustelle ger en kompetent och livlig beskrivning, full av detaljer, av aztekernas förhistoria, kultur och politiska välde (som bara varade i 93 år!).Den som läst Dagligt liv hos aztekerna känner igen mycket, men trots det lilla formatet har Soustel…

  • Anabasis

    Anabasis
    av Xenophon

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781406805710

  • Anabasis

    Anabasis
    av Xenophon

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781419106774

  • Middle Egyptian Grammar

    Middle Egyptian Grammar
    av James Hoch

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780920168141

  • The Opening of the Way

    The Opening of the Way
    av Isha Schwaller De Lubicz

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892815722

    Here, the author of the two Her-Bak novels provides specific tools that instruct in the comprehension and application of those teachings, and help us recognise that it is by the path of silence and meditation that we are guided to the intelligence o…

  • Gods & Myths of Ancient Egypt: The Illustrated Guide to the Mythology, Religion and Culture

    Gods & Myths of Ancient Egypt: The Illustrated Guide to the Mythology, Religion and Culture
    av Lucia Gahlin

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780193328

    This is an illustrated guide to the mythology, religion and culture. It is a scholarly yet accessible celebration of ancient Egypt for every reader: pyramids, magic, rituals, mummies, pharaohs, dreams and oracles. It examines the role myths and reli…

  • Archaeological Thinking

    Archaeological Thinking
    av Charles E. Orser

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442226982

    How do archaeologists think? How do they use the scattered and often-fragmentary remains from the past-both historical and excavated-to create meaningful, sensible interpretations of human history? In Archaeological Thinking, Charles E. Orser Jr., p…

  • Archaeological Thinking

    Archaeological Thinking
    av Charles E. Orser

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442226975

    How do archaeologists think? How do they use the scattered and often-fragmentary remains from the past-both historical and excavated-to create meaningful, sensible interpretations of human history? In Archaeological Thinking, Charles E. Orser Jr., p…

  • 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

  • Roman Lives

    Roman Lives
    av Plutarch

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199537389

    Marcus CatoSullaAemilius PaullusPompeyThe GracchiMariusJulius CaesarAnthony'I treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirror...The experience is like nothing so much as spending time in their company and living with them: I receive and welcome…

  • Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic

    Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic
    av Tom Holland

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400078974

    A vivid historical account of the social world of Rome as it moved from republic to empire. In 49 B.C., the seven hundred fifth year since the founding of Rome, Julius Caesar crossed a small border river called the Rubicon and plunged Rome into cata…

  • Ancient Egyptian Magic

    Ancient Egyptian Magic
    av Christina Riggs

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500052129

    In the ancient world the magicians of Egypt were considered the best. But was magic harmless fun, heartfelt hope, or something darker? Whether you needed a love charm, a chat with your dead wife, or the ability to fly like a bird, an Egyptian magici…

  • The Peloponnesian War

    The Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192821911

    'The greatest historian that ever lived'Such was Macaulay's verdict on Thucydides (c. 460-400 BC) and his history of the Peloponnesian War, the momentous struggle between Athens and Sparta as rival powers and political systems that lasted for twenty…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces 2

    Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces 2
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472833471

    The appearance of Roman soldiers in the 3rd century AD has long been a matter of debate and uncertainty, largely thanks to the collapse of central control and perpetual civil war between the assassination of Severus Alexander in 235 and the accessio…

  • How to Be a Bad Emperor: An Ancient Guide to Truly Terrible Leaders

    How to Be a Bad Emperor: An Ancient Guide to Truly Terrible Leaders
    av Suetonius

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691193991

    What would Caligula do? What the worst Roman emperors can teach us about how not to lead If recent history has taught us anything, it's that sometimes the best guide to leadership is the negative example. But that insight is hardly new. Nearly 2,000…

  • Greek Mythology: Tales of Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Monsters & Mythical Beasts

    Greek Mythology: Tales of Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Monsters & Mythical Beasts
    av Lucas Wright

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781546553519

    With the vast number of translations and versions from many authors, it can be difficult to find a comprehensive collection of tales and epics regarding Greek Mythology. With this book, readers no longer have to consult numerous sources to get their…