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  • Hellenistic Epigram

    Hellenistic Epigram
    av Francis Cairns

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107168503

    This book offers scholars and students of Hellenistic and Roman literature an overview of Hellenistic epigram, a field closely related to other Hellenistic poetry and highly influential upon Roman poetry. In fourteen themed chapters, it foregrounds…

  • Hellenistic Epigram

    Hellenistic Epigram
    av Francis Cairns

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316617878

    This book offers scholars and students of Hellenistic and Roman literature an overview of Hellenistic epigram, a field closely related to other Hellenistic poetry and highly influential upon Roman poetry. In fourteen themed chapters, it foregrounds…

  • The Aurelian Wall and the Refashioning of Imperial Rome, AD 271-855

    The Aurelian Wall and the Refashioning of Imperial Rome, AD 271-855
    av Hendrik W. Dey

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107526532

    This book explores the relationship between the city of Rome and the Aurelian Wall during the six centuries following its construction in the 270s AD, a period when the city changed and contracted almost beyond recognition, as it evolved from imperi…

  • The Aurelian Wall and the Refashioning of Imperial Rome, AD 271-855

    The Aurelian Wall and the Refashioning of Imperial Rome, AD 271-855
    av Hendrik W. Dey

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521763653

    This book explores the relationship between the city of Rome and the Aurelian Wall during the six centuries following its construction in the 270s AD, a period when the city changed and contracted almost beyond recognition, as it evolved from imperi…

  • Ovid on Screen

    Ovid on Screen
    av Martin M. Winkler

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108485401

    This book presents the first systematic appreciation of Ovid's extensive influence on, and affinity with, modern visual culture. Some topics are directly related to Ovid; others exhibit features, characters, or themes analogous to those in his works…

  • Excavations at Helgö. 16, Exotic and sacral finds from Helgö

    Excavations at Helgö. 16, Exotic and sacral finds from Helgö
    av Bo Gyllensvärd, Peter Harbison, Morten Axboe, Jan Peder Lamm, Torun Zachrisson, Synnöve Reisborg

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789174023398

    The book contains six articles by different authors:Bo Gyllensvärd, The Buddha found at HelgöPeter Harbison, The Helgö crozier headMorten Axboe, The bracteates from HelgöJan Peder Lamm, Figural gold foils found in Sweden: a study based on the discov…

  • Sparta's Second Attic War

    Sparta's Second Attic War
    av Paul Anthony Rahe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300242621

    The latest volume in Paul Rahe's expansive history of Sparta's response to the challenges posed to its grand strategy In a continuation of his multivolume series on ancient Sparta, Paul Rahe narrates the second stage in the six-decades-long, epic st…

  • The Illyrians

    The Illyrians
    av John Wilkes

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631198079

    For more than a thousand years before the arrival of the Slavs in the sixth century AD, the lands between the Adriatic and the river Danube, now Yugoslavia and Albania, were the home of the peoples known to the ancient world as Illyrians. This book,…

  • Ab Urbe Condita

    Ab Urbe Condita
    av Livy

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862922962

    Livy's first book covers the 'mythical' period of Rome, from the arrival of Aeneas in Italy, including the founding of Alba Longa and Rome, the lives of Romulus and Remus, and the period of Kingship up to the banishment of the last of the seven king…

  • Ab Urbe Condita

    Ab Urbe Condita
    av Livy

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862921781

    Book XXI of Livy's history of Rome is one of the most frequently read either in its entirety or in extracts, for it includes Carthaginian campaigns in Spain and Hannibal's momentous crossing of the Alps to invade Italy.P.G. Walsh's edition is design…

  • City Walls in Late Antiquity

    City Walls in Late Antiquity

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789253641

    The construction of urban defences was one of the hallmarks of the late Roman and late-antique periods (300-600 AD) throughout the western and eastern empire. City walls were the most significant construction projects of their time and they redefine…

  • The City Wall of Imperial Rome

    The City Wall of Imperial Rome
    av Ian A. Richmond, Torsten Cumberland Jacobsen, Ian A. Richmond

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594161827

    The City Wall of Imperial Rome: An Account of Its Architectural Development from Aurelian to Narses by Sir Ian A. Richmonds was first published in 1930 and reprinted in facsimile in 1971. Despite its scarcity, it remains the essential work on the im…

  • Herculaneum and the House of the Bicentenary - History and Heritage

    Herculaneum and the House of the Bicentenary - History and Heritage
    av Sarah Court

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781606066287

    This volume vividly recounts, for general readers, the Roman town of Herculaneum, destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE and uniquely preserved for nearly two thousand years. Initial chapters offer an engaging historical overview of th…

  • 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.

  • 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 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 Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World

    The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World
    av Catherine Nixey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781328589286

    A New York Times Notable Book A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Named a Book of the Year by the Telegraph, the Spectator, the Observer, and BBC History Magazine In Harran, the locals refused to convert. They were dismembered, their li…

  • The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

    The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction
    av Christopher Smith

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199547913

    From around 900 to 400 BC, the Etruscans were the most innovative, powerful, wealthy, and creative people in Italy. Their archaeological record is both substantial and fascinating, including tomb paintings, sculpture, jewellery, and art. In this Ver…

  • Memento Mori

    Memento Mori
    av Paul Koudounaris

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500517789

    Memento Mori takes the reader on a ghoulish but beautiful tour of some of the world's more unusual sacred sites and traditions, in which human remains are displayed for the benefit of the living. From burial caves in Indonesia festooned with bones,…

  • Women and Monarchy in Macedonia

    Women and Monarchy in Macedonia
    av Elizabeth Donnelly Carney

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806132129

    In this groundbreaking work, Elizabeth Donnelly Carney examines the role of royal women in the Macedonian Argead dynasty from the sixth century B.C. to 168 B.C. Women were excluded from the exercise of power in most of the Hellenic world. However, C…

  • The Art and Architecture of Ancient Greece: An Illustrated Account of Classical Greek Buildings, Sculptures and Paintings, Shown in 250 Glorious Photo

    The Art and Architecture of Ancient Greece: An Illustrated Account of Classical Greek Buildings, Sculptures and Paintings, Shown in 250 Glorious Photo
    av Nigel Rodgers

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844768028

    This title offer an illustrated account of classical Greek buildings, sculptures and paintings, that are shown in 200 glorious photographs and drawings. It includes an authoritative exploration of ancient Greek civilization, architecture and style,…

  • 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…

  • The Peloponnesian War

    The Peloponnesian War
    av Donald Kagan

    Häftad - 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.

  • Female Characters in Fragmentary Greek Tragedy

    Female Characters in Fragmentary Greek Tragedy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108495141

    How were women represented in Greek tragedy? This question lies at the heart of much modern scholarship on ancient drama, yet it has typically been approached using evidence drawn only from the thirty-two tragedies that survive complete - neglecting…

  • The Economy of Pompeii

    The Economy of Pompeii

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198786573

    This volume presents fourteen papers by Roman archaeologists and historians discussing approaches to the economic history of Pompeii, and the role of the Pompeian evidence in debates about the Roman economy. Four themes are discussed. The first of t…

  • Scipio Africanus

    Scipio Africanus
    av B. Hart

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306813634

    Scipio Africanus (236183 b.c.) was one of the most exciting and dynamic leaders in history. As commander, he never lost a battle. Yet it is his adversary, Hannibal, who has lived on in public memory.As B.H. Liddell Hart writes,"Scipio's battles are…

  • 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…

  • Ancient Greek Civilization

    Ancient Greek Civilization
    av David Sansone

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119098157

    The third edition of Ancient Greek Civilization is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire. * Explores the evolution and development of Greek art, lite…

  • Anabasis

    Anabasis
    av Xenophon

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781406805710

  • Anabasis

    Anabasis
    av Xenophon

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781419106774

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Life and Death of Ancient Cities

    The Life and Death of Ancient Cities
    av Greg Woolf

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199664733

    The human race is on a 10,000 year urban adventure. Our ancestors wandered the planet or lived scattered in villages, yet by the end of this century almost all of us will live in cities. But that journey has not been a smooth one and urban civilizat…

  • Selections from Herodotus

    Selections from Herodotus
    av Amy L. Barbour

    Häftad - 1929 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806141701

    The writings of Herodotus, historian, observer, and delightful storyteller, have long been favorites among teachers and students of the Greek language. The selections in this book will provide reading in the second year for the student who has begun…

  • The Message of the Sphinx

    The Message of the Sphinx
    av Graham Hancock

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780517888520

    In this riveting account of historical and archaeological investigation, the authors present hard evidence that the Sphinx, the Pyramids, and the other monuments at Giza are of far more ancient origin than previously believed. Complete with evidence…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Muhammad and the Empires of Faith

    Muhammad and the Empires of Faith
    av Dr. Sean W. Anthony

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520340411

    In Muhammad and the Empires of Faith, Sean W. Anthony demonstrates how critical readings of non-Muslim and Muslim sources in tandem can breathe new life into the historical study of Muhammad and how his message transformed the world. By placing thes…

  • Preposterous Poetics

    Preposterous Poetics
    av Simon Goldhill

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108494823

    How does literary form change as Christianity and rabbinic Judaism take shape? What is the impact of literary tradition and the new pressures of religious thinking? Tracing a journey over the first millennium that includes works in Latin, Greek, Heb…

  • Old Oswestry Hillfort and its Landscape: Ancient Past, Uncertain Future

    Old Oswestry Hillfort and its Landscape: Ancient Past, Uncertain Future

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789696110

    Old Oswestry is considered to be one of England's most precious archaeological jewels, described by Sir Cyril Fox in the 1930s as 'the outstanding work of the Early Iron Age type on the Marches of Wales', and its design is unique amongst hillforts i…

  • Alexandrian War. African War. Spanish War

    Alexandrian War. African War. Spanish War
    av Caesar

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674994430

    In this volume are three works concerning the campaigns engaged in by the great Roman statesman Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE), but not written by him. The Alexandrian War, which deals with troubles elsewhere also, may have been written by Aulus Hirtius…

  • 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…

  • Stereotype

    Stereotype
    av Karsten Wentink

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789088909382

    Throughout northern Europe, thousands of burial mounds were erected in the third millennium BCE. Starting in the Corded Ware culture, individual people were being buried underneath these mounds, often equipped with an almost rigid set of grave goods…

  • Stereotype

    Stereotype
    av Karsten Wentink

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789088909399

    Throughout northern Europe, thousands of burial mounds were erected in the third millennium BCE. Starting in the Corded Ware culture, individual people were being buried underneath these mounds, often equipped with an almost rigid set of grave goods…

  • A History of the Pharaohs

    A History of the Pharaohs
    av Arthur E. P. Brome Weigall

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108082914

    The career of Arthur Weigall (1880-1934) encompassed Egyptology but also stage design, film criticism and journalism, as well as fiction and books about ancient Egypt. After studying in Germany, he worked at Abydos with Flinders Petrie, but in 1905…

  • A History of the Pharaohs

    A History of the Pharaohs
    av Arthur E. P. Brome Weigall

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108082907

    The career of Arthur Weigall (1880-1934) encompassed Egyptology but also stage design, film criticism and journalism, as well as fiction and books about ancient Egypt. After studying in Germany, he worked at Abydos with Flinders Petrie, but in 1905…

  • 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…

  • Jämtarna och samerna kom först

    Jämtarna och samerna kom först
    av Stig Welinder

    Inbunden - 2008 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789179482206

    Vem kom först? Jämtarna eller samerna? Frågorna blev aktuella i september 1995, när den första rättegången om renbetsrättigheter inleddes inför tingsrätten i Sveg. 15 år och många rättegångar senare ger den här boken svar. Kulturantropologins etnici…

  • Burial textiles : textile bits and pieces in central Sweden, AD 500?800

    Burial textiles : textile bits and pieces in central Sweden, AD 500?800
    av Anita Malmius

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789177979258

    Textiles have always played an important role in human prehistory. Weaving and other types of handicraft demanded logical thinking and creativity. This thesis deals with textiles found in burials in Mälardalen, east central Sweden, in 500–800…

  • The Cultural Turn in International Aid

    The Cultural Turn in International Aid

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815382294

    The Cultural Turn in International Aid is one of the first volumes to analyse a wide and comprehensive range of issues related to culture and international aid in a critical and constructive manner. Assessing why international aid is provided for cu…

  • The Conquest of Gaul

    The Conquest of Gaul
    av Julius Caesar

    Storpocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444339

    Between 58 and 50BC Caesar conquered most of the area now covered by France, Belgium and Switzerland, and twice invaded Britain. This is the record of his campaigns. Caesar's narrative offers insights into his military strategy & paints a fascinatin…

  • 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…

  • Ancient Greece

    Ancient Greece
    av Thomas R. Martin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300160055

    In this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century B.C. Focusing on the development of the Greek city-state and the society, culture, and archi…

  • 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…

  • Who Was King Tut?

    Who Was King Tut?
    av Roberta Edwards

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780448443607

    Explains the life and times of King Tutankhamen, an ancient Egyptian ruler, covering the story of his tomb's discovery by Howard Carter in 1922 as well as myths and so-called mummy curses. Original.