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  • Forntid och medeltid i södra Norrlands skogsbygd

    Forntid och medeltid i södra Norrlands skogsbygd
    av Karin Preusler

    Kartonnage - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198386516

    Karin Preusler föddes 1934 i Ytterhogdal, mitt i den sydnorrländska skogsbygden.Efter en fil. mag. där kulturgeografi var huvudämne har hon varit verksam som gymnasielärare. Som pensionär började hon forska om skogsbygdens historia. Hon var den förs…

  • The Organization of Ancient Economies

    The Organization of Ancient Economies
    av Kenneth Hirth

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108494700

    In this book, Kenneth Hirth provides a comparative view of the organization of ancient and premodern society and economy. Hirth establishes that humans adapted to their environments, not as individuals but in the social groups where they lived and w…

  • Ancient Egypt

    Ancient Egypt
    av Lorna Oakes

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754834458

    A detailed history with fascinating insights and a gorgeous visual reference, this book tours the sacred Egyptian sites, from theimpressive mortuary temples of the pharaohs to those dedicated to the many gods and goddesses.It includes an in-depth ex…

  • 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 Sirius Mystery

    The Sirius Mystery
    av Robert Temple

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892817504

    Convincing evidence that the Egyptian, Sumerian, and Dogon civilizations were founded by aliens from the Sirius star system who are now ready to return - Updated with 140 pages of new scientific evidence that solidifies the hypothesis that the KGB,…

  • 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…

  • Caligula

    Caligula
    av Aloys Winterling

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520287594

    The infamous emperor Caligula ruled Rome from A.D. 37 to 41 as a tyrant who ultimately became a monster. An exceptionally smart and cruelly witty man, Caligula made his contemporaries worship him as a god. He drank pearls dissolved in vinegar and at…

  • Caligula

    Caligula
    av Aloys Winterling

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520248953

    The infamous emperor Caligula ruled Rome from A.D. 37 to 41 as a tyrant who ultimately became a monster. An exceptionally smart and cruelly witty man, Caligula made his contemporaries worship him as a god. He drank pearls dissolved in vinegar and at…

  • 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…

  • Reading the Past

    Reading the Past
    av Ian Hodder

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521528849

    The third edition of this classic introduction to archaeological theory and method has been fully updated to address the burgeoning of theoretical debate throughout the discipline. Ian Hodder and Scott Hutson argue that archaeologists must bring to…

  • Reading the Past

    Reading the Past
    av Ian Hodder

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521821322

    The third edition of this classic introduction to archaeological theory and method has been fully updated to address the burgeoning of theoretical debate throughout the discipline. Ian Hodder and Scott Hutson argue that archaeologists must bring to…

  • Pompeii and Herculaneum

    Pompeii and Herculaneum
    av Alison E. Cooley

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415666800

    The original edition of Pompeii: A Sourcebook was a crucial resource for students of the site. Now updated to include material from Herculaneum, the neighbouring town also buried in the eruption of Vesuvius, Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Sourcebook all…

  • Pompeii and Herculaneum

    Pompeii and Herculaneum
    av Alison E. Cooley

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415666794

    The original edition of Pompeii: A Sourcebook was a crucial resource for students of the site. Now updated to include material from Herculaneum, the neighbouring town also buried in the eruption of Vesuvius, Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Sourcebook all…

  • 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.

  • Virgil: Aeneid Book XI

    Virgil: Aeneid Book XI

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107416789

    Virgil's Aeneid XI is an important, yet sometimes overlooked, book which covers the funerals following the fierce fighting in Book X and a council of the Latins before they and the Trojans resume battle after the end of the truce. This edition conta…

  • Virgil: Aeneid Book XI

    Virgil: Aeneid Book XI

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107071339

    Virgil's Aeneid XI is an important, yet sometimes overlooked, book which covers the funerals following the fierce fighting in Book X and a council of the Latins before they and the Trojans resume battle after the end of the truce. This edition conta…

  • Papyri and the Social World of the New Testament

    Papyri and the Social World of the New Testament
    av Sabine R. Huebner

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108470254

    In this book, Sabine R. Huebner explores the world of the protagonists of the New Testament and the early Christians using the rich papyrological evidence from Roman Egypt. This gives us unparalleled insights into the everyday lives of the non-elite…

  • Papyri and the Social World of the New Testament

    Papyri and the Social World of the New Testament
    av Sabine R. Huebner

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108455701

    In this book, Sabine R. Huebner explores the world of the protagonists of the New Testament and the early Christians using the rich papyrological evidence from Roman Egypt. This gives us unparalleled insights into the everyday lives of the non-elite…

  • A History of the Later Roman Empire, AD 284-641

    A History of the Later Roman Empire, AD 284-641
    av Stephen Mitchell

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118312421

    The Second Edition of A History of the Later Roman Empire features extensive revisions and updates to the highly-acclaimed, sweeping historical survey of the Roman Empire from the accession of Diocletian in AD 284 to the death of Heraclius in 641. *…

  • Herodotus: Histories Book IX

    Herodotus: Histories Book IX
    av Herodotus

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521596503

    Book IX of Herodotus' Histories provides the conclusion and climax to his work, as the victories at Plataea and Mycale complete the improbable Greek victory over Persia. The major themes of the work are all here echoed, modified, and revisited, and…

  • Herodotus: Histories Book IX

    Herodotus: Histories Book IX
    av Herodotus

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521593687

    Book IX of Herodotus' Histories provides the conclusion and climax to his work, as the victories at Plataea and Mycale complete the improbable Greek victory over Persia. The major themes of the work are all here echoed, modified, and revisited, and…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • From Stonehenge to Las Vegas

    From Stonehenge to Las Vegas
    av Cornelius Holtorf

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780759102675

    Indiana Jones. Lara Croft. Archaeologist as folk hero, detective, treasure hunter. The meaning of things below the surface. The life history of Stonehenge. Las Vegas' Luxor Hotel. Copies of artifacts as contemporary kitch. The connections between ar…

  • From Stonehenge to Las Vegas

    From Stonehenge to Las Vegas
    av Cornelius Holtorf

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780759102668

    Indiana Jones. Lara Croft. Archaeologist as folk hero, detective, treasure hunter. The meaning of things below the surface. The life history of Stonehenge. Las Vegas' Luxor Hotel. Copies of artifacts as contemporary kitch. The connections between ar…

  • The Rise of Coptic: Egyptian Versus Greek in Late Antiquity

    The Rise of Coptic: Egyptian Versus Greek in Late Antiquity
    av Jean-Luc Fournet

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691198347

    Coptic emerged as the written form of the Egyptian language in the third century, when Greek was still the official language in Egypt. By the time of the Arab conquest of Egypt in 641, Coptic had almost achieved official status, but only after an un…

  • Publik arkeologi

    Publik arkeologi
    av Fredrik Svanberg, Katty H. Wahlgren

    Danskt band - 2007 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789189116962

    Hur kan man utveckla arkeologins publika relationer? Och varför är dessa frågor högaktuella just nu? Boken Publik arkeologi diskuterar arkeologins kommunikation med allmänheten med utgångspunkt i dagens situation och för fram en rad visioner för fra…

  • Crossing the Pomerium: The Boundaries of Political, Religious, and Military Institutions from Caesar to Constantine

    Crossing the Pomerium: The Boundaries of Political, Religious, and Military Institutions from Caesar to Constantine
    av Michael Koortbojian

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691195032

    A multifaceted exploration of the interplay between civic and military life in ancient Rome The ancient Romans famously distinguished between civic life in Rome and military matters outside the city--a division marked by the pomerium, an abstract re…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Roman Studies

    The Oxford Handbook of Roman Studies

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198856009

    An indispensable guide to the latest scholarship in the field of Roman Studies. Over fifty distinguished scholars elucidate the contribution of material as well as literary culture to our understanding of the Roman world, and suggest pathways for fr…

  • Babylon, Memphis, Persepolis

    Babylon, Memphis, Persepolis
    av Walter Burkert

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674023994

    At the distant beginning of Western civilization, according to European tradition, Greece stands as an insular, isolated, near-miracle of burgeoning culture. This book traverses the ancient world's three great centers of cultural exchange--Babylonia…

  • The Spartacus War

    The Spartacus War
    av Barry Strauss

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781416532064

    An authoritative account from an expert author: The Spartacus War is the first popular history of the revolt in English. The Spartacus War is the extraordinary story of the most famous slave rebellion in the ancient world, the fascinating true stor…

  • Cultural Memory and Early Civilization

    Cultural Memory and Early Civilization
    av Jan Assmann

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521188029

    Now available to an English-speaking audience, this book presents a groundbreaking theoretical analysis of memory, identity and culture. It investigates how cultures remember, arguing that human memory exists and is communicated in two ways, namely…

  • Cultural Memory and Early Civilization

    Cultural Memory and Early Civilization
    av Jan Assmann

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521763813

    Now available to an English-speaking audience, this book presents a groundbreaking theoretical analysis of memory, identity and culture. It investigates how cultures remember, arguing that human memory exists and is communicated in two ways, namely…

  • 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…

  • An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Uniforms of the Roman World: A Detailed Study of the Armies of Rome and Their Enemies, Including the Etruscans, Sam

    An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Uniforms of the Roman World: A Detailed Study of the Armies of Rome and Their Enemies, Including the Etruscans, Sam
    av Kevin F. Kiley

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754823872

    This is a detailed study of the armies of Rome and their enemies, including the Etruscans, Samnites, Carthaginians, Celts, Macedonians, Gauls, Huns, Sassanids, Persians and Turks. It is an incredible visual reference of the fighting men of Rome and…

  • When Time Began: Book V of the Earth Chronicles

    When Time Began: Book V of the Earth Chronicles
    av Zecharia Sitchin

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061379284

    They came to Earth thousands of years ago to usher in mankind's first New Age of scientific growth and spiritual enlightenment. Under the guidance of these ancient visitors from the heavens, human civilisation flourished - as revolutionary advances…

  • Vägar mot Lund : en antologi om stadens uppkomst, tidigaste utveckling och entreprenaden bakom de stora stenbyggnaderna

    Vägar mot Lund : en antologi om stadens uppkomst, tidigaste utveckling och entreprenaden bakom de stora stenbyggnaderna
    av Maria Cinthio, Lone Mogensen, Ulf Sivhed, Anders Ödman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789175456409

     »Denna mycket gedigna och fascinerade redogörelse för framväxten av den medeltida staden Lund med uppförandet av katedralen i fokus, presenterar ny, intressant forskning om Lunds historia som ger belägg för att staden grundades redan under Har…

  • The Riddle of the Rosetta: How an English Polymath and a French Polyglot Discovered the Meaning of Egyptian Hieroglyphs

    The Riddle of the Rosetta: How an English Polymath and a French Polyglot Discovered the Meaning of Egyptian Hieroglyphs
    av Jed Z. Buchwald, Diane Greco Josefowicz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691200903

    A major new history of the race between two geniuses to decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century Europe In 1799, a French Army officer was rebuilding the defenses of a fort on the banks of the Nile when h…

  • The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories

    The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400031146

    From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides, a new Landmark Edition of The Histories by Herodotus. Cicero called Herodotus the father of history, and his only work, The Histories, is considered the first true piece of historical wr…

  • 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 Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

    The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece
    av Josiah Ober

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173146

    Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the classical era, Greece was densely populated and highly urbanized. Many surprisingly h…

  • 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…

  • The Roman Street

    The Roman Street
    av Jeremy Hartnett

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107513532

    Every day Roman urbanites took to the street for myriad tasks, from hawking vegetables and worshipping local deities to simply loitering and socializing. Hartnett takes readers into this thicket of activity as he repopulates Roman streets with their…

  • The Roman Street

    The Roman Street
    av Jeremy Hartnett

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107105706

    Every day Roman urbanites took to the street for myriad tasks, from hawking vegetables and worshipping local deities to simply loitering and socializing. Hartnett takes readers into this thicket of activity as he repopulates Roman streets with their…

  • Die modernen Vater der Antike

    Die modernen Vater der Antike

    Inbunden - 2009 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783110190779

    The occupation with objects from antiquity and the development of methods for this led both to the creation of a modern discipline of Classical Studies and to decisive impetuses for a re-orientation of other subjects such as theology and historical…

  • Resurrecting Pompeii

    Resurrecting Pompeii
    av Estelle Lazer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415666336

    Resurrecting Pompeii provides an in-depth study of a unique site from antiquity with information about a population who all died from the same known cause within a short period of time.Pompeii has been continuously excavated and studied since 1748.…

  • Resurrecting Pompeii

    Resurrecting Pompeii
    av Estelle Lazer

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415261463

    Resurrecting Pompeii provides an in-depth study of a unique site from antiquity with information about a population who all died from the same known cause within a short period of time.Pompeii has been continuously excavated and studied since 1748.…

  • Men of Bronze

    Men of Bronze

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168456

    Men of Bronze takes up one of the most important and fiercely debated subjects in ancient history and classics: how did archaic Greek hoplites fight, and what role, if any, did hoplite warfare play in shaping the Greek polis? In the nineteenth centu…

  • The Vindolanda Tablets and the Ancient Economy

    The Vindolanda Tablets and the Ancient Economy
    av Kasper Gronlund Evers

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781407308425

    This study mines the Vindolanda tablets for evidence of economic activity, investigating its range and scale, and asking how it should be characterised as an economic model. Three different kinds of economic behaviour are investigated, namely market…

  • The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

    The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781416590873

    Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta "a possession for all time," and indeed it is the first and still the most famous work in the Western historical tradition. Considered essential reading for generals, stat…

  • 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…

  • Livia

    Livia
    av Anthony A. Barrett

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300102987

    Livia-wife of the first Roman emperor, Caesar Augustus, and mother of the second, Tiberius- wielded extraordinary power at the center of Roman politics. In this biography of Livia, the first in English, Anthony Barrett sets aside the portrait of a c…

  • A Companion to Roman Britain

    A Companion to Roman Britain

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405156813

    This major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain spans the period from the first century BC to the fifth century AD. * Major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain * Brings together specialists to provide an overview of rece…

  • A Companion to Roman Britain

    A Companion to Roman Britain

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631218234

    This major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain spans the period from the first century BC to the fifth century AD. * Major survey of the history and culture of Roman Britain * Brings together specialists to provide an overview of rece…

  • 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…

  • Sulla

    Sulla
    av Arthur Keaveney

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415336611

    In this second edition of Arthur Keaveney's classic biography, a fresh generation of students, scholars and readers are introduced to one of the most pivotal figures in the outgoing Roman Empire.A definitive book in its field, this second edition is…

  • Sulla

    Sulla
    av Arthur Keaveney

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415336604

    In this second edition of Arthur Keaveney's classic biography, a fresh generation of students, scholars and readers are introduced to one of the most pivotal figures in the outgoing Roman Empire.A definitive book in its field, this second edition is…

  • 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…

  • Mithridates the Great: Rome's Indomitable Enemy

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

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473828902

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

  • Democracy: A Life

    Democracy: A Life
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190866273

    Ancient Greece first coined the concept of "democracy," yet almost every major ancient Greek thinker-from Plato and Aristotle onwards- was ambivalent towards or even hostile to democracy in any form. The explanation for this is quite simple: the eli…

  • From Shame to Sin

    From Shame to Sin
    av Kyle Harper

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674660014

    When Rome was at its height, an emperor's male beloved, victim of an untimely death, would be worshipped around the empire as a god. In this same society, the routine sexual exploitation of poor and enslaved women was abetted by public institutions.…

  • Biomolecular Archaeology

    Biomolecular Archaeology
    av T. A. Brown

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405179607

    Illustrated thoroughly, Biomolecular Archaeology is the first book to clearly guide students through the study of ancient DNA: how to analyze biomolecular evidence (DNA, proteins, lipids and carbohydrates) to address important archaeological questio…