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  • 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

  • The Cambridge History of Magic and Witchcraft in the West

    The Cambridge History of Magic and Witchcraft in the West

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108703079

    This book presents twenty chapters by experts in their fields, providing a thorough and interdisciplinary overview of the theory and practice of magic in the West. Its chronological scope extends from the Ancient Near East to twenty-first-century No…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece

    Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781468316063

  • Cuneiform: Ancient Scripts

    Cuneiform: Ancient Scripts
    av Irving Finkel, Jonathan Taylor

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781606064474

    Cuneiform script on clay tablets is, as far as we know, the oldest form of writing in the world. The resilience of clay has permitted these records to survive for thousands of years, providing a fascinating glimpse into the political, economic, and…

  • 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…

  • The Hellenistic Settlements in the East from Armenia and Mesopotamia to Bactria and India

    The Hellenistic Settlements in the East from Armenia and Mesopotamia to Bactria and India
    av Getzel M. Cohen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520273825

    This is the third volume of Getzel Cohen's important work on the Hellenistic settlements in the ancient world. Through the conquests of Alexander the Great, his successors and others, Greek and Macedonian culture spread deep into Asia, with colonist…

  • The Roman Occupation of Britain and its Legacy

    The Roman Occupation of Britain and its Legacy
    av Sir Rupert Jackson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350149373

    This book tells the fascinating story of Roman Britain, beginning with the late pre-Roman Iron Age and ending with the province's independence from Roman rule in AD 409. Incorporating for the first time the most recent archaeological discoveries fro…

  • The Roman Occupation of Britain and its Legacy

    The Roman Occupation of Britain and its Legacy
    av Sir Rupert Jackson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350149380

    This book tells the fascinating story of Roman Britain, beginning with the late pre-Roman Iron Age and ending with the province's independence from Roman rule in AD 409. Incorporating for the first time the most recent archaeological discoveries fro…

  • The Hellenistic World

    The Hellenistic World
    av F. W. Walbank

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780006861041

    With extensive use of quotations from original source material, this book examines the political events in the Hellenistic world from Alexander's death until his incorporation in the Roman Empire. It also describes the different social systems of th…

  • 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 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…

  • 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.

  • Greek Lyric

    Greek Lyric

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521633871

    The corpus of Greek lyric holds a twofold attraction. It provides glimpses of the song culture of early Greece in which lyric performance had a central place, and it presents us with some captivating and memorable poetry which has been admired since…

  • Greek Lyric

    Greek Lyric

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521633093

    The corpus of Greek lyric holds a twofold attraction. It provides glimpses of the song culture of early Greece in which lyric performance had a central place, and it presents us with some captivating and memorable poetry which has been admired since…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Legionary

    Legionary
    av Philip Matyszak

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500293799

    Your Emperor needs you! The year is ad 100 and Rome stands supreme and unconquerable, from the desert sands of Mesopotamia to the misty highlands of Caledonia. But the might of Rome rests entirely on the shoulders of the legionaries, who stand stron…

  • 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 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • Focus on Fortifications

    Focus on Fortifications

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785701313

    With a collection of 57 articles in English, French and German, presenting the most recent research on ancient fortifications, this book is the most substantial publication ever to have issued on the topic for many years. While fortifications of the…

  • Anabasis

    Anabasis
    av Xenophon

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781406805710

  • Anabasis

    Anabasis
    av Xenophon

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781419106774

  • The Prehistory of Britain and Ireland

    The Prehistory of Britain and Ireland
    av Richard Bradley

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108412476

    Sited at the furthest limits of the Neolithic revolution and standing at the confluence of the two great sea routes of prehistory, Britain and Ireland are distinct from continental Europe for much of the prehistoric sequence. In this landmark study,…

  • The Prehistory of Britain and Ireland

    The Prehistory of Britain and Ireland
    av Richard Bradley

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108419925

    Sited at the furthest limits of the Neolithic revolution and standing at the confluence of the two great sea routes of prehistory, Britain and Ireland are distinct from continental Europe for much of the prehistoric sequence. In this landmark study,…

  • 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…

  • The Pace of Change

    The Pace of Change

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781900188784

    Chronology is the factual basis for contextualising archaeology. This collection of papers aims to integrate local chronogical schemes with more comprehensive and general "master" chronologies. The studies focus on Germanic or Germanised populations…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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 Landmark Thucydides

    The Landmark Thucydides

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684827902

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

  • Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium

    Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium
    av Oliver J. T. Harris

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138888715

    Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium provides an account of the changing world of archaeological theory and a challenge to more traditional narratives of archaeological thought. It charts the emergence of the new emphasis on relations as well…

  • Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium

    Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium
    av Oliver J. T. Harris

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138888708

    Archaeological Theory in the New Millennium provides an account of the changing world of archaeological theory and a challenge to more traditional narratives of archaeological thought. It charts the emergence of the new emphasis on relations as well…

  • The Giza Power Plant

    The Giza Power Plant
    av Christopher Dunn

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781879181502

    Did a highly advanced civilization exist in prehistory? Is the Giza Pyramid a remnant of their technology? Then, what was the power source that fueled such a civilization? The technology of harmonic resonance, claims renowned master craftsman and en…

  • 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…