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  • Birds

    Birds
    av Dale Serjeantson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521758581

    Birds is the first book to examine bird remains in archaeology and anthropology. Providing a thorough review of the literature on this topic, it also serves as a guide to the methods of study of bird remains from the past and covers a wide range of…

  • Birds

    Birds
    av Dale Serjeantson

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521866170

    Birds is the first book to examine bird remains in archaeology and anthropology. Providing a thorough review of the literature on this topic, it also serves as a guide to the methods of study of bird remains from the past and covers a wide range of…

  • Correspondence, Volume I

    Correspondence, Volume I
    av Fronto

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674991248

    The correspondence of Fronto--a much admired orator and rhetorician who was befriended by the emperor Antoninus Pius and teacher of his adopted sons Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus--offers an invaluable picture of aristocratic life and literary cul…

  • 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 Jewish Revolt AD 66-74

    The Jewish Revolt AD 66-74
    av Si Sheppard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780961835

    In AD 66 a local disturbance in Caesarea caused by Greeks sacrificing birds in front of a local synagogue exploded into a pan-Jewish revolt against their Roman overlords. Gaining momentum, the rebels successfully occupied Jerusalem and drove off an…

  • Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism

    Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism
    av Perry Anderson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781680087

    The rise of the modern absolutist monarchies in Europe constitutes in many ways the birth of the modern historical epoch. Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism, the companion volume to Perry Anderson's Lineages of the Absolutist State, is a sustained…

  • The Archaeology of Japan

    The Archaeology of Japan
    av Koji Mizoguchi

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521711883

    This is the first book-length study of the Yayoi and Kofun periods of Japan (c.600 BC-AD 700), in which the introduction of rice paddy-field farming from the Korean peninsula ignited the rapid development of social complexity and hierarchy that culm…

  • Noctes Atticae - Liber I

    Noctes Atticae - Liber I
    av Aulus Gellius

    Häftad - 2014 - Latin - ISBN: 9781503004597

  • Treasures from Sutton Hoo

    Treasures from Sutton Hoo
    av Gareth Williams

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714128252

    The objects unearthed in 1939 from an Anglo-Saxon ship-burial at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, rank among the most splendid treasures in the collection of the British Museum. Bringing together fine craftsmanship from England, Germany, Scandinavia, Alexandria…

  • 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 History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
    av Edward Gibbon

    Storpocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140433937

    Edward Gibbon's six-volume History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-88) is among the most magnificent and ambitious narratives in European literature. Its subject is the fate of one of the world's greatest civilizations over thirtee…

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

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
    av Edward Gibbon

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780559544873

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

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
    av Edward Gibbon

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780559544903

  • The Care of the Dead in Late Antiquity

    The Care of the Dead in Late Antiquity
    av Eric Rebillard

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801477959

    In this provocative book Eric Rebillard challenges many long-held assumptions about early Christian burial customs. For decades scholars of early Christianity have argued that the Church owned and operated burial grounds for Christians as early as t…

  • Archaeological Theory in Dialogue

    Archaeological Theory in Dialogue
    av Rachel J. Crellin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367135478

    Archaeological Theory in Dialogue presents an innovative conversation between five scholars from different backgrounds on a range of central issues facing archaeology today.Interspersing detailed investigations of critical theoretical issues with di…

  • Archaeological Theory in Dialogue

    Archaeological Theory in Dialogue
    av Rachel J. Crellin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367135454

    Archaeological Theory in Dialogue presents an innovative conversation between five scholars from different backgrounds on a range of central issues facing archaeology today.Interspersing detailed investigations of critical theoretical issues with di…

  • 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…

  • Terracotta Army

    Terracotta Army
    av Li Jian

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300230567

    A richly illustrated book featuring recent revelations about China's first emperor, Ying Zheng, and his famous burial site containing an army of life-size terracotta soldiers and other artifacts First discovered by a farmer in 1974, the burial site…

  • Egyptology: Search for the Tomb of Osiris

    Egyptology: Search for the Tomb of Osiris
    av Emily Sands

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780763626389

    The journal of a young woman who went missing on a trip up the Nile to search for the tomb of the god Osiris in 1926 provides readers with detailed observations of the many incredible things seen and explored during her previous travels via photos,…

  • The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

    The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
    av Toby Wilkinson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780553384901

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "Magisterial . . . A] rich portrait of ancient Egypt's complex evolution over the course of three millenniums."--Los Angeles Times NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post - Publishers Weekly In th…

  • 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…

  • 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 Military Dress

    Roman Military Dress
    av Graham Sumner

    Häftad - 2009 - 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…

  • On the Republic. On the Laws

    On the Republic. On the Laws
    av Cicero

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674992351

    Cicero (Marcus Tullius, 106?43 BCE), Roman lawyer, orator, politician and philosopher, of whom we know more than of any other Roman, lived through the stirring era which saw the rise, dictatorship, and death of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic.…

  • Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity

    Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity
    av Walter Scheidel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172187

    The gripping story of how the end of the Roman Empire was the beginning of the modern world The fall of the Roman Empire has long been considered one of the greatest disasters in history. But in this groundbreaking book, Walter Scheidel argues that…

  • The Theodosian Code

    The Theodosian Code

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853997402

    The Theodosian Code, put together under the Eastern Roman Emperor Theodosius II, is a compliation of the laws dating from 312 to 438 AD, when the code was published. It brought order to a vast unmanageable body of law and formed part of the basis fo…

  • Orion Mystery

    Orion Mystery
    av Robert Bauval, Adrian Gilbert

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099429272

    Unlocking the secrets of the pyramids. For thousands of years the pyramids have stood, imposing and enigmatic, refusing to give up their secrets.

  • Cooking Apicius

    Cooking Apicius
    av Sally Grainger

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903018446

    Sally Grainger has gathered, in one convenient volume, her modern interpretations of 64 of the recipes in the original text. This is not 'recipes inspired by the old Romans' but rather a serious effort to convert the extremely gnomic instructions in…

  • 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…

  • Gymnastics of the Mind

    Gymnastics of the Mind

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691122526

    This book is at once a thorough study of the educational system for the Greeks of Hellenistic and Roman Egypt, and a window to the vast panorama of educational practices in the Greco-Roman world. It describes how people learned, taught, and practice…

  • An Archaeology of Egyptian Monasticism

    An Archaeology of Egyptian Monasticism
    av Louise Blanke

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781950343003

    A history of the White Monastery federation of Upper Egypt. Founded in the fourth century, the White Monastery communities form one of Coptic Christianity's largest, most prosperous and longest-lived locations. The book reconstructs their story thro…

  • 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…

  • The Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire

    The Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire
    av Edward N. Luttwak

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421419459

    At the height of its power, the Roman Empire encompassed the entire Mediterranean basin, extending much beyond it from Britain to Mesopotamia, from the Rhine to the Black Sea. Rome prospered for centuries while successfully resisting attack, fending…

  • The Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire

    The Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire
    av Edward N. Luttwak

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421419442

    At the height of its power, the Roman Empire encompassed the entire Mediterranean basin, extending much beyond it from Britain to Mesopotamia, from the Rhine to the Black Sea. Rome prospered for centuries while successfully resisting attack, fending…

  • Sjunkna palats : historien om upptäckten av Orienten

    Sjunkna palats : historien om upptäckten av Orienten
    av Mogens Trolle Larsen

    Häftad - 1996 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789171393166

    Lärt och mycket spännande om den verkliga förebilden till Indiana Jones."Sjunkna palats" handlar om de europeiska upptäckterna och utforskningarna av Assyriens palats och Babyloniens städer under förrförra seklet. Den internationellt erkände assyrio…

  • Inscriptions of Nature

    Inscriptions of Nature
    av Pratik Chakrabarti

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421438740

    In the nineteenth century, teams of men began digging the earth like never before. Sometimes this digging-often for sewage, transport, or minerals-revealed human remains. Other times, archaeological excavation of ancient cities unearthed prehistoric…

  • Abandoned Industrial Places

    Abandoned Industrial Places
    av David Ross

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782749844

    The decaying remnants of obselete industries and defunct commerce - whether coal mines, shipyards, factories, shopping centres, power plants, warehouses or mills - lie scattered in desolate locations throughout the world. These left-over structures…

  • The Civil War

    The Civil War
    av Julius Caesar

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199540624

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

  • The Civil War

    The Civil War
    av Julius Caesar

    Storpocket - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140441871

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

  • 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…

  • An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Uniforms of the Roman World

    An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Uniforms of the Roman World
    av Kevin F. Kiley

    Inbunden - 2012 - 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…

  • 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.

  • Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers (1)

    Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers (1)
    av Raffaele D'Amato

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472821805

    Roman unit standards played a important role, both ceremonially and on the battlefield. With the armies of the late Roman Republic and early Empire continually engaged on the frontiers, the soldiers selected for the dangerous honour of carrying them…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Rhetorical Studies

    The Oxford Handbook of Rhetorical Studies

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197503607

    One of the most remarkable trends in the humanities and social sciences in recent decades has been the resurgence of interest in the history, theory, and practice of rhetoric: in an age of global media networks and viral communication, rhetoric is o…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Rhetorical Studies

    The Oxford Handbook of Rhetorical Studies

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199731596

    One of the most remarkable trends in the humanities and social sciences in recent decades has been the resurgence of interest in the history, theory, and practice of rhetoric: in an age of global media networks and viral communication, rhetoric is o…

  • Medieval Clothing and Textiles 2

    Medieval Clothing and Textiles 2
    av Robin Netherton

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843832034

    Historical dress and textiles, always a topic of popular interest, has in recent years become an academic subject in its own right, transcending traditional genre boundaries. This annual journal includes in-depth studies from a variety of discipline…

  • The New Complete Works of Josephus

    The New Complete Works of Josephus
    av Josephus Flavius

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780825429248

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

  • The Barbarians Speak

    The Barbarians Speak
    av Peter S. Wells

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691089782

    The Barbarians Speak re-creates the story of Europe's indigenous people who were nearly stricken from historical memory even as they adopted and transformed aspects of Roman culture. The Celts and Germans inhabiting temperate Europe before the arriv…

  • Roman Britain

    Roman Britain
    av Guy de la Bedoyere

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500291146

    This lively, authoritative account of a crucial period in Britain's history has been revised and updated to incorporate the very latest findings and research. Guy de la Bedoyere - the popular face of Romano-British archaeological studies - puts the…

  • Handbook to Life in Ancient Egypt

    Handbook to Life in Ancient Egypt
    av Rosalie David

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195366716

    The Nile Valley civilization, which spanned a period from c. 5000 B.C. to the early centuries A.D., was one of the earliest created by humankind. This handy reference provides a comprehensive overview of more than five millennia of Egyptian history…

  • Annals

    Annals
    av Tacitus

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455649

    A compelling new translation of Tacitus' Annals, one of the greatest accounts of ancient Rome, by Cynthia Damon. Tacitus' Annals recounts the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of Augustus to the death of Nero in AD 68.…

  • Annals

    Annals
    av Tacitus

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872205581

    Woodman's translation masterfully conveys Tacitus' distinctive and powerful literary style and reflects the best of relevant current scholarship. His introduction provides a wealth of insight into the period about which Tacitus wrote, Tacitus himsel…

  • A History of Egyptian Mummies

    A History of Egyptian Mummies
    av Thomas Joseph Pettigrew

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108066839

    First published in 1834, this work was an important early contribution to the emerging field of Egyptology in Britain. It united the twin passions of its author, the noted surgeon and antiquarian Thomas Joseph Pettigrew (1791-1865), who made a name…

  • 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…

  • The Oxford History of the Roman World

    The Oxford History of the Roman World

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192802033

    Written by a team of specialist scholars, this work traces the rise of Rome from its origins as a cluster of villages to the foundation of the Empire and its consolidation in the first two centuries CE. It includes chapters on social and political h…

  • Stonehenge: The Story of a Sacred Landscape

    Stonehenge: The Story of a Sacred Landscape
    av Francis Pryor

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681776408

    An illustrated, evocative narrative of the nature and history of Stonehenge that places the enigmatic stone megaliths in a wider cultural context. Perched on the chalk uplands of Salisbury Plain, the megaliths of Stonehenge offer one of the most rec…

  • Alexandrian War. African War. Spanish War

    Alexandrian War. African War. Spanish War
    av Julius 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…

  • Empire of the Black Sea

    Empire of the Black Sea
    av Duane W. Roller

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190887841

    What is commonly called the kingdom of Pontos flourished for over two hundred years in the coastal regions of the Black Sea. At its peak in the early first century BC, it included much of the southern, eastern, and northern littoral, becoming one of…