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  • Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World

    Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World
    av Emma Southon

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643130781

    Sister of Caligula. Wife of Claudius. Mother of Nero. The story of Agrippina, at the center of imperial power for three generations, is the story of the Julio-Claudia dynasty--and of Rome itself, at its bloody, extravagant, chaotic, ruthless, and po…

  • Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World

    Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World
    av Emma Southon

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643136103

    Sister of Caligula. Wife of Claudius. Mother of Nero. The story of Agrippina, at the center of imperial power for three generations, is the story of the Julio-Claudia dynasty--and of Rome itself, at its bloody, extravagant, chaotic, ruthless, and po…

  • Epigraphic Evidence

    Epigraphic Evidence

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415116244

    Epigraphic Evidence is an accessible guide to the responsible use of Greek and Latin inscriptions as sources for ancient history. It introduces the types of historical information supplied by inscriptional texts and the methods with which they can b…

  • Epigraphic Evidence

    Epigraphic Evidence

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415116237

    Epigraphic Evidence is an accessible guide to the responsible use of Greek and Latin inscriptions as sources for ancient history. It introduces the types of historical information supplied by inscriptional texts and the methods with which they can b…

  • The Persian Expedition

    The Persian Expedition
    av Xenophon

    Storpocket - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440072

    In The Persian Expedition, Xenophon, a young Athenian noble who sought his destiny abroad, provides an enthralling eyewitness account of the attempt by a Greek mercenary army - the Ten Thousand - to help Prince Cyrus overthrow his brother and take t…

  • Das Weltreich Der Perser: Rezeption - Aneignung - Verargumentierung

    Das Weltreich Der Perser: Rezeption - Aneignung - Verargumentierung

    Inbunden - 2019 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783447112963

    The history of the reception of the ancient world has become an established field of research in classics, the focus, however, is on the Greco-Roman world, while research on the reception of the Achaemenid Empire has so far played a subordinate role…

  • The Founder of Manichaeism

    The Founder of Manichaeism
    av Iain Gardner

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108499071

    Mani, a third-century preacher, healer and public sage from Sasanian Mesopotamia, lived at a pivotal time and place in the development of the major religions. He frequented the courts of the Persian Empire, debating with rivals from the Judaeo-Chris…

  • Archaeology of Empire in Achaemenid Egypt

    Archaeology of Empire in Achaemenid Egypt
    av Henry P Colburn

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474452366

    Previous studies have characterised Achaemenid rule of Egypt either as ephemeral and weak or oppressive and harsh. These characterisations, however, are based on the perceived lack of evidence for this period, filtered through ancient and modern pre…

  • The Art of Living

    The Art of Living
    av Alexander Nehamas

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520224902

    For much of its history, philosophy was not merely a theoretical discipline but a way of life, an 'art of living'. This practical aspect of philosophy has been much less dominant in modernity than it was in ancient Greece and Rome, when philosophers…

  • Prehistoric Ukraine

    Prehistoric Ukraine

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789254587

    This volume covers the Prehistory of Ukraine from the Lower Palaeolithic through to the end of the Neolithic periods. This is the first comprehensive synthesis of Ukrainian Prehistory from earliest times through until the Neolithic Period undertaken…

  • The Megalithic Monuments of Britain and Ireland

    The Megalithic Monuments of Britain and Ireland
    av Chris Scarre

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500286661

    From Stonehenge to Newgrange, the richest array of megalithic monuments in Europe is found in Great Britain and Ireland. The number and sheer diversity of these structures is astonishing, including massive stone rows and circles, as well as barrows,…

  • A Cabinet of Byzantine Curiosities

    A Cabinet of Byzantine Curiosities
    av Anthony Kaldellis

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190625948

    Weird, decadent, degenerate, racially mixed, superstitious, theocratic, effeminate, and even hyper-literate, Byzantium has long been regarded by many as one big curiosity. According to Voltaire, it represented "a worthless collection of miracles, a…

  • 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

  • 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…

  • Rome Resurgent

    Rome Resurgent
    av Peter Heather

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197500538

    Between the fall of the western Roman Empire in the fifth century and the collapse of the east in the face of the Arab invasions in the seventh, the remarkable era of the Emperor Justinian (527-568) dominated the Mediterranean region. Famous for his…

  • Rome Resurgent

    Rome Resurgent
    av Peter Heather

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199362745

    Between the fall of the western Roman Empire in the fifth century and the collapse of the east in the face of the Arab invasions in the seventh, the remarkable era of the Emperor Justinian (527-568) dominated the Mediterranean region. Famous for his…

  • After the Ice: A Global Human History, 20,000-5000 BC

    After the Ice: A Global Human History, 20,000-5000 BC
    av Steven Mithen

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674019997

    20,000 B.C., the peak of the last ice age--the atmosphere is heavy with dust, deserts, and glaciers span vast regions, and people, if they survive at all, exist in small, mobile groups, facing the threat of extinction.But these people live on the br…

  • Sökandet efter pyramidernas hemligheter

    Sökandet efter pyramidernas hemligheter

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9788253538624

    I över 200 år har Egyptens urgamla monument lockat till sig forskare och nyfikna turister från hela världen. Allt från små barnmumier till gigantiska pyramider har undersökts i försöken att kartlägga en av världens äldsta civilisationer, först med s…

  • Underworld: The Mysterious Origins of Civilization

    Underworld: The Mysterious Origins of Civilization
    av Graham Hancock

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400049516

    What secrets lie beneath the deep blue sea? Underworld takes you on a remarkable journey to the bottom of the ocean in a thrilling hunt for ancient ruins that have never been found--until now. In this explosive new work of archaeological detection…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Decline and Fall of the Sasanian Empire

    Decline and Fall of the Sasanian Empire
    av Parvaneh Pourshariati

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784537470

    I.B.Tauris in association with the Iran Heritage FoundationIt proposes a convincing contemporary answer answer to an ages-old mystery and conundrum: why, in the seventh century CE, did the seemingly powerful and secure Sasanian empire of Persia succ…

  • Assembling Archaeology

    Assembling Archaeology
    av Hannah Cobb

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198784258

    Assembling Archaeology provides a radical rethinking of the relationships between teaching, researching, digging, and practicing as an archaeologist in the 21st century. The issues addressed here are global and applicable wherever archaeology is tau…

  • Cultures of Stone

    Cultures of Stone
    av Gabriel Cooney

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789088908910

    This volume establishes a rich cross-disciplinary dialogue about the significance of stone in society across time and space. The material properties of stone have ensured its continuing importance; however, it is its materiality which has mediated t…

  • Cultures of Stone

    Cultures of Stone
    av Gabriel Cooney

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789088908927

    This volume establishes a rich cross-disciplinary dialogue about the significance of stone in society across time and space. The material properties of stone have ensured its continuing importance; however, it is its materiality which has mediated t…

  • 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…

  • Archaeological Spatial Analysis

    Archaeological Spatial Analysis

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815373230

    Effective spatial analysis is an essential element of archaeological research; this book is a unique guide to choosing the appropriate technique, applying it correctly and understanding its implications both theoretically and practically. Focusing u…

  • Archaeological Spatial Analysis

    Archaeological Spatial Analysis

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815373223

    Effective spatial analysis is an essential element of archaeological research; this book is a unique guide to choosing the appropriate technique, applying it correctly and understanding its implications both theoretically and practically. Focusing u…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

    Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology
    av Timothy Darvill

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199534043

    The most wide-ranging, comprehensive, and up-to-date dictionary of archaeology available. Over 4,000 entries cover the terms encountered in academic and popular archaeological literature, in lectures, and on television. Topics covered include artefa…

  • The Amazons

    The Amazons
    av Adrienne Mayor

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170275

    Amazons--fierce warrior women dwelling on the fringes of the known world--were the mythic archenemies of the ancient Greeks. Heracles and Achilles displayed their valor in duels with Amazon queens, and the Athenians reveled in their victory over a p…

  • Faraos förbannelse

    Faraos förbannelse
    av Anna Hansson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188009074

    Om du skulle råka hitta en gammal gravkammare, var försiktig! Kanske har faraon, som vilar där, lagt en förbannelse över sin grav. Då kan du råka riktigt illa ut. Om det nu inte bara är en myt, förstås. Faraos förbannelse är den första delen i en se…

  • Aristoxenus of Tarentum: The Pythagorean Precepts (How to Live a Pythagorean Life)

    Aristoxenus of Tarentum: The Pythagorean Precepts (How to Live a Pythagorean Life)

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108425315

    The Pythagorean Precepts by Aristotle's pupil, Aristoxenus of Tarentum, present the principles of the Pythagorean way of life that Plato praised in the Republic. They are our best guide to what it meant to be a Pythagorean in the time of Plato and A…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit

    Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit
    av Jodi Magness

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802865588

    In Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit Jodi Magness unearths -footprints- buried in both archaeological and literary evidence to shed new light on Jewish daily life in Palestine from the mid-first century b.c.e. to 70 c.e. -- the time and place of Jesus' l…

  • Preaching the Crusades to the Eastern Mediterranean

    Preaching the Crusades to the Eastern Mediterranean
    av Constantinos Georgiou

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138743700

    Preaching was an integral part of the crusade movement. This book focuses on the efforts of the first four Avignon popes to organize crusade preaching campaigns to the Eastern Mediterranean and on the role of the secular and regular clergy in their…

  • Preaching the Crusades to the Eastern Mediterranean

    Preaching the Crusades to the Eastern Mediterranean
    av Constantinos Georgiou

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367592523

    Preaching was an integral part of the crusade movement. This book focuses on the efforts of the first four Avignon popes to organize crusade preaching campaigns to the Eastern Mediterranean and on the role of the secular and regular clergy in their…

  • 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…

  • 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 Later Roman Empire

    The Later Roman Empire
    av Ammianus Marcellinus

    Storpocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444063

    Ammianus Marcellinus was the last great Roman historian, and his writings rank alongside those of Livy and Tacitus. The Later Roman Empire chronicles a period of twenty-five years during Marcellinus' own lifetime, covering the reigns of Constantius,…

  • 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…

  • Anabasis

    Anabasis
    av Xenophon

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781406805710

  • Anabasis

    Anabasis
    av Xenophon

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781419106774

  • Pottery in Archaeology

    Pottery in Archaeology
    av Clive Orton

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107401303

    This revised edition provides an up-to-date account of the many different kinds of information that can be obtained through the archaeological study of pottery. It describes the scientific and quantitative techniques that are now available to the ar…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great
    av Thomas R. Martin

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521148443

    Everything we know about Alexander comes from ancient sources, which agree unanimously that he was extraordinary and greater than everyday mortals. From his birth into a hypercompetitive world of royal women through his training under the eyes and f…

  • Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great
    av Thomas R. Martin

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521767484

    Everything we know about Alexander comes from ancient sources, which agree unanimously that he was extraordinary and greater than everyday mortals. From his birth into a hypercompetitive world of royal women through his training under the eyes and f…

  • A Most Dangerous Book

    A Most Dangerous Book
    av Christopher B. Krebs

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393342925

    When the Roman historian Tacitus wrote the Germania, a none-too-flattering little book about the ancient Germans, he could not have foreseen that centuries later the Nazis would extol it as "a bible" and vow to resurrect Germany on its grounds. But…

  • A Most Dangerous Book

    A Most Dangerous Book
    av Christopher B. Krebs

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393062656

    The pope wanted it, Montesquieu used it, and the Nazis pilfered an Italian noble's villa to get it: the Germania, by the Roman historian Tacitus, took on a life of its own as both an object and an ideology. When Tacitus wrote a not-very-flattering l…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Boringholm

    Boringholm

    Inbunden - 2006 - Danska - ISBN: 9788788415360

    Contains text in Danish.

  • The Rape of Mesopotamia

    The Rape of Mesopotamia
    av Lawrence Rothfield

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226729459

    On April 10, 2003, as the world watched a statue of Saddam Hussein come crashing down in the heart of Baghdad, a mob of looters attacked the Iraq National Museum. Despite the presence of an American tank unit, the pillaging went unchecked, and more…

  • 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…

  • Zecharia Sitchin and the Extraterrestrial Origins of Humanity

    Zecharia Sitchin and the Extraterrestrial Origins of Humanity
    av M. J. Evans

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591432555

    Known for his provocative interpretations of ancient Sumerian and Akkadian clay tablets, Zecharia Sitchin (1920-2010) read the words of our most ancient ancestors as fact and, through decades of meticulous research, showed that these ancient tablets…

  • 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…