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  • Bog Bodies Uncovered

    Bog Bodies Uncovered
    av Miranda Aldhouse-Green

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500051825

    It is time for a new book about bog bodies: the number of known bodies is growing. Lindow Man, the famous 'Pete Marsh' discovered in Cheshire in the 1980s, has been joined by new finds from Ireland and elsewhere. Who were these unfortunate people, a…

  • 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed

    1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed
    av Eric H. Cline

    MP3 på CD - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491581438

    In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After c…

  • 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…

  • Grave Disturbances

    Grave Disturbances

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789254426

    Archaeologists excavating burials often find that they are not the first to disturb the remains of the dead. Graves from many periods frequently show signs that others have been digging and have moved or taken away parts of the original funerary ass…

  • 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…

  • Pompeii

    Pompeii
    av Peter Connolly

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199171583

    The violent eruption of Mount Vesuvius on 24 August AD 79 was one of the greatest natural disasters of all time. Thousands of people were suddenly entombed in the town of Pompeii, taken by surprise as a layer of ash and pumice, many metres thick, ra…

  • Researching the Archaeological Past through Imagined Narratives

    Researching the Archaeological Past through Imagined Narratives

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138303638

    Archaeological interpretation is an imaginative act. Stratigraphy and artefacts do not tell us what the past was like; that is the task of the archaeologist. The diverse group of contributors to this volume address the relationship between archaeolo…

  • Historical and Chronological Context of the Bible

    Historical and Chronological Context of the Bible
    av Bruce W. Gore

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426943591

  • 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…

  • 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

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Narratives of Time and Gender in Antiquity

    Narratives of Time and Gender in Antiquity

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138503540

    This volume offers new insights into ancient figurations of temporality by focusing on the relationship between gender and time across a range of genres.Each chapter in this collection places gender at the center of its exploration of time, and the…

  • Ritual, Belief and the Dead in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

    Ritual, Belief and the Dead in Early Modern Britain and Ireland
    av Sarah Tarlow

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107667983

    Drawing on archaeological, historical, theological, scientific and folkloric sources, Sarah Tarlow's interdisciplinary study examines belief as it relates to the dead body in early modern Britain and Ireland. From the theological discussion of bodil…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Wild Harvest

    Wild Harvest

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785701238

    Plants are fundamental to life; they are used by all human groups and most animals. They provide raw materials, vitamins and essential nutrients and we could not survive without them. Yet access to plant use before the Neolithic can be challenging.…

  • A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome

    A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119100706

    A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome brings a fresh perspective to the study of these disciplines in the ancient world, with 60 chapters examining these topics from a variety of critical and technical perspecti…

  • 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…

  • In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts

    In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts
    av Stephen L. Dyson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300204995

    The stories behind the acquisition of ancient antiquities are often as important as those that tell of their creation. This fascinating book provides a comprehensive account of the history and development of classical archaeology, explaining how and…

  • Ancient Kanesh

    Ancient Kanesh
    av Mogens Trolle Larsen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107552036

    The ancient Anatolian city of Kanesh (present-day Kultepe, Turkey) was a continuously inhabited site from the early Bronze Age through Roman times. The city flourished c.2000-1750 BCE as an Old Assyrian trade outpost and the earliest attested commer…

  • Ancient Kanesh

    Ancient Kanesh
    av Mogens Trolle Larsen

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107119567

    The ancient Anatolian city of Kanesh (present-day Kultepe, Turkey) was a continuously inhabited site from the early Bronze Age through Roman times. The city flourished c.2000-1750 BCE as an Old Assyrian trade outpost and the earliest attested commer…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Children in the Roman Empire

    Children in the Roman Empire
    av Christian Laes

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107671225

    Roman children often seem to be absent from the ancient sources. How did they spend their first years of life? Did they manage to find their way among the various educators, often slaves, who surrounded them from an early age? Was Roman education ch…

  • Anabasis

    Anabasis
    av Xenophon

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781406805710

  • Anabasis

    Anabasis
    av Xenophon

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781419106774

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…