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  • The Master and His Emissary

    The Master and His Emissary
    av Iain McGilchrist

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300245929

    A pioneering exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture-"one of the few contemporary works deserving classic status" (Nicholas Shakespeare, The Times, London) "Per…

  • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    21 Lessons for the 21st Century
    av Yuval Noah Harari

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784708283

    Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the…

  • Ancient Greek Philosophers

    Ancient Greek Philosophers

    Övrigt - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684125531

    "Philosophy begins in wonder." --Plato Have you ever wondered about the development of civilization? What topics were discussed in the days of Ancient Greece? This collection of thoughts from Plato, Aristotle, and other masters of philosophy will le…

  • The History of Rome (Books I-VIII)

    The History of Rome (Books I-VIII)
    av Titus Livius Livy

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781420933840

  • End of the Megamachine, The ? A Brief History of a Failing Civilization

    End of the Megamachine, The ? A Brief History of a Failing Civilization
    av Fabian Scheidler

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789042719

    The End of the Megamachine provides a uniquely comprehensive picture of the roots of the destructive forces that are threatening the future of humankind today. Spanning 5000 years of history, the book shows how the three tyrannies of militarized sta…

  • History of Rome, Volume V

    History of Rome, Volume V
    av Livy

    Inbunden - 2019 - Latin - ISBN: 9780674996946

    Livy (Titus Livius), the great Roman historian, was born at Patavium (Padua) in 64 or 59 BC where after years in Rome he died in AD 12 or 17. Livy’s history, composed as the imperial autocracy of Augustus was replacing the republican system th…

  • The Thirty-Year Genocide

    The Thirty-Year Genocide
    av Benny Morris

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674251434

    A Financial Times Book of the Year A Foreign Affairs Book of the Year A Spectator Book of the Year “A landmark contribution to the study of these epochal events.” —Times Literary Supplement “Brilliantly researched and written…

  • Dress in Mediterranean Antiquity

    Dress in Mediterranean Antiquity

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567684653

    Insights from anthropology, religious studies, biblical studies, sociology, classics, and Jewish studies are here combined to provide a cutting-edge guide to dress and religion in the Greco-Roman World and the Mediterranean basin. Clothing, jeweller…

  • This Civilisation is Finished

    This Civilisation is Finished
    av Rupert Read

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780994282835

    Industrial civilisation has no future. It requires limitless economic growth on a finite planet. The reckless combustion of fossil fuels means that Earth's climate is changing disastrously, in ways that cannot be resolved by piecemeal reform or tech…

  • Ancient Greece: An Illustrated History

    Ancient Greece: An Illustrated History
    av Rodgers Nigel

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754833574

    The legacy of the ancient Greeks has shaped our world. Classical Greece's military prowess, political sophistication and cultural innovations continue to influence modern society. The first half of the book focuses on political and military history,…

  • Four Lost Cities

    Four Lost Cities
    av Annalee Newitz

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393652666

    In Four Lost Cities, acclaimed science journalist Annalee Newitz takes readers on an entertaining and mind-bending adventure into the deep history of urban life. Investigating across the centuries and around the world, Newitz explores the rise and f…

  • Rome Is Burning

    Rome Is Burning
    av Anthony a. Barrett

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172316

    Drawing on new archaeological evidence, an authoritative history of Rome’s Great Fire—and how it inflicted lasting harm on the Roman Empire According to legend, the Roman emperor Nero set fire to his majestic imperial capital on the nigh…

  • De Re Militari (Concerning Military Affairs)

    De Re Militari (Concerning Military Affairs)
    av Flavius Vegetius Renatus

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857068217

  • De Re Militari (Concerning Military Affairs)

    De Re Militari (Concerning Military Affairs)
    av Flavius Vegetius Renatus

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857068200

  • Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

    Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
    av Jared Diamond

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143117001

    In Jared Diamond's follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning Guns, Germs and Steel, the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization. Diamond is also the auth…

  • Bullies and Saints

    Bullies and Saints
    av John Dickson

    Övrigt - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780310118367

  • Rome in the Ancient World

    Rome in the Ancient World
    av David Potter

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500251973

    How did the Romans go from a small village on the banks of the Tiber to an imperial power that at its height encompassed some 64 million people across three continents? And how can we explain the decline and eventual collapse of this vast empire? Th…

  • Dacia - the Roman Wars

    Dacia - the Roman Wars
    av Radu Oltean

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789490258115

    Besides the unusually rich illustrations (over 190 colour images: illustrations, artifacts, maps, monuments), this book offers a fresh view on the Dacian-Roman wars, trying to eliminate as much as possible from the ideological nationalist ballast th…

  • Lives of the Eminent Philosophers

    Lives of the Eminent Philosophers
    av Diogenes Laertius

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197523391

    Everyone wants to live a meaningful life. Long before our own day of self-help books offering twelve-step programs and other guides to attain happiness, the philosophers of ancient Greece explored the riddle of what makes a life worth living, produc…

  • Ancient Rome

    Ancient Rome
    av Nigel Rodgers

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754834205

    The legacy of Ancient Rome shapes the world we inhabit today. The history of Rome - as a tiny primitive kingdom, as an ever-growing republic, as a world-ruling empire dominating the known world - is still influential. The first half of this book foc…

  • Classical Mythology

    Classical Mythology
    av William Hansen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197506646

    Classical Mythology offers both newcomers and long-time enthusiasts new ways to navigate the world of Greek and Roman myths and legends, beginning by explaining what classical mythology is, how it came into being, and how we know about it today. Alt…

  • Herodotus in the Anthropocene

    Herodotus in the Anthropocene
    av Joel Alden Schlosser

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226704845

    We are living in the age of the Anthropocene, in which human activities are recognized for effecting potentially catastrophic environmental change. In this book, Joel Alden Schlosser argues that our current state of affairs calls for a creative poli…

  • Herodotus in the Anthropocene

    Herodotus in the Anthropocene
    av Joel Alden Schlosser

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226704708

    We are living in the age of the Anthropocene, in which human activities are recognized for effecting potentially catastrophic environmental change. In this book, Joel Alden Schlosser argues that our current state of affairs calls for a creative poli…

  • A Short History of Europe

    A Short History of Europe
    av Simon Jenkins

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241352526

    The first short narrative history of the continent, from the author of the bestselling A Short History of England Europe is an astonishingly successful place. In this dazzling new history, bestselling author Simon Jenkins grippingly tells the story…

  • Marcus Aurelius

    Marcus Aurelius
    av John Sellars

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367146078

    In this new study, John Sellars offers a fresh examination of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations as a work of philosophy by placing it against the background of the tradition of Stoic philosophy to which Marcus was committed. The Meditations of Mar…

  • Marcus Aurelius

    Marcus Aurelius
    av John Sellars

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367146061

    In this new study, John Sellars offers a fresh examination of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations as a work of philosophy by placing it against the background of the tradition of Stoic philosophy to which Marcus was committed. The Meditations of Mar…

  • Socrates: A Very Short Introduction

    Socrates: A Very Short Introduction
    av C.C.W. Taylor

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198835981

    Socrates has a unique position in the history of philosophy; it is no exaggeration to say that had it not been for his influence on Plato, the whole development of Western philosophy might have been unimaginably different. Yet Socrates wrote nothing…

  • Forgotten Peoples of the Ancient World

    Forgotten Peoples of the Ancient World
    av Philip Matyszak

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500052150

    The ancient world saw the birth and collapse of great civilizations. In mainstream history the Classical world is dominated by Greece and Rome, and the Biblical world is centred on the Hebrews. Yet the roughly four-and-a-half thousand years (4000 bc…

  • Coins of the Roman Revolution (49 BC - AD 14)

    Coins of the Roman Revolution (49 BC - AD 14)

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910589762

    Coins of the best-known Roman revolutionary era allow rival pretenders to speak to us directly. After the deaths of Caesar and Cicero (in 44 and 43BC) hardly one word has been reliably transmitted to us from even the two most powerful opponents of O…

  • Menander Rhetor. Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Ars Rhetorica

    Menander Rhetor. Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Ars Rhetorica
    av Menander Rhetor

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674997226

    This volume contains three rhetorical treatises dating probably from the reign of Diocletian (AD 285–312) that provide instruction on how to compose epideictic (display) speeches for a wide variety of occasions both public and private. Two 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 Final Pagan Generation

    The Final Pagan Generation
    av Edward J. Watts

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520379220

    A compelling history of radical transformation in the fourth-century--when Christianity decimated the practices of traditional pagan religion in the Roman Empire. The Final Pagan Generation recounts the fascinating story of the lives and fortunes of…

  • The Final Pagan Generation

    The Final Pagan Generation
    av Edward J. Watts

    Klotband - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520283701

    The Final Pagan Generation recounts the fascinating story of the lives and fortunes of the last Romans born before the Emperor Constantine converted to Christianity. Edward J. Watts traces their experiences of living through the fourth century's dra…

  • Recycling and Reuse in the Roman Economy

    Recycling and Reuse in the Roman Economy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198860846

    The recycling and reuse of materials and objects were extensive in the past, but have rarely been embedded into models of the economy; even more rarely has any attempt been made to address the scale of these practices. Recent developments, including…

  • The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society

    The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198852896

    The Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society surveys the landscape of contemporary research and charts principal directions of future inquiry. More than a history of doctrine or an account of jurisprudence, the Handbook brings to bear upon Roman leg…

  • Stoicism

    Stoicism
    av John Sellars

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650538

    Stoicism was one of the most influential schools of philosophy in antiquity and its influence has persisted to the present day. Originating in Athens around 300 BCE, Stoicism flourished for some five hundred years and has remained a constant presenc…

  • Stoicism

    Stoicism
    av John Sellars

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650521

    This is the first introduction to Stoic philosophy for 30 years. Aimed at readers new to Stoicism and to ancient philosophy, it outlines the central philosophical ideas of Stoicism and introduces the reader to the different ancient authors and sourc…

  • The Complete Roman Army

    The Complete Roman Army
    av Adrian Goldsworthy

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500288993

    The Complete Roman Army draws on archaeology, ancient art and original documentary sources to present the most convincing picture ever published of the world’s most famous fighting machine. Every aspect of the Roman army, from the daily lives…

  • Goddesses in Myth and Cultural Memory

    Goddesses in Myth and Cultural Memory
    av Emilie Kutash

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780567697394

    How have the goddesses of ancient myth survived, prevalent even now as literary and cultural icons? How do allegory, symbolic interpretation, and political context transform the goddess from her regional and individual identity into a goddess of phi…

  • The Creation of Patriarchy

    The Creation of Patriarchy
    av Gerda Lerner

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195051858

    When precisely did the ideas, symbols and metaphors of patriarchy take hold of Western civilization? When were women, so central to the creation of society, moved on to the sidelines? Where is the evidence to support the notion that male dominance o…

  • Body and Soul in Hellenistic Philosophy

    Body and Soul in Hellenistic Philosophy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108485821

    Philosophers and doctors from the period immediately after Aristotle down to the second century CE were particularly focussed on the close relationships of soul and body; such relationships are particularly intimate when the soul is understood to be…

  • Body and Soul in Hellenistic Philosophy

    Body and Soul in Hellenistic Philosophy

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108725255

    Philosophers and doctors from the period immediately after Aristotle down to the second century CE were particularly focussed on the close relationships of soul and body; such relationships are particularly intimate when the soul is understood to be…

  • Plato and the Creation of the Hebrew Bible

    Plato and the Creation of the Hebrew Bible
    av Russell E. Gmirkin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367878368

    Plato and the Creation of the Hebrew Bible for the first time compares the ancient law collections of the Ancient Near East, the Greeks and the Pentateuch to determine the legal antecedents for the biblical laws. Following on from his 2006 work, Ber…

  • Children in the Bible and the Ancient World

    Children in the Bible and the Ancient World

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138543768

    The topic of children in the Bible has long been under-represented, but this has recently changed with the development of childhood studies in broader fields, and the work of several dedicated scholars. While many reading methods are employed in thi…

  • The Concept of Presocratic Philosophy

    The Concept of Presocratic Philosophy
    av Andre Laks

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191485

    When we talk about Presocratic philosophy, we are speaking about the origins of Greek philosophy and Western rationality itself. But what exactly does it mean to talk about “Presocratic philosophy” in the first place? How did early Greek…

  • The Annals of Imperial Rome

    The Annals of Imperial Rome
    av Cornelius Tacitus

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781420926682

  • 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…

  • Empire of the Romans

    Empire of the Romans
    av John Matthews

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444334562

    A wide-ranging survey of the history of the Roman Empire—from its establishment to decline and beyond Empire of the Romans, from Julius Caesar to Justinian provides a sweeping historical survey of the Roman empire. Uncommonly expansive in its…

  • Empire of the Romans

    Empire of the Romans
    av John Matthews

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444334586

    Offers a broad range of texts spanning six centuries of imperial Roman history—Volume II of Empire of the Romans, from Julius Caesar to Justinian Empire of the Romans: From Julius Caesar to Justinian: Six Hundred Years of Peace and War, Volume…

  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volumes 1 to 6

    The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volumes 1 to 6
    av Edward Gibbon

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307700766

    Edward Gibbon's classic timeless work of ancient Roman history in 6 volumes collected into 2 box sets, in beautiful, enduring hardcover editions with elegant cloth sewn bindings, gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers.

  • Paul and the Giants of Philosophy

    Paul and the Giants of Philosophy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780830852284

    What forces shaped the intellectual world of the apostle Paul? How familiar was he with the great philosophers of his age, and to what extent was he influenced by them? When he quoted Greco-Roman sources, what was his aim? Pauline scholars wrestle w…

  • Annals and Histories

    Annals and Histories
    av Tacitus

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841593111

    Tacitus was the greatest historian of the Roman empire. Born in about AD 55, he served as administrator and leading senator. This career gave him an intimate view of the empire at its highest levels, experience brought to bear on his writing. His ma…

  • Age of Wood

    Age of Wood
    av Roland Ennos

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781982159306

  • Rome at War

    Rome at War

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831460

    The Roman Empire was the greatest the world has ever seen, and its legendary military might was the foundation of this success. This compact volume tells the fascinating story of the major conflicts that shaped the empire, from Julius Caesar's blood…

  • Imagining Ithaca

    Imagining Ithaca
    av Kathleen Riley

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198852971

    'Though home is a name, a word, it is a strong one', said Charles Dickens, 'stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit answered to, in strongest conjuration.' The ancient Greek word nostos, meaning homecoming or return, has a commensurate power an…

  • Rome: A Sourcebook on the Ancient City

    Rome: A Sourcebook on the Ancient City
    av Dr Fanny Dolansky

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441194190

    The ancient city of Rome was the site of daily activities as well as famous historical events. It was not merely a backdrop, but rather an active part of the experiences of its inhabitants, shaping their actions and infusing them with meaning. Durin…