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  • The Age of Caesar

    The Age of Caesar
    av Plutarch

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393355529

    Major figures in the civil wars that ended the Roman Republic, the names Pompey, Caesar, Cicero, Brutus and Antony haunt us with questions of character and authority. Plutarch’s rich, vivid profiles show character-shaping history through grand…

  • The Age of Caesar

    The Age of Caesar
    av Plutarch

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393292824

    Major figures in the civil wars that ended the Roman Republic, the names Pompey, Caesar, Cicero, Brutus and Antony haunt us with questions of character and authority. Plutarch’s rich, vivid profiles show character-shaping history through grand…

  • The Greek Plays

    The Greek Plays
    av Mary Lefkowitz

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812983098

    A landmark anthology of the masterpieces of Greek drama, featuring all-new, highly accessible translations of some of the world's most beloved plays, including Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound, Bacchae, Electra, Medea, Antigone, and Oedipus the King The…

  • Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire

    Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire
    av James Romm

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307456601

    When Alexander the Great died at the age of thirty-two, his empire stretched from the Adriatic Sea in the west all the way to modern-day India in the east. In an unusual compromise, his two heirs--a mentally damaged half brother, Philip III, and an…

  • How to Die

    How to Die
    av Seneca

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175577

    Timeless wisdom on death and dying from the celebrated Stoic philosopher Seneca "It takes an entire lifetime to learn how to die," wrote the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca (c. 4 BC–65 AD). He counseled readers to "study death always," and took…

  • The Landmark Arrian

    The Landmark Arrian
    av James Romm

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400079674

    During twelve years of continuous campaigns, Alexander conquered an empire that stretched from the shores of the Adriatic to the edge of modern India. Arrian's history of those conquests, the most reliable and detailed account to emerge from the anc…

  • Dying Every Day

    Dying Every Day
    av James Romm

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307743749

    From acclaimed classical historian, author of Ghost on the Throne a high-stakes drama full of murder, madness, tyranny, perversion, with the sweep of history on the grand scale. At the center, the tumultuous life of Seneca, ancient Rome's preeminent…

  • The Sacred Band

    The Sacred Band
    av James Romm

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501198014

    From classicist James Romm comes a thrilling deep dive into the last decades of ancient Greek freedom leading up to Alexander the Great’s destruction of Thebes—and the saga of the greatest military corps of the age, the Theban Sacred Ban…

  • Three Views on Eastern Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism

    Three Views on Eastern Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780310235392

    To some Western evangelicals, the practices of Eastern Orthodoxy seem mysterious and perhaps even unbiblical. Then again, from an Orthodox perspective, evangelicals lack the spiritual roots provided by centuries-old church traditions. Are the differ…

  • Ideologies of Western Naval Power, c. 1500-1815

    Ideologies of Western Naval Power, c. 1500-1815

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781032091679

    This ground-breaking book provides the first study of naval ideology, defined as the mass of cultural ideas and shared perspectives that, for early modern states and belief systems, justified the creation and use of naval forces. Sixteen scholars ex…

  • Ideologies of Western Naval Power, c. 1500-1815

    Ideologies of Western Naval Power, c. 1500-1815

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367321284

    This ground-breaking book provides the first study of naval ideology, defined as the mass of cultural ideas and shared perspectives that, for early modern states and belief systems, justified the creation and use of naval forces. Sixteen scholars ex…

  • The Edges of the Earth in Ancient Thought

    The Edges of the Earth in Ancient Thought
    av James S. Romm

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691037882

    For the Greeks and Romans the earth's farthest perimeter was a realm radically different from what they perceived as central and human. The alien qualities of these "edges of the earth" became the basis of a literary tradition that endured throughou…

  • Histories

    Histories
    av Herodotus

    Klotband - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781624661143

    This volume includes a wealth of helpful footnotes; more than a dozen maps and illustrations; a chronology of the Archaic Age; a glossary of main characters, places, and terms; suggested further reading; and an index of proper nouns.

  • Herodotus

    Herodotus
    av James Romm

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300072303

    Herodotus, widely known as the father of history, was not only a historian but also a master story-teller, argues the author of this insightful book. James Romm gives general readers a fresh appreciation of the Histories and shows that Herodotus was…

  • Theophrastus' Characters

    Theophrastus' Characters
    av James Romm

    Övrigt - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780935112375

    "These Characters are people we know—they're our quirky neighbors, our creepy bosses, our blind dates from hell. Sharp-tongued Theophrastus, made sharper than ever in this fresh new edition, reminds us that Athenian weirdness is as ageless as…

  • How to Give

    How to Give
    av Seneca

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192093

    Timeless wisdom on generosity and gratitude from the great Stoic philosopher Seneca To give and receive well may be the most human thing you can do—but it is also the closest you can come to divinity. So argues the great Roman Stoic thinker Se…

  • Seneca: Über die Kunst des Sterbens

    Seneca: Über die Kunst des Sterbens
    av Lucius Annaeus Seneca, James S. Romm

    Inbunden - 2019 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783959721882

  • The Sacred Band: Three Hundred Theban Lovers Fighting to Save Greek Freedom

    The Sacred Band: Three Hundred Theban Lovers Fighting to Save Greek Freedom
    av James Romm

    CD-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781797129235

    From classicist James Romm comes a thrilling deep dive into the last decades of ancient Greek freedom leading up to Alexander the Great's destruction of Thebes--and the saga of the greatest military corps of the age, the Theban Sacred Band, a unit c…

  • On the War for Greek Freedom

    On the War for Greek Freedom
    av Herodotus

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872206687

    Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language, history, and culture, this new abridgment presents those selections that comprise Herodotus' historical narrative. These are meticulously annotated, and supplemented with…

  • The Greek Histories

    The Greek Histories

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781984854308

    From the leading scholars behind The Greek Plays, a collection of the best translations of the foremost early Greek historians, presenting a sweeping history of Ancient Greece by its first chroniclers. The historians of Ancient Greece were pioneers…

  • Seneca und der Tyrann

    Seneca und der Tyrann
    av James Romm

    Inbunden - 2018 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783406718762

  • Der Geist auf dem Thron

    Der Geist auf dem Thron
    av James Romm

    Inbunden - 2016 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783406688034

  • How to Keep Your Cool

    How to Keep Your Cool
    av Seneca

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181950

    Timeless wisdom on controlling anger in personal life and politics from the Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman Seneca In his essay “On Anger” (De Ira), the Roman Stoic thinker Seneca (c. 4 BC–65 AD) argues that anger is the most…