Ancient World
Ancient World
History & Archaeology; Art & Architecture; Literature;
Philosophy & Religion
Prehistory; Civilisations of Middle & Far East;
Greece & Rome; Late Antiquity

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  1. MARCUS AURELIUS: MEDITATIONS

    MARCUS AURELIUS: MEDITATIONS
    (Unabridged audio)

    Read by DUNCAN STEEN
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    One of the most significant books ever written by a head of State, the Meditations are a collection of philosophical thoughts by the Emperor Marcus Aurelius (121–180). Covering issues such as... Learn More
  2. SYNAESTHESIA AND THE ANCIENT SENSES

    SYNAESTHESIA AND THE ANCIENT SENSES

    Edited by SHANE BUTLER and ALEX PURVES

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    Like us, the ancient Greeks and Romans came to know and understand the world through textures, flavours, aromas, sounds and sights. This volume’s thirteen chapters range widely from Homer to Quintil... Learn More
  3. AUGUSTUS

    AUGUSTUS
    From Revolutionary to Emperor

    ADRIAN GOLDSWORTHY

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    Caesar Augustus schemed and fought his way to absolute power. He became Rome's first emperor and ruled for forty-four years before dying peacefully in his bed. The system he created would endure for c... Learn More
  4. IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE GODS

    IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE GODS
    Travellers to Greece and the Quest for the Hellenic Ideal

    DAVID CONSTANTINE

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    In the seventeenth century a succession of travellers journeyed to Greece and what is now Turkey and rediscovered the Hellenic world, decisively switching the focus and taste in the West from Rome to ... Learn More
  5. THROUGH THE EYE OF A NEEDLE

    THROUGH THE EYE OF A NEEDLE
    Wealth, the Fall of Rome and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 AD

    PETER BROWN

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    This is a sweeping intellectual and social history of the church in late antiquity and the vexing problem of wealth in Christianity in the waning days of the Roman Empire. Brown examines the rise of t... Learn More
  6. A JEW AMONG ROMANS

    A JEW AMONG ROMANS
    The Life and Legacy of Flavius Josephus

    FREDERIC RAPHAEL
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    This is an audacious history of Josephus (37-c100), the Jewish general turned Roman historian, whose betrayal is a touchstone for the Jew alone in the Gentile world. Joseph ben Mattathias's transforma... Learn More
  7. LUCIAN: SELECTED DIALOGUES

    LUCIAN: SELECTED DIALOGUES

    LUCIAN

    Translated By C D N COSTA

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    Lucian was a brilliantly entertaining writer who invented the comic dialogue as a vehicle for satiric comment. His influence was immense, not only in the Greek world, but on later European writers suc... Learn More
  8. ONOMATOLOGOS

    ONOMATOLOGOS
    Studies in Greek Personal Names Presented to Elaine Matthews

    R W V CATLING, F MARCHAND and M SASANOW

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    Onomatologos is a term used in later antiquity to describe eminent lexicographers such as Hesychius and Pollux as ‘collectors of words’. It is here used as the title for a major volume of papers i... Learn More
  9. CITY OF THE RAM-MAN

    CITY OF THE RAM-MAN
    The Story of Ancient Mendes

    DONALD B REDFORD

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    In this richly illustrated book, a renowned archaeologist draws on the latest discoveries – including many of his own – to tell the story of the ancient Egyptian city of Mendes, home of the myster... Learn More
  10. MAN AND WOUND IN THE ANCIENT WORLD

    MAN AND WOUND IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
    A History of Military Medicine from Sumer to the Fall of Constantinople

    RICHARD A GABRIEL

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    Wounds and disease were as devastating on the battlefields of the ancient world as they are today. In an age of bloody combat, how did physicians and medics cope with arrow injuries, spear and sword g... Learn More

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