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. EROTICISM IN POMPEII

    EROTICISM IN POMPEII

    ANTONIO VARONE
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    The ancient Romans — a society apparently unburdened by the notion of prudery — practiced and portrayed a diverse array of sexual activities. This book sheds light on the ways eroticism ap... Learn More
  2. NIGHT'S BLACK AGENTS

    NIGHT'S BLACK AGENTS

    DANIEL OGDEN

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    The supernatural lore of ancient Greece and Rome is vividly brought to life in these pages. The literature of classical antiquity bristles with horrible witches, mysterious wizards, terrifying ghosts,... Learn More
  3. EMPRESS ZENOBIA

    EMPRESS ZENOBIA
    Palmyra's Rebel Queen

    PAT SOUTHERN

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    The ancient sources for the life and times of Zenobia (240-c274 AD) are sparse and biased towards the Roman point of view, as are those for two other famous women who challenged Rome, Cleopatra and Bo... Learn More
  4. THE ANCIENT GREEKS AT WAR

    THE ANCIENT GREEKS AT WAR

    LOUIS RAWLINGS

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    The ancient Greeks experienced war in many forms. By land and by sea they conducted raids, ambushes, battles and sieges; they embarked on campaigns of intimidation, conquest and annihilation; they fou... Learn More
  5. UNDERSTANDING PLATO

    UNDERSTANDING PLATO

    DAVID J MELLING

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    In this balanced introduction to Plato's work, Melling brings the philosopher himself to life to provide a better understanding of who he was. He also puts Plato in context by describing the world and... Learn More
  6. GREAT WOMEN OF IMPERIAL ROME

    GREAT WOMEN OF IMPERIAL ROME
    Mothers and Wives of the Caesars

    JASPER BURNS

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    Spanning the period from the death of Julius Caesar in 44BC to the third century AD, and with an epilogue surveying empresses of later eras, this book reveals the contributions of eleven royal women t... Learn More
  7. THE DAY OF THE BARBARIANS

    THE DAY OF THE BARBARIANS
    The First Battle in the Fall of the Roman Empire

    ALESSANDRO BARBERO
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    In 378, at Adrianople in the province of Thrace, the Roman Empire began to fall. Two years earlier, a flood of refugees from the East Germanic tribe known as the Goths had arrived at the Empire's east... Learn More
  8. CAESAR'S CALENDAR

    CAESAR'S CALENDAR
    Ancient Time and the Beginnings of History

    DENIS FEENEY
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    The ancient Romans changed more than the map of the world when they conquered so much of it; they altered the way historical time itself is marked and understood. In this book Feeney investigates time... Learn More
  9. ETERNAL EGYPT

    ETERNAL EGYPT
    Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum

    Edited by EDNA R RUSSMANN
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    This sumptuously illustrated book is a wonderful introduction to the legacy of ancient Egypt. Created to accompany one of the greatest loan exhibitions from the collections of the British Museum, the ... Learn More
  10. THE INVENTION OF RACISM IN CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY

    THE INVENTION OF RACISM IN CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY

    BENJAMIN ISAAC
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    There was racism in the ancient world, after all. The author considers the literature from classical Greece to late antiquity in a quest for the various forms of the discriminatory stereotypes and soc... Learn More

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