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Praetorian
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A riveting account of ancient Rome's imperial bodyguard, the select band of soldiers who wielded the power to make-or destroy-the emperors they served...
Women's writing of ancient Mesopotamia
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Women's Writing of Ancient Mesopotamia presents fresh and engaging translations of works that were composed or edited by female scribes and elite wome...

Millennium
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Of all the civilisations existing in the year 1000, that of Western Europe seemed the unlikeliest candidate for future greatness. Compared to the glit...
Aristotle's way
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'Wonderful and timely . Hugely recommended' STEPHEN FRYWhat do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? It turns out much more than you might th...

Lives of eminent philosophers
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This edition presents a radically improved text of Diogenes Laertius' Lives of Eminent Philosophers. The text is accompanied by a full critical appara...
Odyssey
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Lombardo's Odyssey offers the distinctive speed, clarity, and boldness that so distinguished his 1997 Iliad . [Lombardo] has brought his laconic wit ...

Lost city of the Incas
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First published in the 1950s, this is a classic account of the discovery in 1911 of the lost city of Machu Picchu.In 1911 Hiram Bingham, a pre-histori...
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
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Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, published between 1776 and 1788, is the undisputed masterpiece of English historical writing which can ...

Christianizing Egypt
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How does a culture become Christian, especially one that is heir to such ancient traditions and spectacular monuments as Egypt? This book offers a new...
The ancient Greeks in 100 facts
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Ancient Greece was never just one nation: it was a disparate collection of independent city-states, often embroiled in war with each other, with separ...

The defeat of Rome
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In 53BC the Proconsul Marcus Crassus and 36,000 of his legionaries were crushed by the Parthians at Carrhae in what is now eastern Turkey. Crassus' de...
National Archaeological Museum, Athens (English language edition)
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Distributed by University of Exeter Press.

Civilisations
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Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama The idea of 'civilisation' h...
Scythians
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The Scythians were an ancient nomadic people, who lived in the Russian steppe from 900 to 400 BC. They established a rich, nomadic civilization stretc...

Quid pro quo
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Did you know that the word 'prestige' derives from the Latin word for 'illusion'? Or that 'infantry' stems from a Latin word meaning one who could not...
Roman conquests. North Africa
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The third in the Roman Conquests series will briefly cover Rome's first forays into the dark continent during the First and Second Punic Wars, then co...

The histories
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Tom Holland's 'stirring new translation' (Telegraph) of Herodotus' Histories, one of the great books in Western history - now in paperbackThe Historie...
A portable cosmos
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In 1901 divers salvaging antiquities from a Hellenistic shipwreck serendipitously recovered the shattered and corroded remains of an ancient Greek gea...

Socrates' defence
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'I'll stop doing it as soon as I understand what I'm doing.'Somewhere between a historical account and work of philosophy, Socrates' Defence details t...
Medieval Latin lives of Muhammad
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Throughout the Middle Ages, Christians wrote about Islam and the life of Muhammad. These stories, ranging from the humorous to the vitriolic, both inf...

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