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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...
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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...
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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 ...

Ancient worlds
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'This vivid and engaging book brings to life some of the most important moments in ancient history, moments that have shaped not only the politics and...
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 Greek myths
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A highly readable and beautifully illustrated re-telling of the most famous stories from Greek mythology.
1177 B.C
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A bold reassessment of what caused the Late Bronze Age collapseIn 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the Sea Peoples invaded Egypt. The phara...

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 land of the elephant kings
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The Seleucid Empire (311-64 BCE) was unlike anything the ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern worlds had seen. Stretching from present-day Bulgaria ...

National Archaeological Museum, Athens (English language edition)
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Distributed by University of Exeter Press.
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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...

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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...
Ancient Arms Race: Antiquity's Largest Fortresses and Sasanian Military Networks of Northern Iran
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Which ancient army boasted the largest fortifications, and how did the competitive build-up of military capabilities shape world history? Few realise ...

The Birsay Bay project. Volume 3 The Brough of Birsay, Orkney, investigations 1954-2014
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The Brough of Birsay was the power-centre of the Viking earldom of Orkney and is one of Historic Environment Scotland's key monuments and visitor attr...
The Landmark Julius Caesar
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Between 58 and 50 B.C., Caesar led his army to twice invade Britain and conquer most of the land that is now France, Belgium, and Switzerland. The Gal...

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