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Titans and Olympians: Greek and Roman Myth (Myth and Mankind)

By: Allan, Tony; Maitland, Sara

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Time-Life Books: 1997

Seller ID: 2205623


A very nice copy.Jacket lightly toned. 1997 Large Hardcover. 144 pp. Part of the Myth & Mankind series. A dramatic series that captures, culture by culture, the information that never makes it into the history books: strange stories, mystic rites, angry gods, vision quests.The ancient Greeks and Romans created the most enduring cultures known to humanity and a pantheon of gods who live on in some of the greatest myths ever told: of Athena, goddess of battle, of Dionysus,... View more info

The Deification of Abstract Ideas in Roman Literature and Inscriptions

By: Axtell, Harold L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aristide D. Caratzas, Publisher: 1987

Seller ID: 1501234


1987 Hard Cover. 100 pp. Reprint of the 1907 edition. CONTENTS: THE DEIFIED ABSTRACTS AS INDIVIDUAL CULTS: State-Cults: Of the Republican Period, Of the Empire; Abstracts Popularly But Not Officially Worshipped; Occasional and Individual Deifications; Doubtful Examples; THE DEIFIED ABSTRACTS AS A CLASS: Their Origin; The Deified Abstracts in Literature: Literature of the Republic; Literature of the Early Empire; Literature of the First and Second Centuries A.D.; Literatu... View more info

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Romans

By: Barrow, R.H.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Pelican Books: 1970

Seller ID: 1284269


Cover worn, sticker on front cover, pages toned. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. CONTENTS: What Manner of Men?; 'The Old Ways'; Kings, Republic, Empire; From the Seven Hills to the Roman Orb; From City-state to Republic in Ruins; The New Ways and the Old; Cicero; Restoration and the Augustan Principate: Vergil and Horace and Livy; The First and Second Centuries, A.D.; What the Romans Wrote About; The Roman Practical Genius; The Roman Attitude to Religion and Philosophy; The ... View more info

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Rome: Memories of Times Past

By: Bosworth, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2194711


Jacket flap price-clipped.Very Good. 2008 Hard Cover. 176 pp. This beautiful and informative volume, inspired by the pioneering 1905 color book Rome, offers a new way of looking at the sights and social history of this much-loved European city. Every painting from Alberto Pisa's original book has been reproduced and enlarged for these pages and each is placed in contemporary context with related images, from period maps and postcards to newspapers and railway tickets, as... View more info

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The Poems of Catullus

By: Catullus; Gregory, Horace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1956

Seller ID: 2201835


Wrappers and pages heavily toned. 1956 Trade Paperback. xxiv, 184 pp. Catullus, best remembered for his tempestuous relationship with the notorious Clodia Metelli, was one of the most influential, original and enigmatic of all the Roman poets.Keywords: POEMS OF CATULLUS HORACE GREGORY POETRY CLODIA METELLI ROME ROMAN ANCIENT HISTORY View more info

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Wars and Battles of the Roman Republic 753 BC - 100 BC: The Bloody Road to Empire

By: Chrystal, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fonthill: 2015

Seller ID: 2267708


Edges lightly rubbed. 2015 Trade Paperback. 176 pp. Wars and Battles of the Roman Republic examines the decisive battles from the founding of Rome in 753 BC to the birth of Julius Caesar in 100BC; it covers the social and political consequences, as well as the military aspects of each conflict. Every war and battle had wide-ranging consequences, leading Rome from kingdom to republic, from local power to international superpower, and from republic to empire. The book make... View more info

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Rome of the Caesars

By: Dal Maso, Leonardo B.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bonechi-Edizioni: 1980

Seller ID: 1524568


Wrappers a bit rubbed, light pencil marks in text. 1980 Large Softcover. 128 pp. 10 7/8 x 8 1/8. Numerous photos & drawings. A comprehensive study of the architecture & ancient sites of Rome. View more info

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Nero's Killing Machine: The True Story of Rome's Remarkable 14th Legion

By: Dando-Collins, Stephen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: John Wiley: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2195541


1st printing. Light edge wear. 2006 Trade Paperback. The 14th Gemina Martia Victrix Legion was the most celebrated unit of the early Roman Empire–a force that had been wiped out under Julius Caesar, reformed, and almost wiped out again. After participating in the a.d. 43 invasion of Britain, the 14th Legion achieved its greatest glory when it put down the famous rebellion of the Britons under Boudicca. Numbering less than 10,000 men, the disciplined Roman killing machi... View more info

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Rienzo: The Rise and Fall of a Dictator

By: Fleischer, Victor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Aiglon Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202539


First edition. Pages heavily toned, pencil underlining and marginalia.Quarter inch chip to top edge of rear jacket, jacket edges rubbed, jacket spine toned. 1948 Hard Cover. 223 pp. Cola di Rienzo (c. 1313 – 8 October 1354) was an Italian medieval politician and popular leader, tribune of the Roman people in the mid-14th century.Keywords: VICTOR FLEISCHER RIENZO RISE FALL OF DICTATOR BIOGRAPHY HISTORY ROME ANCIENT ROMAN View more info

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Lucius Annaeus Florus. Cui subjungitur Lucii Ampelii Liber Memorialis

By: Florus, Lucius Annaeus [Florus, Publius Annius]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Londini: Ex Officina Jacobi Tonson, & Johannis Watts.: 1715

Seller ID: 2135233


Minor loss from spine head & foot, ink name on front flyleaf. 1715 Full-Leather. [viii], 141, [2] pp. Full calf, gilt titles, decorations, & rules, marbled endpapers. Latin text. A work of history by a contemporary of Hadrian. View more info

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Penguin Classics)

By: Gibbon, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268400


Reprint. Light crease to spine. 2001 Trade Paperback. Edward Gibbon's six-volume History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-88) is among the most magnificent and ambitious narratives in European literature. Its subject is the fate of one of the world's greatest civilizations over thirteen centuries - its rulers, wars and society, and the events that led to its disastrous collapse. Here, in volumes three and four, Gibbon vividly recounts the waves of barbar... View more info

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 6-Volume Hardcover Set (National Library Edition)

By: Gibbon, Edward; Guizot; Milman; Wenck; Smith, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Bigelow, Brown & Co., Inc.: 1900

Seller ID: 2206183


Owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1900 Hard Cover. Complete in six volumes. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles and rules, top edge gilt. The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was written by the celebrated English historian Edward Gibbon. Volume I was published in 1776, and went through six printings (a remarkable feat for its time). Volumes II and III were published i... View more info

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The Story of Rome from the Earliest Times to the End of the Republic (The Story of the Nations)

By: Gilman, Arthur

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1885

Seller ID: 2104146


Pencil name, address, & date on front flyleaf. 1885 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 355, [8] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece of the Coliseum, illustrations throughout text, maps on endpapers. A history of ancient Rome by the man who co-founded Radcliffe College with his wife Stella Scott Gilman, and was also associated with the Riverside Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts. View more info

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The Founders of the Western World: A History of Greece and Rome

By: Grant, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books, New York: 1998

Seller ID: 1773015


Near fine in very good jacket. A few shallow scratches on rear jacket panel.Very Good. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 352 pp. 8vo. The author's prolific output (the Notes refer to 22 works) makes him well qualified to prepare a comprehensive summary of ancient history. Grant devotes some 116 pages of text to the Greeks and 81 to the Romans; the remaining pages include seven appendixes on specialized topics, and a lengthy comparative table ... View more info

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The Poems of Catullus

By: Gregory, Horace

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1956

Seller ID: 2196013


Cover toned, pencil markings on front endpaper. 1956 Trade Paperback. xxiv, 184 pp. Catullus, best remembered for his tempestuous relationship with the notorious Clodia Metelli, was one of the most influential, original and enigmatic of all the Roman poets. This text presents a collection of his work.Keywords: POEMS POETRY CATULLUS ROMAN HISTORY ANCIENT ROME View more info

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Roman Fortifications on the 'Saxon Shore'

By: Johnson, Stephen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DOTE: 1977

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1990756


First printing. Light shelf wear. 1977 Stapled Binding. A history of Roman forts in England. View more info

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The Heroes of the Seven Hills. Child's History of Rome: From Tarquinius Superbus to Camillus; 365 Years B.C.

By: Laing, C.H.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Henry T. Coates & Co.: 1873

Seller ID: 2264277


No jacket, ink stamp on front endpaper, faint stain on rear endpaper. 1873 Hard Cover. x, 368 pp. The Heroes of the Seven Hills. Child's History of Rome: From Tarquinius Superbus to Camillus; 365 Years B.C. View more info

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Carnival in Romans: Mayhem and Massacre in a French City

By: Le Roy Ladurie, Emmanuel; Feeny, Mary (Translator)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Phoenix:

Seller ID: 1794335


Minor crease at head of front wrapper, minor ink underlining. xiv, 434 pp. The author presents the setting of two significant weeks in Roman history in which Dauphine was ravaged by the religious wars of which many believed were a result of Huguenot conspiracies. View more info

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Titi Livii Historiarum Quod Extat cum perpetuis Car. Sigonii et J.F. Gronovii Notis. Jac. Gronovius probavit, suasque et aliorum, Notas adjecit., Tome I & II [Livy's History of Rome - Volumes One & Two of a Three Volume Set]

By: Livii, Titi [Livius Patavinus, Titus; Livy]; Gronovius, J.F.; Sigonius, Carolus

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Amstelodami [Amsterdam]: Apud Danielem Elsevirium: 1679

Seller ID: 2128667


First two volumes only (of three volume set), comprising books I-X and XXI-XXX (XI-XX are lost). These volumes cover the following (though parts are absent due to some portions being lost): The founding of Rome (including the landing of Aeneas in Italy and the founding of the city by Romulus); the period of the kings, and the early republic down to its conquest by the Gauls; The subjugation of Italy (the Samnite Wars) before the conflict with Carthage; The Punic Wars. Th... View more info

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The History of Rome: The Twentieth to the Thirtieth Books Inclusive, Literally Translated, with Explanatory Notes. in Two Volumes.

By: Livius [Patavinus], Titus [Livy]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: D.A. Talboys and J. Vincent.: 1828

Seller ID: 2101550


Spines repaired with minimal loss from spine feet and joints. Volume II: rear board broken away from hinge. 1828 Hard Cover. 360; 342, [2] pp. Brown cloth, paper spine labels. 8vo. An English translation of a portion of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita Libri (Books from the Foundation of the City). The full work encompassed the history of Rome from the earliest legends through the reign of Augustus. This portion of the work focuses mainly on the Punic Wars, which pitted the Romans... View more info

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The Mute Stones Speak

By: MacKendrick, Paul

Price: $2.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1960

Seller ID: 1539969


Pages slightly toned. 1960 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. An intelligible, well-told tale that recounts... what excavators and scholars using the full repertory of modern skills and techniques have in recent years discovered about the remains of an ancient civilization in Italy and what the discoveries mean. Photographs, maps, drawings and plans throughout. View more info

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The Roman Army: The Greatest War Machine of the Ancient World

By: McNab, Chris

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197998


First edition. Fine.Near Fine. 2010 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 280 pp. First edition. Chris McNab's latest title for Osprey follows the Roman Army from the first armed citizens of the early Republic through the glorious heights of the Imperial legions to the shameful defeats inflicted upon the late Roman army by the Goths and Huns. Tracing the development of tactics, equipment and training through detailed text, illustrations, diagrams, and... View more info

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Weltreich Der Casaren

By: Mommsen, Theodor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Phaidon: 1955

Seller ID: 1530990


German text. Includes original jacket. Lightly rubbed. 1955 Hard Cover. 819 pp. 8 1/4 x 5 1/4. CONTENTS: Erster Teil: Das Leben In Den Provinzen Von Casar Bis Diocletian; Landkarte Portrats Der Casaren Under Ihrer Familien; Zweiter Teil: Romische Literature, Kunst Und Kultur In Der Vorchristlichen Zeit. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen (30 November 1817 – 1 November 1903) was a German classical scholar, historian, jurist, journalist, politician, arc... View more info

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The Roman Legions

By: Parker, H.M.D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dorset Press: 1992

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2266953


Top edge of jacket lightly toned. Corner of title page clipped, owner's stamp on page 117. 1992 Hard Cover. 296 pp. From the start of the Marian Army reforms to the accession of Septimius Severus, H.M.D. Parker gives us every aspect of the internal organization of the legions of Rome. Of special interest will be the chapters dealing with the everyday life of the Roman soldier; his duration of service, pay, diet, decorations and punishments, marriage and peace-time employ... View more info

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Ancient Rome: From the Republic to the Empire

By: Parragon Books

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Parragon Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 1806712


Faint crease on rear board.Very Good. 2007 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Learn about the culture and history of one of the worlds greatest civilizations, including the mythology and legends behind its origin. This fact-filled book covers all aspects of Roman civilization and is packed with full-color photographs and illustrations. Its a perfect addition to any reference library! View more info

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Plutarch: Selected Lives, from the Parallel Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

By: Plutarch; Dryden, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265130


An exceptional copy. 1982 Hard Cover. 462, [4] pp. 8vo. Leather spine, cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The Dryden translation, with reproductions of illustrations specially prepared for an English edition of 1676. Plutarch's writings comparing the Greeks and Romans remains a classic, and Dryden's 17th-Century translation is still considered one of the greatest works of scholarship of all time. View more info

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The Complete Writings of Plutarch, Including The Lives, Essays, Morals, Apothegms, Miscellanies, Etc., in Ten Volumes [Plutarch's Lives of Illustrious Men]

By: Plutarch; Dryden, John; Clough, A.H.; Goodwin, William W.; Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $600.00

Publisher: The Colonial Company, Limited: 1906

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2267185


Limited edition, #108 of 1000 sets. Spines and corners faded and a bit dried, corners rubbed with minimal loss. 1906 Half-Leather. Complete in ten hardcover volumes. 8vo. Original morocco spines and corners, cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, decorated endpapers. Translated by John Dryden, A.H. Clough, and William W. Goodwin, with an introduction by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Illustrated with photogravure reproductions of paintings and sculptures. Plutarch's Lives of t... View more info

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Plutarch's Lives of Illustrious Men, Translated from the Greek by John Dryden and Others, the Whole Carefully Revised and Corrected, to which is added A Life of Plutarch, Reprinted from the Latest English Edition, in Three Volumes

By: Plutarch; Dryden, John; et al

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hurst and Company: 1900

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266441


No date, circa 1900. Spines faded, boards lightly rubbed, owner bookplate and ink initials on front endpaper. Complete in three hardcover volumes. 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped decorations. Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving Parallel Lives (in Greek: Bioi pa... View more info

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The Complete Roman Legions

By: Pollard, Nigel; Berry, Joanne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198000


First edition. Fine.Near Fine. 2012 Hard Cover. 240 pp. First edition. Written by two leading authorities and filled with informative illustrations, from inscriptions and armor to reconstruction paintings and contemporary reenactment groups.The legions of Rome were among the greatest fighting forces in history. For almost half a millennium they secured the known world under the power of the Caesars. This pioneering account gathers together the stories of each and every ... View more info

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The Birth of Classical Europe: A History from Troy to Augustine (The Penguin History of Europe Volume I [1])

By: Price, Simon; Thonemann, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Viking: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203460


First edition. Corners gently pushed. 2010 Hard Cover. xvii, 397, [1] pp. 8vo. An innovative and intriguing look at the foundations of Western civilization from two leading historians. The influence of ancient Greece and Rome can be seen in every aspect of our lives. From calendars to democracy to the very languages we speak, Western civilization owes a debt to these classical societies. Yet the Greeks and Romans did not emerge fully formed; their culture grew from an ac... View more info