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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

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 1592238653

Condition: Near Fine


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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Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable; The Age of Chivalry; The Legends of Charlemagne (A Modern Library Giant, G14)

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library:

Seller ID: 2276970

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, top corners of boards lightly bumped, pencil name on front endpaper, no publisher date. xi, 778 pp. Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, renamed after him and published after his death. It is a classic work of mythology and is still being printed, even 150 years after the first work, Age of Fable, was published in 1855. The following is a table of contents of the work, which itself can serve as an interesting pantheon of the ch... 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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 178155305X

Condition: Near Fine


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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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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Alexander the Great (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Fox, Robin Lane; Haig, Alexander M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1991

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274880

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1991 Full-Leather. 568 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. This edition includes a frontispiece showing a bust of Alexander and a new foreword by Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Tough, resolute, fearless, Alexander was a born warrior and ruler of passionate ambition who understood the intense adventure of conquest and of the unknown. Whe... 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

ISBN: 0140437649

Condition: Very Good


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 Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire in Seven Volumes

By: Gibbon, Edward; Bury, J.B. (Editor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: AMS Press: 1974

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270768

ISBN: 0404028209

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal cosmetic wear. 1974 Hard Cover. 3928 pp. Complete in seven volumes. 8 3/4 x 5 7/8. 8vo. Brown leatherette spines over orange cloth, gilt titles, decorations & rules, black panels. Maps on endpapers. Extensive appendices, bibliography and index. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and published in six volumes. It stands as a major literary achievement of the 18th century because it was adopted as a... View more info

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in Six Volumes (Edition De Luxe)

By: Gibbon, Edward; Milman, Dean; Guizot, M.; Smith, William

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Nottingham Society: 1845

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2277955

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #557 of 1000 copies. Corners a bit rubbed with a small chip from vol. II spine head and minimal loss elsewhere. 1845 Half-Leather. Complete in six hardcover volumes. 8vo. Black leather spines and corners, marbed boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. Includes notes by Dean Milman, M. Guizot, and Dr. William Smith, and photogravure frontispieces. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and pub... View more info

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, Esq., with Notes by The Rev. H.H. Milman -- A New Edition, to Which is Added a Complete Index of the Whole Work -- In Six Volumes (Books I, II, III, IV, V & VI [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

By: Gibbon, Edward; Milman, H.H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1864

Seller ID: 2275476

Condition: Good


Spine of first volume repaired, rear endpapers of first volume stained, other volumes in very good condition. 1864 Hard Cover. Complete in six volumes. 8vo. Original black blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Gibbon's complete work, with notes by Rev. Milman, plus a general index. 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. ... View more info

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in Eight Volumes: The Turn of the Tide; Constantine and the Christian Empire; The Revival and Collapse of Paganism; The End of the Western Empire; Justinian and the Roman Law; Mohammed and the Rise of the Arabs; The Normans in Italy and the Crusades; The Fall of Constantinople and the Papacy in Rome

By: Gibbon, Edward; Radice, Betty

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274150

Condition: Near Fine


Includes two publisher's slipcase as issued. A copy tiny spots on top slipcase panels, otherwise an exceptional set. 1983 Hard Cover. Complete in eight hardcover volumes. Edited with introduction by Betty Radice. Illustrations from etchings by Gian Battista Piranesi throughout text. 9 7/8 x 6 3/8. 8vo. Bound in cream vegetable parchment (which has the look of vellum) blocked in red, blue, and gold. Gilt titles & rules. Maps on endpapers. The History of the Decline and Fa... View more info

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

By: Gibbon, Edward; Saunders, Dero A.; Robinson, Charles Alexander, Jr.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1986

Edition: Abridged

Seller ID: 2274343

ISBN: 0140431896

Condition: Good


Abridged. Multiple creases to wrappers, wrappers rubbed, ink names on half-title page, pages lightly toned. 1986 Mass Market Paperback. x, 691 pp. Edward Gibbon’s masterpiece, which narrates the history of the Roman Empire from the second century A.D. to its collapse in the west in the fifth century and in the east in the fifteenth century, is widely considered the greatest work of history ever written. This abridgment retains the full scope of the original, but in a b... 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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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The Education of Julius Caesar: A Biography, a Reconstruction (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Kahn, Arthur D.; Blumenson, Martin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274882

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. xvi, 514 pp. 8vo. Original red full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece of Julius Caesar, new foreword for this edition by Martin Blumenson. In this meticulously researched and absorbing biography, Arthur Kahn brings Caesar alive and explores the spirit of his age with intensity, illuminating the politics, the technological... 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

Condition: Very Good


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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The Colossus of Rhodes (The Roman Mysteries)

By: Lawrence, Caroline

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Orion Children's Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272359

ISBN: 1842552538

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very faint smudge on jacket rear. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 212 pp. Spring AD 80. The sailing season has begun. Lupus decides to see if his mother is still alive and to follow his uncle's dying wish. The friends sail to the island of Rhodes, site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world ...and base of a criminal mastermind! View more info

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The Sirens of Surrentum (The Roman Mysteries)

By: Lawrence, Caroline

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Orion Children's Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272360

ISBN: 1842552554

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sticker on jacket rear. 2006 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 259 pp. Summer AD 80. Flavia and her friends receive an invitation to stay at the luxurious Villa Limona in Surrentum, where their friend Pulchra has a mystery she desperately wants them to solve. After a year of hardship and disasters, people are in cheerful spirits - there is even talk of love and romance. But it seems one of the guests has murder in mind. Can Flavia a... View more info

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The Gladiators from Capua (The Roman Mysteries)

By: Lawrence, Caroline

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Orion Children's Books: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2272361

ISBN: 184255252X

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 214 pp. March AD 80. In Rome, the Emperor Titus has announced that there will be a hundred days of games to open his new Flavian amphitheatre (now known as the Colosseum). Suspecting that their friend Jonathan is not dead, as they had thought, Flavia, Nubia and Lupus organise an invitation to Rome on the pretence of witnessing this historic event. Their search for Jonathan leads them straig... 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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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City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction

By: MacAulay, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2275935

ISBN: 039519492X

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Sticker on front endpaper, jacket price clipped, 1 inch closed tear on rear jacket edge. 1974 Large Hardcover. 112 pp. Detailed illustrations show how Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them. Macaulay, who studied architecture and its history extensively, has written and illustrated a number of works explaining and depicting various structures, beginning with Cathedral in 1973. View more info

The Architecture of the Roman Empire: Volume II - An Urban Appraisal

By: MacDonald, William L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 2278402

ISBN: 0300034563

Condition: Fair


Last part of book stained, pages stuck together (separate easily). 1986 Soft Cover. Examines Roman architecture as a party of overall urban design and looks at arches, public buildings, tombs, columns, stairs, plazas, and streets. 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

Condition: Very Good


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