the Evolution, Composition, Tactics, Equipment & Battles of the Roman Army
by Harry Pratt Judson
Caesar's Army in peace and war Students of military history have long been fascinated by the history, armies and great commanders of ancient Rome; for within its organisation, strategy, tactics, weapons, campaigns and wars are to be found the ...
by Edward Gibbon
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, edited with introduction, notes, and appendices by J.B. Bury, D.Litt., LL.D., in seven volumes. This is volume 4.
by Edward Gibbon
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, edited with introduction, notes, and appendices by J.B. Bury, D.Litt., LL.D., in seven volumes. This is volume 7.
A Guide to Graeco-Roman Religious
by Hans-Josef Klauck
Klauck's is a uniquely well-informed and comprehensive guide to the world of religion in the Graeco-Roman environment of early Christianity. Drawing on the most up-to-date scholarship, his volume paints a carefully nuanced portrait of the ...
On the Gallic War and on the Civil War
by Julius Caesar
This complete edition of Caesar's Commentaries contains all eight of Caesar's books on the Gallic War as well as all three of his books on the Civil War masterfully translated into English by W. A. MacDevitt. Caesar's Commentaries are an ...
From Cybele to the Virgin Mary
by Philippe Borgeaud
This important work by a major scholar of ancient religion traces the history of the Mother of the Gods, originally an Anatolian deity whose cult spread through the Hellenistic, Roman, and ultimately Christian worlds, through shifting cultural ...
Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
by Jan H. Blits
While recent criticism of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar has stressed the corruption of both the common people and the Republic's enemies within the patrician class, this book argues that at the core of the play lies the less obvious but more ...
Urbanism, Utopia and the Garden in Ancient Greece and Rome
by Annette L. Giesecke
As Greek and Trojan forces battled in the shadow of Troy's wall, Hephaistos created a wondrous ornately decorated shield for Achilles. At the Shield's centre lay two walled cities, one at war and one at peace, surrounded by fields and pasturelands.
The Last Roman Empress
by Hagith Sivan
The astonishing career of Galla Placidia (c. 390-450) provides valuable reflections on the state of the Roman empire in the fifth century CE. In an age when emperors, like Galla's two brothers, Arcadius (395-408) and Honorius (395-423), and ...
Sophists and Self-Presentation in Ancient Rome
by Maud W. Gleason
The careers of two popular second-century rhetorical virtuosos offer Maud Gleason fascinating insights into the ways ancient Romans constructed masculinity during a time marked by anxiety over manly deportment. Declamation was an exhilarating art ...
by T. Corey Brennan
Brennan's book surveys the history of the Roman praetorship, which was one of the most enduring Roman political institutions, occupying the practical center of Roman Republican administrative life for over three centuries. The study addresses ...
by Brian C. McGing
Polybius' Histories is one of classical antiquity's great political narratives. Written in 40 books (of which only the first five are preserved in full), it originally set out to explain the dramatic rise of Rome in the half century from the war ...
by Robert A. Kaster
Emotion, Restraint, and Community examines the ways in which emotions, and talk about emotions, interacted with the ethics of the Roman upper classes in the late Republic and early Empire. By considering how various Roman forms of fear, dismay, ...
by Ross Shepard Kraemer
This is a substantially expanded and completely revised edition of a book originally published in 1988 as Maenads, Martyrs, Matrons, Monastics. The book is a collection of translations of primary texts relevant to women's religion in Western ...
Justifications Not Justice
by Lin Foxhall & A.D.E. Lewis
This volume explores the way in which law integrated with other aspects of life in ancient Greece. The papers collected here reveal a number of different pathways between law and political, social, and economic life in Greek societies.
Mysteries of the Unconquered Sun
by Roger Beck
This is a study of the religious system of Mithraism, one of the 'mystery cults' popular in the Roman Empire contemporary with early Christianity. Roger Beck describes Mithraism from the point of view of the initiate engaging with the religion ...
by Fergus Millar & Erich Segal
This book presents seven fresh and original views of Caesar Augustus, as the authors of the papers collected here consider the image which he presented of himself, how poets and historians reacted to him, the nature of his rule, and the ...
Land, Men and Gods in Asia Minor
by Stephen Mitchell
This is the first comprehensive study of the history of Asia Minor in antiquity to be written for nearly fifty years and the first attempt to treat Anatolian history as a whole over the millennium from the time of Alexander the Great to the hey ...
Pompeius Trogus, a Romanized Gaul living in the age of Augustus, wrote a forty four-book universal history (The Philippic History) of the non-Roman, Mediterranean world. This work was later abbreviated by a certain M. Junianus Justinus, better ...
by Warren Carter
This work provides an indispensable introduction to Roman society, culture, law, politics, religion, and daily life as they relate to the study of the New Testament. The Roman Empire formed the central context in which the New Testament was written.