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Women's Life in Greece and Rome: A Source Book in Translation

By Lefkowitz, Mary F & Fant, Maureen

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 2005. " ... this highly acclaimed sourcebook examines the public and private lives and legal status of Greek and Roman women. The texts represent women of all social classes, from public figures remembered for their deeds (or misdeeds), to priestesses, poets, and intellectuals, to working women, such as musicians, wet nurses, and prostitutes, to homemakers. The editors have selected texts from hard-to-find sources, such as inscriptions, papyri, and medical treatises, many of which have not previously been translated into English. The res ulting compilation is both an invaluable aid to research and a clear guide through this complex subject.420p. illus bibliography. index. 3rd American Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$30.00

Rome : A Guide to The City Divided Into 11 Zones

By Lozzi Roma

Rome, Italy: Lozzi Roma /Millenium, 2007. Well iIlustrated handbook to the famous sites in Rome - Ancient, Christian, Modern. Includes the Vatican, the Sistine Chapel etc. 168p. illus (col) maps. index . First Thus. French Wraps. As New.

$12.00

The Roman Way

By Hamilton,Edith

New York: Book of the Month Club, 1991. This editon was created in 1991 by arrangement with W.W.Norton.and is a facsimile of the edition first published in 1932. 281p.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. New/New.

$17.50

Selected Essays

By Bury, J. B.[John Bagnell]

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1930. Edited by Harold Temperley this is a postumous collection of essays by the distinguished classical scholar John Bagnell Bury, formerly Professor at Trinity College Dublin and later at Cambridge University. This volume includes the transcript of his inaugural address at Cambridge on "The Science of History" in which he famously defined the role of an historian thus : "I may remind you that history is not a branch of literature. The facts of history, like the facts of geology or astronomy, can supply material for literary art; for manifest reasons they lend themselves to artistic representation far more readily than those of the natural sciences; but to clothe the story of human society in a literary dress is no more the part of a historian as a historian, than it is the part of an astronomer as an astronomer to present in an artistic shape the story of the stars." The essays range in topic from Greek through Roman and Byzantine periods. 249p. frontis. Some slight wear to covers. Bookplate of previous owner bookseller ticket inside front cover.. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$65.00

ABC Et Cetera: The Life & Times of the Roman Alphabet

By Humez, Alexander & Humez, Nicholas

New York: David R Godine, 1985. ".. an abecedarian spectrum of Roman history and society .. Arranged alaphabetically... each chapter follows some of the Latin words that begin with a particular letter through their various peregrinations. 275p. Spine of the dj.is sunfaded, else fine.. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$15.00

Rome Past and Present - A Guide to the Monumental Centre of Ancient Rome, with Reconstructions of the Monuments.

By Staccioli, R. A.

Rome, Italy: Vision S.R.L., 1962. "Monuments Past & Present series" IIlustrated handbook to the famous sites in Rome. Postcard sized illustrations of the monuments today are overlaid with transparent sheets showing how they would have looked originally. Also includes illustrations of the catacombs and St.Peter's Basilica. 72p. illus (col) . First Thus. Comb Binding/Plastic Cover. Fine/Fine.

$10.00

Rome  : Transparent Overlay Of Archeological Sites with the Vatican, Hadrian's Villa And Pompeii
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Rome : Transparent Overlay Of Archeological Sites with the Vatican, Hadrian's Villa And Pompeii

By Lozzi Roma

Rome, Italy: Lozzi Roma /Millenium, 2005. IIlustrated handbook to the famous sites in Rome. Photographs of the monuments as they are today are overlaid with transparent sheets showing how they would have looked originally. The pack includes a video Includes a DVD. 90p. illus (col) . First Thus. Comb Binding/Plastic Cover. New/New. Book with DVD.

$25.00

Rome Past and Present - A Guide to the Monumental Centre of Ancient Rome, with Reconstructions of the Monuments.

By Staccioli, R. A.

Rome, Italy: Vision S.R.L., 1962. "Monuments Past & Present series" IIlustrated handbook to the famous sites in Rome. Postcard sized illustrations of the monuments today are overlaid with transparent sheets showing how they would have looked originally. Also includes illustrations of the catacombs and St.Peter's Basilica. 72p. illus (col) . First Thus. Comb Binding/Plastic Cover. Fine/Fine.

$10.00

Diaspora: Jews amidst Greeks and Romans

By Gruen, Erich S.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. What was life like for Jews settled throughout the Mediterranean world of Classical antiquity--and what place did Jewish communities have in the diverse civilization dominated by Greeks and Romans? In a probing account of the Jewish diaspora in the four centuries from Alexander the Great's conquest of the Near East to the Roman destruction of the Jewish Temple in 70 C.E., Erich Gruen reaches often surprising conclusions. By the first century of our era, Jews living abroad far outnumbered those living in Palestine and had done so for generations. Substantial Jewish communities were found throughout the Greek mainland and Aegean islands, Asia Minor, the Tigris-Euphrates valley, Egypt, and Italy. Focusing especially on Alexandria, Greek cities in Asia Minor, and Rome, Gruen explores the lives of these Jews: the obstacles they encountered, the institutions they established, and their strategies for adjustment. He also delves into Jewish writing in this period, teasing out how Jews in the diaspora saw themselves. There emerges a picture of a Jewish minority that was at home in Greco-Roman cities: subject to only sporadic harassment; its intellectuals immersed in Greco-Roman culture while refashioning it for their own purposes; exhibiting little sign of insecurity in an alien society; and demonstrating both a respect for the Holy Land and a commitment to the local community and Gentile government. Gruen's innovative analysis of the historical and literary record alters our understanding of the way this vibrant minority culture engaged with the dominant Classical civilization. 386p. bibliography. index. Softcover. Near Fine.

$25.00

The Twelve Caesars
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The Twelve Caesars

By Suetonius, [Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus

London: Penguin, 1975. Suetonius account of the rulers of Rome from Julius Caesar to Domitian, remains "one of the most fascinating and richest of all Latin histories... [he ] was fortunate in having ready access to the the Imperial and Senatorial archives ... much of his information about Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero come from eye-witnesses .." 315p. . Reissue. Pbk. Very Good. Illus. by Trans.Robert Graves.

$5.00

Vedute del Pantheon Attraverso i Secoli / View of the Pantheon Across the Centuries

By Lombardo, Alberto

Palombi Editori, 2003. Views of Pantheon across the centuries : in engravings from XVI to XIX century by Philipp Galle [and others]. 1st Thus. Softcover. Very Good.

$25.00

He Roma Kai o Kosmos Tis

By Papangelis Theodore D

Athens: To Vima, 2013. Re-issue. Softcover. New Book from Greece.

$20.00

La Strada Romana in Italia

By Sterpos, Daniele

Roma/Rome: Societa Autostrade, 1970. Roman roads in Italy illustrated with old prints and engravings and modern photographs showing details of the remaining bridges and pavements. 149p. bibliographic notes. . First Edition. Laminated HC. Fine.

$75.00

Roman Cookery (Cooking Through the Ages)
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Roman Cookery (Cooking Through the Ages)

By Renfrew, Jane

English Heritage, 2004. "When the Romans invaded Britain in AD43 they introduced many items into the nation's diet which are still in common use today. As a result, it is possible to reproduce some of the popular dishes they enjoyed and this book includes over 30 such recipes including Meat Pieces a la Apicus, Sweet Wine Cakes, Milk-fed Snails and Patina of Elderberries. Perhaps the main difference in diet between then and now is the Romans great fondness for a strong-smelling sauce made from the entrails of fish which was used extensively in both sweet and savoury dishes! As well as the many interesting recipes, the book also explains the history of the Roman occupation of Britain and is beautifully illustrated with full colour and black & white photographs. It also reveals how the Romans cooked and served their food and just what a Roman banquet was like." 96p. illus. Revised Edition. Hardcover. New/No Jacket (as issued).

$10.00

Pandora's Daughters : The Role and Status of Women in Greek and Roman Antiquity (Ancient Society and History Ser.)

By Cantarella, Eva; Fant, Maureen B. (translator)

Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987. First published in Italian as "L'ambiguo malanno" by Editori Riuniti 1981. 228p. index. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/No DJ. Illus. by Trans Maureen B Fant.

$17.50

Cicero: In Catilinam 1-4. Pro Murena. Pro Sulla. Pro Flacco: B. Orations (Loeb Classical Library No. 324)

By Cicero, Marcus Tullius

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1976. Loeb # 324 Translated by C Macdonald. Roman lawyer, orator, politician and philosopher, of whom we know more than of any other Roman, lived through the stirring era which saw the rise, dictatorship, and death of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic. In his political speeches especially and in his correspondence we see the excitement, tension and intrigue of politics and the part he played in the turmoil of the time. Of about 106 speeches, delivered before the Roman people or the Senate if they were political, before jurors if judicial, 58 survive (a few of them incompletely). 594p. Small red mark on ffep, else fine. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Illus. by Translated by C Macdonald.

$20.00

Rome Past and Present - A Guide to the Monumental Centre of Ancient Rome, with Reconstructions of the Monuments.

By Staccioli, R. A.

Rome, Italy: Vision S.R.L., 2001. "Monuments Past & Present series" IIlustrated handbook to the famous sites in Rome. Postcard sized illustrations of the monuments today are overlaid with transparent sheets showing how they would have looked originally. Also includes illustrations of the catacombs and St.Peter's Basilica. 72p. illus (col) . 2nd Ed.. Comb Binding/Plastic Cover. As New/As New.

$15.00

The Medical Unity of the Mediterrnean World in Antiquity and The Middle Ages

By Vryonis, Speros (Jr)

Herakleion, Crete: Crete University Press, 1991. ".. a fascinating surveyof the achievements .. of the ancient medical schools .. and of the adoption and standardization of ancient doctrines in Byzantine and Arab medical centres..." A lecture delivered at the first Mediterranean Medical Meeting Herakleion, Crete, 24-29 sept. 1989, organise par Medical school of the University of Crete. [Foundation for research and technology (Hellas), Institute for Mediterranean studies ; in co-operation with the Speros Basil Vryonis Center for Hellenic studies (Sacramento, Ca.). 34p. bibliography.. First Edition. French Wraps. New.

$35.00

Bilddokumente römischer Technik. Im Auftrag des Vereins Deutscher Ingenieure zusammengestellt.

By Kretzschmer, Fritz

Düsseldorf: VDI-Verlag, 1958. Examples of ancient Roman building and civil engineering techniquesincely illsutrated Text in German. " Compiled and edited by On behalf of the Association of German Engineers " 104p. illus. diagrams . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good.

$15.00

The Man in the Roman Street

By Mattingly, Harold

New York: W.W.Norton, 1996. ' ... looks at the changing attitudes and beliefs of the Roman people throughout the Empire from the accession of Augustus in 27 BC. to the death of Theodosius the Great in 395 AD." With an Introduction by Alfred R. Bellinger "A thoughtdul picture of the common man, his beliefs and aspirations, his activities, his resources and his limitations" 156p.Clean, crisp copy . Reprint. Softcover. Very Good.

$7.50

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