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Oresteian Trilogy

By: Aeschylus

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Publisher: 3/12/2014

Seller ID: 203533

ISBN: 203533

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Oresteia

By: Aeschylus

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Publisher: 10/27/2014

Seller ID: 9780140443332D

ISBN: 9780140443332D

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Arthur's Britain

By: Alcock, Lesli

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Publisher: 12/15/2009

Seller ID: 0140213961

ISBN: 0140213961

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Generalship Of Alexander The Great

By: Alexander the Great/Fuller

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Publisher: DA CAPO PR:

Seller ID: 9780306813306

ISBN: 0306813300

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In a brief and meteoric life (356-323 BC) the greatest of all conquerors redirected the course of world history. Alexander the Great accomplished this feat with a small army-no more than 40,000 men-and a constellation of bold, revolutionary ideas about the conduct of war and the nature of government. In a style both clear and witty, Fuller imparts the many sides to Alexander's genius and the full extent of his empire, stretching from India to Egypt. View more info

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Nature of Alexander

By: Alexander/Renault, Mary

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Publisher: PANTHEON:

Seller ID: 9780394738253

ISBN: 039473825X

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Nature of Alexander

By: Alexander/Renault, Mary

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Alexander: The Ambiguity of Greatness

By: Alexander/Rogers, Guy Maclean

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Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE INC:

Seller ID: 9780812972719

ISBN: 0812972716

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For nearly two and a half millennia, Alexander the Great has loomed over history as a legend-and an enigma. Wounded repeatedly but always triumphant in battle, he conquered most of the known world, only to die mysteriously at the age of thirty-two. In his day he was revered as a god; in our day he has been reviled as a mass murderer, a tyrant as brutal as Stalin or Hitler. Who was the man behind the mask of power? Why did Alexander embark on an unprecedented program ... View more info

History of Alexander

By: Alexander/Rufus, Quintus Curti

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 10/7/2015

Seller ID: 0140444122

ISBN: 0140444122

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Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred and other Contemporary Sources

By: Alfred

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 12/12/2014

Seller ID: 9780140444094

ISBN: 0140444092

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Golden Ass

By: Apuleius

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780140435900

ISBN: 0140435905

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Lucius, a young man whose fascination with witchcraft leads him to believe he can be transformed into a bird, instead becomes a donkey. Whirled off by robbers, he embarks on a series of adventures and misadventures. Confronted eventually with the prospect of a stage performance where he is supposed to demonstrate his sexual prowess with a woman, he is overwhelmed by a religious vision and is finally initiated into the cult of the goddess Isis. It has been long dispute... View more info

Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred and other Contemporary Sources

By: Asser/Keynes, Simon

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Seller ID: 9780140444094D

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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of An Empire

By: Baker, Simon

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Publisher: BBC BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9781846072840

ISBN: 1846072840

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"Ancient Rome" is the story of the greatest empire the world has ever known. Focusing on six turning points in Roman history, Simon Baker's absorbing narrative charts the rise and fall of a political machine unmatched in its brutality, genius, and lust for power. From the conquest of the Mediterranean in the 3rd century BC to the destruction of the empire at the hands of barbarian invaders 700 years later, we discover the pivotal episodes in Roman history. At the heart o... View more info

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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome

By: Beard, Mary

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Publisher: 6/27/2017

Seller ID: 9781631492228

ISBN: 1631492225

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Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations

By: Beard, Mary

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Publisher: LIVERIGHT: 6/3/2016

Seller ID: 9780871408594

ISBN: 0871408597

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History of the English Church and People

By: Bede

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 5/18/2014

Seller ID: 0140440429

ISBN: 0140440429

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Archimedes and the Door of Science (Living History Library)

By: Bendick, Jeanne

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Seller ID: 9781883937126

ISBN: 1883937124

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Jeanne Bendick, through text and pictures, admirably succeeds in bringing to life the ancient Greek mathematician who enriched mathematics and all branches of science. Against the backdrop of Archimedes' life and culture, the author discusses the man's work, his discoveries and the knowledge later based upon it. The simple, often humorous, illustrations and diagrams greatly enhance the text. View more info

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Marathon: The Battle That Changed Western Civilization

By: Billows, Richard A,

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Publisher: OVERLOOK:

Seller ID: 9781590201688

ISBN: 159020168X

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Published to coincide with Marathon's 2500th anniversary, a riveting history of the historic battle The Battle of Marathon in 490 B.C. is not only understood as the most decisive event in the struggle between the Greeks and the Persians, but can also be seen as perhaps the most significant moment in our collective history. 10,000 Athenian citizens faced a Persian military force of more than 25,000. Greek victory appeared impossible, but the men of Athens were t... View more info

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Roman Britain and Early England, 55 B.C. - A.D. 871

By: Blair, Peter Hunter

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Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC: 10/5/2015

Seller ID: 0393003612

ISBN: 0393003612

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By the time of Caesar's first expedition to Britain in 55 B.C., migratory movements had established close ties of kinship and common interest between the peoples who lived in Gaul and some of the inhabitants of Britain. Because the source material is so meager for much of early British history, Mr. Blair is careful to explain just how scholars have arrived at an accurate knowledge of the first 900 years. The real history of Britain begins with the Roman occupation, for t... View more info

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Oxford History of the Roman World

By: Boardman, John

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Publisher: 9/6/2016

Seller ID: 9780192852489

ISBN: 0192852485

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In less than fifty-three years, Rome subjected most of the known world to its rule. Tracing the rise of Rome from its origins as a cluster of villages to the foundation of the Empire and its consolidation in the first two centuries AD, this book reproduces the text of the acclaimed Oxford History of the Classical World: Rome in a standard paperback form. Written by a team of specialist scholars, it includes chapters on social and political history, the Emperors, art ... View more info

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Oxford History of the Roman World

By: Boardman, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR: 7/25/2011

Seller ID: 9780192802033

ISBN: 0192802038

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In less than fifty-three years, Rome subjected most of the known world to its rule. This authoritative and compelling work tells the story of the rise of Rome from its origins as a cluster of villages to the foundation of the Roman Empire by Augustus, to its consolidation in the first two centuries CE. It also discusses aspects of the later Empire and its influence on Western civilization, not least of which was the adoption of Christianity. Packed with fascinating d... View more info