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Product Description: Byron and Hitler were equally entranced by Rome’s most famous monument, the Colosseum. Mid-Victorians admired the hundreds of varieties of flowers in its crannies and occasionally shuddered at its reputation for contagion, danger, and sexual temptation...read more

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9780674018952 | Harvard Univ Pr, November 14, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The reality of the Colosseum is much stranger than legend as explained by two classical historians in an account of ancient Rome's most famous monument, detailing its construction, the gladiatorial games that it housed, and its changing roles as a modern-day concert venue and tourist attraction.

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9780674060319 | Harvard Univ Pr, May 31, 2011, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Byron and Hitler were equally entranced by Rome’s most famous monument, the Colosseum.

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A history of early Christianity considers its origins and surprising evolution from Jewish and pagan contexts, profiling the odds posed by a fierce Roman state against which Christian practices were strategically developed. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780452282612 | Reprint edition (Plume, July 1, 2001), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A history of early Christianity considers its origins and surprising evolution from Jewish and pagan contexts, profiling the odds posed by a fierce Roman state against which Christian practices were strategically developed.

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A history of early Christianity considers its origins and surprising evolution from Jewish and pagan contexts, profiling the odds posed by a fierce Roman state against which Christian practices were strategically developed. (view table of contents)

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9780743200103 | Free Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A history of early Christianity considers its origins and surprising evolution from Jewish and pagan contexts, profiling the odds posed by a fierce Roman state against which Christian practices were strategically developed.

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Product Description: This is a volume of studies concerned with death and its impact on the social order. The first topic considered is gladiatorial combat; not merely popular entertainment, it was also an important element in Roman politics. The book then investigates the composition of the political elite in the late Republic and Principate (249 BC - AD 235), showing that ideals of hereditary succession disguised high rates of social mobility...read more

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9780521271172 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 1985), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: This is a volume of studies concerned with death and its impact on the social order.

By Peter Garnsey (editor), Keith Hopkins (editor) and C. R. Whittaker (editor)

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9780520048034 | Univ of California Pr, June 1, 1983, cover price $47.50

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Product Description: The enormous size of the Roman empire and the length of time it endured call for an understanding of the institutions which sustained it. In this book, Keith Hopkins, who is both classicist and sociologist, uses various sociological concepts and methods to gain new insights into how traditional Roman institutions changed as the Romans acquired their empire...read more

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9780521219457 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1981, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: The enormous size of the Roman empire and the length of time it endured call for an understanding of the institutions which sustained it.

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9780521281812 | New edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, January 31, 1981), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Professor Hopkins has developed an exciting approach to social questions in antiquity and his book should be of interest to all students of ancient history and of historical sociology.

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