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Product Description: Of the four major priesthoods in ancient Rome, none wielded powers as extensive as the pontificate's; holders of this office not only oversaw all the ceremonies of the Roman state religion, but in supervising certain forms of adoption, inheritance, and burials, also exercised considerable power over many "private" areas of Roman religion and life...read more

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9781614512653 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, January 8, 2017, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Of the four major priesthoods in ancient Rome, none wielded powers as extensive as the pontificate's; holders of this office not only oversaw all the ceremonies of the Roman state religion, but in supervising certain forms of adoption, inheritance, and burials, also exercised considerable power over many "private" areas of Roman religion and life.

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9780415082358 | Routledge, February 12, 2012, cover price $145.00

Product Description: This book is a survey of the relations of the Herodian dynasty of Roman Judaea, a family which included Herod the Great, who is infamous for ordering the 'massacre of the innocents' in the Gospel of Matthew. Michael Young's review includes the figures Agrippina I, Agrippina II and Berenice II...read more

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9780415282291 | Routledge, February 12, 2012, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: This book is a survey of the relations of the Herodian dynasty of Roman Judaea, a family which included Herod the Great, who is infamous for ordering the 'massacre of the innocents' in the Gospel of Matthew.

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Product Description: The period of relative peace enjoyed by the Roman Empire in its first two centuries ended with the Marcomannic Wars. The following centuries saw near-constant warfare, which brought new challenges for the Roman Navy. It was now not just patrolling the Mediterranean but also fighting against invaders with real naval skill, such as Genseric and his Vandals...read more
By Giuseppe Rava (illustrator)

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9781472818263, titled "Imperial Roman Warships 193–565 Ad" | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The period of relative peace enjoyed by the Roman Empire in its first two centuries ended with the Marcomannic Wars.

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Product Description: The ancient counties surrounding the Weald in the SE corner of England have a strongly marked character of their own that has survived remarkably well in the face of ever-increasing population pressure. The area is, however, comparatively neglected in discussion of Roman Britain, where it is often subsumed into a generalized treatment of the ‘civilian’ part of Britannia that is based largely on other parts of the country...read more
By David Bird (editor)

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9781785703195 | Oxbow Books Ltd, January 31, 2017, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: The ancient counties surrounding the Weald in the SE corner of England have a strongly marked character of their own that has survived remarkably well in the face of ever-increasing population pressure.

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Product Description: The study of funerary practice has become one of the most exciting and rapidly developing areas of Roman archaeology in recent decades. This volume draws on large-scale fieldwork from across Europe, methodological advances and conceptual innovations to explore new insights from analysis of the Roman dead, concerning both the rituals which saw them to their tombs and the communities who buried them...read more
By J. Weekes (editor)

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9781785703232 | Oxbow Books Ltd, January 31, 2017, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The study of funerary practice has become one of the most exciting and rapidly developing areas of Roman archaeology in recent decades.

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Product Description: Following Hannibal's crushing victory at the battle of the Trebbia, the reeling Roman Republic sent a new army under the over-confident consul Gaius Flaminius to destroy the Carthaginian invaders--unbeknownst to him they were ready and waiting...read more
By Donato Spedaliere (illustrator)

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9781472816313 | Osprey Pub Co, January 24, 2017, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Following Hannibal's crushing victory at the battle of the Trebbia, the reeling Roman Republic sent a new army under the over-confident consul Gaius Flaminius to destroy the Carthaginian invaders--unbeknownst to him they were ready and waiting.

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Product Description: There are few disciplines as exciting and forward-looking as medicine. Unfortunately, however, many modern practitioners have lost sight of the origins of their discipline. A Cabinet of Ancient Medical Curiosities aspires to cure this lapse by taking readers back to the early days of Western medicine in ancient Greece and Rome...read more

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9780190610432 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 2, 2017, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: There are few disciplines as exciting and forward-looking as medicine.

By L'erma di Bretschneider (corporate author)

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9788891310194 | L''Erma Di Bretschneider, December 31, 2016, cover price $200.00

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Product Description: Untersucht werden die Herkunft und Produktion späthellenistischer und fr|hkaiserzeitlicher Keramik von Priene an der kleinasiatischen Westk|ste. Die Basis bilden zwei umfangreiche und repräsentative Fundkomplexe: Der späthellenistische Komplex A stammt aus der S|dhalle des Heiligtums der Stadtgöttin Athena, der fr|hkaiserzeitliche Komplex B aus der Insula E5 des nordwestlichen Wohnviertels...read more

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9783954900954 | Reichert Verlag, December 31, 2016, cover price $133.00 | About this edition: Untersucht werden die Herkunft und Produktion späthellenistischer und fr|hkaiserzeitlicher Keramik von Priene an der kleinasiatischen Westk|ste.

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Product Description: "Already in Greek and Roman antiquity a vibrant series of exchange relationships existed between the Mediterranean regions and China, including the Indian subcontinents along well-defined routes we call the Silk Roads. Among the many goods that found their way from East to West and vice versa were glass, wine, spices, metals like iron, precious stones as well as textile raw materials and fabrics and silk, a luxury item that was in great demand in the Roman Empire...read more
By Berit Hildebrandt (editor)

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9781785702792 | Oxbow Books Ltd, December 31, 2016, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: "Already in Greek and Roman antiquity a vibrant series of exchange relationships existed between the Mediterranean regions and China, including the Indian subcontinents along well-defined routes we call the Silk Roads.

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Product Description: This volume presents fourteen papers by Roman archaeologists and historians discussing approaches to the economic history of Pompeii and the role of the Pompeian evidence in debates about the Roman economy. Four themes are discussed: first, the position of Pompeii and its agricultural environment, discussing the productivity and specialization of agriculture in the Vesuvian region and the degree to which we can explain Pompeii's size and wealth on the basis of the city's economic hinterland...read more
By Miko Flohr (editor)

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9780198786573 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: This volume presents fourteen papers by Roman archaeologists and historians discussing approaches to the economic history of Pompeii and the role of the Pompeian evidence in debates about the Roman economy.

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Product Description: Andre Tchernia is one of the leading experts on amphorae as a source of economic history, a pioneer of maritime archaeology, and author of a wealth of articles on Roman trade, notably the wine trade. This book brings together the author's previously published essays, updated and revised, with recent notes and prefaced with an entirely new synthesis of his views on Roman commerce with a particular emphasis on the people involved in it...read more

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9780198723714 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 6, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Andre Tchernia is one of the leading experts on amphorae as a source of economic history, a pioneer of maritime archaeology, and author of a wealth of articles on Roman trade, notably the wine trade.

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Product Description: At last! A Roman self-help book! From the writing team who brought you The Roman Guide to Slave Management.Following his handbook on slave--that is, business--management, here is Marcus Sidonius Falx’s guide on how to improve every aspect of your barbarian life...read more

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9781468313703 | Overlook Pr, December 6, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: At last!

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Product Description: Though images of women were ubiquitous in the Roman world, these were seldom intended to be taken simply at face value. The importance of marriage, motherhood and political stability was often conveyed to the Roman people through carefully constructed representations of the women of the ruling house...read more

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9781445633725 | Amberley Pub Plc, October 19, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Though images of women were ubiquitous in the Roman world, these were seldom intended to be taken simply at face value.

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9781445660288 | Reprint edition (Amberley Pub Plc, November 30, 2016), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Though images of women were ubiquitous in the Roman world, these were seldom intended to be taken simply at face value.

Product Description: This book is an exploration of the layers of Rome: the accumulations of centuries of habitation that make the city a fascinating and sometimes confounding palimpsest. This architectural coexistence is perhaps most nakedly on display at the sites of the ancient theaters of Marcellus and Pompey...read more

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9781909400542 | Bilingual edition (Harvey Miller Pub, November 30, 2016), cover price $163.00 | About this edition: This book is an exploration of the layers of Rome: the accumulations of centuries of habitation that make the city a fascinating and sometimes confounding palimpsest.

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Product Description: Subversive Meals examines the Lord’s Supper within the sociopolitical context of first-century Roman domination, and concludes that it was an anti-imperial praxis. Although the Christian communal meal looked much like a typical Roman banquet in structure, with a deipnon and a symposion, it was essentially different...read more

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9780227176153 | James Clarke, November 29, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Subversive Meals examines the Lord’s Supper within the sociopolitical context of first-century Roman domination, and concludes that it was an anti-imperial praxis.
9781620320181 | Pickwick Pubns, June 27, 2013, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Subversive Meals examines the Lord's Supper within the sociopolitical context of first-century Roman domination, and concludes that it was an anti-imperial praxis.

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Product Description: One of the most feared weapons in the ancient world, the gladius was lethal both on the battlefield and in the arena. Literary sources tell of the terror it inspired, while archaeological evidence of wounds inflicted is testament to its deadly effect...read more
By Peter Dennis (illustrator)

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9781472815859 | Osprey Pub Co, November 22, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: One of the most feared weapons in the ancient world, the gladius was lethal both on the battlefield and in the arena.

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Product Description: An innovative, informative, and entertaining history of Roman Britain told through the lives of individuals in all walks of life The Britain of the Roman Occupation is, in a way, an age that is dark to us. While the main events from 55 BC to AD 410 are little disputed, and the archaeological remains of villas, forts, walls, and cities explain a great deal, we lack a clear sense of individual lives...read more

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9780300207194 | 1 edition (Yale Univ Pr, July 28, 2015), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: An innovative, informative, and entertaining history of Roman Britain told through the lives of individuals in all walks of life The Britain of the Roman Occupation is, in a way, an age that is dark to us.

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9780300223491 | Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: An innovative, informative, and entertaining history of Roman Britain told through the lives of individuals in all walks of life The Britain of the Roman Occupation is, in a way, an age that is dark to us.

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Product Description: The Atlas of Ancient Rome provides a comprehensive archaeological survey of the city of Rome from prehistory to the early medieval period. Lavishly illustrated throughout with full-color maps, drawings, photos, and 3D reconstructions, this magnificent two-volume slipcased edition features the latest discoveries and scholarship, with new descriptions of more than 500 monuments, including the Sanctuary of Vesta, the domus Augusti, and the Mausoleum of Augustus...read more
By Andrea Carandini (editor)

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9780691163475 | Revised edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 8, 2016), cover price $199.50 | About this edition: The Atlas of Ancient Rome provides a comprehensive archaeological survey of the city of Rome from prehistory to the early medieval period.

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Product Description: "Is there anyone on earth who is so narrow-minded or uninquisitive that he could fail to want to know how and thanks to what kind of political system almost the entire known world was conquered and brought under a single empire in less than fifty-three years?" --Polybius, HistoriesThe 53-year period Polybius had in mind stretched from the start of the Second Punic War in 219 BCE until 167, when Rome overthrew the Macedonian monarchy and divided the country into four independent republics...read more

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9780199916894 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 7, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: "Is there anyone on earth who is so narrow-minded or uninquisitive that he could fail to want to know how and thanks to what kind of political system almost the entire known world was conquered and brought under a single empire in less than fifty-three years?

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9780190468880 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "Is there anyone on earth who is so narrow-minded or uninquisitive that he could fail to want to know how and thanks to what kind of political system almost the entire known world was conquered and brought under a single empire in less than fifty-three years?

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Product Description: What does Roman Britain mean to us now? How were its physical remains rediscovered and made sense of? How has it been reimagined, in story and song and verse? Sometimes on foot, sometimes in a magnificent, if not entirely reliable, VW camper van, Charlotte Higgins sets out to explore the ancient monuments of Roman Britain...read more

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9781468310894 | Overlook Pr, August 4, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: What does Roman Britain mean to us now?
9780224090896 | Vintage Uk, July 25, 2013, cover price $33.25 | About this edition: What does Roman Britain mean to us now?
9780396062547, titled "Black Theater: A 2Oth Century Collection of the Work of Its Best Playwrights" | Dodd Mead, June 1, 1971, cover price $12.95 | also contains Black Theater: A 2Oth Century Collection of the Work of Its Best Playwrights | About this edition: Presents the texts of twelve outstanding dramatic works by Black writers, including A Raisin in the Sun, Purlie Victorious, and No Place To Be Somebody

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9781468313604 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: What does Roman Britain mean to us now?

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Product Description: Constantine and the Council of Nicaea plunges students into the theological debates confronting early Christian church leaders. Emperor Constantine has sanctioned Christianity as a legitimate religion within the Roman Empire but discovers that Christians do not agree on fundamental aspects of their beliefs...read more

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9781469631417 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Constantine and the Council of Nicaea plunges students into the theological debates confronting early Christian church leaders.

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