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Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

Series Editor: Eric J. Evans, P.D. King

Lancaster Pamphlets offer concise and up-to-date accounts of major historical topics, primarily for the help of students preparing for Advanced Level examinations, though they should also be of value to those pursuing introductory courses in universities and other institutions of higher education. Without being all-embracing, their aims are to bring some of the central themes or problems confronting students and teachers into sharper focus than the textbook writer can hope to do; to provide the reader with some of the results of recent research which the textbook may not embody; and to stimulate thought about the whole interpretation of the topic under discussion.

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  1. The Fall of the Roman Republic

    2nd Edition

    By David Shotter

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

    Revised and updated to include the latest research in the field, this second edition of a popular history text examines how the Roman republic was destabilized by the unplanned growth of the Roman Empire.Central discussion points include: the government of the republic how certain individuals took...

    Published August 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  2. Augustus Caesar

    2nd Edition

    By David Shotter

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

    History sees Augustus Caesar as the first emperor of Rome, whose system of ordered government provided a firm and stable basis for the expansion and prosperity of the Roman Empire. Hailed as 'restorer of the Republic' and regarded by some as a deity in his own lifetime, Augustus was emulated by...

    Published February 9th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Nero

    2nd Edition

    By David Shotter

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

    The reign of Nero is often judged to be the embodiment of the extravagance and the corruption that have, for many, come to symbolise ancient Rome. David Shotter provides a reassessment of this view in this accessible introduction to Nero, emperor of Rome from 54 to 68 AD. All the major issues are...

    Published January 10th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Caligula

    By Sam Wilkinson

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

    Sam Wilkinson provides an accessible introduction to the reign of Caligula, one of the most controversial of all the Roman Emperors. Caligula's policies have often been interpreted to be those of a depraved tyrant. This study provides a reassessment of this controversial reign by scrutinising the...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  5. Alexander the Great

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Stoneman

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

    Alexander the Great by Richard Stoneman is an introduction to the career and impact of the great Macedonian conqueror and the main themes of his reign. As well as tackling problems of interpretation, the author includes: an examination of the written and other sources and the problems of working...

    Published September 8th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Roman Britain

    2nd Edition

    By David Shotter

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

    From renowned and respected author David Shotter, this updated and expanded edition of Roman Britain offers a concise introduction to this period, drawing on the wealth of recent scholarship to explain the progress of the Romans and their objectives in conquering Britain. Key topics discussed...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Athenian Democracy

    2nd Edition

    By John Thorley

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

    The fifth century BC witnessed not only the emergence of one of the first democracies, but also the Persian and the Peloponnesian Wars. John Thorley provides a concise analysis of the development and operation of Athenian democracy against this backdrop. Taking into account both primary source...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  8. Emperor Constantine

    2nd Edition

    By Hans A. Pohlsander, Hans A. Pohlsander

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 25th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Tiberius Caesar

    2nd Edition

    By David Shotter

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

    Taking into account the latest research on the subject, David Shotter has updated this second edition of Tiberius Caesar throughout and provides a concise and accessible survey of the character and life of Tiberius Caesar, heir of Augustus Caesar and emperor of Rome from AD 14 to AD 37....

    Published August 18th 2004 by Routledge

  10. The Emperor Constantine

    By Hans A. Pohlsander

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History

    Constantine is a convenient and concise account of one of the most important figures in ancient history. Hans Pohlsander:* describes the Roman world into which Constantine was born* assesses Constantine's ability as soldier and statesman* emphasizes the significance of Constantine as Rome's first...

    Published November 20th 1996 by Routledge

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