Italy Before Rome A Sourcebook
Athenian Politics c800-500 BC A Sourcebook
The Roman Army, 31 BC - AD 337 A Sourcebook
Greek and Roman Slavery
By Marguerite Johnson
December 01, 2021
This second edition includes an updated review of sexuality in Greece and Rome, an expanded bibliography, and numerous new passages with original translations. This book provides readers with detailed information, notes, and original translated passages on the fascinating and multi-faceted theme ...
By Katherine McDonald
October 15, 2021
This book brings together sources translated from a wide variety of ancient languages to showcase the rich history of pre-Roman Italy, including its cultures, politics, trade, languages, writing systems, religious rituals, magical practices, and conflicts. This book allows readers to access ...
By Andrew N. Sherwood, Milorad Nikolic, John W. Humphrey, John P. Oleson
November 11, 2019
In this new edition of Greek and Roman Technology, the authors translate and annotate key passages from ancient texts to provide a history and analysis of the origins and development of technology in the classical world. Sherwood and Nikolic, with Humphrey and Oleson, provide a comprehensive and ...
By Brian Campbell
May 18, 1994
The Roman army is remarkable for its detailed organisation and professional structure. It not only extended and protected Rome's territorial empire which was the basis of Western civilisation, but also maintained the politcal power of the emperors. The army was an integral part of the society and ...
By A. D. Lee
September 04, 2015
In Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity, A.D. Lee documents the transformation of the religious landscape of the Roman world from one of enormous diversity of religious practices and creeds in the 3rd century to a situation where, by the 6th century, Christianity had become the dominant ...
By Thomas Wiedemann
March 15, 1989
Greek and Roman Slavery brings together fresh English translations of 243 texts and inscriptions on slavery from fifth and fourth century Greece and Rome. The material is arranged thematically, offering the reader a comprehensive review of the idea and practice of slavery in ancient civilization. ...
By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland
June 30, 2015
In this second edition, Ancient Rome presents an extensive range of material, from the early Republic to the death of Augustus, with two new chapters on the Second Triumvirate and The Age of Augustus. Dillon and Garland have also included more extensive late Republican and Augustan sources on ...
By Jane F. Gardner, Thomas Wiedemann
April 12, 1991
With the help of a wide variety of source material, particularly legal documents and inscriptions, some of it made available for the first time in English, this book illustrates the activities associated with the household, demonstrating the different and frequently conflicting roles and moral ...
By Kathryn Lomas, Kathryn Lomas
January 29, 1996
This work gives students of all levels access to a comprehensive collection of primary sources on the early history of Italy, from the early expansion of Roman power to the first emmergence of Italy as a unified and cultural political unit. The sources, presented in translation, cover the Roman ...
By Alison E. Cooley, M. G. L. Cooley
November 21, 2013
The original edition of Pompeii: A Sourcebook was a crucial resource for students of the site. Now updated to include material from Herculaneum, the neighbouring town also buried in the eruption of Vesuvius, Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Sourcebook allows readers to form a richer and more diverse ...
Edited By Mark Chavalas
November 08, 2013
Women in the Ancient Near East provides a collection of primary sources that further our understanding of women from Mesopotamian and Near Eastern civilizations, from the earliest historical and literary texts in the third millennium BC to the end of Mesopotamian political autonomy in the sixth ...