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  • Roman Law

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Rafael Domingo

    Roman Law: An Introduction offers a clear and accessible introduction to Roman law for students of any legal tradition. In the thousand years between the Law of the Twelve Tables and Justinian’s massive Codification, the Romans developed the most sophisticated and comprehensive secular legal system…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18

  • Nero Caesar Augustus

    Emperor of Rome, 1st Edition

    By David Shotter

    Propelled to power by the age of 17 by an ambitious mother, self-indulgent to the point of criminality, inadequate, paranoid and the perpetrator of heinous crimes including matricide and fratricide, and deposed and killed by 31, Nero is one of Rome’s most infamous Emperors. But has history treated…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28

  • Understanding Roman Inscriptions

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence Keppie

    Lawrence Keppie's book offers the non-specialist a comprehensive and enjoyable guide to undestanding the texts of Roman inscriptions, as well as explaining the numerous different contexts in which they were produced.Every area of Roman life is covered, including:* the emperor * temples and altars…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31

  • The Beginnings of Rome

    Italy and Rome from the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars (c.1000–264 BC), 1st Edition

    By Tim Cornell

    Using the results of archaeological techniques, and examining methodological debates, Tim Cornell provides a lucid and authoritative account of the rise of Rome. The Beginnings of Rome offers insight on major issues such as: Rome’s relations with the Etruscans the conflict between patricians and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-04
    The Routledge History of the Ancient World

  • Ancient Rome

    Social and Historical Documents from the Early Republic to the Death of Augustus, 2nd Edition

    By Matthew Dillon, Lynda Garland

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • The Roman Empire from Severus to Constantine

    2nd Edition

    By Patricia Southern

    The third century of the Roman Empire is a confused and sparsely documented period, punctuated by wars, victorious conquests and ignominious losses, and a recurring cycle of rebellions that saw several Emperors created and eliminated by the Roman armies. In AD 260 the Empire almost collapsed, and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-14

  • The Roman Empire at Bay, AD 180-395

    2nd Edition

    By David S. Potter

    The Roman Empire at Bay is the only one volume history of the critical years 180-395 AD, which saw the transformation of the Roman Empire from a unitary state centred on Rome, into a new polity with two capitals and a new religion—Christianity. The book integrates social and intellectual…

    Paperback – 2013-12-24
    The Routledge History of the Ancient World

  • The Roman World 44 BC-AD 180

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Goodman

    The Roman World 44 BC – AD 180 deals with the transformation of the Mediterranean regions, northern Europe and the Near East by the military autocrats who ruled Rome during this period. The book traces the impact of imperial politics on life in the city of Rome itself and in the rest of the empire,…

    Paperback – 2011-11-10
    The Routledge History of the Ancient World