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A Jew Among Romans
A Jew Among Romans
Written by Frederic Raphael
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907837
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A Jew Among Romans
The Life and Legacy of Flavius Josephus
Written by Frederic Raphael


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the acclaimed biographer, screenwriter, and novelist Frederic Raphael, here is an audacious history of Josephus (37–c.100), the Jewish general turned Roman historian, whose emblematic betrayal is a touchstone for the Jew alone in the Gentile world.
 
Joseph ben Mattathias’s transformation into Titus Flavius Josephus, historian to the Roman emperor Vespasian, is...

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Warships of the Ancient World
3000-500 BC
Written by Adrian Wood
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $13.95

The world’s first war machines were ships built two millennia before the dawn of the Classical world. Their influence on the course of history cannot be overstated. A wide variety of galleys and other types of warships were built by successive civilisations, each with their own distinctive appearance, capability and utility... Read more >
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Warships of the Ancient World
Warships of the Ancient World
Written by Adrian Wood, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
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Warships of the Ancient World
3000-500 BC
Written by Adrian Wood
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
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The world's first war machines were ships built two millennia before the dawn of the Classical world. Their influence on the course of history cannot be overstated since they allowed war to be carried to distant lands, allowing for the first time the rise of empires unrestricted by maritime boundaries. The... Read more >
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
Written by Toby Wilkinson
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ISBN: 9780553384901
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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $20.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Magisterial . . . [A] rich portrait of ancient Egypt’s complex evolution over the course of three millenniums.”—Los Angeles Times

 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • Publishers Weekly
 
In this landmark volume, one of the world’s most renowned... Read more >
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Sassanian Elite Cavalry AD 224-642

Written by Kaveh Farrokh
Illustrated by Angus McBride


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

The Sassanians ruled the last great imperial Empire of Persia before the Arab conquests of the 7th century. Rome’s only equal in the classical world, the Sassanian Empire had an enormous impact on the development of architecture, mythology, arts, music, military tactics and technology. Within the Sassanian military, the cavalry was... Read more >
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Macedonian Armies after Alexander 323-168 BC

Written by Nicholas Sekunda
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

The death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC threw the Macedonians into confusion; there was no capable heir, and no clear successor among the senior figures in Alexander’s circle. Initial attempts to preserve the unity of Alexander’s conquests gave way to a period of bloody and prolonged warfare. For well... Read more >
Macedonian Armies after Alexander, 323-168 BC
Macedonian Armies after Alexander, 323-168 BC
Written by Nicholas Sekunda, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849087148
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Macedonian Armies after Alexander, 323-168 BC

Written by Nicholas Sekunda
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $17.95

The death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC threw the Macedonians into confusion; there was no capable heir, and no clear successor among the senior figures in Alexander's circle. Initial attempts to preserve the unity of Alexander's conquests gave way to a period of bloody and prolonged warfare (322-275 BC)... Read more >
Ghost on the Throne
Ghost on the Throne
Written by James Romm
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ISBN: 9780307456601
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Ghost on the Throne
The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire
Written by James Romm


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $17.00

When Alexander the Great died at the age of thirty-two, his empire stretched from the Adriatic Sea in the west all the way to modern-day India in the east. In an unusual compromise, his two heirs—a mentally damaged half brother, Philip III, and an infant son, Alexander IV, born after his...

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Chinese Walled Cities 221 BC - AD 1644

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

It has been said in China that a city without a wall would be as inconceivable as a house without a roof. Even the smallest village invariably had some form of defensive wall, while the Great Wall of China was an attempt to build a barrier along the most vulnerable border... Read more >
Pictish Warrior AD 297-841

Written by Paul Wagner
Illustrated by Wayne Reynolds


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

First mentioned by name in AD 297, the Picts inhabited Northern Britain from the end of the 3rd century AD to the 9th. They rose to power in the devastation following Emperor Septimus Severus's repression of the Caledonians in AD 208, and dominated Northern Britain for over 500 years, before vanishing... Read more >
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The Roman Army from Hadrian to Constantine

Written by Michael Simkins
Illustrated by Ronald Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The year of 122 was the first time a Roman Emperor had set foot in the Province of Britannia since the invasion in AD 43. No doubt he had read many reports concerning the damage caused by marauding tribesmen crossing from what is now Scotland into the Province. Hadrian, therefore, decided... Read more >
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The Rise of Rome
The Rise of Rome
Written by Anthony Everitt
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ISBN: 9780679645160
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The Rise of Rome
The Making of the World's Greatest Empire
Written by Anthony Everitt


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $13.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE KANSAS CITY STAR

From Anthony Everitt, the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian, comes a riveting, magisterial account of Rome and its remarkable ascent from an obscure agrarian backwater to the greatest empire the world has ever known... Read more >
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Spartan Warrior 735-331 BC

Written by Duncan Campbell
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $14.95

Immortalized through their exploits at the battle of Thermopylae under the legendary Leonidas, as well as countless other victories throughout the classical period, the Spartans were some of the best trained, organized, most feared and lethal warriors of the ancient world. This small state, known to the Ancient Greeks as Lakedaimon... Read more >
The Greek Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: eBook0
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $12.99

The philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once said that all of Western philosophy was "but a series of footnotes to Plato." By the same token, one could argue that all of Western civilization is but an extension of the ancient Greek cultural legacy. The Greeks invented tragedy, comedy, lyric poetry, history, philosophy... Read more >
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The Greek Search for Wisdom
The Greek Search for Wisdom
Written by Michael K. Kellogg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616145750
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The Greek Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: Hardcover, 341 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $28.00

The philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once said that all of Western philosophy was "but a series of footnotes to Plato." By the same token, one could argue that all of Western civilization is but an extension of the ancient Greek cultural legacy. The Greeks invented tragedy, comedy, lyric poetry, history, philosophy... Read more >
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Greek Fortifications of Asia Minor 500-130 BC
From the Persian Wars to the Roman Conquest
Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

Sandwiched between the heart of ancient Greece and the lands of Persia, the Greek cities of Western Anatolia were the spark that ignited some of the most iconic conflicts of the ancient world. Fought over repeatedly in the 5th century BC, their conquest by the Persians provided a casus belli for... Read more >
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Hittite Fortifications c.1650-700 BC

Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

In the second half of the third millennium BC the Indo-European tribe known as the Hittites migrated and settled in Central Anatolia, at that time a land of small city-states whose rulers lived in fortresses. These fortifications enabled the Hittites to transform themselves into a Bronze Age super-power defeating the Egyptians... Read more >
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Complete Poems
Complete Poems
Written by C.P. Cavafy, Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn
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ISBN: 9780375700897
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Complete Poems

Written by C.P. Cavafy
Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $35.00

An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn’s acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy—including the first English translation of the poet’s final Unfinished Poems—now published in one handsome edition and featuring the fullest literary commentaries available in English, by the renowned critic, scholar, and international best-selling author of... Read more >
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Complete Poems
Complete Poems
Written by C.P. Cavafy, Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn
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ISBN: 9780307959515
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Complete Poems

Written by C.P. Cavafy
Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $16.99

An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn’s acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy—including the first English translation of the poet’s final Unfinished Poems—now published in one handsome edition and featuring the fullest literary commentaries available in English, by the renowned critic, scholar, and international best-selling author of... Read more >
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The Roman Army
The Roman Army
Written by Chris McNab
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ISBN: 9781849088138
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The Roman Army
The Greatest War Machine of the Ancient World
Written by Chris McNab


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $18.95

The image of the Roman legionary is as familiar today as it was to the citizens - and enemies - of the vast Roman Empire two thousand years ago. This book goes beyond the stereotypes found in popular culture to examine the Roman Army from the first armed citizens of the... Read more >
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The Scythians 700-300 BC

Written by E.V. Cernenko
Illustrated by Angus McBride


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

Though the 'Scythian period' in the history of Eastern Europe lasted little more than 400 years, the impression these horsemen made upon the history of their times was such that a thousand years after they had ceased to exist as a sovereign people, their heartland and the territories which they dominated... Read more >
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Roman Republican Legionary 298-105 BC
Roman Republican Legionary 298-105 BC
Written by Nic Fields, Illustrated by Sean O' Brogain
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ISBN: 9781849087810
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Roman Republican Legionary 298-105 BC

Written by Nic Fields
Illustrated by Sean O' Brogain


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
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Soon after the Caudine Forks fiasco, where Roman citizens had suffered the humiliation of being forced to pass under the yoke, an act symbolising their loss of warrior status, the tactical formation adopted by the Roman army underwent a radical change. Introduced as part of the Servian reforms, the legion had... Read more >
Pompey
Pompey
Written by Nic Fields, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849085724
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Pompey

Written by Nic Fields
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $17.95

Pompey, or Pompey the Great, was one of the best military leaders of the late Roman Republic. His campaigns against the Marians, his battles in Hispania and his defeat of the Mediterranean pirates launched him to political stardom where he became an ally of Julius Caesar and a member of the... Read more >
Roman Centurions 31 BC-AD 500
Roman Centurions 31 BC-AD 500
Written by Raffaele D'Amato, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
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ISBN: 9781849087957
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Roman Centurions 31 BC-AD 500
The Classical and Late Empire
Written by Raffaele D'Amato
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $17.95

In the years between 31 BC and AD 500 the Romans carved out a mighty empire stretching from Britain to the deserts of North Africa. The men who spearheaded this expansion were the centurions, the tough, professional warriors who led from the front, exerted savage discipline and provided a role model... Read more >
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Roman Centurions 31 BC-AD 500
The Classical and Late Empire
Written by Raffaele D'Amato
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

In the years between 31 BC and AD 500 the Romans carved out a mighty empire stretching from Britain to the deserts of North Africa. The men who spearheaded this expansion were the centurions, the tough, professional warriors who led from the front, exerted savage discipline and provided a role model... Read more >
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