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Hannibal
Hannibal
Written by Nic Fields, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849083492
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Hannibal

Written by Nic Fields
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
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By the end of the First Punic War against Carthage, the Romans had reduced the capital city of the Carthaginian Empire to a heap of ashes and destroyed its culture. In 219 BC, however, Hannibal, the eldest son of the charismatic general Hamilcar Barca, began the Second Punic War and was... Read more >
Memory and the Mediterranean
Memory and the Mediterranean
Written by Fernand Braudel
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ISBN: 9780307773364
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Memory and the Mediterranean

Written by Fernand Braudel


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2011
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A grand sweep of history by the late Fernand Braudel–one of the twentieth century’s most influential historians–Memory and the Mediterranean chronicles the Mediterranean’s immeasurably rich past during the foundational period from prehistory to classical antiquity, illuminating nothing less than the bedrock of our civilization and the very origins of Western culture.

Essential... Read more >
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The Hemlock Cup
The Hemlock Cup
Written by Bettany Hughes
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ISBN: 9780307595294
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The Hemlock Cup
Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life
Written by Bettany Hughes


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
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We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did; in his unwavering commitment to truth and in the example of his own life, he set the standard for all subsequent Western philosophy. And yet, for twenty-five centuries, he has remained an enigma: a man who left no... Read more >
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Teutoburg Forest AD 9
Teutoburg Forest AD 9
Written by Michael McNally, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781846035814
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Teutoburg Forest AD 9
The destruction of Varus and his legions
Written by Michael McNally
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
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Osprey's study of one of the  most important battles of the long-elasting Germanic Wars (113 BC - 439 AD). Arminius, a young member of the Cheruscan tribe under the Roman Empire felt that Rome could be beaten in battle and that such a victory would guarantee the freedom of the Germans... Read more >
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, vol. 1-6
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, vol. 1-6
Written by Edward Gibbon
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ISBN: 9780307700766
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, vol. 1-6

Written by Edward Gibbon


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On Sale: December 21, 2010
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Edward Gibbon’s classic timeless work of ancient Roman history in 6 volumes collected into 2 boxed sets, in beautiful, enduring hardcover editions with elegant cloth sewn bindings, gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers. Read more >
The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika
The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika
Edited by Robert B. Strassler
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The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika

Edited by Robert B. Strassler


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $25.00

From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides and The Landmark Herodotus, here is a new edition of Xenophon’s Hellenika, the primary source for the events of the final seven years and aftermath of the Peloponnesian War.

Hellenika covers the years between 411 and 362 B.C.E., a particularly dramatic... Read more >
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The Genesis of Science
The Genesis of Science
Written by Stephen Bertman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616142179
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The Genesis of Science
The Story of Greek Imagination
Written by Stephen Bertman


Format: Hardcover, 293 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2010
Price: $27.00

Historians often look to ancient Greece as the wellspring of Western civilization. Perhaps the most ingenious achievement of the Hellenic mind was the early development of the sciences. What was it about the Greeks, as opposed to the far older civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, and China, that gave rise to... Read more >
Cleopatra
Cleopatra
Edited by Zahi Hawass, Contribution by Franck Goddio
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ISBN: 9781426205453
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Cleopatra
The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt
Edited by Zahi Hawass
Contribution by Franck Goddio


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $28.00

Beautiful, mysterious, and tragic, Cleopatra remains one of the most mesmerizing women of all time—and here is her story, based on the latest archaeological research. Secrets unfold in the official companion book to the new exhibition cosponsored by National Geographic, opening in Philadelphia in May 2010 and touring the United States... Read more >
Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome
Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome
Written by Anthony Everitt
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ISBN: 9780812978148
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Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome

Written by Anthony Everitt


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
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Born in A.D. 76, Hadrian lived through and ruled during a tempestuous era, a time when the Colosseum was opened to the public and Pompeii was buried under a mountain of lava and ash. Acclaimed author Anthony Everitt vividly recounts Hadrian’s thrilling life, in which the emperor brings a century of... Read more >
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Life After Death
Life After Death
Written by Alan Segal
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ISBN: 9780307874733
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Life After Death
A History of the Afterlife in Western Religion
Written by Alan Segal


Format: eBook, 880 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $21.99

A magisterial work of social history, Life After Death illuminates the many different ways ancient civilizations grappled with the question of what exactly happens to us after we die.

In a masterful exploration of how Western civilizations have defined the afterlife, Alan F. Segal weaves together biblical and literary scholarship, sociology, history... Read more >
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Lost to the West
Lost to the West
Written by Lars Brownworth
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ISBN: 9780307407962
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Lost to the West
The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization
Written by Lars Brownworth


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

In AD 476 the Roman Empire fell–or rather, its western half did. Its eastern half, which would come to be known as the Byzantine Empire, would endure and often flourish for another eleven centuries. Though its capital would move to Constantinople, its citizens referred to themselves as Roman for the entire... Read more >
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Written by Thomas Cahill
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ISBN: 9780307755124
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Why the Greeks Matter
Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2010
Price: $13.99

In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth volume to explore “the hinges of history,” Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on another entertaining—and historically unassailable—journey through the landmarks of art and bloodshed that defined Greek culture nearly three millennia ago.

In the city-states of Athens and Sparta and throughout the Greek... Read more >
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Travelling Heroes
Travelling Heroes
Written by Robin Lane Fox
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ISBN: 9780679763864
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Travelling Heroes
In the Epic Age of Homer
Written by Robin Lane Fox


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $21.95

The myths of the ancient Greeks have inspired us for thousands of years. Where did the famous stories of the battles of their gods develop and spread across the world? The celebrated classicist Robin Lane Fox draws on a lifetime’s knowledge of the ancient world, and on his own travels, answering... Read more >
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No-Man's Lands
No-Man's Lands
Written by Scott Huler
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ISBN: 9781400082834
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No-Man's Lands
One Man's Odyssey Through The Odyssey
Written by Scott Huler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $14.00

When NPR contributor Scott Huler made one more attempt to get through James Joyce’s Ulysses, he had no idea it would launch an obsession with the book’s inspiration: the ancient Greek epic The Odyssey and the lonely homebound journey of its Everyman hero, Odysseus.No-Man’s Lands is Huler’s funny and touching exploration... Read more >
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Travels with Herodotus
Travels with Herodotus
Written by Ryszard Kapuscinski
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ISBN: 9780307548238
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Travels with Herodotus

Written by Ryszard Kapuscinski


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2009
Price: $11.99

From the renowned journalist comes this intimate account of his years in the field, traveling for the first time beyond the Iron Curtain to India, China, Ethiopia, and other exotic locales.

In the 1950s, Ryszard Kapuscinski finished university in Poland and became a foreign correspondent, hoping to go abroad – perhaps to... Read more >
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The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika
The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika
Edited by Robert B. Strassler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375422553
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The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika

Edited by Robert B. Strassler


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $40.00

From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides and The Landmark Herodotus, here is a new edition of Xenophon’s Hellenika, the primary source for the events of the final seven years and aftermath of the Peloponnesian War.

Hellenika covers the years between 411 and 362 B.C.E., a particularly dramatic... Read more >
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Edited and Abridged)
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Edited and Abridged)
Written by Edward Gibbon, Edited by Hans-Friedrich Mueller
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ISBN: 9780307419767
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Edited and Abridged)

Written by Edward Gibbon
Edited by Hans-Friedrich Mueller


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On Sale: October 14, 2009
Price: $12.99

Edited, abridged, and with a critical Foreword by Hans-Friedrich Mueller
Introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin
Illustrations by Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Edward Gibbon’s masterpiece, which narrates the history of the Roman Empire from the second century A.D. to its collapse in the west in the fifth century and in the east in the... Read more >
Annals and Histories
Annals and Histories
Written by Tacitus, Translated by Alfred Church and William Brodribb, Introduction by Robin Lane Fox, Noted by Eleanor Cowan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307267504
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Annals and Histories

Written by Tacitus
Translated by Alfred Church and William Brodribb
Introduction by Robin Lane Fox
Noted by Eleanor Cowan


Format: Hardcover, 888 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $32.00

The complete historical works of the greatest chronicler of the Roman Empire in a wholly revised and updated translation.

A brilliant narrator and a master stylist, Tacitus served as administrator and senator, a career that gave him an intimate view of the empire at its highest levels, and of the dramatic, violent... Read more >
Lost to the West
Lost to the West
Written by Lars Brownworth
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ISBN: 9780307462411
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Lost to the West
The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization
Written by Lars Brownworth


Format: eBook0
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $11.99

In AD 476 the Roman Empire fell–or rather, its western half did. Its eastern half, which would come to be known as the Byzantine Empire, would endure and often flourish for another eleven centuries. Though its capital would move to Constantinople, its citizens referred to themselves as Roman for the entire... Read more >
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Lost to the West
Lost to the West
Written by Lars Brownworth, Read by Lars Brownworth
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307577252
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Lost to the West
The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization
Written by Lars Brownworth
Read by Lars Brownworth


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $20.00

In AD 476 the Roman Empire fell–or rather, its western half did. Its eastern half, which would come to be known as the Byzantine Empire, would endure and often flourish for another eleven centuries. Though its capital would move to Constantinople, its citizens referred to themselves as Roman for the entire... Read more >
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Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome
Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome
Written by Anthony Everitt
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ISBN: 9781588368966
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Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome

Written by Anthony Everitt


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On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $13.99

Born in A.D. 76, Hadrian lived through and ruled during a tempestuous era, a time when the Colosseum was opened to the public and Pompeii was buried under a mountain of lava and ash. Acclaimed author Anthony Everitt vividly recounts Hadrian’s thrilling life, in which the emperor brings a century of... Read more >
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The Message of the Sphinx
The Message of the Sphinx
Written by Graham Hancock and Robert Bauval
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ISBN: 9780307557919
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The Message of the Sphinx
A Quest for the Hidden Legacy of Mankind
Written by Graham Hancock and Robert Bauval


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2009
Price: $12.99

In this riveting account of historical and archaeological investigation, the authors present hard evidence that the Sphinx, the Pyramids, and the other monuments at Giza are of far more ancient origin than previously believed. Complete with evidence of a conspiracy between the Egyptology establishment and various confidential organizations to keep the... Read more >
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Helen of Troy
Helen of Troy
Written by Bettany Hughes
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ISBN: 9780307485885
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Helen of Troy
The Story Behind the Most Beautiful Woman in the World
Written by Bettany Hughes


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2009
Price: $13.99

For 3,000 years, the woman known as Helen of Troy has been both the ideal symbol of beauty and a reminder of the terrible power beauty can wield.In her search for the identity behind this mythic figure, acclaimed historian Bettany Hughes uses Homer’s account of Helen’s life to frame her own... Read more >
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Chinese Walled Cities 221 BC-AD 1644
Chinese Walled Cities 221 BC-AD 1644
Written by Stephen Turnbull, Illustrated by Steve Noon
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ISBN: 9781846033810
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Chinese Walled Cities 221 BC-AD 1644

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $18.95

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 >
Pagan Holiday
Pagan Holiday
Written by Tony Perrottet
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307558909
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Pagan Holiday
On the Trail of Ancient Roman Tourists
Written by Tony Perrottet


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2009
Price: $11.99

The ancient Romans were responsible for many remarkable achievements—Roman numerals, straight roads—but one of their lesser-known contributions was the creation of the tourist industry. The first people in history to enjoy safe and easy travel, Romans embarked on the original Grand Tour, journeying from the lost city of Troy to the... Read more >
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