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Nonfiction » History » Ancient » Rome
Mary Beard’s SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome Summary by Ant Hive Media
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is Roman history roughly from its mythological dawning about 753 BC to the time when free adult males within the Roman Empire were declared by Emperor Caracalla as citizens of Rome in 212 CE. Available in a variety of formats, this summary is aimed for those who want to capture the gist of the book but don't have the current time to devour all 608 pages
Aspecte ale integrării cultural-politice a provinciei Dacia în lumea Romană by Florian Olteanu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: Romanian. Published: April 29, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Reference
În prezent, ultimele cercetări legate de poziția Daciei romane în geopolitica Antichității clasice tind să accentueze rolul acesteia din punct de vedere al procesului de romanizare-integrare în dauna celui militar și, mai ales, a celui material, atât de vehiculat în istoriografia de dinainte de 1989.
Constantine: The Emperor of Tolerance by Randall J Morris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Many historians in the past have seen Constantine as a secret pagan who used Christianity as a political device or a God-sent Emperor who converted a whole nation to Christianity. Since Constantine's personal beliefs allowed for both paganism and Christianity, he created an Empire of tolerance or a religiously neutral realm (as far as what you wanted to believe).
AUXILLAE: Vol. 2 by Michael S. DuBois
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The first complete collection of all the known, non-legionary, units of the Roman Army in 100 years. This volume contains the histories of Cavalry regiments and Naval squadrons and fleets. Included is reference guide to Roman cities with their modern names and the Bibliography for both volumes.
Playing God: Pompey's Blueprint, Augustus's Holiness by Jeremy Slate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Augustus Caesar played god, and though he may have been the best at it, he copied its usage; its source is one that history has never touched upon.
Ancient Rome: A Ducksters Book by Ken Nelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book about Ancient Rome is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient Rome learning about the culture, people, and rulers of this great empire. Take an adventure to Ancient Rome and learn more about this fascinating civilization by reading this book.
50 Roman Mistresses: by Tansy Rayner Roberts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Tehani Wessely. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Here are fifty extraordinary women of Ancient Rome—virtuous wives and adulterous vixens, abductees and viragos, imperial mothers and mortals who became goddesses, all taking their place in history. Their stories are told by Doctor Tansy Rayner Roberts, in her wry, insightful, highly readable manner, and by the end, you will have explored Roman history from a slightly different point of view.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West) by M. C. Bishop
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from east to west, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
The Night Julius Caesar Invented Champagne by Madeleine de Jean
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 153,720. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Rebecca, modern-day wine-expert and ‘nose’, never imagined she’d become a wine-detective. But when ‘Doctor ‘47’ and his dark forces continue saturating the market with copy-wines, ready to decimate anyone in their way, especially a Rebecca, she travels across time and space – escorted by Julius Caesar, Wolfgang Puck and Julia Child– to find the first vine. Will she prevail and save wine?
The Discerning Barbarian's Guidebook to Roman Britain by Lee Rotherham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The Past, as they say, is Another Country. Now there is a guide book to Britain as it was in Roman times. Written by Dr Lee Rotherham this book tells the average modern Briton everything they would need to know when visiting Roman Britain.
Civic Pompeii by Natasha Sheldon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Join archaeologist Natasha Sheldon on a guided tour down the streets and through the ruined buildings of Pompeii. More than just a guidebook, Civic Pompeii shares intimate details surrounding each site, along with everything you'll need to fully appreciate this ancient city.
Pompeii: A History of the City and the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius by BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Pompeii was one of most advanced cities of its time; it had a complex water system, gymnasium, and an amphitheater. Despite it's advancements, there was one thing it wasn't ready for: Mount Vesuvius—the volcano that led to its ultimate doom. The 79 AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius was one of the worst disasters in all of European history. In a near instant, over 15,000 people were dead and a city wa
Gladiators by Ben Hubbard
Price: Free! Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Around 180 CE, in the lavish amphitheatres of the Roman Empire, trained gladiators entertained vast audiences by fighting to the death. Armed with a sword, a lance or a harpoon, the gladiator faced his opponent: a wild animal ready to strike, or a condemned criminal looking to save his own life.
Pompeii's Last Days by Natasha Sheldon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
You've never experienced Pompeii like this before. Take a walk through the streets and buildings of the ancient city, guided by archaeologist and historian Natasha Sheldon, and discover what befell the citizens of Pompeii during their last days. Don't be afraid to stray off the beaten path; you'll learn more about Pompeii than you ever knew before, even if you never leave your armchair.
The Roman Gladiator Referee’s Handbook by Oliver Hayes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
"Ave Caesar. We who are about to die salute you". Or maybe not. Gladiators, lions, tigers, chariot racing, wrestlers, executioners, dancing girls, musicians, comedians, emperors and slaves, the Games had it all. And the referee had to keep them all in order - somehow.
The Rex Guide to Roman Emperors by E Warr
Series: The Rex Guides, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
A handy guide giving dates and information about the emperors of Ancient Rome.
How to Cook an Early French Peacock: De Observatione Ciborum - Roman Food for a Frankish King (Bilingual Second Edition) by Jim Chevallier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Is Anthimus' work "the oldest European medieval cookbook"? Well, it IS six centuries older than a twelfth century book that has recently been touted as exactly that. In the sixth century an Ostrogoth king sent a Byzantine physician to one of the Frankish courts where the food, being for the rich, was essentially Roman. Anthimus wrote his host this long letter on diet - De Observatione Ciborum.