A fresh and vivid narrative history of the Roman Empire from the point of view of the “barbarian” enemies of Rome.
A dramatic account of the fateful year leading to the ultimate crisis of the Roman Republic and the rise of Caesar’s autocracy
When the Senate ordered Julius Caesar, conqueror of Gaul, to disband his troops, he instead marched his soldiers across the Rubicon River, in violation of Roman law. The Senate turned to its proconsul, Pompey the Great, for help.$27.95ISBN: 9781643133270Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Pegasus Books - February 4th, 2020
An authoritative and rich history of the remarkable Xiongnu culture—a lost empire which preceded the Mongols and even China itself.
The author of landmark histories such as Genghis Khan, Attila, and Xanadu invites us to discover a fertile period in Asian history that prefigured so much of the world that followed.$16.95ISBN: 9780691193991Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Princeton University Press - February 4th, 2020
What would Caligula do? What the worst Roman emperors can teach us about how not to lead$19.95ISBN: 9789774169656Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: American University in Cairo Press - March 3rd, 2020
The artistry and splendor of ancient Egyptian jewelry in fifty masterpieces$12.00ISBN: 9780226682969Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: University of Chicago Press - August 7th, 2020
To counter the daily anxieties, stress, and emotional swings caused by the barrage of stimuli that plagues modern life, many people have been finding unexpected solace in a philosophy from a very different and distant time: Stoicism.$16.00ISBN: 9781591433705Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bear & Company - December 10th, 2019
Reveals the tradition of goddess worship in early Judaism and how Jesus attempted to restore the feminine side of the faith
• Provides historical and archaeological evidence for an earlier form of Hebrew worship with both male and female gods, including a 20th-century discovery of a Hebrew temple dedicated to both Yahweh and the warrior goddess Anat
• Explores the Hebrew$19.99ISBN: 9780061730597Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: HarperOne - February 18th, 2020
In this definitive biography, renowned Bible scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author N. T. Wright offers a radical look at the apostle Paul, illuminating the humanity and remarkable achievements of this intellectual who invented Christian theology—transforming a faith and changing the world.$16.99ISBN: 9781426220883Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: National Geographic - February 4th, 2020
This riveting paperback explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra, and shines a piercing light on perceptions of powerful women today.$17.00ISBN: 9780830824847Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: IVP Academic - December 3rd, 2019
In first-century Ephesus, life is not easy for women. A young wife meets her daily struggles with equanimity and courage. She holds poverty and hunger at bay, fights to keep her child healthy and strong, and navigates the unpredictability of her husband's temperament.$13.00ISBN: 9780857088468Availability: BackorderedPublished: Capstone - February 10th, 2020
A deluxe special edition of the ancient classic written by the Roman Emperor known as "The Philosopher"$16.00ISBN: 9780300251647Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Yale University Press - March 17th, 2020The extraordinary story of the intermingled civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome, spanning more than six millennia from the late Bronze Age to the seventh century
The magnificent civilization created by the ancient Greeks and Romans is the greatest legacy of the classical world.