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The Enemies of Rome: The Barbarian Rebellion Against the Roman Empire Cover Image
ISBN: 9781643133102
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Published: Pegasus Books - January 7th, 2020

A fresh and vivid narrative history of the Roman Empire from the point of view of the “barbarian” enemies of Rome.

Crossing the Rubicon: Caesar's Decision and the Fate of Rome Cover Image
ISBN: 9780300241457
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Published: Yale University Press - January 7th, 2020

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.

Empire of Horses: The First Nomadic Civilization and the Making of China Cover Image
ISBN: 9781643133270
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Published: 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.

How to Be a Bad Emperor: An Ancient Guide to Truly Terrible Leaders Cover Image
By Suetonius, Josiah Osgood (Editor)
ISBN: 9780691193991
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Published: Princeton University Press - February 4th, 2020

What would Caligula do? What the worst Roman emperors can teach us about how not to lead

Ancient Egyptian Jewelry: 50 Masterpieces of Art and Design Cover Image
ISBN: 9789774169656
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Published: American University in Cairo Press - March 3rd, 2020

The artistry and splendor of ancient Egyptian jewelry in fifty masterpieces

The Pocket Stoic Cover Image
ISBN: 9780226682969
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Published: 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.

When God Had a Wife: The Fall and Rise of the Sacred Feminine in the Judeo-Christian Tradition Cover Image
ISBN: 9781591433705
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Published: 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

Paul: A Biography Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061730597
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Published: 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.

When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt Cover Image
ISBN: 9781426220883
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Published: 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.

A Week in the Life of a Greco-Roman Woman Cover Image
ISBN: 9780830824847
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Published: 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.

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Meditations: The Philosophy Classic (Capstone Classics) Cover Image
By Marcus Aurelius, Tom Butler-Bowdon (Editor), Donald Robertson (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780857088468
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Published: Capstone - February 10th, 2020

A deluxe special edition of the ancient classic written by the Roman Emperor known as "The Philosopher"

The Story of Greece and Rome Cover Image
ISBN: 9780300251647
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Published: Yale University Press - March 17th, 2020

The 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.

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