Demetrius Sacker of Cities
ISBN: HB: 9780300259070, Yale University Press, February 2023
224 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 1 map
A portrait of one of the ancient world's first political celebrities, who veered from failure to success and back again. The life of Demetrius (337-283 BCE) serves as a through-line to the forty years following the death of Alexander (323-282 BCE),...
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Cleopatra Her History, Her Myth
ISBN: HB: 9780300256673, Yale University Press, November 2022
208 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 1 map
A feminist reinterpretation of the myths surrounding Cleopatra casts new light on the Egyptian queen and her legacy. The siren passionately in love with Mark Antony, the seductress who allegedly rolled out of a carpet she had herself smuggled in to...
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Crassus The First Tycoon
ISBN: HB: 9780300256604, Yale University Press, October 2022
184 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 1 map
The story of Rome's richest man, who died a humiliating desert death in search of military glory. Marcus Licinius Crassus (115-53 BCE) was a modern man in an ancient world, a pioneer disrupter of finance and politics, and the richest man of the last...
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For the Freedom of Zion The Great Revolt of Jews against Romans, 66-74 CE
ISBN: HB: 9780300248135, Yale University Press, February 2022
744 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 black&white illus.
This deeply researched and insightful book examines the causes, course, and historical significance of the Jews' failed revolt against Rome from 66 to 74 CE, including the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple. Based on a comprehensive study of all the...
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Domina The Women Who Made Imperial Rome
ISBN: PB: 9780300254846, Yale University Press, August 2021
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 colour illus., 3 maps
Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero – these are the names history associates with the early Roman Empire. Yet, not a single one of these emperors was the blood son of his predecessor. In this captivating history, a prominent scholar of t...
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Sparta's Second Attic War The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta, 446-418 B.C.
ISBN: HB: 9780300242621, Yale University Press, September 2020
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 black&white illus.
In a continuation of his multivolume series on ancient Sparta, Paul Rahe narrates the second stage in the six-decades-long, epic struggle between Sparta and Athens that first erupted some seventeen years after their joint victory in the Persian Wars....
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Lessons of Tragedy Statecraft and World Order
ISBN: PB: 9780300251760, Yale University Press, April 2020
216 pp., 21x14 cm
The ancient Greeks hard-wired a tragic sensibility into their culture. By looking disaster squarely in the face, by understanding just how badly things could spiral out of control, they sought to create a communal sense of responsibility and courage...
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Story of Greece and Rome
ISBN: PB: 9780300251647, ISBN: HB: 9780300217117, Yale University Press, February 2020
392 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 27 colour illus., 5 maps
The magnificent civilization created by the ancient Greeks and Romans is the greatest legacy of the classical world. However, narratives about the "civilized" Greek and Roman empires resisting the barbarians at the gate are far from accurate. Tony Sp...
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Christ's Associations Connecting and Belonging in the Ancient City
ISBN: HB: 9780300217049, Yale University Press, January 2020
536 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
As an urban movement, the early groups of Christ followers came into contact with the many small groups in Greek and Roman antiquity. Organized around the workplace, a deity, a diasporic identity, or a neighborhood, these associations gathered in sma...
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Crossing the Rubicon Caesar's Decision and the Fate of Rome
ISBN: HB: 9780300241457, Yale University Press, November 2019
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 8 maps
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. But Pompey's respons...
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