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  • The Roman Empire and the Indian Ocean

    The Ancient World Economy & the Kingdoms of Africa, Arabia & India

    This study of ancient Roman shipping and trade across continents reveals the Roman Empire’s far-reaching impact in the ancient world.In ancient times, large fleets of Roman merchant ships set sail from Egypt on voyages across the Indian Ocean. They sailed from Roman ports on the Red Sea to distant kingdoms on the east coast of Africa and southern Arabia. Many continued their voyages across the ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD $1.98 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Caesar's Civil War

    49–44 BC

    series Guide to...
    Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great were two of the greatest generals Rome had ever produced. Together they had brought vast stretches of territory under Roman dominion. In 49 BC they turned against each other and plunged Rome into civil war. Legion was pitched against legion in a vicious battle for political domination of the vast Roman world. Based on original sources, Adrian Goldsworthy provides ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • In the Name of Rome

    The Men Who Won the Roman Empire

    The complete and definitive history of how Roman generals carved out the greatest and longest-lasting empire the world has ever seen.The Roman army was one of the most effective fighting forces in history. The legions and their commanders carved out an empire which eventually included the greater part of the known world. This was thanks largely to the generals who led the Roman army to victory ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Heroes

    The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    series Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths #2
    IMAGINE SANDALS ON YOUR FEET, A SWORD IN YOUR HAND, HOT SUN BEATING DOWN ON YOUR BRONZE HELMET. ENTER THE WORLD OF STEPHEN FRY'S SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, HEROESOrder*TROY* now, Stephen Fry's bewitching retelling of the most legendary story ever toldIn this companion to his bestselling Mythos, Stephen Fry gloriously retells the epic myths of the Greek heroes - which will be loved by young an... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Gladiator

    The Roman Fighter's (Unofficial) Manual

    Experience at first hand the spectacular, brutal life and savage death of the most iconic figure of ancient Rome.This manual will take the reader from the first faltering steps over the threshold of gladiator school, and through training to become a man of the sword. Find out how to get thousands to idolize you as the strongest, meanest fighter in the Roman empire. Learn why you should become a ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD

  • SPQR

    A History of Ancient Rome

    The Sunday Times Top 10 BestsellerShortlisted for a British Book Industry Book of the Year Award 2016Ancient Rome matters.Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves. Its myths and stories - from Romulus and Remus to the Rape of Lucretia - still strike a chord with us. And its debates about citizenship, security and the rights of the ... Read more

    $12.97 AUD

  • Gods of Rome

    series Rise of Emperors #3
    For one to rule, the other must die.AD 312: A year of horrific and brutal warfare.Although outnumbered, Constantine's legions seem unstoppable as they surge through Maxentius' Italian heartlands. Constantine is determined to reach and seize the ancient capital of Rome from his rival, yet his army is exhausted, plagued by religious rivalries and on the verge of revolt. Maxentius meanwhile contends ... Read more

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  • The Silver Eagle

    (The Forgotten Legion Chronicles No. 2)

    by Ben Kane ...
    series The Forgotten Legion Chronicles #2
    The Forgotten Legion - ten thousand legionaries made captive by the Parthians - has marched to Margiana on the edge of the known world. In its midst are Romulus, Brennus and Tarquinius, all men with good reason to hate Rome. Together the trio must face the savage tribes which constantly threaten the area. But other, more treacherous enemies lurk within the ranks of the Forgotten Legion itself. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • The Road to Rome

    (The Forgotten Legion Chronicles No. 3)

    by Ben Kane ...
    Having survived the perils of a journey across half the world, Romulus and Tarquinius are press-ganged into the legions, which are under imminent threat of annihilation by the Egyptians. Meanwhile in Rome, Romulus's twin sister Fabiola lives in fear for her life, loved by Brutus, but wooed by Marcus Antonius, his deadly enemy. Soon after, Romulus fights at Zela, the vicious battle where Caesar ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • The Military Institutions of the Romans

    Also known as “De Re Militari” (On Military Matters), this is the only handbook of Roman warfare to survive to modern times. Written when the power of the Roman empire was already waning, it was intended to educate a new emperor on the capabilities of the Roman legions. Vegetius touches on all military matters, including the selection and training of recruits, the importance of logistics and ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD

  • Sons of Rome

    series Rise of Emperors #1
    'A page turner from beginning to end... A damn fine read' Ben Kane.Four Emperors. Two Friends. One Destiny.As twilight descends on the 3rd century AD, the Roman Empire is but a shadow of its former self. Decades of usurping emperors, splinter kingdoms and savage wars have left the people beleaguered, the armies weary and the future uncertain. And into this chaos Emperor Diocletian steps, reforming ... Read more

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  • The Roman Empire and the Silk Routes

    The Ancient World Economy & the Empires of Parthia, Central Asia & Han China

    A fascinating history of the intricate web of trade routes connecting ancient Rome to Eastern civilizations, including its powerful rival, the Han Empire.The Roman Empire and the Silk Routes investigates the trade routes between Rome and the powerful empires of inner Asia, including the Parthian Empire of ancient Persia, and the Kushan Empire which seized power in Bactria (Afghanistan), laying ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Scorpion's Strike: Empire X

    series Empire series #10
    With his compelling Centurions trilogy complete, Anthony Riches returns to his bestselling Empire sequence of novels with his storytelling skills polished to perfection.**Set in the second century AD, The Scorpion's Strike continues the story of Marcus Aquila's fight for justice for a family ripped asunder by imperial assassins.Still seeking revenge, Marcus finds himself thrown back into the heart ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Age of Gladiators

    The great spectacles of ancient Rome have become proverbial for their cruelty, bloodlust and glory. In the arena, the games were savage and brutal. Gladiators fought each other to the death, wild animals were put to fight each other and criminals were executed by barbaric means. Military victories were marked by the Triumphs when generals paraded through the city, the defeated were sacrificed to ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Quest For The Lost Roman Legions Discovering The Varus Battlefield

    Discovering the Varus Battlefield

    by Clunn Tony ...
    In 9 A.D. the 17th 18th & 19th Roman legions and their auxiliary troops under command of Publius Quinctilius Varus vanished in the boggy wilds of Germania. They died singly and by the hundreds over several days in a carefully planned ambush led by Arminius-a Roman-trained German warrior determined to stop Rome's advance east beyond the Rhine River. By the time it was over some 25 000 men women and ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE COMPLETE VOLUMES 1 - 6

    [Deluxe Annotated & Illustrated Ultimate Edition] Including Many Colorful Timeline Maps, Illustrations, Photographs, Plus BONUS ENTIRE Audiobook Narration

    by Edward Gibbon ...
    HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE COMPLETE VOLUMES 1 - 6 [Deluxe Annotated & Illustrated Ultimate Edition] Including Many Colorful Timeline Maps, Illustrations, Photographs, Plus BONUS ENTIRE Audio Narration."Enjoy the most thorough & complete edition of this book anywhere to be found!"*** Featuring Dynamic Chapter Navigation and Professional Formatting for a Premium Reading ... Read more

    $2.95 AUD

  • Emperor of Rome

    The final, thrilling instalment in the epic Vespasian series

    by Robert Fabbri ...
    series Vespasian #9
    The final, thrilling instalment in the epic Vespasian series from the bestselling author, Robert Fabbri.Rome, AD 68. Vespasian is tasked with the impossible. Should he quell the revolt in Judaea, as Nero the emperor has instructed, or resort to the unthinkable and sabotage his own campaign? If his conquest succeeds, he risks facing the mad emperor's jealousy. If he fails, his punishment will be ... Read more

    $8.46 AUD

  • Rubicon

    The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic

    by Tom Holland ...
    'The Book that really held me, in fact, obsessed me, was Rubicon . . . This is narrative history at its best. Bloody and labyrinthine political intrigue and struggle, brilliant oratory, amazing feats of conquest and cruelty' Ian McEwan, Books of the Year, Guardian'Marvellously readable' Niall FergusonThe Roman Republic was the most remarkable state in history. What began as a small community of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Complete Livy: The History of Rome

    Ab Urbe Condita Libri

    by Titus Livius ...
    "The History of Rome", or "Ab Urbe Condita Libri" is a monumental history of Ancient Rome written in Latin around 27 BC by the historian Titus Livius, known in English as Livy.This complete anthology of Livy contains all 35 volumes of Livy's work in one ebook, offering great value to readers, instead of splitting them into several different volumes to be sold separately."The History of Rome" ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Gallic War (Mobi Classics)

    Translation based on W. A. McDevitte and W. S. Bohn, 1869 The Gallic Wars were a series of military campaigns waged by the Roman proconsul Julius Caesar against several Gallic tribes, lasting from 58 BC to 51 BC. The Romans would also raid Britannia and Germania, but these expeditions never developed into full-scale invasions. The Gallic Wars culminated in the decisive Battle of Alesia in 52 BC, ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Byzantium

    Here, from New York Times bestselling author Robert Wernick, is the unforgettable story of the Byzantine Empire, which dominated the world for more than 1,000 years. Here, too, are the stories of the extraordinary emperors and generals who brought the empire into being and ultimately presided over its demise. We witness the glittering city of Constantinople from its rise to greatness through its ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Caligula: Divine Carnage: Atrocities Of The Roman Emperors

    Atrocities Of The Roman Emperors

    Caligula: most notorious of the Roman Emperors, who seduced his own sister, installed a horse in the Roman Senate, turned his palace into a brothel, married a prostitute, tortured and killed hundreds of innocent citizens on a whim, and committed countless other acts of madness, cruelty and deviancy. Award-winning writers Stephen Barber and Jeremy Reed document in full the atrocities of Caligula ... Read more

    $8.13 AUD

  • When Rome Ruled Palestine

    by Norman Kotker ...
    In the twelfth year of Emperor Tiberius's reign, a new Roman procurator was sent to the eastern Mediterranean to govern the subject land of Judaea. Some ten years later, he was removed from office for a misdeed and exiled to Gaul, where he may have committed suicide. The man, Pontius Pilate, could never have imagined that his name would be forever fixed in history through a minor event of those ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD

  • The Storm Before the Storm

    The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic

    by Mike Duncan ...
    The creator of the award-winning podcast series The History of Rome and Revolutions brings to life the bloody battles, political machinations, and human drama that set the stage for the fall of the Roman Republic.The Roman Republic was one of the most remarkable achievements in the history of civilization. Beginning as a small city-state in central Italy, Rome gradually expanded into a wider world ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD