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THE MAKERS OF MODERN ROMEMRS. OLIPHANT

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THE MAKERS OF MODERN ROMEIN FOUR BOOKSI. HONOURABLE WOMEN NOT A FEWII. THE POPES WHO MADE THE PAPACYIII. LO POPOLO: AND THE TRIBUNE OF THE PEOPLEIV. THE POPES WHO MADE THE CITY

THE MAKERS OF MODERN ROME
MRSOLIPHANT
MRSOLIPHANT , English
 

Three Facets of the Second S...Joshua Robinson

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The Second Sophistic was a period of time that ranged roughly from 50-250 AD in the Roman Empire. The themes cover Graeco-Roman identity as seen through three historic Greek writers who lived under Roman rule, Plutarch, Arrian, and Lucian… more

Three Facets of the Second Sophistic: Plutarch, Arrian and Lucian
Joshua Robinson
Joshua Robinson , English
 

The New Global Law (ASIL Stu...Domingo

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The dislocations of the worldwide economic crisis, the necessity of a system of global justice to address crimes against humanity, and the notorious ‚Äúdemocratic deficit‚Äù of international institutions highlight the need for an innovative… more

The New Global Law (ASIL Studies in International Legal Theory)
Domingo
Cambridge University Press , English
 

Rome with KidsJ.M. Pasquesi

This award-winning guide to Rome with — or without! — kids lets you revel in the glory of Roman Civilization with step-by-step tours that tell you what to see and how best to see it. Sights come to life with engaging stories, fun facts, a… more

Rome with Kids
J.M. Pasquesi
Solo Roma Inc. , English
 

Not Built in a Day: Explorin...George H. Sullivan

This book is a unique, eye-opening guide to one of the world’s most magnificent cities, celebrating the special character of Rome’s buildings, fountains, piazzas, streets, and ruins with illuminating insight and irresistible enthusiasm &#15… more

Not Built in a Day: Exploring the Architecture of Rome
George H. Sullivan
Da Capo Press , English
 

The City of GodSaint Augustine of Hippo

One of the great cornerstones in the history of Christian thought, The City of God is vital to an understanding of modern Western society and how it came into being. Begun in A.D. 413, the book’s initial purpose was to refute the charge tha… more

The City of God
Saint Augustine of Hippo
Hendrickson Publishers , English
 

City of God (Unabridged Star...St Augustine

Saint Augustine of Hippo is one of the central figures in the history of Christianity, and this book is one of his greatest theological works. Written as an eloquent defense of the faith at a time when the Roman Empire was on the brink of c… more

City of God (Unabridged Start Publishing LLC)
St Augustine
Start Publishing LLC , English
 

The Engines of the Broken Wo...Ian Dallas

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The disappearance of power in the outlines of state and society and its apparent replacement with token symbolic structures, iconic leadership and a necessary vocabulary to render the whole theatre of governance seem real, that is, ideolog… more

The Engines of the Broken World - Discourses on Tacitus and Lucan
Ian Dallas
Budgate Press , English
 

Teaching the Reformation: Mi...Amy Nelson Burnett

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Though the Reformation was sparked by the actions of Martn Luther, it was not a decisive break from the Church in Rome but rather a gradual process of religious and social change. As the men responsible for religious instruction and moral o… more

Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and Their Message in Basel, 1529-1629 (Oxford Studies in Historical Theology)
Amy Nelson Burnett
Oxford University Press, USA , English
 

East of Byzantium, Vol. 1: WAR GODSRoger Kupelian

At the edge of Rome, At the Gates of Persia, there lies a killing ground where a bloody stalemate between ancient superpowers is causing chaos. For those caught in-between them it is a realm of bravery, cowardice, vengeance and betrayal…T… more

East of Byzantium, Vol. 1: WAR GODS
Roger Kupelian
Fugitive Studios Ent. , English
 

The Unthinkable (The Great F...Paul Howard

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It is the time of Nero. On a hot July afternoon fire breaks out and engulfs the mighty city of Rome! Based on a true story, this is the actual eyewitness account of a young man who faces the holocaust and heroically saves the lives of count… more

The Unthinkable (The Great Fire of Rome) (The Galley)
Paul Howard
Paul Howard , English
 

Stories by American AuthorsConstance Fenimore Woolson, ...

A year ago I was in Rome, and enjoying life particularly. I had a large number of my acquaintances there, both American and English, and no day passed without its invitation. Of course I understood it: it is seldom that you find a literary … more

Stories by American Authors
Constance Fenimore Woolson, H. C. Bunner, N. P. Willis, Mary Hallock Foote, J. W. De Forest
English
 

Wisdom Distilled from the Da...Joan Chittister

Wise and enduring spiritual guidelines for everyday living –– as relevant today as when The Rule was originally conceived by St. Benedict in fifth century Rome.

Wisdom Distilled from the Daily: Living the Rule of St. Benedict Today
Joan Chittister
HarperOne , English
 

EUTROPIUS'S ABRIDGMENT OF RO...Flavius Eutropius

A brief history of the Roman Empire written in the fourth century from the founding of the city of Rome through to the accession of Valens.

EUTROPIUS’S ABRIDGMENT OF ROMAN HISTORY
Flavius Eutropius
English
 

The Early History of Rome: B...Livy

Livy (c. 59 BC-AD 17) dedicated most of his life to writing some 142 volumes of history, the first five of which comprise The Early History of Rome. With stylistic brilliance, he chronicles nearly 400 years of history, from the founding of … more

The Early History of Rome: Bks. 1-5 (Penguin Classics)
Livy
Penguin , English
 

Vampires of RomePeter Joseph Swanson

In 16th century Rome, young Giotto gradually remembers how he became a vampire and how his new life became magically entangled with history and two of the world’s most ancient kings. Memories surface, bringing insight about his own lost fam… more

Vampires of Rome
Peter Joseph Swanson
English
 

THE ART OF MAKING SOAP AND CANDLESADOLPH OTT

Soap was often used by the Romans as a cosmetic, for Pliny tells us that soap, with which the Germans colored their hair red, was imported into Rome for the use of the fashionable ladies and their gallants in that city. This cosmetic was pr… more

THE ART OF MAKING SOAP AND CANDLES
ADOLPH OTT
John L. Branson , English
 

A Traveller In Rome (H.V. Morton)H.V. Morton

H.V. Morton’s evocative account of his days in 1950s Rome—the fabled era of La Dolce Vita—remains an indispensable guide to what makes the Eternal City eternal. In his characteristic anecdotal style, Morton leads the reader on a well-inform… more

A Traveller In Rome (H.V. Morton)
H.V. Morton
Da Capo Press , English
 

The Great Roman-Jewish WarFlavius Josephus

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An eyewitness account of a turning point in Judaism, Christianity, and all of Western civilization, this work chronicles the Jewish revolt against the Roman Empire from AD 66–70. Written by a leader among the Jewish resistance who switched … more

The Great Roman-Jewish War
Flavius Josephus
Dover Publications , English