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The Death of CaligulaFlavius Josephus

The Death of Caligula: Flavius Josephus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319648
eISBN:
9781781387177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319648.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The emperor Gaius (‘Caligula’) was assassinated in January AD 41. It seemed that the dynasty of the Caesars was over, and republican rule restored; but a military coup by the Praetorian Guard set ... More

Domestic Wooden ArtefactsIn Britain and Ireland from Neolithic to Viking Times

Domestic Wooden Artefacts: In Britain and Ireland from Neolithic to Viking Times

Caroline Earwood

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book traces the changing styles and manufacturing techniques of domestic wooden artefacts in Britain and Ireland from the Neolithic age to the time of the Vikings. A surprising number of these ... More

The Emperors' NeedlesEgyptian Obelisks and Rome

The Emperors' Needles: Egyptian Obelisks and Rome

Susan Sorek

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675518
eISBN:
9781781380772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675518.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Obelisks, originally associated with the sun cult, had their heyday between 2000 and 1500 bc, when they adorned the Nile's banks and proclaimed the splendour of the pharaohs. Today, only twenty-seven ... More

Greek Tyranny

Greek Tyranny

Sian Lewis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675532
eISBN:
9781781380550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675532.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The tyrants of Greece are some of the most colourful figures in antiquity, notorious for their luxury, excess and violence, and provoking heated debates among political thinkers. This book examines ... More

HannibalRome's Greatest Enemy

Hannibal: Rome's Greatest Enemy

Dexter Hoyos

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675464
eISBN:
9781781385432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675464.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

As Carthage's commanding general and effective leader Hannibal (247–183 BC) crossed the Alps in 218 BC with a multi-ethnic and superbly professional army to confront the Romans in their own land. His ... More

HorkosThe Oath in Greek Society

Horkos: The Oath in Greek Society

Alan Sommerstein and Judith Fletcher (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675679
eISBN:
9781781380581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675679.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The importance of oaths to ancient Greek culture can hardly be overstated, especially in the political and judicial fields; but they have never been the object of a comprehensive, systematic study. ... More

Insects and other Invertebrates in Classical Antiquity

Insects and other Invertebrates in Classical Antiquity

Ian C. Beavis

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859892841
eISBN:
9781781380598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859892841.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

A comprehensive survey of insects and terrestrial invertebrates (worms, scorpions, spiders, etc) in Antiquity.

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Robert Garland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675020
eISBN:
9781781380611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675020.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Julius Caesar was, as this book maintains, quite simply the most famous Roman who ever lived. His influence endures to the present day: in our ‘Julian’ calendar of 365.25 days, which he introduced; ... More

Rome and the Unification of Italy

Rome and the Unification of Italy

Arthur Keaveney

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675372
eISBN:
9781781385319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675372.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book narrates how, from late in the second century B.C., Rome's Italian subjects began to desire equality with her. This, at first, manifested itself in a desire for and agitation to obtain ... More

Unwritten Rome

Unwritten Rome

T.P. Wiseman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898225
eISBN:
9781781385500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898225.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The earliest evidence for the occupation of the site of Rome dates to the 13th century BC; the earliest evidence for written literature at Rome dates to the third century BC. How can we ever be in a ... More

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