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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Tales of the Barbarians: Ethnography and Empire in the Roman West.    

Encyclopaedism from Antiquity to the Renaissance

Jason König, Greg Woolf - History - 2013 - 624 pages
There is a rich body of encyclopaedic writing which survives from the two millennia before the Enlightenment. This book sheds new light on that material. It traces the ...
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Rome: An Empire's Story

Greg Woolf - History - 2012 - 384 pages
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Becoming Roman: The Origins of Provincial Civilization in Gaul

Greg Woolf - History - 2000 - 316 pages
A study of the complete transformation of the provinces of the early Roman empire, when all levels of society and all aspects of life were radically altered. Woolf repudiates ...
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Women and the Roman City in the Latin West

Emily Hemelrijk, Greg Woolf - History - 2013 - 430 pages
This multidisclinary collection of studies offers a compelling new vision of the role of women in Roman cities in Italy and the western provinces.
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Literacy and Power in the Ancient World

Alan K. Bowman, Greg Woolf - History - 1996 - 249 pages
Was writing a revolutionary innovation, prompting or participating in social change, or a fundamentally repressive and disciplinary technology? The book consists of a series of ...
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Ancient Libraries

Jason König, Aikaterini Oikonomopoulou, Katerina Oikonomopoulou, Greg Woolf - History - 2013 - 479 pages
The libraries of the ancient world were completely unlike those we know today. This book explores and explains those differences.
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The Cambridge Illustrated History of the Roman World

Greg Woolf - History - 2003 - 384 pages
An illustrated history of the city of Rome and its impact on the world examines a broad range of topics including science and culture, Rome's relationship with Greece, warfare ...
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Rome the Cosmopolis

Catharine Edwards, Greg Woolf - Art - 2006 - 249 pages
Rome stands today for an empire and for a city. The essays gathered in this volume explore some of the many ways in which the two were interwoven. Rome was fed, beautified and ...
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The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Historians

Andrew Feldherr - History - 2009
No field of Latin literature has been more transformed over the last couple of decades than that of the Roman historians. Narratology, a new receptiveness to intertextuality ...
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