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    DescriptionSyracuse was the largest and most powerful of all the cities established by the Greeks in Sicily. Its history, often violent but always colourful, is recounted by both Greek and Roman historians, its coinage is justly famous, and its extensive remains continue to fascinate visitors to the city. The object of this work is to retell aspects of the history of Syracuse, with particular reference to the topography of the city and its surrounding countryside. In order to acquaint or re-acquaint the reader with the impressive architectural monuments of Syracuse and to contextualise these in their geographical environment, comprehensive use is made of visual material contained in an accompanying CD. Richard J Evans is a lecturer in Ancient History in the School of History & Archaeology at Cardiff University, UK. Until 2005, he taught in the Department of Classics and European Languages at the University of South Africa, Pretoria, RSA, where he remains an Academic Associate. His main interests are Roman republican history, and classical and Hellenistic Sicily. He is the author of "Gaius Marius: A Political Biography" (1994) and "Questioning Reputations: Essays on Nine Roman Republican Politicians" (2003), which has been awarded the Hiddingh Currie Award for Academic Excellence.


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    Title
    Syracuse in Antiquity
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard Evans
    Physical properties
    Format: Mixed media product
    Number of pages: 178
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781868884070
    ISBN 10: 1868884074
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DSTC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    BISAC V2.8: TRV010000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    LC classification: DF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 20
    BIC subject category V2: 1DSTC
    Thema V1.0: NHC
    Edition statement
    New.
    Publisher
    Unisa Press
    Imprint name
    Unisa Press
    Publication date
    15 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Pretoria