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From Rome to Reformation: Early European History for the New Millennium

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From Rome to Reformation: Early European History for the New Millennium
Author: Rose R. Williams
Product Code: 7184
ISBN: 978-0-86516-718-6
Pages: 95
Product Format: Paperback
Price:  $12.00

Rose Williams skillfully leads the reader through the maze of power plays and the gradual rise of sovereign states that followed the collapse of the Roman Empire. Readers will appreciate Williams' engaging style and her ability to synthesize succinctly this busy period of history. Recognizing the symbiotic relationship between literature and the era in which it was produced, From Rome to Reformation: Early European History for the New Millennium provides a comprehensive overview of the interconnecting historical events, literary figures, and intellectual developments in European history and its Latin literature. This is a perfect companion text for courses in the humanities, western civilization, and Latin.

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From Romulus to Romulus Augustulus: Roman History for the New Millennium

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From Romulus to Romulus Augustulus: Roman History for the New Millennium
Author: Rose R. Williams
Product Code: 6919
ISBN: 978-0-86516-691-2
Pages: 80
Product Format: Paperback
Price:  $12.00

Readers will delight in the fascinating stories of Rome—the quirky, the gory, and the momentous. This book will serve as the perfect companion for the student beginning to study Latin or as an accessible introduction to Roman history for the general reader. Recognizing the symbiotic relationship between literature and the period in which it was produced, From Romulus to Romulus Augustulus: Roman History for the New Millennium provides a comprehensive overview of Roman history and Latin literature.

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Julius Caesar: Master of Surprise

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Julius Caesar: Master of Surprise
Author: Rose R. Williams
Product Code: 8008
ISBN: 978-0-86516-800-8
Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
Pages: 110
Product Format: Paperback
Price:  $12.00

This engaging read presents a student-friendly overview of the life and accomplishments of Julius Caesar with special emphasis on his family background and early life. The biography is based not only on the traditional sources-Suetonius and Plutarch-but also on the private correspondence and observation of Caesar's contemporaries-both his friends and his enemies. Based on these sources, the book demonstrates that Caesar was a very determined individual who developed and largely managed to execute a series of original responses to the unique situations of his times. Julius Caesar: Master of Surprise is a must-have title for all high school Latin programs.

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Once Upon the Tiber: An Offbeat History of Rome

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Once Upon the Tiber: An Offbeat History of Rome
Author: Rose R. Williams
Product Code: 6684
ISBN: 978-0-86516-668-4
Pages: 134
Product Format: Paperback
Price:  $23.00

This book ambles through major Roman events and personalities from the time of Aeneas to the time of Romulus Augustus, and the lives major Roman authors are included, for viewing a culture one should always consider the literati.
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The Clay-footed SuperHeroes: Mythology Tales for the New Millennium

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The Clay-footed SuperHeroes: Mythology Tales for the New Millennium
Author: Rose R. Williams
Product Code: 7192
ISBN: 978-0-86516-719-3
Pages: 63
Product Format: Paperback
Price:  $12.00

Designed for students unfamiliar with the classical world, The Clay-footed SuperHeroes provides a very accessible introduction to the SuperHeroes of classical mythology including such luminaries as Jason, Theseus, Heracles, Odysseus, and Aeneas. Student and general reader alike will enjoy Williams' wry sense of humor and her appreciation for the improbable. This book is an excellent text of manageable size and complexity for students beginning their study of literature, the humanities, or Latin and Greek. General readers will be pleased to acquire the foundation necessary to understand these stories which have so influenced art and literature through the ages.

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