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Wiedemann, Thomas E. J.

Overview
Works: 41 works in 330 publications in 5 languages and 10,832 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Military history  Commentaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other
Classifications: HT863, 301.44930938
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Most widely held works by Thomas E. J Wiedemann
Greek and Roman slavery by Thomas E. J Wiedemann( Book )

63 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of translations from ancient Greek or Roman sources
Adults and children in the Roman Empire by Thomas E. J Wiedemann( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is little evidence to enable us to reconstruct what it felt like to be a child in the Roman world. We do, however, have ample evidence about the feelings and expectations that adults had for children over the centuries between the end of the Roman republic and late antiquity. Thomas Wiedemann draws on this evidence to describe a range of attitudes towards children in the classical period, identifying three areas where greater individuality was assigned to children: through political office-holding; through education; and, for Christians, through membership of the Church in bapti
Emperors and gladiators by Thomas E. J Wiedemann( Book )

44 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and German and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Wiedemann considers why these theories cannot by themselves explain the importance of the 'Games', their association with the emperors, and their decline as the Roman world became Christian. He begins by examining the role of public ceremonies in the context of competition within the Roman elite, as public demonstrations both of the power of the Roman community as a whole, and of the 'virtue' of a particular public figure; and ends by examining how emperors, often seeking to identify themselves with the civilizing hero Hercules, used the games in the amphitheatre to advertise the legitimacy of their government. In between, gladiatorial duels are considered in the context of the destruction of wild beasts and of criminals in the arena; in comparison with the Romans' natural and human enemies, gladiators symbolized the possibility of reintegration into Roman society by proving that they possessed the most crucial Roman virtue, fighting ability
A history of Rome under the emperors by Theodor Mommsen( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two of Mommsen's students finally gives us access to Mommsen's interpretation of the age of the emperors. Barbara and Alexander Demandt have carefully edited the text and provided detailed notes. For the English edition, Thomas Wiedemann has written an introduction which surveys Mommsen's position and influence in nineteenth century German scholarship and introduces his work to English-speaking readers
The Roman household : a sourcebook by Jane F Gardner( Book )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The household was the basic unit of Roman society. This sourcebook offers insight into the different and often conflicting roles and mores of household members -- male and female, old and young, free and slave -- as it illustrates the activities associated with the home and Roman perceptions of its place in society. It is an indispensable resource for the study of Roman domestic and social history, providing an intimate glimpse inside the Roman home
Slavery by Thomas E. J Wiedemann( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the tyrants of Sicily by "Hugo Falcandus," 1154-69 by Ugo Falcando( Book )

9 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This addition to the Manchester Medieval Sources Series provides a translation of, and the historical background to, the History of the Tyrants of Sicily by Hugo Falcandus. The text also offers a historiographical examination of the text
Cicero and the end of the Roman Republic by Thomas E. J Wiedemann( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Julio - Claudian emperors by Thomas E. J Wiedemann( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representing the body of the slave by Jane F Gardner( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the ancient world through to modern times the bodies of slaves have been represented in literature, documentary and personal narrative writing, and in art. This volume presents evidence of the past sins of mankind in both art and literature
Thucydides, the Peloponnesian War, book I-book II, ch. 65 : a companion to the English translation by Rex Warner, with introduction & commentary by Thomas E. J Wiedemann( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De legibus I by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in Latin and English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gallic wars( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic story of the campaigns of 58 to 53 B.C. in which Julius Caesar and his Roman Legions conquered Gaul- modern day France. Caesar's intervention in the brutal Gallic inter-tribal warfare was originally prompted by genuine concern for Italy
Sleep( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thucydides : book I, ch. 1-55 by Thucydides( Book )

7 editions published between 1905 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thucydides, book IV by Thucydides( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in Greek, Ancient and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Punic wars( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannibal forged his reputation during the Punic Wars of the second century B.C. Famed for his fifteen day journey across the Alps and for his victories over the Romans at Trebia and Cannae, he remained undefeated in battle until his armies were crushed by Scipio at Zama in 203 B.C., leaving Carthage at the mercy of the Romans
Ancient slavery and the ideal of man by Joseph Vogt( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thucydides: Book II by Thucydides( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Hagemann : Aufstieg und Fall eines politisch ambitionierten Journalisten und Publizistikwissenschaftlers by Thomas Wiedemann( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knapp 50 Jahre nach dem Tod des Journalisten und Publizistikwissenschaftlers Walter Hagemann liefert die Publikation die erste Gesamtdarstellung seines Lebens und schließt eine wichtige Forschungslücke - sowohl in fach- als auch in zeitgeschichtlicher Hinsicht. Als bestens vernetzter Zentrums-Mann und außenpolitischer Experte avancierte Hagemann bereits in jungen Jahren zu einem der einflussreichsten Publizisten der Weimarer Republik und wurde 1934 Chefredakteur der Germania in Berlin. Behaupten konnte er diese mächtige Position im Dritten Reich aber nicht. 1946 wurde Hagemann ans Zeitungswiss
 
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Adults and children in the Roman Empire
Alternative Names
Thomas Ernst Josef Wiedemann Duits oud-historicus

Wiedemann, T. E. J.

Wiedemann T. E. J. 1950-2001

Wiedemann, T. E. J. (Thomas E. J.)

Wiedemann, Thomas

Wiedemann Thomas 1950-2001

Wiedemann, Thomas E. J.

Wiedemann, Thomas E.J. 1950-2001

Wiedemann, Thomas Ernst Josef 1950-2001

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Adults and children in the Roman EmpireEmperors and gladiatorsA history of Rome under the emperorsThe Roman household : a sourcebookThe history of the tyrants of Sicily by "Hugo Falcandus," 1154-69Cicero and the end of the Roman RepublicThe Julio - Claudian emperorsRepresenting the body of the slave