New: Romans (second edition)

New in from Karwansaray Publishers and Fragma comes the deliciously gorgeous second edition of their photographic history of Romans!

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Watch a video review of the hardback (first) edition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00eMVqhs1RE

The Romans have left their mark on the history of North-West Europe. But what did they really look like? What did they wear? How did a common Roman appear in everyday life? We do not really know this as Roman visual art (murals, images in relief, busts and statues) represented mainly mythological figures and members of the elite.

Reenactors offer a key to this question as they bring into practice archaeological and historical research into Roman clothing and equipment. Over the past few years, Stef Verstraaten photographed reenactors, complete with their weaponry, religious attributes and everyday objects. Before his camera, history comes alive, colourful and razor sharp right down to the minutest detail. Romans shows a unique collection of images of Romans in all their variations. Get to know the Roman legionaries, troops, officers, civilians and slaves in our first centuries ad from close up in this handsome A4-sized book.

  • Romans (second edition)
  • Photos by Stef Verstraaten, with text by Jasper Oorthuys
  • Full-color softback
  • 176 pages
  • Published by Karwansaray Publishers and Fragma
  • English language only

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All Hail Ceasar!

 

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Oops sorry that Mr Rick Priestley, author of Hail Caesar and many other game systems recently celebrating a special Birthday. Here’s Caesar:

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