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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Lucius Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about ... (Read More)
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The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold
Robin Waterfield & Kathryn Waterfield.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780877488.  Daedalus Item Code: 42359
From Achilles rampant on the fields of Troy to the gods at sport on Mount Olympus, from Icarus flying too close to the sun to the superhuman feats of Heracles, Theseus, and the wily Odysseus, the ... (Read More)
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Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America
Peter C. Mancall.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300164220.  Daedalus Item Code: 32741
Richard Hakluyt the younger, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, advocated the creation of English colonies in the New World at a time when the advantages of this idea were far from self-evident. ... (Read More)
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Italian Paintings 1250–1450: In the John G. Johnson Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Carl Brandon Strehlke.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780876331842.  Daedalus Item Code: 42130
When Philadelphia lawyer John G. Johnson began to collect art in the late 19th century, he made Italian paintings from the early Renaissance a specialty, and eventually donated his distinguished ... (Read More)
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J.A. Froude's The Reign of Mary Tudor
J.A. Froude. Eamon Duffy, intro.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441186850.  Daedalus Item Code: 42578
"Great historical writing, perhaps all historical writing, holds a mirror up to two different worlds: the age it sets out to describe, and the age in which it is written," explains Eamon Duffy in his ... (Read More)
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Knights in History and Legend
Constance Brittain Bouchard, consultant.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781740480284.  Daedalus Item Code: 42074
Examining both our fairy tale conception of knights and their somewhat more prosaic reality, this beautifully illustrated history traces the knights from their beginnings as military retainers a ... (Read More)
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Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered
Dianne Hales.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451658965.  Daedalus Item Code: 53072
Everybody knows her smile, yet almost no one knows her story. Lisa Gherardini (1479–1542) was a quintessential woman of her times, living through a tumult of political upheavals, family dramas, and ... (Read More)
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New Life
Dante Alighieri. Louis de Bernières, foreword. J.G. Nichols, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910466.  Daedalus Item Code: 53750
At the age of nine, Dante Alighieri met and fell in love with Beatrice, who despite her early death remained his lifelong muse. First published in 1295, this unique book combines accounts of Dante ... (Read More)
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The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone
Sophocles. Dudley Fitts & Robert Fitzgerald, trans.
Publisher: Harcourt.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156027649.  Daedalus Item Code: 51424
The ancient myth of Oedipus provided Sophocles with material for three great tragedies—Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone—that together recount the downfall of ... (Read More)
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Bette Talvacchia.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780714847863.  Daedalus Item Code: 52873
This beautiful monograph explores the life and work of Raffaello Sanzio (1483–1520), better known as Raphael, one of the most important artists in western art history. It discusses Raphael's origins, ... (Read More)
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Red Figure Vases of South Italy and Sicily
A.D. Trendall.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500202258.  Daedalus Item Code: 12122
The finely made vases produced by the Greek colonists in South Italy and Sicily in the later 5th and 4th centuries BC, typically decorated with red figures against a black background, were at first ... (Read More)
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Religion: Antiquity & Its Legacy
Jörg Rüpke.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195380774.  Daedalus Item Code: 50866
What triggered the spontaneous development of distinct religions throughout the ancient world? How do religions evoke the ultimate realities they claim to address? A comparative religion professor ... (Read More)
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