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Henry VIII: The Charismatic King Who Reforged a Nation
Kathy Elgin.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782122159.  Daedalus Item Code: 60290
 
A man of deep contradictions, Henry VIII struggled to maintain royal pomp, even as he ruthlessly eliminated everyone whom he believed stood against him. Featuring 175 black and white illustrations, ... (Read More)
 
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Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World
Thomas Cahill.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385495578.  Daedalus Item Code: 61454
 
In this sixth book of his proposed seven-volume Hinges of History series, following Mysteries of the Middle Ages, Thomas Cahill guides us through the thrilling period of the Renaissance and ... (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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A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome: ArtPlace Series
Angela K. Nickerson.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780977742912.  Daedalus Item Code: 53100
 
Part biography, part history, and part travel guide, this abundantly illustrated book explores the complex relationship between Michelangelo and the city he called home for most of his life. It ... (Read More)
 
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La Bella Principessa di Leonardo da Vinci: Exhibition Catalogue (English, Italian, French, Polish, Spanish, Russian, Chinese Languages)
Martin Kemp. Vittorio Sgarbi, intro.
Publisher: Scripta Maneant.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9788895847467.  Daedalus Item Code: 60542
 
When it was sold at auction in 1998, the drawing La Bella Principessa ("The Beautiful Princess") was listed as an anonymous 19th-century German work, created in homage to Renaissance art. ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Battles: Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Artistic Duel That Defined the Renaissance
Jonathan Jones.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307594754.  Daedalus Item Code: 42399
 
Michelangelo and Leonardo lived five centuries ago, yet their works still suffuse our culture. They have been equally revered since their lifetimes, though we admire them mostly in isolation of each ... (Read More)
 
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Medieval Sieges & Siegecraft
Geoffrey Hindley.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781626361409.  Daedalus Item Code: 52145
 
In this vivid reconstruction of siege warfare in the medieval world, with detailed descriptions of weapons and tactics, Geoffrey Hindley serves us the history of military sieges from every angle. The ... (Read More)
 
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The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger's Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare's First Folio
Andrea Mays.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439118238.  Daedalus Item Code: 61339
 
Today it is the most valuable book in the world—one First Folio recently sold for over $5 million—and rescued the name of William Shakespeare from oblivion. When the playwright died in 1616, half of ... (Read More)
 
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The Parthenon Sculptures
Ian Jenkins. Ivor Kerslake & Dudley Hubbard, photos.
Publisher: Harvard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674026926.  Daedalus Item Code: 40052
 
The senior curator of Greek and Roman antiquities in the British Museum, Ian Jenkins here surveys the Museum's Parthenon sculptures as prime examples of classical Greek art, as well as how they have ... (Read More)
 
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Politics: Antiquity and Its Legacy
Kostas Vlassopoulos.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195380897.  Daedalus Item Code: 13728
 
Ancient Greece is famous as the civilization that "gave" the world democracy. Democracy has in modern times become the rallying cry of liberation from supposed totalitarianism and dictatorship. It is ... (Read More)
 
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Raphael
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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Roman Army: The British Museum Pocket Dictionary
Richard Abdy.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714131269.  Daedalus Item Code: 41437
 
The Roman army supported the largest and most enduring empire of the classical world through its military prowess. What was the secret of its success? British Museum curator Richard Abdy here ... (Read More)
 
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