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Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured
Kathryn Harrison.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385531207.  Daedalus Item Code: 63676
The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, ... (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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Leonardo da Vinci Kit: Set Includes 4 Models and Illustrated Book
Barrington Barber.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: set.
ISBN: 9781784047917.  Daedalus Item Code: 64245
Build your own miniature flying machine, turntable bridge, 33-barrelled war gun, and Vitruvian Man—all based on the works of Leonardo da Vinci—with the card models in this set for readers 8 to 12. ... (Read More)
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Masterpieces/Classical Art
Dyfri Williams.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714122540.  Daedalus Item Code: 62975
From carved Cycladic figures some 5,000 years old, magnificent Minoan gold pendants, and exquisite painted pottery from 5th century BC Athens to friezes and figures from the Parthenon, Roman silver ... (Read More)
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Medieval Love Poetry
John Cherry, ed.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714150161.  Daedalus Item Code: 62976
The quest is the essence of medieval romance, whether the search is for the Holy Grail or for the ideal beloved, and love itself was variously the object of the quest or a snare that hindered its ... (Read More)
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Michelangelo Drawings: Closer to the Master
Hugo Chapman.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780714126487.  Daedalus Item Code: 62977
The remarkable paintings and sculptures of Michelangelo often find their origin in the drawings he executed in chalk, charcoal, and pen and ink. Organized chronologically, this book—which reproduces ... (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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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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Rome: The Art of the Caesars
Giovanni Simeone, photog. Alessandro Naso, text. Daniela Peressini, trans.
Publisher: Magnus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9788870571684.  Daedalus Item Code: 60540
Spotlighting 50 surviving great works of Roman antiquity in full-page and double-page plates, this album considers the buildings, sculptures, and public works that both celebrated Roman identity and ... (Read More)
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Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects
Neil MacGregor.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026340.  Daedalus Item Code: 63445
Though we feel as though we know the world of Hamlet or Macbeth through Shakespeare's vivid characters, we cannot understand them as his contemporaries did. In this brilliant work of historical ... (Read More)
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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
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The Steel Bonnets: The Story of the Anglo-Scottish Border Reivers
George MacDonald Fraser.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781632204561.  Daedalus Item Code: 63991
From the 13th to the 16th centuries, outlaws ruled the contentious frontier between England and Scotland. Feuding and raiding, terror and reprisal were everyday events, and a way of life for the ... (Read More)
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