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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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The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art: Three-Volume Set
Gordon Campbell, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: set.
ISBN: 9780195334661.  Daedalus Item Code: 30744
 
Drawing on the defining scholarship of The Dictionary of Art on the Renaissance in Northern Europe, this three-volume encyclopedia surveys all aspects of Northern Renaissance art, from ... (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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A History of Britain: Book III: The Tudors, 14851603
E.H. Carter & R.A.F. Mears. David Evans, ed.
Publisher: Stacey International.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906768225.  Daedalus Item Code: 41735
 
From the late 15th century through the early 17th, this third volume of Carter and Mears's British history series traces the Renaissance, the age of discovery, the rise of such powerful monarchs as ... (Read More)
 
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Italian Paintings 12501450: 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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The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France
Eric Jager.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099457237.  Daedalus Item Code: 22166
 
(Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for Nonfiction) Eric Jager's 2005 investigation recounts the last duel decreed by order of the Parlement of Paris. In 1386, a few days after Christmas, a ... (Read More)
 
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Leaves of Gold: Manuscript Illuminations from Philadelphia Collections
James R. Tanis & Jenny A. Thompson, eds.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780876331446.  Daedalus Item Code: 42135
 
This catalog illustrates and describes a collection of lesser-known treasures in Philadelphia's numerous museums, libraries, and other public holdings: 80 illuminated manuscripts, as well as ... (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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The Lost Battles: Leonardo, Michelangelo and the Artistic Duel That Defined the Renaissance
Jonathan Jones.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743285391.  Daedalus Item Code: 38298
 
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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Lost Gold of the Dark Ages: War, Treasure, and the Mystery of the Saxons
Caroline Alexander. Kevin Leahy, intro.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781426208140.  Daedalus Item Code: 32771
 
In July 2009 an amateur metal-detecting enthusiast made an astonishing find: 3500 pieces of bejeweled gold and silver artifacts, weapons, and armor dating back almost 1500 years, to an era when the ... (Read More)
 
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The Medieval World: The Walters Art Museum
Martina Bagnoli & Kathryn Gerry. Susan Tobin, photos.
Publisher: Walters Art Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780911886757.  Daedalus Item Code: 42002
 
Baltimore's Walters Art Gallery possesses one of America's finest collections of medieval art, as seen in these 150 examples of painting, sculpture, stained glass, jewelry, and illuminated ... (Read More)
 
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