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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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A History of Britain: Book III: The Tudors, 1485–1603
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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Horaces's Odes and the Mystery of Do-Re-Mi: With Full Verse Translation of the Odes
Stuart Lyons.
Publisher: Aris & Phillips.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780856687907.  Daedalus Item Code: 44496
 
In this fully revised edition of his verse translation of Horace's Odes, Stuart Lyons provides new material about the 1st-century BC Roman poet and his work, along with a glossary of 400 ... (Read More)
 
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Imagination, Books and Community in Medieval Europe
Gregory Kratzmann, ed.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781921394331.  Daedalus Item Code: 44497
 
The illustrations alone make this survey of medieval manuscripts remarkable, and the book includes numerous full-page reproductions and photos of stunning and rarely seen illuminations, icons, ... (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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King Arthur
Norma Lorre Goodrich.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060971823.  Daedalus Item Code: 44347
 
For centuries scholars have wondered whether or not the legendary King Arthur was real. Here the author of Ancient Myths and Medieval Myths—herself a scholar versed in 20 ancient and ... (Read More)
 
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Leonardo's Legacy: How Da Vinci Reimagined the World
Stefan Klein. Shelley Frisch, trans.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306820083.  Daedalus Item Code: 43414
 
"With my Leonardo library that would require a truck scale to weigh, how did I miss Ludovico Sforza using a remote mill in Mora Bassa for trysts with the Lady with Ermine? The answer: ... (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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Medieval Maps of the Holy Land
P.D.A. Harvey.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358248.  Daedalus Item Code: 44384
 
Largely neglected for more than a century, the eight known medieval maps of the Holy Land provide great insight into how these regions were perceived by Western Europe in the age of the Crusades. ... (Read More)
 
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