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The Queen's Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth's Court
Anna Whitelock.
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374239787.  Daedalus Item Code: 54542
 
Queen Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in 1558, and for more than 40 years her bedchamber was the heart of her court. Elizabeth's private life was of public concern—her body represented the state ... (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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Rome: The Art of 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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Secrets of the Knights Templar: The Hidden History of the World's Most Powerful Order
Susie Hodge.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781623650520.  Daedalus Item Code: 60572
 
Informally organized in 1119 to protect pilgrims in the Holy Land, and officially sanctioned by the Catholic Church in 1129, the medieval Knights Templar grew into an elite fighting force during the ... (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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Tigress of Forlì: The Life of Caterina Sforza
Elizabeth Lev.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908800176.  Daedalus Item Code: 54263
 
A strategist to match Machiavelli (with whom she had an affair), a warrior who stood toe to toe with the Borgias, a wife whose three marriages would end in bloodshed and heartbreak, and a mother ... (Read More)
 
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Titian: The Last Days
Mark Hudson.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802710765.  Daedalus Item Code: 31925
 
The author of Our Grandmothers' Drums, which won the Somerset Maugham and Thomas Cook awards, Mark Hudson here admires the remarkable, highly experimental late work of Tiziano Vecelli ... (Read More)
 
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Tudor Adventurers: An Arctic Voyage of Discovery: The Hunt for the Northeast Passage
James Evans.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605986111.  Daedalus Item Code: 60835
 
In the spring of 1553, three ships sailed northeast from London into uncharted waters, seeking a passage to Asia and its riches. Separated in a storm, young scientist Richard Chancellor and his crew ... (Read More)
 
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Venice: A Journey of Dreams
H. Simeone Huber, photog. Alvise Zorzi & Luciana Simonato, text. John G. Harper, trans.
Publisher: Magnus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9788870570762.  Daedalus Item Code: 60541
 
The 59 large color photographs in this album—some filling two pages, at 18 1/2 × 12 1/2 inches—vividly portray one of the world's most beautiful cities. Here are St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's ... (Read More)
 
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The Young Elizabeth
Alison Plowden.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752459431.  Daedalus Item Code: 41638
 
"A lucid, well-researched, but unpedantic narrative of 16th-century English royal life and death at a brutal time when a successful noble was one who kept his or her head while others were losing ... (Read More)
 
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