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Knights in History and Legend
Constance Brittain Bouchard, consultant.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781740480284.  Daedalus Item Code: 42074
 
Examining both our fairy tale conception of knights and their somewhat more prosaic reality, this beautifully illustrated history traces the knights from their beginnings as military retainers a ... (Read More)
 
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The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345453228.  Daedalus Item Code: 51961
 
Tudor historian Alison Weir, who also gave us Henry VIII, The Life of Elizabeth I, and The Six Wives of Henry VIII, here focuses on the most storied of the six, Anne Boleyn, ... (Read More)
 
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Life in a Medieval Town
Peter Hammond.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848681262.  Daedalus Item Code: 52435
 
What it was like living in a medieval town? What sort of house would you live in? What would you eat, and what might you do for a living? In this small chapbook Peter Hammond introduces readers to ... (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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Mapping the New World: Renaissance Maps from the American Museum in Britain
Anne Armitage & Laura Beresford.
Publisher: Scala.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781857598223.  Daedalus Item Code: 52723
 
Spurred on by thoughts of treasure, European travelers changed the shape of the New World as they mapped the Americas from the 15th through the 17th centuries. As seen in this book's more than 125 ... (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 Odyssey
Homer. Stephen Mitchell, trans.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451674170.  Daedalus Item Code: 52487
 
In words of great poetic power, Stephen Mitchell's translation brings Odysseus and his adventures vividly to life in a fast stream of action and imagery. Homer's tales of one-eyed man-eating giants, ... (Read More)
 
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The Odyssey
Homer. Samuel Butler, trans. Damian Stocking, intro.
Publisher: Barnes & Noble.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781435137738.  Daedalus Item Code: 51886
 
Following the warrior Odysseus home to Greece from the Trojan War, in a journey troubled at every turn by gods and demi-gods, Homer's epic tale is one of the founding works of Western literature. ... (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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The Plantagenets: The Kings That Made Britain
Derek Wilson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782069416.  Daedalus Item Code: 53298
 
England, 1154. As Henry II seizes the throne, following years of turmoil, a new dynasty is poised to drive his turbulent country out from the Dark Ages and transform it into the nation state we ... (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 (14831520), 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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