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Cleopatra and Antony: Power, Love, and Politics in the Ancient World
Diana Preston.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717382.  Daedalus Item Code: 31880
 
Their love joined two great empires, and they died rather than being captured by their enemies. In this history Diana Preston lays aside the romanticized legends surrounding ancient history's most ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth
Susan Walker & Peter Higgs, eds.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691088358.  Daedalus Item Code: 21452
 
Fabled for her sexual allure and cunning intelligence, Cleopatra VII of Egypt has fascinated generations of admirers and detractors since her tumultuous life ended in suicide in 30 BC. This lavishly ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra the Great: The Woman Behind the Legend
Joann Fletcher.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060585594.  Daedalus Item Code: 44325
 
World-renowned Egyptologist Joann Fletcher offers an extraordinary look at the legendary Cleopatra, drawing on astonishing new evidence about Cleopatra's life—including tax records, personal ... (Read More)
 
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The Complete Roman Emperor: Imperial Life at Court and on Campaign
Michael Sommer.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251676.  Daedalus Item Code: 50259
 
The 85 emperors who ruled Rome for five centuries are among the most famous and notorious leaders in history. But what do we really know about how they ran the empire, and their behind-the-scenes ... (Read More)
 
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Constantine: Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor
Paul Stephenson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381668.  Daedalus Item Code: 42351
 
In 312 AD, Constantine—one of four Roman emperors ruling a divided empire—marched on Rome to establish his sole control of its western half. Having had a vision of a glowing cross in the sky, ... (Read More)
 
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Deciphering Ancient Minds: The Mystery of San Bushman Rock Art
David Lewis-Williams & Sam Challis.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500051696.  Daedalus Item Code: 50252
 
How did prehistoric peoples think? Were their modes of thought fundamentally different from ours today? Researchers long believed so, and viewed cave art as the work of irrational fantasists or ... (Read More)
 
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Egyptian Fakes: Masterpieces that Duped the Art World and the Experts Who Uncovered Them
Jean-Jacques Fiechter. Susan Schneider, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301116.  Daedalus Item Code: 41350
 
Egyptologists and forgers have been battling for more than a century—pitting the connoisseurs against ingenious artists who have found ways to "age" the artifacts they create. A market for Egyptian ... (Read More)
 
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Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection
Dorie Reents-Budet. John Bourne, intro. Susan Tobin, photos.
Publisher: Walters Art Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780911886764.  Daedalus Item Code: 42001
 
Documenting more than 300 works of ancient American art collected by John Bourne—148 of which are photographed and described in detail—this book surveys his internationally renowned collection of ... (Read More)
 
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Games for the Gods: The Greek Athlete and the Olympic Spirit
John J. Herrmann Jr & Christine Kondoleon. Bill Littlefield, foreword.
Publisher: MFA, Boston.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780878466818.  Daedalus Item Code: 43317
 
The athletes' excitement in the heat of competition and the public's adoration of champions—the modern-day Olympics are much the same as they were in ancient Greece. This exhibition catalog—which ... (Read More)
 
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Genesis of the Pharaohs: Dramatic New Discoveries Rewrite the Origins of Ancient Egypt
Toby Wilkinson.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500051221.  Daedalus Item Code: 50417
 
Although it has commonly been assumed that the ancient Egyptians were a civilization of successful farmers settled on the shores of the Nile, Toby Wilkinson—a specialist on Egyptian rock art—claims ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden King: The World of Tutankhamun
Zahi Hawass.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9789774249327.  Daedalus Item Code: 38231
 
Tutankhamun has fascinated the world since the discovery of his treasure-filled tomb in the Valley of the Kings in 1922. Egyptologist Zahi Hawass here tells the story of this golden king, a ... (Read More)
 
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Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome: The Life of Rome's Greatest Emperor
Anthony Everitt.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781851067.  Daedalus Item Code: 50231
 
The biographer of Augustus and Cicero here portrays a man he deems arguably the most successful of Rome's rulers. Born in 76 AD, Hadrian lived through and ruled during a tempestuous era, a time when ... (Read More)
 
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