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Egypt: An Illustrated History
Fred James Hill.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781809115.  Daedalus Item Code: 62586
 
This volume succinctly recounts the entire history of Egypt—five millennia in all—from the Early Dynastic Period of the pharaohs through the periods of Ottoman and British rule, and into the 21st ... (Read More)
 
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Egypt: Art & Architecture
Matthias Seidel & Regine Schulz.
Publisher: h.f.ullmann.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9783833152818.  Daedalus Item Code: 61096
 
This heavily illustrated guidebook to the artifacts, art works, and architecture of ancient Egypt provides the visitor with a quick orientation and art-historical foundation for studying this ... (Read More)
 
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Greece: An Illustrated History
Tom Stone.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781807555.  Daedalus Item Code: 62587
 
From the Cenozoic upheavals that formed the Greek archipelago to the political movements in the 20th century that overturned a military junta and the monarchy, this informative and entertaining ... (Read More)
 
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The Iliad
Homer. Stephen Mitchell, trans.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439163375.  Daedalus Item Code: 64151
 
Poet and translator Stephen Mitchell—who has given us interpretations of The Second Book of the Tao, Gilgamesh, and Bhagavad Gita—here offers a prequel and companion to his ... (Read More)
 
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The Life Within: Classic Maya and the Matter of Permanence
Stephen Houston.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300196023.  Daedalus Item Code: 62717
 
For the Classic Maya, who flourished in the Yucatan peninsula more than a thousand years ago, materials like jade, flint, obsidian, and wood were endowed with a vital essence, agency, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Martial Arts of Ancent Greece: Modern Fighting Techniques from the Age of Alexander
Kostas Dervenis & Nektarios Lykiardopoulos.
Publisher: Destiny Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594771927.  Daedalus Item Code: 64264
 
Much as we tend to associate the martial arts with East Asia, Greece has its own tradition of personal combat whose history extends back thousands of years to the time of Alexander the Great and even ... (Read More)
 
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The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Davis's Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings
John M. Adams.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250026699.  Daedalus Item Code: 60810
 
A confederate of Boss Tweed, friend of Teddy Roosevelt, and rival of J.P. Morgan, Theodore Davis was a self-made man of the Gilded Age, making millions through corruption and fraud and sharing his ... (Read More)
 
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The Odes of Horace
Horace. Jeffrey H. Kaimowitz, trans. Ronnie Ancona, intro.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801889967.  Daedalus Item Code: 63330
 
This new translation of Horace by a specialist in classical Roman poetry renders The Odes in modern, metrical English verse rather than the more common free verse found in many other ... (Read More)
 
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On Aristotle: Saving Politics from Philosophy
Alan Ryan.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871407061.  Daedalus Item Code: 64019
 
The author of On Politics as well as biographies of John Dewey and Bertrand Russell, political theorist Alan Ryan here offers an essential and accessible introduction to Plato's most famous ... (Read More)
 
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The Parthenon Enigma: A New Understanding of the World's Most Iconic Building and the People Who Made It
Joan Breton Connelly.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307593382.  Daedalus Item Code: 64570
 
(Winner of the 2015 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award and a 2014 New York Times Notable Book of the Year) Classical archaeologist Joan Breton Connelly challenges our most basic assumptions ... (Read More)
 
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Pharaonic Civilization: History and Treasures of Ancient Egypt
Giorgio Ferreo, text.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789774161391.  Daedalus Item Code: 51674
 
Illustrated with 280 color photos up to 22 × 12 1/2 inches—including sweeping views of extant ruins and beautifully lit museum pieces—this book explores the numerous funerary items, paintings and ... (Read More)
 
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Pythagoras: His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe
Kitty Ferguson.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848312319.  Daedalus Item Code: 63817
 
Albert Einstein said that the most incredible thing about our universe was that it was comprehensible at all; as science writer Kitty Ferguson notes, Pythagoras had much the same idea 2500 years ... (Read More)
 
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