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The Classical Compendium: A Miscellany of Scandalous Gossip, Bawdy Jokes, Peculiar Facts and Bad Behavior from the Ancient Greeks and Romans
Philip Matyszak.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500051627.  Daedalus Item Code: 31440
 
Pliny did it, Plutarch did it, Xenophon did it—in fact most ancient writers were incorrigible collectors of miscellany, lively anecdotes, and after-dinner jokes, says historian Philip Matyszak. In ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra: The Last Queen of Egypt
Joyce Tyldesley.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465018925.  Daedalus Item Code: 32968
 
She was the last ruler of the Macedonian dynasty of the Ptolemies, who had led Egypt for three centuries. Highly educated (she was the only one of the Ptolemies to read and speak ancient Egyptian as ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra: The Last Pharaoh
Prudence J. Jones.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9789774249938.  Daedalus Item Code: 38221
 
In this illustrated biography of ancient Egypt's last and most famous queen, philologist and Cleopatra scholar Prudence Jones presents her as a master of self-presentation, crafting images as a ... (Read More)
 
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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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Description de l'Egypte: Napoleon's Expedition and the Rediscovery of Ancient Egypt
Franco Serino.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789774247972.  Daedalus Item Code: 38223
 
When Napoleon set out to conquer Egypt in 1798 he also brought with him 167 of France's leading scholars—mathematicians, astronomers, naturalists, engineers, architects, draftsmen, and men of ... (Read More)
 
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Egypt: Civilization in the Sands
Pauline & Philippe de Flers.
Publisher: Konemann.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783829054416.  Daedalus Item Code: 38227
 
Moving beyond the iconic monuments for which Egypt is renowned, Pauline and Philippe de Flers delve into the desert, oases, and villages that are more representative of day-to-day life in the region. ... (Read More)
 
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Gladiator: Rome's Bloody Spectacle
Konstantin Nossov.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846034725.  Daedalus Item Code: 38084
 
This well-illustrated, highly detailed guide describes every aspect of the gladiatorial contest in ancient Rome, from the equipment used by the various classes of gladiator to the high place these ... (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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The Grail: Quest for the Eternal
John Matthews.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500810279.  Daedalus Item Code: 40754
 
Most often associated with Sir Galahad and the Knights of the Round Table, the Holy Grail has been the subject of speculation and reverence since the Middle Ages. John Matthews details the history of ... (Read More)
 
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Journey Through an Ancient Land: Egypt of the Pharaohs
Brian Fagan. Kennth Garrett, photos. Zahi Hawass, foreword.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789774246623.  Daedalus Item Code: 38235
 
Dramatically illustrated with 160 color photos—including several filling two pages—this book is a fine popular introduction to the marvels of ancient Egypt. To see the majestic Giza pyramids in the ... (Read More)
 
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The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika
Robert B. Strassler, ed. John Marincola, translator. David Thomas, introduction.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849164771.  Daedalus Item Code: 32639
 
A pupil of Socrates and himself a Spartan soldier, Xenophon here details the events of the final seven years and aftermath of the Peloponnesian War. Xenophon also provides an overview of the years ... (Read More)
 
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