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The Sites of Ancient Greece
Georg Gerster, photog. Paul Cartledge, intro.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714860848.  Daedalus Item Code: 54401
 
Much as he did in The Past From Above, Georg Gerster uses aerial photography to create a new perspective on historical sites, and Greece boasts an impressive number of iconic structures and ... (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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The Spartacus War
Barry Strauss.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826980.  Daedalus Item Code: 63828
 
Starting with a barracks escape of some 70 men, armed with kitchen knives, the revolt led by the Thracian gladiator Spartacus in 73 BC grew into a full-scale rebellion against Rome, the most famous ... (Read More)
 
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The Sword and the Stylus: An Introduction to Wisdom in the Age of Empires
Leo G. Perdue.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802862457.  Daedalus Item Code: 60453
 
The frequent disregard of historical and social contexts by many scholars of wisdom often leads to the distortion of this literature, posits biblical scholar Leo Perdue, which transforms the relevant ... (Read More)
 
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Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
 
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (Read More)
 
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The Trial of Socrates
I.F. Stone.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781784970956.  Daedalus Item Code: 64457
 
The Athens of Socrates's time is regarded as the very place where democracy and freedom of speech were born. Yet this city put to death its most famous philosopher, presumably because its citizens ... (Read More)
 
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The Triumph of the Sea Gods: The War Against the Goddess Hidden in Homer's Tales
Steven Sora.
Publisher: Destiny Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594771439.  Daedalus Item Code: 64268
 
In the approximately 2800 years since Homer composed The Iliad, the seminal epic has been repeatedly scrutinized for its historical basis; here, Steven Sora argues compellingly that Homer's ... (Read More)
 
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Why Homer Matters
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627791793.  Daedalus Item Code: 70041
 
He has written on the origins of the King James Bible, on navigating the battered Atlantic coast of Britain, and on his grandmother Vita Sackville-West's gardens at his ancestral home of ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Philip and Alexander: A Symposium on Greek Life and Times
Elin C. Danien, ed.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780934718943.  Daedalus Item Code: 61998
 
The magnetism of the man known as Alexander the Great, along with that of his father, Philip of Macedon, remains almost tangible thousands of years later, felt by people in all times; scholars of ... (Read More)
 
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