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The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe
Graham Robb.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330531511.  Daedalus Item Code: 73547
 
In this book, published in the United States as The Discovery of Middle Earth, the author of the Duff Cooper and Ondaatje Prize winner The Discovery of France uncovers evidence of one ... (Read More)
 
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The Ark Before Noah: Decoding the Story of the Flood
Irving Finkel.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385537117.  Daedalus Item Code: 73554
 
Since the Victorian period, it has been understood that the Judeo-Christian account of Noah's ark is directly linked to a much older story from Babylon; in 2009, however, Irving Finkel—a curator at ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the Amazons: Women Warriors in Myth and History
Lyn Webster Wilde.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472136770.  Daedalus Item Code: 73548
 
"Golden-shielded, silver-sworded, man-loving, male-child slaughtering Amazons," is how 5th-century Greek historian Hellanicus described the legendary Amazons. For centuries, conventional scholarship ... (Read More)
 
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Byzantium: Capital of an Ancient Empire
Giles Morgan.
Publisher: Pocket Essentials.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843445951.  Daedalus Item Code: 71861
 
Today it is Istanbul, the city at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, yet for more than a thousand years it was Constantinople, eastern capital of the Roman Empire, and for a thousand years before ... (Read More)
 
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Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Ancient Israel
John Rogerson.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500050958.  Daedalus Item Code: 73381
 
From Abraham to Herod, the story of ancient Israel's rulers spans 1500 years and encompasses some of the greatest events and most powerful personalities in the Western world. This book profiles 83 of ... (Read More)
 
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Chronicle of the Roman Republic: The Rulers of Ancient Rome from Romulus to Augustus
Philip Matyszak.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500287637.  Daedalus Item Code: 73387
 
Between its legendary founding by Remus and Romulus in the 8th century BC and its collapse under the dictator Augustus, the Roman Republic was one of the most civilized societies in the ancient ... (Read More)
 
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The Classics Magpie: From Chariot-Racing Hooligans to Debauched Dinner Parties—A Miscellany that Shakes the Dust Off the Ancient World
Jane Hood.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781848317307.  Daedalus Item Code: 71450
 
Who first thought of atoms? How much can you learn about archaeology from an oil lamp? Who came up with the theory of the "wandering womb?" And which tragedian was killed when a tortoise fell on his ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra: A Life
Stacy Schiff.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316001946.  Daedalus Item Code: 73558
 
(A 2010 New York Times Best Book of the Year) Shakespeare and Shaw put words in her mouth; Michelangelo, Tiepolo, and Elizabeth Taylor put a face to her name, but somewhere along the ... (Read More)
 
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Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar
Tom Holland.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385537841.  Daedalus Item Code: 72486
 
Historian Tom Holland picks up where he left off in Rubicon—the murder of Julius Caesar—with this dazzling group portrait, tracing the century-long rise and fall of Rome's first imperial ... (Read More)
 
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Egyptian Wall Painting
Francesco Tiradritti. Marguerite Shore, trans.
Publisher: Abbeville.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780789210050.  Daedalus Item Code: 72593
 
Ancient Egyptian civilization developed its own highly individual way of depicting the visible and invisible worlds—Earth and the domain of the gods—through deeply symbolic wall paintings. Along with ... (Read More)
 
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Eureka!: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Ancient Greeks But Were Afraid to Ask
Peter Jones.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782395140.  Daedalus Item Code: 72898
 
The ancient Greeks gave us our alphabet and much of our scientific, medical, and cultural language; they invented democracy, atomic theory, and the rules of logic and geometry; laid the foundations ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Empires of the Ancient World
Thomas Harrison, ed.
Publisher: Getty Museum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780892369874.  Daedalus Item Code: 73826
 
Surveying ten nations that shaped and in some cases transformed the world, this accessible, lavishly illustrated book has chapters devoted to the empires of Egypt, Babylonia, Persia, Greece, Rome, ... (Read More)
 
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