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Classical/Medieval/Renaissance Studies
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medieval studies
Lost Gold of the Dark Ages: War, Treasure, and the Mystery of the ...
Caroline Alexander. Kevin Leahy, intro.
 
Publisher: National Geographic
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781426208140
Daedalus Item Code: 32771
 
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renaissance studies
Leonardo's Legacy: How Da Vinci Reimagined the World
Stefan Klein. Shelley Frisch, trans.
 
Publisher: DaCapo
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780306820083
Daedalus Item Code: 43414
 
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Alexander the Great
Philip Freeman.
Publisher: History Book Club.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620907108.  Daedalus Item Code: 42282
 
Also the biographer of Julius Caesar and Saint Patrick, classicist and historian Philip Freeman here tells the remarkable life story of one of the most enduring figures in history. A Macedonian king, ... (Read More)
 
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Early English Arbitration
Derek Roebuck.
Publisher: Arbitration Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780954405618.  Daedalus Item Code: 42756
 
From the prehistoric era through the 12th century, the diverse inhabitants of Great Britain developed a system of arbitration to deal with disputes, in lieu of unifying, national laws. Quoting ... (Read More)
 
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The Plantagenets: The Kings That Made Britain
Derek Wilson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782069416.  Daedalus Item Code: 42879
 
England, 1154. As Henry II seizes the throne, following years of turmoil, a new dynasty is poised to drive his turbulent country out from the Dark Ages and transform it into the nation state we ... (Read More)
 
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Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse
Jay Rubenstein.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465019298.  Daedalus Item Code: 43081
 
Beginning in 1095 and culminating four bloody years later in the siege of Jerusalem, the First Crusade represented a new kind of unrestrained—and apocalyptic—warfare. For the Christian warriors, many ... (Read More)
 
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Becoming Venetian: Immigrants and the Arts in Early Modern Venice
Blake de Maria.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300148817.  Daedalus Item Code: 42483
 
Renaissance Venice was a melting pot of cosmopolitan and ethnically diverse populations, including German merchants living in the Fondaco dei Tedeschi and the Jewish inhabitants of the Ghetto. Blake ... (Read More)
 
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The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici
Elizabeth Lev.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151012992.  Daedalus Item Code: 43269
 
A strategist to match Machiavelli (with whom she had an affair), a warrior who stood toe to toe with the Borgias, a wife whose three marriages would end in bloodshed and heartbreak, and a mother ... (Read More)
 
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Love and Marriage in Renaissance Florence: The Courtauld Wedding Chests
Caroline Campbell. Graeme Barraclough & Tilly Schmidt, contributors.
Publisher: Paul Holberton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781903470916.  Daedalus Item Code: 43029
 
Marriage in 15th-century Florence was rarely a love match, but instead an alliance between two families involving huge expenditures. One of the foremost symbols of the union were cassoni—pairs ... (Read More)
 
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J.A. Froude's The Reign of Mary Tudor
J.A. Froude. Eamon Duffy, intro.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441186850.  Daedalus Item Code: 42578
 
"Great historical writing, perhaps all historical writing, holds a mirror up to two different worlds: the age it sets out to describe, and the age in which it is written," explains Eamon Duffy in his ... (Read More)
 
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The Abacus and the Cross: The Story of the Pope Who Brought the Light of Science to the Dark Ages
Nancy Marie Brown.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465009503.  Daedalus Item Code: 43080
 
Characterized today by its intolerance and inquisitorial fervor, the medieval Catholic Church was not anti-science; in fact, the pope in the year 1000 was the leading mathematician and astronomer of ... (Read More)
 
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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
Anne Berthelot.
Publisher: Abrams Discoveries.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780810928879.  Daedalus Item Code: 43058
 
Who was King Arthur? Did he ever really live? Was he Roman, or perhaps Saxon, Breton, or Pictish? And where do his literary legends come from? This book explores the historical Arthur and the origins ... (Read More)
 
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1. Medieval Panorama
Robert Bartlett, ed.
in medieval studies

2. A Brief History of Life in the Middle Ages: Scenes from the Town and Countryside of Medieval England
Martyn Whittock.
in medieval studies

3. Earthly Paradises: Ancient Gardens in History and Archaeology
Maureen Carroll.
in classical studies

4. The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold
Robin Waterfield & Kathryn Waterfield.
in classical studies

5. A Brief History of the Private Lives of the Roman Emperors
Anthony Blond.
in classical studies

6. Constantine: Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor
Paul Stephenson.
in classical studies

7. Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs: A Brief History of Ancient Egypt
Barbara Mertz.
in classical studies

8. The Plantagenets: The Kings That Made Britain
Derek Wilson.
in medieval studies

9. Alexander the Great
Philip Freeman.
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10. The Lost Battles: Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Artistic Duel That Defined the Renaissance
Jonathan Jones.
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