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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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Ancient Rome As It Was: Exploring the City of Rome in AD 300
Ray Laurence.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780762770595.  Daedalus Item Code: 32551
 
The largest city on earth and the seat of the most powerful empire the world has ever known, Rome awaits the traveler at the turn of the 4th century as the one destination that must not be missed. ... (Read More)
 
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The Borgias: The Hidden History
G.J. Meyer.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345526915.  Daedalus Item Code: 51238
 
Throughout a tumultuous half-century the Borgias held center stage in the Italian Renaissance as ruthless popes, statesmen, warriors, lovers, and political adventurers. Five centuries after their ... (Read More)
 
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The Borgias: History's Most Notorious Dynasty
Mary Hollingsworth.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782069447.  Daedalus Item Code: 51076
 
The Borgias have become a byword for pride, lust, cruelty, splendor, and venomous intrigue, even while their patronage of the arts created some of the greatest masterpieces of the Renaissance. From ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization: From the Origins of Democracy to the Fall of the Roman Empire
Stephen Kershaw.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762439867.  Daedalus Item Code: 43400
 
Democracy, drama, philosophy, and the legal system we use today all originated in either ancient Greece or Rome. Tracing the arc of these immensely productive cultures from the Minoans of Crete in ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Britain, 1485–1660: The Tudor and Stuart Dynasties
Ronald Hutton.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845297046.  Daedalus Item Code: 43908
 
Between the death of Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485 and the execution of Charles I, after the civil wars of 1642–48, England was ruled largely by two dynasties. The Tudors won the crown on the ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the English Reformation: Religion, Politics and Fear: How England Was Transformed by the Tudors
Derek Wilson.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762446261.  Daedalus Item Code: 43865
 
When Henry VIII turned against Rome over the issue of divorce, and adopted the Protestant religion, he changed the course of British history; by 1600, England had become a different nation in which ... (Read More)
 
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Britain and Europe, 1500–1780
Ralph Houlbrooke.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780340581193.  Daedalus Item Code: 42570
 
England's 1707 political union with Scotland effectively established Great Britain, a power whose rapid expansion would cause mutual mistrust in relation to Europe. Internal discord remained in the ... (Read More)
 
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Cavafy: Poems
C.P. Cavafy. Daniel Mendelsohn, trans. and ed.
Publisher: Everyman's Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375712425.  Daedalus Item Code: 49265
 
The Alexandrian Greek poet Constantine Cavafy (1863–1933) is a towering figure of 20th-century literature. No other modern poet brought so vividly to life the history and culture of Mediterranean ... (Read More)
 
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The Classical Tradition
Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most & Salvatore Settis, eds.
Publisher: Harvard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674035720.  Daedalus Item Code: 51216
 
How do we get from the polis to the police? Or from Odysseus’s sirens to an ambulance’s? The legacy of ancient Greece and Rome has been imitated, misunderstood, and reworked by every Western culture ... (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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Columbus: The Four Voyages 1492–1504
Laurence Bergreen.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122104.  Daedalus Item Code: 34155
 
Following his biographies of Marco Polo and Magellan (as well as of Louis Armstrong, Al Capone, Irving Berlin, and James Agee), Laurence Bergreen here gives us one of the most accomplished, ... (Read More)
 
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