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Ancient Egypt on Five Deben a Day
Donald P. Ryan.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251485.  Daedalus Item Code: 52387
If ever a troublesome time warp should send you back to the 13th century BC, this is the only guide you'll need to navigate your way around the Egypt of Ramesses the Great. Sail up the Nile and visit ... (Read More)
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Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris
Eric Jager.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316224512.  Daedalus Item Code: 54275
On a chilly November night in 1407, Louis of Orleans was murdered by a band of masked men—a crime that stunned France, since Louis had often ruled in place of his brother King Charles, who had gone ... (Read More)
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The Borgias: The Hidden History
G.J. Meyer.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345526915.  Daedalus Item Code: 54276
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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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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The Cathars: The Rise and Fall of the Great Heresy
Sean Martin.
Publisher: Pocket Essentials.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843443360.  Daedalus Item Code: 54233
Flourishing principally in France's Languedoc region and Italy, the medieval sect known as the Cathars taught that the world is evil and must be transcended through a simple life of prayer, work, ... (Read More)
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Catherine of Aragon: The Spanish Queen of Henry VIII
Giles Tremlett.
Publisher: Walker & Company.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802779168.  Daedalus Item Code: 53187
The image of Catherine of Aragon has always paled when compared to the vivacious sexuality of Anne Boleyn. But when Henry VIII married Catherine, she was a passionate auburn-haired beauty. As Giles ... (Read More)
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Collins Latin Language and Roman Culture: An Introduction to the Greatest Influence on European Language and World Literature
Ben Harris.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450077.  Daedalus Item Code: 52713
An accessible guide to the language and literature of ancient Rome, this book provides the basics of the Latin language, clearly explained, with exercises to test your progress. Here too are excerpts ... (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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Courts and Courtly Arts in Renaissance Italy: Arts, Culture and Politics, 1395–1530
Marco Folin, ed.
Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781851496433.  Daedalus Item Code: 54178
The ruling families of Renaissance Italy's city-states offered patronage to a variety of artists and craftsmen, many of whom paid homage to their employers in their portraiture. Organized by region ... (Read More)
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Decorative Arts: From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance: The Complete Plates
Carl Becker. Carsten-Peter Warncke, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783836505185.  Daedalus Item Code: 31721
When this stunning catalogue was originally published in three volumes, from 1852–63, what purchasers received was, in essence, a small museum in print. The 216 hand-colored copperplate engravings ... (Read More)
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Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345521361.  Daedalus Item Code: 54686
She was the first Tudor queen, and the namesake of her granddaughter Elizabeth I. Elizabeth of York was the first-born child of King Edward IV, and like her brothers, the Princes in the Tower, she ... (Read More)
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Elizabeth's Bedfellows: An Intimate History of the Queen's Court
Anna Whitelock.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408836613.  Daedalus Item Code: 53282
Queen Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in 1558, and for more than 40 years her bedchamber was the heart of her court. Elizabeth's private life was of public concern—her body represented the state ... (Read More)
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