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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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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 Changing Status of the Artist
Emma Barker, Nick Webb & Kim Woods, eds.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300077407.  Daedalus Item Code: 52931
This book focuses attention on the theme of the artist and especially the changing status of the artist in the early modern period. In a series of case studies—some devoted to a single artist and ... (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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Constantine: Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor
Paul Stephenson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381668.  Daedalus Item Code: 42351
In 312 AD, Constantine—one of four Roman emperors ruling a divided empire—marched on Rome to establish his sole control of its western half. Having had a vision of a glowing cross in the sky, ... (Read More)
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Cosimo Rosselli: Catalogo Ragionato (Italian Language)
Edith Gabrielli.
Publisher: Umberto Allemandi.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9788842214113.  Daedalus Item Code: 43984
This Italian-language catalogue raisonné of 15th-century Florentine artist Cosimo Rosselli identifies more than a hundred works, illustrated with black and white plates, including frescoes executed ... (Read More)
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A Culture of Freedom: Ancient Greece and the Origins of Europe
Christian Meier. Kurt Raaflaub, foreword.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199588039.  Daedalus Item Code: 51801
Europe began with the ancient Greeks, posits Christian Meier. But do we really know who the ancient Greeks were, or what made their culture so special? Meier—recipient of the prestigious Jacob Grimm ... (Read More)
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The Deadly Sisterhood: A Story of Women, Power, and Intrigue in the Italian Renaissance, 1427–1527
Leonie Frieda.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061563089.  Daedalus Item Code: 43866
In this epic chronicle, illustrated with 24 pages of color plates, the biographer of Catherine de Medici traces the lives of eight women who encompass the spectacle, opportunity, and depravity of the ... (Read More)
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Death and the Virgin Queen: Elizabeth I and the Dark Scandal That Rocked the Throne
Chris Skidmore.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250001603.  Daedalus Item Code: 50477
The author of Edward VI: The Lost King of England, British MP Chris Skidmore returns with this investigation into one of the most scandalous episodes of Elizabeth I's rule. Robert Dudley was ... (Read More)
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The Death of Caesar: The Story of History's Most Famous Assassination
Barry Strauss.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451668797.  Daedalus Item Code: 53902
Thanks to Shakespeare, the death of Julius Caesar is the most famous assassination in history—though what actually happened on March 15th, 44 BC, is far more gripping than Shakespeare's play. ... (Read More)
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Desiderio da Settignano: Sculptor of Renaissance Florence
Marc Bormand, Beatrice Paolozzi Strozzi, & Nicholas Penny, eds.
Publisher: 5 Continents.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9788874393657.  Daedalus Item Code: 44534
Florentine Renaissance artist Desiderio da Settignano (ca. 1429/30–64), like most sculptors of his era, was long overlooked by scholars, who focused their attention almost exclusively on Donatello. ... (Read More)
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Earthly Paradises: Ancient Gardens in History and Archaeology
Maureen Carroll.
Publisher: Getty Museum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780892367214.  Daedalus Item Code: 41573
Illustrated with archaeological drawings, photos, and color reproductions of paintings, tapestries, and mosaics, this book looks at how the cultivation of gardens played an integral role in the ... (Read More)
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