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The Battle of Marathon
Peter Krentz. Donald Kagan & Dennis Showalter, foreword.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300120851.  Daedalus Item Code: 42090
 
How did the city-state of Athens defeat the invaders from Persia, the first world empire, on the plain of Marathon in 490 BC? Herodotus's account—the original source for much of the extant ... (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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The Centaur's Smile: The Human Animal in Early Greek Art
J. Michael Padgett.
Publisher: Princeton Art Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780943012407.  Daedalus Item Code: 43429
 
Composites of humans and animals—including centaurs, satyrs, sphinxes, sirens, and gorgons—are extremely common in ancient Greek myth, literature, and art. The essays in this handsomely illustrated ... (Read More)
 
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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire
Roger Crowley.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571245956.  Daedalus Item Code: 41245
 
The author of Constantinople and Empires of the Sea (named the History Book of the Year in 2008 by London's Sunday Times), Roger Crowley here chronicles Venice's 500-year ascent ... (Read More)
 
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The Classical Tradition
Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most & Salvatore Settis, eds.
Publisher: Belknap Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674035720.  Daedalus Item Code: 41825
 
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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Discourses on Livy
Niccolo Machiavelli.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486461892.  Daedalus Item Code: 04217
 
This influential study contrasts the practices of ancient Rome with those of the author's 16th-century contemporaries. While Niccolò Machiavelli's The Prince offers advice on ruling a kingdom, ... (Read More)
 
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Earls of Paradise: England & the Dream of Perfection
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007240524.  Daedalus Item Code: 33596
 
In the Arcadian vision, tomorrow would always be the same as yesterday—a dream that became ever more alluring as the changes of approaching modernity accelerated through 16th- and 17th-century ... (Read More)
 
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In Pursuit of the Absolute Art of the Ancient World: The George Ortiz Collection
John Boardman, intro.
Publisher: Benteli.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783716510261.  Daedalus Item Code: 32653
 
For more than 60 years the Paris-born collector George Ortiz has assiduously traveled the world in search of the finest ancient art. The fruits of his labors are shown here in 291 color ... (Read More)
 
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Italian Paintings 1250–1450: In the John G. Johnson Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Carl Brandon Strehlke.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780271025377.  Daedalus Item Code: 42129
 
When Philadelphia lawyer John G. Johnson began to collect art in the late 19th century, he made Italian paintings from the early Renaissance a specialty, and eventually donated his distinguished ... (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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Locating Renaissance Art: Renaissance Art Reconsidered, Volume 2
Carol M. Richardson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300121889.  Daedalus Item Code: 12782
 
Renaissance art history is traditionally identified with Italian centers of production, and Florence in particular. Instead, this book explores the dynamic interchange between European artistic ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Gold of the Dark Ages: War, Treasure, and the Mystery of the Saxons
Caroline Alexander. Kevin Leahy, intro.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781426208140.  Daedalus Item Code: 32771
 
In July 2009 an amateur metal-detecting enthusiast made an astonishing find: 3500 pieces of bejeweled gold and silver artifacts, weapons, and armor dating back almost 1500 years, to an era when the ... (Read More)
 
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